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February 9, 2018

 

Flu vaccine being administered

Pharmacies See Shortage Of Vaccines As Flu Deaths Rise

The Indiana State Department of Health says the flu has killed 167 Hoosiers so far this season.

January 31, 2018

 

Logo for Southwest Parke Community Schools

Parke County Schools Seeing Spike In Flu-Related Absences

More than 20 percent of the students at a Parke County school stayed home yesterday with flu-like symptoms.

January 24, 2018

 

Alex Azar

Senate Confirms Alex Azar As Trump’s 2nd Health Secretary

Azar spent 10 years as an executive of Indianapolis-based drugmaker Eli Lilly, which has been criticized for raising the price of insulin and other medications.

January 19, 2018

 

The center will be staffed by Wellness for Life, a private workplace clinic provider.

Brown Co. Community Health Clinic To Open Next Week

The Brown County Health and Wellness Center will be free to teachers in the county, but will also be available to everyone in the community.

January 11, 2018

 

doctor's tools

Experts Question New Green Light On Medicaid Work Requirement

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced it will support state policies that require people to work for their Medicaid coverage.

January 8, 2018

 

Despite multiple attempts by Congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Affordable Care Act still remains the law of the land.

Healthcare.gov Signups Dip Only Slightly Thanks To Auto-Enrollment

This year’s enrollment on the federal healthcare marketplace dipped just slightly in Indiana, despite a shortened sign-up period and a drop in federal funding.

January 5, 2018

 

(Screenshot from HealthierIndiana.org)

Hoosier Health Group Launches County Health Data Tool

The enhanced website from the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana focuses on four core health measures that many Hoosiers fall short on.

January 2, 2018

 

VOA's Greta Compton talks to youth workers in Martinsville about the impact of incarceration on children's wellbeing.

Youth Workers Train To Help Children Of Incarcerated Parents

The mental, emotional and physical health of children and families can be impacted when a parent is incarcerated.

January 1, 2018

 

Bonnie Blazer-Yost uses electrophysiological techniques to study ion transport in her School of Science lab.

Indiana Scientists Have Lead On First Treatment For Hydrocephalus

The researchers from IUPUI and IU School of Medicine recently received a $1.8 million federal grant to continue drug development.

December 27, 2017

 

Health forms on a table

Indiana Health Ranking Improves, Still Falls Short

Indiana moves up a spot in health rankings but death from drug overdoses are up 7 percent.

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