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Elkhart hopes to spur development of 110-acre medical office park at 17 and 20
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Howard County: Sharp reduction in first-quarter overdose deaths
Coroner says there were no opioid fatalities so far this year
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
'No immediate risk,' EPA says of former industrial waste dump in South Bend
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
'INSPECT' legislation to change little, but risk of doctor shopping remains
Monday, April 16, 2018
Seymour's Rose Acre Farms' recalling 206 million eggs mainly on the East Coast
Monday, April 16, 2018
Where are drug overdose deaths happening in Northwest Indiana?
Despite all the overdose deaths, drug treatment can often be difficult to access in the area
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Tax abatements approved for 2 Anderson businesses and one home
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Frontline Foundations expands drug treatment options in LaPorte
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Frontline Foundations expands drug treatment options in LaPorte
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Morgan County's CBD sales growing after legislature clarifies legal status
Supporters argued substance was legal so long as it had a minute percentage of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana that gives users their high
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Opioid restrictions lead to fear among some patients, doctors
Legislation may create barriers to access, some say
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Plans for drug addiction recovery dorm in Hancock County Jail move forward
“We’re not statistics,” inmate Chris Hobbs says
Thursday, April 12, 2018
2nd newborn found in Indiana volunteer fire station's baby box
'I was happy, ecstatic to hear the crying,' says lieutenant at department
Monday, April 9, 2018
Medication-assisted treatment facility opens in Kokomo
CORE to treat opiate addiction with Suboxone, Vivitrol
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Since 2017 murder of Dr. Todd Graham, local doctors are backing off opioids amid crisis
Last year, local doctors set out with a goal of “no new addicts,” and chief medical officer of area hospital says he sees progress.
Sunday, April 8, 2018
U.S. Surgeon General advises citizens to carry overdose antidote naloxone
The former Indiana State Health Commissioner announced his department’s first advisory in 13 years, citing the urgency of the opioid epidemic
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Transforming Methodist: IU Health figuring out what to demolish, save
$1 billion project, announced three years ago, calls for closing University Hospital, about two miles away, and consolidating clinical operations into expanded facilities at Methodist and Riley Hospital for Children
Saturday, April 7, 2018
St. Vincent CEO confirms land option at 96th & Spring Mill
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Expansion underway at Fitness Park in Huntington
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Hancock County hospital acquires part ownership in St. Vincent Heart Center
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Workforce shuffled, structure 're-imagined' at St. Vincent Anderson
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Reducing the stigma: Mobile HIV and Hep C testing offers free resources, treatment
“Once we get notified of a [positive] test, the first thing we do is education and surveillance, treat the individual and limit spread”
Friday, April 6, 2018
Purdue report: State faces 'substantial health challenges' due to climate change
“But significant warming is likely even if society makes major efforts to slow climate change,” the report concludes
Friday, April 6, 2018
Microsoft says Community Health Systems misused software
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Former Huntingburg hospital to become $10 million behavioral health center
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Spike in deductibles prompts discounted services from health care providers
Some Indiana hospitals have jumped on the discount-shopping bandwagon to meet the demand from consumers looking for a bargain on their health care
Monday, April 2, 2018
'I need a miracle:' Howard County drug court can be godsend for many addicts
Since its founding in 2007, 92 people have participated with a little less than half of them — 45 to be exact — actually graduating
Sunday, April 1, 2018
How to solve the NWI Region's opioid crisis? Conference tries to find out
Crisis is particularly "insidious" because people who are addicted often start with a legal prescription, says State Rep. Scott Pelath
Saturday, March 31, 2018
With more inmates battling addiction, Hancock County weigh recovery options
Jail Chemical Addiction Program being considered: “It’s cheaper to help them"
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Fayette County rated least healthy place in state, replacing Scott County
Hamilton County ranked the healthiest
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
EDITORIAL: Sen. Young's Fair Shot a place to start
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
4 new laws to combat Indiana's opioid crisis among measures recently enacted by Holcomb
House Enrolled Act 1007will increase treatment faciities in state to 27 in next three years
Monday, March 26, 2018
Autism in education: Mom still pushing for General Assembly's attention
Advocates again seek legislative study session on programs and services
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Doctors welcome state's official approval of CBD oil
IU Health Pain Center physician says he now has roughly 400 patients using CBD oil to manage their pain
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Elkhart County Board of Health resolves to support gun research
Sunday, March 25, 2018
The drug crisis' youngest victims: Opioid use affects babies before they're born
Sunday, March 25, 2018
The challenges of treating addiction includes shedding preconceived ideas
Drug counselors chronicle the process of helping people through recovery
Sunday, March 25, 2018
South Bend firefighters reach out to ambulance 'over-utilizers' to cut non-critical calls
Identifying those who call for ambulance with no actual emergency
Sunday, March 25, 2018
How did bug spray play a part in 8 Evansville ODs?
Investigators heard from multiple sources that wasp spray had been added to synthetic drugs
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Hepatitis A cases in Clark, Floyd counties reach 39
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Doctor scarcity in Fort Wayne lures IU Health to the area
Official: Decision made before Lutheran's troubles aired
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Report says Indiana has 14 sites were coal ash causes underground water contamination
HEC officials says state ranks first in number of coal ash ponds and deposits
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Mayor Dave Snow: Richmond is on the rise
Friday, March 23, 2018
Two entities with Hancock County roots help develop 35-acre Fishers AgriPark
Plot is largest urban farm in the country and much of produce will feed the hungry
Friday, March 23, 2018
Aspire Health of Indiana bard OKs needle exchange program for Madison County
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Southern Indiana leaders welcome national focus on opioid epidemic
Sheriff wants to see the addiction epidemic treated like a medical issue, saying the war on drugs has been a losing battle since it began
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Indiana advocates ask Congress to save EPA funding; Trump proposed $2.5 billion cut
Wednesday, March 21, 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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