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May 5, 2015

 

doctor's tools

Pence Signs Medical Shield Bill Into Law

HEA 1145 will apply to physicians and other professionals such as podiatrists and optometrists who perform routine medical, eye and dental treatments.

April 15, 2015

 

health campus

5 Things You Need To Know About The New IU Health Hospital

The project is a major endeavor and much of the plan is not finalized, but there is still plenty of information to take in right now.

April 8, 2015

 

Indiana Dunes near Mt. Baldy

House Approves Emergency Plan For Contaminated Water

The legislation requires owners of above ground storage tanks that are near a public water source to report what’s in those tanks — such as hazardous chemicals.

April 6, 2015

 

Fecal transplant

Fecal Transplant Shown To Help Patients Avoid Risky Surgery

Close to 30,000 people are dying each year from Clostridium difficile, also called C. diff, a bacteria that’s often resistant to antibiotics and hard to treat.

April 1, 2015

 

Prescription Drugs

Hoosier State Ranks Low For Individual Well-Being

The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index has consistently found the Hoosier State to be among the worst for individual well-being.

March 6, 2015

 

Hypodermic needle

As Numbers Climb, Officials Seek To Mitigate HIV Outbreak

Health officials face a complicated task in tracking down those people who might be infected and then containing the unprecedented outbreak.

March 5, 2015

 

e-cig

Vaping Legislation Will Not Include E-Cigarette Regulations

Attorney General Greg Zoeller made regulating e-cigarettes one of his priorities this session, but the bill does nothing regarding e-cigarettes themselves.

February 25, 2015

 

Heroin needles

State Department Of Health Working To Contain HIV Outbreak

The state says there have been 26 confirmed HIV infections, with an additional four more likely positives.

February 11, 2015

 

Antibiotic

IU Researchers To Study Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

A team of IU chemists and biologists has received a $3.3 million award for research into the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.

January 13, 2015

 

MyCareINSight website

Website Allows Hoosiers To Compare Hospital Prices, Quality

The website displays public hospital charge data from the Indiana State Department of Health and allows visitors to compare Indiana hospitals side-by-side.

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