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November 10, 2017

 

The Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse voted on Nov. 9 in favor of a resolution opposing the decriminalization of marijuana.

Drug Commission Formally Opposes Medical Marijuana

In the vote, 11 members supported a resolution opposing decriminalization of marijuana for any purpose. Three opposed, two members abstained.

October 26, 2017

 

The federally funded WIC program covers low-income pregnant women and new mothers. It also covers infants and children up to age 5 who face health and nutrition challenges.

Indiana WIC Program Unveils Mobile App

A nutrition program for low-income women and children has a new mobile app.

October 19, 2017

 

EPA flags in East Chicago

Indiana Receives Approval To Expand Lead Testing

The state will use money from the Children's Health Insurance Program.

October 9, 2017

 

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HPV Vaccine Part Of Plan To Reduce Cancer Deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health has kicked off a plan to reduce the number of deaths from cervical cancer.

September 18, 2017

 

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Holcomb Names OB-GYN To Be Next Health Commissioner

The Republican governor's office announced Monday that Dr. Kristina Box will start in her new role on Oct. 16.

September 8, 2017

 

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State Receives $26M Grant For HIV Treatment

More than 12,000 people living in Indiana have HIV.

July 27, 2017

 

Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine (DTaP)

Indiana Officials Report Surge In Whooping Cough Cases

The Indiana State Department of Health says it's confirmed 136 cases of whooping cough so far this year, more than double the number at this time last year.

May 15, 2017

 

Opioid overdose rates by county, according to a new report from the Indiana State Department of Health.

ISDH Launches County Profiles To Fight Opioid Epidemic

The information is not meant to rank counties or serve as a comparison, but rather to give counties a snapshot of their risks and trends.

November 22, 2016

 

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Trump Meets With Indiana Health Commissioner

In a tweet, Dr. Jerome Adams wrote that the two discussed healthcare, community health, and the cost-saving element of prevention efforts.

August 10, 2016

 

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Indiana Set To Receive Millions For Zika Prevention

The state will receive millions of dollars to fund prevention efforts for the Zika virus, but the money could spill over into other areas of public health.

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