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January 9, 2015

 

Vapors

Proposed E-Cigarette Regulations Creating Controversy

The proposed regulations would allow for more enforcement at the state level.

December 30, 2014

 

Influenza vaccine

Area Hospitals Witness Spike In Flu Cases

Experts say a vaccine-resistant mutation may be to blame for the rise in the number of flu cases this year.

December 18, 2014

 

Bloomington Hospital

Hospitals Increase Restrictions As Flu Season Gets Worse

Restrictions include not allowing people under the age of 18 to visit patients and keeping out visitors with the flu.

December 10, 2014

 

Doctor with stethoscope

Indiana Once Again 41st Place In Overall Health

Though the Hoosier state saw no change in its ranking, it did witness some decreases in behaviors such as smoking and binge drinking.

December 2, 2014

 

football

IHSAA Reports 1,200 Head Injuries In Fall Athletic Season

This is the first year the Indiana High School Athletic Association has asked schools to report the data.

November 24, 2014

 

senate

Senators Say Political Game Preventing Medicaid Expansion

Senate President Pro Tem David Long is warning of far-reaching consequences if the government rejects Indiana's request to expand the Healthy Indiana plan.

November 12, 2014

 

hand

Volunteer-Based Advocacy Program Expanding

A new study analyzes the effectiveness of the Wishard Volunteer Advocates Program.

November 6, 2014

 

Newborn

Indiana’s Premature Birth Rate Continues To Decline

A report from the March of Dimes shows a long-term decline in Indiana's premature birth rate.

October 31, 2014

 

Pregnancy Test

Lawmakers Push To Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate

The Hoosier State’s teen birth rate is higher than the national average.

October 23, 2014

 

purdue

Purdue’s New Nutrition Center Will Work To Reduce Obesity

A new research center at Purdue University hopes to decrease obesity rates in impoverished areas.

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