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September 4, 2013

 

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Blood Tests Could Predict Suicide Risk, Research Finds

IU researchers have found a way to use genetic markers in the bloodstream to identify people who are at risk of committing suicide.

August 13, 2013

 

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Schools, Department Of Education Seek Anti-Bullying Measures

Legislation passed this year requires public schools to develop bullying prevention programs.

August 9, 2013

 

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Domestic Violence Panel Looks At Prevention In Monroe County

Five experts discussed Protective Orders Thursday night in Bloomington.

February 21, 2013

 

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Sexual Crime Awareness Group Proposes Strip Club “Pole Tax”

Indiana may become the fourth state in the country to adopt a so-called “pole-tax,” a cover charge imposed on strip-club patrons.

January 9, 2013

 

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Monroe County Has Lowest Teen Pregnancy Rate In State

For every 1,000 births in Monroe County, 14 of them are to teenage mothers, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

December 7, 2012

 

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Tobacco-Free Advocates Call For More Prevention Funding

A recent report shows Indiana spends $9.3 million on tobacco prevention programs, which is one-eighth of what a national health organization recommends.

October 17, 2011

 

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A Slideshow From This Year’s Suicide Prevention Walk

This is one of 12 walks of the year for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

August 10, 2011

 

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Indiana Smoking Rates Down

The smoking rate in Indiana has decreased by 23% dropping from 27.4% to 21.2% from 2001 to 2010.

August 2, 2011

 

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Block Party Inspires Community Partnerships

National Night Out was created 28 years ago as a neighborhood crime and drug prevention program to encourage police-community partnerships.

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