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May 18, 2018


Homeless Camp Sparks Changes In County Code

A homeless camp near the former Thompson Electronics plant on South Rogers Street in Bloomington will be removed after a change in county code.

May 17, 2018


CVS To Install Drug Disposal Boxes In 49 Indiana Locations

National pharmacy chain CVS announced Thursday it will install drug disposal boxes at 49 of its stores around Indiana.

May 17, 2018


IndyCar Adds Eye-Tracking I-PAS System To Concussion Test

IndyCar has added an eye-tracking computer test as a requirement to its concussion evaluation protocol.

May 17, 2018


Marion County Seeks Needle Exchange Amid Hepatitis C Surge

Between 2013 and 2017 Marion County has seen a 1,000 percent increase in hepatitis C cases.

May 17, 2018


Judge Sets June Hearing On Request To Block Indiana Abortion Law

A hearing on Planned Parenthood's bid to block an Indiana law that creates new abortion reporting requirements for all Indiana doctors and hospitals is set for June.

May 17, 2018


Study Finds Social Factors Contribute To Rise In Congenital Syphilis

A new statewide study finds that a recent increase in cases of congenital syphilis are more likely related to social factors rather than inadequate health care.

May 16, 2018


Spencer Groundwater Chemical Plume Added To EPA’s Superfund Priority List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added a groundwater chemical plume that's threatening a central Indiana city's water supply to its highest priority cleanup list for hazardous waste sites.

May 16, 2018


App Helps People With Traumatic Brain Injuries Identify Emotions

An Indiana University researcher designed a new app developed to help people with traumatic brain injuries, TBI, regulate emotions.

May 15, 2018


IU Study: Opioid Crisis Cost Indiana $4.3 Billion Last Year

The report estimates the misuse of opioids has resulted in more than $4.3 billion in losses over the past 15 years. 

May 15, 2018


New Indiana Law Requires Student Meningitis Strain B Vaccinations

A law the Indiana General Assembly passed last year requires incoming students at all Indiana University and Purdue University campuses to receive the meningitis B vaccination. And Ball State University has announced it will follow suit.

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