The Indiana Department of Environmental Management says the species can be linked to some negative health effects.
Nearly a third of rural health centers report having difficulty filling positions.
The study found most lice are resistant to a chemical found in many recommended over-the-counter treatments.
Monroe County consistently ranks high in Indiana for children vaccination rates, and area officials plan to continue that progress.
The Volunteers in Medicine clinic provides primary health care services to Bartholomew County residents who either don’t have insurance or are on Medicaid.
Thanks to a State Department of Health grant, IU freshmen visiting campus for student orientation will notice increased efforts against sexual violence.
HEA 1145 will apply to physicians and other professionals such as podiatrists and optometrists who perform routine medical, eye and dental treatments.
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.
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.
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.