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April 10, 2018


Partnership Offers Rides To Alzheimer’s Trials

Alzheimer's scientists say they can't do research if they don't have volunteers. A new partnership aims to provide rides for volunteers in a new Eli Lilly study in Indianapolis.

April 10, 2018


Warning Issued For Synthetic Marijuana Laced With Rat Poison

A new form of synthetic marijuana that’s laced with rat poison is affecting residents in five states including Indiana.

April 9, 2018


Infant Safe After Being Left In Baby Box Near Michigan City

For the second time in five months, an infant has been left in a baby box at a northwestern Indiana volunteer fire station.

April 9, 2018


Indiana Flu Deaths Nearly Triple This Season

State Department of Health data show that there have been 304 deaths from flu this winter, compared to 103 in 2016-17.

April 9, 2018


UIndy Launches Addiction Counseling Programs

Indiana has too few behavioral health specialists to address mental health needs, and only 10 percent of this group focus specifically on addiction.

April 9, 2018


Ohio Company Recalls More Than 7 Tons Of BBQ Beef

Federal authorities say an Ohio-based food company is recalling more than 14,000 pounds (6,000 kilograms) of pulled barbequed beef products that could be contaminated with rubber.

April 6, 2018


Meals On Wheels Group Lands $1M Grant To Serve HIV Patients

Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana will use the grant to deliver nutritious food to low-income residents with HIV, which causes AIDS.

April 6, 2018


Report: Hoosier Health May Be Impacted By Climate Change

A new report, Hoosier Health in a Changing Climate, studied the potential for statewide warming trends to negatively impact the health of people in Indiana.

April 5, 2018


USDA To Offer $50M In E-Learning, TeleHealth Grants

Communities could soon see the benefits of federal grant dollars allocated to support a number of distance learning initiatives.

April 5, 2018


Surgeon General Urges More Americans To Carry Opioid Antidote

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, the former Indiana State Health Commissioner, is urging more people to carry the opioid overdose antidote naloxone. 

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