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July 21, 2014

 

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Report: Indiana Improves Pain Management Health Care

A report from the American Cancer Society says Indiana's pain management policies have significantly improved. The state went from a grade of C+ to a B.

July 8, 2014

 

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Indiana Hospitals See Rise In Heroin Overdoses

A doctor at St. Vincent Hospital says hospitals in Indiana and surrounding states have seen a 300 percent increase in heroin overdoses.

May 23, 2014

 

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Colts Owner Charged With Two Counts Of Impaired Driving

Jim Irsay is charged with two misdemeanor counts of impaired driving in connection with his March arrest.

March 19, 2014

 

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Attorney General Praises Expansion Of Lifeline Law

Legislation passed this sessions builds upon a law created in 2012.

March 18, 2014

 

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Attorney General Hails Legislative Accomplishments

Attorney General Greg Zoeller says legislation passed this session will help address Indiana’s prescription drug abuse epidemic from multiple angles.

March 18, 2014

 

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Colts Owner, Jim Irsay Checks Into Treatment Facility

Irsay is due in court March 26 to face four felony counts of driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance.

September 4, 2013

 

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As Prescriptions Become Harder To Get, Heroin Use Increases

Nearly one in every 100 high school seniors in Indiana use heroin, the annual Indiana Youth Survey shows.

July 11, 2012

 

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IU Study: Prescription Drug Abuse Up Nationwide, In Indiana

Hoosiers follow a disturbing national trend when it comes to misuse of prescription medication, a new survey shows.

October 28, 2011

 

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State Police Will Use “Take Back” To Dispose Of Presciptions

Indiana State Police posts throughout the state will be collecting unwanted prescription drugs during a nationwide “Take Back” initiative this weekend.

May 16, 2011

 

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Prescription Drug Abuse Rampant In Indiana

The abuse of prescription drugs is a trend that mirrors the rest of the nation, similar to that of the crack cocaine abuse of the 1980s.

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