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Posts tagged centers for disease control and prevention

March 8, 2018


CDC Research Links Scott Co. Syringe Program With HIV Prevention

The research found more than half of people surveyed who had taken an HIV test did so after the syringe exchange program was put in place.

October 19, 2017


Millions Need Addiction Treatment, Family Doctors Could Help

More than two million Americans are addicted to opioids such as heroin and prescription painkillers.

October 13, 2017


Homicides Cut Black Lives Short Yet Get Little Research

The lack of funding is largely because of a law preventing the CDC from using federal funds “to advocate or promote gun control.”

December 29, 2016


CDC Awards Hoosier State Nearly $300K For Zika Efforts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is continuing the fight against the Zika virus, which can cause serious birth defects, including microcephaly.

April 28, 2016


Indiana Suicide Rate Increases Faster Than National Average

Indiana’s suicide rate went up 50-percent faster than the national average between 1999 and 2014.

March 15, 2012


IU Report: Indiana Among Worst States For Sexual Violence

According to a new report, one in five Hoosier women will be raped in their lifetime.

February 2, 2012


IUPUI Researcher: CDC Stats Confirm Senior Binging Trend

The most common group to binge drink may sound surprising, but researchers say it makes sense.

February 8, 2011


Flu Status Increases To “Widespread”

The CDC raised Indiana's flu status on Monday from regional to widespread.

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