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March 9, 2018


Indiana Up One Spot In Women And Children Report

The annual Health of Women and Children report finds Indiana is making some progress but still lags behind on many measures.

January 5, 2018


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.

December 27, 2017


Indiana Health Ranking Improves, Still Falls Short

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

September 11, 2017


Obesity A Growing Problem, 32% Of Hoosiers Obese

An annual report from the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks Indiana 10th worst for obesity. It was 15th last year.

August 15, 2017


Study: Food Outlet Proximity Not Related To Obesity

The findings indicate policies to reduce the number of fast food places or even open more markets will not likely reduce obesity.

January 3, 2017


Health Groups To Focus On Challenges Facing Indiana

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana says reducing smoking became their first priority because it is linked to many other health problems.

September 21, 2015


Indiana Ranks As Seventh Most Obese State In The U.S.

According to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health, nearly one-third of all Hoosiers are obese.

February 18, 2015


Study: Black Women Don’t Get Support To Lose Weight

The research shows about 75 percent of obese white women have friends who encourage them to lose weight, whereas no black women reported having that support.

December 9, 2014


New IU Research Could Better Treatment For Diabetes, Obesity

The research found that a new treatment combining three hormones into a single molecule can help lower blood sugar levels and address excess body weight.

October 23, 2014


Purdue’s New Nutrition Center Will Work To Reduce Obesity

A new research center at Purdue University hopes to decrease obesity rates in impoverished areas.

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