The bill would raise the smoking age to 21, and put 35 million dollars toward tobacco prevention and cessation each year.
The East Chicago Housing Authority currently has no plans to offer on-site lead testing at public housing complexes throughout the city.
Officials say the degree will be a combination of biostatistics, computer science and informatics.
The State Health Commissioner has declared Monroe County an area of public health emergency, meaning a needle exchange program will be implemented.
The State Health Department released data showing premature birth rates declined from 2009 to 2013.
Public health leaders rejoiced Friday morning after Monroe County Commissioners voted in favor of a county-wide needle exchange program.
No human cases of West Nile virus have been spotted in the Hoosier State; however, recent heavy rains could contribute to a larger mosquito population.
Medical experts say the U.S. is not at risk for a large outbreak.
The University of Liberia president is in Bloomington with Indiana University officials to collaborate on ways to help control Liberia’s Ebola outbreak.
Despite a city council vote of 4-2 for the ban, some residents say they are not pleased.