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September 21, 2015

 

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Indiana Ranks As Seventh Most Obese State In The U.S.

According to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health, nearly one-third of all Hoosiers are obese.

September 15, 2015

 

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Indiana Youth Initiative Hosts Bed Bug Forum in Martinsville

The Indiana State Health Department is giving Hoosiers guidance on how to combat the spread of bed bugs.

September 10, 2015

 

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Will Indiana Raise Its Medical Malpractice Cap?

A legislative study committee Thursday examined the possibility of raising the limit on how much money malpractice victims can recover.

September 9, 2015

 

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What Does Truvada’s Effectiveness Mean For HIV In Indiana?

Experts are uncertain what a study's results might mean for injection drug users, who were at the center of an HIV outbreak in Indiana earlier this year.

September 7, 2015

 

algae

No Harmful Levels Of Blue-Green Algae Found In Lake Monroe

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management says the species can be linked to some negative health effects.

September 1, 2015

 

doctor's tools

How A New Program Could Attract More Rural Health Workers

Nearly a third of rural health centers report having difficulty filling positions.

August 20, 2015

 

Lice

Study Finds Lice In Indiana Resistant To Common Treatments

The study found most lice are resistant to a chemical found in many recommended over-the-counter treatments.

July 20, 2015

 

Vaccine Baby Check Up

Monroe County Seeks Higher Vaccination Numbers For Children

Monroe County consistently ranks high in Indiana for children vaccination rates, and area officials plan to continue that progress.

July 14, 2015

 

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Columbus-Area VIM Clinic Considering Expansion

The Volunteers in Medicine clinic provides primary health care services to Bartholomew County residents who either don’t have insurance or are on Medicaid.

July 10, 2015

 

An Indiana University freshman checks in on Move-In Day.

Grant Helps Expand Sexual Violence Awareness For Students

Thanks to a State Department of Health grant, IU freshmen visiting campus for student orientation will notice increased efforts against sexual violence.

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