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December 10, 2015

 

cancer screening

Indiana Ranks 41st In Overall Health For Third Year In A Row

UnitedHealthcare of Indiana's medical director says even though the state’s ranking is unchanged from last year, Indiana still had several victories.

December 2, 2015

 

Cold snowy landscape

IU Study Links Short Winter Days to Increased Aggression

Indiana University researchers have linked short winter days to increased aggression in female hamsters.

November 27, 2015

 

doctor's tools

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against State Over Hepatitis C Treatment

There is a cure for Hepatitis C, but it can cost as much $100,000.

October 31, 2015

 

doctor and stethescope

State Health Department Numbers Show Increase In Syphilis

Tippecanoe County has seen 12 cases of the sexually transmitted disease this year. That’s a big increase over the last several four years.

October 30, 2015

 

Boiling up heroin

Surgeon General: Much To Be Done To Address Opioid Addiction

Murthy said the state and country need to accelerate prescription-drug monitoring programs, options for addiction treatment and access to naloxone.

October 28, 2015

 

Swine flu virus

State Reports First Flu Death Of The Season

Indiana State Department of Health officials say flu activity in the state and across the country is currently minimal.

October 22, 2015

 

Prison Bars

Will More Indiana Counties Pursue Medicaid For Offenders?

Vigo County commissioners gave the OK on Tuesday for the county to pay the FSSA’s portion of Medicaid costs for qualifying offenders.

October 22, 2015

 

hospital room

Hoosier State Breaks Its Preventable Medical Errors Record

The state has been collecting reports of preventable medical errors since August 2007.

September 21, 2015

 

burger

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

 

A bed bug nymph feeding on human flesh

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.

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