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New Community East in Indianapolis is big bet as industry revenues slow
Neighborhood has become relatively poor compared to those around Community’s other major hospitals, in Castleton and near Greenwood
Saturday, February 17, 2018
House Bill 1024 would require heat-related safety training for sports coaches
Friday, February 16, 2018
EDITORIAL: Alas, ticking time bombs trigger fury
Friday, February 16, 2018
Can connections curb gun violence? School workers trained to spot warning signs
Schools across Indiana are showing a need for more social workers who specialize in mental health, Oaklawn official says
Friday, February 16, 2018
Savannah's Law heads to Indiana House after getting 48-0 Senate approval
Allows fire departments to conduct carbon monoxide testing in passenger compartments at no charge for vehicle owners
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Allen County panel gives final OK of site for Parkview Health medical offices
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Flu causes Anderson's Liberty Christian middle, high schools to close Thursday, Friday
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Amid Atlanta expansion, Anthem won't say if HQ is staying in Indianapolis
None of its 10 board members have strong Indiana connections; some top executives don't live in Hoosier state
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Wisconsin-based startup accelerator plants flag in Indianapolis
Monday, February 12, 2018
Plenty of work ahead for Indiana lawmakers in second half of legislative session
GOP leaders shrugged off the failure to pass legislation sought by the state's influential business community
Monday, February 12, 2018
Bloomington biotech firm embraces rapid expansion, prepares for more
Sunday, February 11, 2018
EDITORIAL: Madison County desperately needs needle exchange program
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Elanco uncertainty has Greenfield on edge
It employs 6,250 people worldwide, including about 775 at its Greenfield corporate campus in Progress Park
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Flu season leads to test shortage at Hancock County hospital
More than 850 people, including 136 Hoosiers, have died from flu since the start of the year, says CDC
Thursday, February 8, 2018
BZA denies variance for detox center near Bloomington
Thursday, February 8, 2018
CBD bills continue moving through Indiana Legislature
House passes resolution urging study commitee to look at impact in other states of legalizing medical marijuana
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Couple sues state over medical neglect case involving child's treatment with CBD oil
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Rival Fort Wayne hospitals meeting quietly
Lutheran CEO: Talks with Parkview on IU Health's entry into Allen County-area market
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
IU to fund 16 projects as part of spending $50 million to address addictions
Is the third proposal to receive funding from school's  Grand Challenges initiative
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
EDITORIAL: Indiana Legislature operates on 1-0 votes
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Handgun bill to eliminate lifetime license fee passes Indiana House
Could result in a decrease of between $6 million and $7 million that is distributed to local law enforcement agencies for training
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Retiring NWI Region lawmakers see top priorities thwarted at Indiana House
Monday, February 5, 2018
Keeping drugs out of Hoosier jails is a never-ending challenge
Monday, February 5, 2018
Major Health Partners donating location to for Veterans Affairs clinic in Shelbyville
Monday, February 5, 2018
Business of recovery? Are for-profit treatment centers here to help others, or just themselves?
CEO refused to answer questions about the value of his businesses, the number of employees and the payroll
Monday, February 5, 2018
Indiana struggles to meet service and support needs for senior citizens, AARP says
“Seniors want to stay in their own homes versus going into an institution,” say COO of Aging & In-Home Services of NE Indiana
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Fresh Start: A prescription for healthier eating in central Indiana
Community Hospital's new in-ground farm is first of its kind in Indiana
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Hemp bills advance in Indiana House
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Michigan City committee recommends lead poisoning test for many local students
Officials says 70 percent of county housing was build before 1978 ban on use of lead-based paint in homes
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Experts sharpen scrutiny of Indiana Department of Child Services
Alabama-based consultant helping assess child welfare crisis
Thursday, February 1, 2018
IU School of Public Health pledges to refuse funds from tobacco-related group
Other schools also refuse funds from Phillip Morris International
Thursday, February 1, 2018
EDITORIAL: Raising smoking age isn't the answer
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Elkhart mayor vetoes council repeal of smoking ban
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Indiana bill to assist slain officers' loved ones passed by Senate
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Feds extend existing Healthy Indiana Plan through February; deciding on work requirement
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Who's using Wayne County's syringe exchange program?
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Stigma attached: Cervical cancer avoidable with HPV vaccine
Misinformation led to passage of bill requiring state health officials develop plan to reduce morbidity and mortality from disease
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Construction of new $125 million LaPorte hospital could begin in summer
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Should Indiana increase its smoking age to 21? House panel says yes
Proposed cigarette tax increase deleted from the legislation before moving to the full chamber
Monday, January 29, 2018
Lawsuit against 62 Indiana hospitals over records is dismissed
Sunday, January 28, 2018
IU study: CBD could protect against THC risks
"...if they are going to smoke cannabis perhaps they should be smoking cannabis that has high CBD," professor says
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Peru VA clinic reduces amount of opioid prescriptions
Veteran Affairs Northern Indiana Health Care System reports 47 percent decrease since 2012
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Governor extends enforcement moratorium on CBD oil sales by Indiana retailers
Friday, January 26, 2018
Aspire considering taking over Madison County needle exchange which ended in August 2017
Friday, January 26, 2018
Terre Haute on track for major Veterans Administration outpatient facility
Looking for almost 37,000 usable square feet in a structure with 250 adjacent parking spaces
Thursday, January 25, 2018
State of Tobacco report: Indiana failing to make the grade
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Hancock County officials shift anti-drug fight as more teens turn to e-cigarettes
Surveys show 17.5 percent of the class of 2017 admitted to vaping — higher than the state average of 10.5 percent
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Indiana Senate committee votes to legalize CBD oil for all Hoosiers
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
University of Southern Indiana planning to add 'tiny' house model near or on campus
Goal of the pilot project is to create a cultural transformation related to aging in a community
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Howard County coroner releases final overdose tally for 2017, deadliest year on record
44 deaths attributed to drug overdoses, ranging from heroin to spice
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Munster doctor indicted for allegedly over-prescribing painkillers
Monday, January 22, 2018
Orange County to benefit from IU's rural communities project
Potential projects being developed for effort’s second year
Monday, January 22, 2018
'A very tough decision': IU Health closing OB department in Paoli
Monday, January 22, 2018
Bundle of hope for infants: Indiana House to consider new measure on baby boxes
Monday, January 22, 2018
Indiana chief justice tells lawmakers courts are taking action to combat opioid crisis
Monday, January 22, 2018
Child services cases at historical high in Grant County
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Local hospitals preparing for a 'silver tsunami'
Many anticipate a rise in baby boomer patients
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Industrial hemp would be legitimate under Indiana House Bill 1137
It is estimated to be used in more than 25,000 products
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Addiction treatment services outpaced by demand in Tippecanoe County
There is a shortage of addiction treatment professionals nationwide, officials say
Friday, January 19, 2018
IV bag shortages hit hospitals during flu season
Friday, January 19, 2018
EDITORIAL: Bill would require local coroners to track drug overdose info
Friday, January 19, 2018
New medical guidelines in Indiana could cut back on opioids to treat acute pain
Death by drug overdoses in Indiana have risen 500 percent since 1999
Friday, January 19, 2018
'We're going to see a lot of babies born here:' Wabash hospital reopening birthing unit
Friday, January 19, 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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