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April 20, 2018


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New Plans For Bloomington Hospital Site A Concern For Nearby Residents

Plans for old hospital site include an arts and activities center, office space and a mix of different kinds of housing.

April 20, 2018


Planned Parenthood, ACLU Cheer Latest Legal Victory Over State

A court struck down portions of Indiana’s 2016 anti-abortion measure, which in part banned abortions performed solely because of a fetus’s gender, race, or potential disability.

April 20, 2018


National Addiction Policy Group Creates Indiana Chapter

A national addiction policy group launched an Indiana chapter this week with an aim to create more resources for families and individuals struggling with addiction.

April 20, 2018


Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Part Of 2016 Indiana Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court once again struck down part of an Indiana anti-abortion law. The latest ruling concerns a 2016 measure that banned abortions because of a fetus’s characteristics. The 2016 law barred women from seeking abortions solely because of a fetus’s sex, race, or potential disability. A federal judge struck down that provision last […]

April 19, 2018


Indiana To Receive $10.9M In Federal Funding For Opioid Epidemic Fight

The second round of federal funding to address the opioid epidemic in Indiana has been announced.

April 19, 2018


Anguished Muncie Families Shoulder The Biggest Burdens Of Opioid Addiction

Nationally, the economic toll of the opioid crisis is in the hundreds of billions. For families of addicts, the losses can include their life savings, peace of mind and sense of hope.

April 19, 2018


Without Individual Mandate, Report Predicts Many Hoosiers Will Opt Out Of Insurance

The GOP tax bill ended the individual mandate that required Americans to have insurance.

April 18, 2018


State Promotes Nationally-Recognized Suicide Prevention Program

The Indiana Commission on Improving the Status of Children wants to help spread a suicide prevention program to health care providers across the state.

April 18, 2018


Arrestee DNA Law Yields Dozens Of Hits In First Three Months

A 2017 law that took effect in January allows police to take DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony. 

April 18, 2018


Report: Indiana Air Pollution Hurts Hoosier Health

A new national report outlines the impact of pollution in Indiana on public health and finds communities across the state register significant negative impacts.

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