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March 27, 2018

 

Indiana Investigating Increase In Hepatitis A Cases

State and local health officials are investigating a recent surge in cases of hepatitis A in southern Indiana, including many linked to a large outbreak in Kentucky.

February 19, 2018

 

Ind. Study Finds One In Seven Infants Exposed To Opiates In Utero

One in seven umbilical cords tested positive for opiate exposure, according to a study from the Indiana Department of Health.

February 5, 2018

 

Lawmaker Works To Enforce Lead Testing For Children On Medicaid

An Indiana lawmaker says she plans to continue fighting for legislation that would make it easier to identify lead poisoning in children.

January 16, 2018

 

Indiana Health Agency: Flu Deaths Statewide 50 As Of Jan. 6

Health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in Indiana this season has doubled to 50 as of the first week of 2018.

January 8, 2018

 

Hoosiers Urged To Get Flu Shots As Deaths Rise To 25

Indiana's health commissioner is urging Hoosiers to get their flu shots and take other precautions amid a surge in flu-related illnesses and deaths.

January 2, 2018

 

Hospitals Take Precautions As Indiana Flu Cases Increase 43%

The growing number of flu-related cases in Indiana is pushing some hospitals to take extra precautions.

December 8, 2017

 

Indiana Records First Flu Death Of Season

The Hoosier patient was under the age of 18. Experts say it's not too late to get vaccinated.

November 10, 2017

 

Drug Commission Formally Opposes Medical Marijuana

In the vote, 11 members supported a resolution opposing decriminalization of marijuana for any purpose. Three opposed, two members abstained.

October 26, 2017

 

Indiana WIC Program Unveils Mobile App

A nutrition program for low-income women and children has a new mobile app.

October 19, 2017

 

Indiana Receives Approval To Expand Lead Testing

The state will use money from the Children's Health Insurance Program.

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