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January 23, 2017

 

Faucet

Purdue University Professor Investigating Drinking Water Safety

Purdue University Professor Andrew Whelton says drinking water safety, despite what many people might think, is not well understood.

January 18, 2017

 

Elderly

Psychiatrist Writes Guide For Caregivers On Senior Mental Health

By 2030, there will be only one geriatric psychiatrist for every 27,000 seniors.

January 17, 2017

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Bill Introduced To Raise Cig Tax, Increase Prevention Spending

The state legislature will consider a law to curb Indiana’s smoking rate, which is one of the highest in the nation.

January 3, 2017

 

ash tray smoking

Health Groups To Focus On Challenges Facing Indiana

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana says reducing smoking became their first priority because it is linked to many other health problems.

January 3, 2017

 

Naloxone

Advocacy Groups To Train Families Of Addicts To Use Naloxone

Advocacy groups in northwestern Indiana plan to train family and friends of drug addicts how to use the overdose antidote naloxone.

December 14, 2016

 

IU

Hoosier Donates $30M To Fund IU Immunotherapy Center

The gift from a Hoosier entrepreneur could help Indiana remain a leader in biomedicine.

December 14, 2016

 

doctor's tools

Healthcare Marketplace Deadline Is Approaching

The first deadline is this week, and it affects coverage beginning on January 1.

December 8, 2016

 

Birthing Suite in union hospital

Grants Awarded In Effort To Fight High Infant Mortality Rate

The money comes from the department's Safety PIN grant program, which the state legislature created in 2015.

November 30, 2016

 

Seema Verma is Donald Trump's pick for the head of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Verma Brings Medicaid Experience, Could Impact Expansion

President-elect Donald Trump wants Seema Verma to serve as the administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid.

November 16, 2016

 

strawberries

Hepatitis A Outbreak May Be Linked To Frozen Strawberries

So far, eight restaurants in three counties have received the recalled strawberries.

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