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Posts tagged state department of health

November 3, 2017

 

Insulin syringes on a black table.

State Health Officials Caution About Rising Diabetes Rates

The Indiana State Department of Health said Thursday that the disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the state.

September 8, 2017

 

HIV

State Receives $26M Grant For HIV Treatment

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

September 23, 2016

 

Naloxone

Indiana To Stockpile Emergency Naloxone After Spike In Overdoses

Before the end of the year, the state department of health plans to unload naloxone kits in each of the state’s public health preparedness districts.

August 23, 2016

 

syringe

1,000+ Enrolled In Needle Exchanges, But Problems Remain

The vast majority of the state’s participants are in Scott and Monroe counties, which account for about 90-percent of the state’s enrollees.

June 22, 2016

 

Indiana ranks fourteenth worst in the country for the number of deaths per 100,000 people caused by opioids.

Indiana Adopts Guidelines Restricting Opioid Prescriptions

Indiana's leading medical authorities have adopted new guidelines intended to more stringently regulate prescriptions written for opiates.

June 6, 2016

 

doctor's office

Indiana Syphilis Cases Increase Dramatically In One Year

The state saw a 70 percent increase in syphilis cases from 2014 to 2015.

May 18, 2016

 

mosquito

Health Officials Encourage Precautions Against Mosquitoes

The Zika virus is unlikely to pose a major threat in Indiana, but West Nile is still a problem.

August 6, 2015

 

Glioblastoma

Morning Headlines: Thursday, August 6, 2015

The Indiana State Department of Health is investigating a potential cancer cluster in Henry County; the Indiana State Fair kicks off on Friday.

August 22, 2014

 

VanNess

State Health Commissioner Announces Resignation

Dr. William VanNess's resignation will go into affect October of this year.

May 4, 2014

 

mers

MERS Patient Is Improving, No New Cases Identified

The patient identified with the respiratory virus MERS is in good condition and is improving, health officials say.

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