Posts tagged Indiana Department of Health

February 4, 2014

 

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Veteran Treatment Study Bill Passes Senate, Heads To House

Sen. Jim Banks authored the bill and says there is not enough information about why only half of veterans with post traumatic stress disorder seek help.

December 10, 2013

 

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Indiana Ranks 13th Worst Nationwide For Flu Shot Vaccination

The Centers for Disease Control reported only about 40 percent of Hoosiers are vaccinated for the flu.

July 2, 2013

 

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Health Officials Urge Fairgoers To Practice Good Hygiene

Health officials say remember common safe hygiene practices when you pick up your favorite fair food and then head to the livestock barns.

May 28, 2013

 

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Anti-smoking Groups Steamed At Loss Of State Funding

Tobacco cessation efforts get $5 million in the current state budget, which is down from $8 million in the previous biennium.

March 13, 2013

 

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Proposed State Budget Decreases Smoking Cessation Funding

The current budget passed by the House cuts $3 million from the health department's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation program.

July 30, 2012

 

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Fires, Drowning, Asthma Among Leading Youth Health Concerns

The data show that the number of Hoosier children suffering from asthma has spiked in the last five years.

August 1, 2011

 

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Report Shows Benefits Of Early Childhood Education

The report examines factors affecting newborns to children 5 years of age. Those include such things as healthcare, housing, and family structure.

July 14, 2011

 

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Parasite Spread By Ticks Inching Closer To Indiana

Babesisosis attacks a person‘s red blood cells and if left unchecked can be deadly

July 5, 2011

 

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Vaccination Policy Changes Delayed

The delay comes after officials expressed concern that the policy change would keep many kids from getting vaccinated for the upcoming school year.

May 16, 2011

 

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Mosquito Season Begins In Indiana

"It doesn't take them a lot of time," says one state health representative, "to get from eggs to hatching."

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