Indiana's leading medical authorities have adopted new guidelines intended to more stringently regulate prescriptions written for opiates.
The state saw a 70 percent increase in syphilis cases from 2014 to 2015.
The Zika virus is unlikely to pose a major threat in Indiana, but West Nile is still a problem.
The Indiana State Department of Health is investigating a potential cancer cluster in Henry County; the Indiana State Fair kicks off on Friday.
Dr. William VanNess's resignation will go into affect October of this year.
The patient identified with the respiratory virus MERS is in good condition and is improving, health officials say.
Hospitals currently are not required to report cases of neonatal abstinence syndrome.
The legislation requires backup physicians to have proof of their admitting privileges on record with the state Department of Health.
Many of the younger people dying from the flu were not vaccinated against the H1N1 virus.
The Indiana State Department of Health will use the money to connect school corporations with local farmers and producers beginning next year.