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St. Vincent lays off 85 workers across Indiana
Thursday, June 21, 2018
2018 premiums could edge up an average of 5 percent for Indiana's Obamacare plans
The proposed raises in premiums are much less than in 2017
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Kokomo home to state's first Earn & Learn program
Offers high school juniors certified nursing assistant (CNA), phlebotomy and Lean 6 Sigma certifications on top of job training
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Muncie community gives BSU these 'big, bold' ideas
Providing child care service and outreach to elementary schools top two
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Grant will help address early childhood mental health in Monroe County
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Madison County health board wants stricter regulations on tattoos
Intent is to prohibit ‘extreme’ body changes
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
YMCA preparing to open sixth center in Indianapolis area since 2010
Also in the preliminary stages of looking for land in Johnson County
Monday, June 18, 2018
Study: DCS should be source to help families hit by substance abuse
Spends about $24 million annually on testing and screening for drugs and $4 million on treatment programs
Monday, June 18, 2018
Michigan City councilmen being asked to address lead poisoning among young children
The primary source of the contamination is lead paint in Michigan City’s older housing stock, primarily rentals
Sunday, June 17, 2018
State urged to spend more on public health
“Indiana's poor health rankings and paltry funding for public health initiatives are detrimental to Hoosier health and the state's economy,” says state chamber president
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Camp About Face provides safe place for children to share experiences, gain confidence
For 30 years, it has been helping young patients of Riley Hospital for Children with cleft lips and palates
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Madison County to start vaccinating for hepatitis A
State providing doses for high risk population
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Belden's new drug rehab program could have far-reaching impact in Richmond
Employees who fail to pass at least one of the drug tests, and agree to enroll in the program are sent for evaluation to either Centerstone or Meridian
Saturday, June 16, 2018
St. Joseph County Health Department wants 17 new workers to handle lead, other health issues
Our back is against the wall,” said board president
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Suicide rates increase in Indiana, nationwide
The CDC report showed that firearms were the most common method for suicide, but men are more likely to use guns than women
Friday, June 15, 2018
Project ACORN forum addresses proposed coal-to-diesel plant for Spencer County
According to Riverview Energy, the plant would be the first of its kind in the nation.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Report: 2017 suicides in Allen County up 50% since 2014
“To me, this is your pandemic,” says local health commissioner. “This is your Ebola. This is a crisis.”
Friday, June 15, 2018
Wabash City Council uneasy on smoking ban proposal
But North Manchester ready to adopt strict smoke-free ordinance for its citizens
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Local nonprofits look to Daviess County commissioners $250,000
Those organizations say that to meet their mission, they sometimes need a little extra help financially
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Tippecanoe County Council says slow down as it mulls opioid crisis tax
Many county and city officials have asked for the tax, saying they had to hire more law enforcement officers and expand jail and courts
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
COMMENTARY: Developing healthier habits in children
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
PulsePoint application in Clark County nears reality to cardiac emergencies
Will  notify CPR-trained users if someone nearby is suffering from cardiac arrest
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Creating IU's new medical complex in Bloomington: A MAJOR OPERATION
Work beginning on $400 million facility, set to open in 2020
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Housing development for homeless families planned for Kokomo and 4 area counties
Drug abuse, mental health services to be available at potential development
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Central Park fitness court, with 30 pieces of outdoor equipment, takes shape in Mishawaka
Growth of the riverfront trail and amenities at Central Park help serve as impetus, says parks superintendent
Friday, June 8, 2018
Indiana chief justice: Opioid crisis affects all the courts
Chief Justice Loretta Rush says states need to set up national judicial guidelines to deal with the issue
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Madison County approves relaunch of its needle exchange program
Contract with Aspire Indiana to run it through June 5, 2020
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Madison County to consider new new needle exchange program
Aspire Indiana seeking to run local program
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Drugs and alcohol are 'a growing plague on our country,' says Fayette County sheriff
“The keys (to help solve such problems) will be rebuilding collaboration, community and connection,” says state director for USDA rural development
Monday, June 4, 2018
Marion VA Medical Center suffers staff shortages says internal documents
Lacks psychiatric staffing on weekends, creating an ongoing danger for its patients
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Sex trafficking of juveniles in Indiana sees an increase
Majority of sex trafficking of minors is familial; caregivers and immediate family sell their children or pimp them out in exchange for money or drugs
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Fort Wayne New Market Tax Credits extended to six companies
Friday, June 1, 2018
Bloomington recovery center's housing must be updated or shut down, state says
Friday, June 1, 2018
Bloomington seeking moratorium on local drug treatment facilities
"...trying to avoid the unintended consequences a proliferation of unregulated treatment centers could bring to the community," says mayor's spokeswoman
Friday, June 1, 2018
Perry County jail population increasing, adding to medical care need
Facility holding inmates from Vanderburgh County at $35 per day for each one
Thursday, May 31, 2018
EDITORIAL: More needs than prayers
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Fully charged: Logansport hospital gets electric vehicle charging station
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Old Ind. 37 residents worry about no emergency access during I-69 construction
The closure has also caused EMT crews to reconsider how to get to the Morgan County area in case something happens
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Stigma, awareness still play role in whether pharmacies dispense Narcan
Only one in four Hoosier pharmacists have provided medication
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Current algae levels above average in Indiana lakes and reservoirs
Already ten times higher than sample during May 2017
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Is lead poisoning in South Bend a priority for county health department?
“Our view is this needs to be a higher priority, but I shouldn’t go around saying that unless we can help,” mayor said
Monday, May 28, 2018
Methodist Hospital of Henderson continues discussing affiliation with Deaconess
Saturday, May 26, 2018
COMMENTARY: Building a healthier state from the child up
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Sheriff: Naloxone has saved 19 lives so far in 2018 in Huntington County
Stoffel said he feels the number of overdoses are beginning to slow down thanks to public education about the dangers of heroin
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes continues focus on community outreach
CEO says hospital has a $700 million annual impact on communities it serves
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Madison County community officials talk about benefits of larger health network
Indianapolis based health care providers suggest potential benefits
Thursday, March 14, 2002

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