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COMMENTARY: Will lawmakers follow governors' health care lead?
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
OPINION: National political fight on health care could land real punches on local lives
Monday, June 26, 2017
Anderson in national program to improve health
It's one of 10 cities selected by EPA to create health districts
Monday, June 26, 2017
OPINION: Government aid to individuals
Eye on the pie
Monday, June 26, 2017
Porter County offering inmates relief from their addictions
Sunday, June 25, 2017
More than 250 new Indiana laws take effect July 1
Included are efforts to tackle opioid crisis, domestic violence
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Opioid used to tranquilize elephants blamed for Fayette County Jail inmates' deaths
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Elkhart General Hospital merging departments, will reassign all nursing staff affected
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Hancock County gets a shot at success in drug abuse battles
State program offers reimbursement as local leaders vote in favor of paying for injections to reduce heroin cravings
Saturday, June 24, 2017
1 dead, 10 people sent to hospital after overdosing on heroin, synthetic marijuana
This week’s overdose victims appear to have consumed one of two types of drugs, either an opioid or a synthetic marijuana
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Michigan City mayor wants to continue positive momentum
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Peru mayor touts clean up efforts during State of the City address
The most visible clean up came through the demolition of 40 dilapidated homes and two crumbling buildings on South Broadway
Thursday, June 22, 2017
St. Vincent Kokomo dodges major layoffs
111 workers in total set to be terminated at 5 facilities, but only two locally
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Anthem, MDwise pulling out of Indiana health insurance exchanges
They represent about 77,000 members who must now find other health plans
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Wayne County prosecutor offers choice between getting clean and going free or going to prison
Program demands effort and commitment from participants, and it takes time — as long as a year or more — for participants to meet the various requirements necessary
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Cook Group program offers path to education, career for 5,000 without high school degree
For most, it’s a seven-week program that divides their time between working at Cook and studying for Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma assessment tests at Ivy Tech Community College
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Madison County moms of drug-addicted babies could face criminal charges
Prosecutor looking for way to lower numbers
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Community Hospital Anderson sees increase in babies exposed to drugs before birth
“You cannot allow a mother to detox during pregnancy,” says clinical manager of Community’s Women's & Children's Services
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Suspicion about 2-year-old's cause of death heightens concerns about tick-borne illness
Plainfield area child died after she developed symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Madison County's needle exchange program in jeopardy
County council balks at $15,000 funding; prosecutor says it violates law
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Porter County unclear if anti-drug efforts are paying off
"What are we doing different today than 24 months ago or 36 months ago?" commissioner asks
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Indiana ranks 28th in nation for overall child well-being
Indiana Youth Institute president says state continues to struggle with more than 200,000 children living in high-poverty areas

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Community Health Systems replaces Bauer as Lutheran CEO in Fort Wayne
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Narcan use rises for South Bend area EMS, police departments
The drug, used to potentially save the lives of overdose victims, has become a staple of first aid kits in both ambulances and squad cars
Monday, June 12, 2017
Study focuses on employers acting to help workers avoid addiction paths
Terre Haute opioid abuse rate 14th highest in U.S., report says
Monday, June 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana gets a report card from Indiana Chamber
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Holcomb's Europe trip comes amid rosy state outlook
Chamber report shows that although Indiana is moving forward, a faster pace is needed to address the lack of skilled workers to meet economic need
Sunday, June 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: State must focus on child abuse prevention
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Boone County law enforcement heads weigh in on syringe exchange
Nine Indiana counties now have such programs
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Experts: NWI hospital merger could face government scrutiny
Saturday, June 10, 2017
New Planned Parenthood CEO for Indiana: 'These doors will stay open'
Friday, June 9, 2017
Might hemp become a Hoosier crop once again?
Proponents cite 'distinct difference between marijuana and industrial hemp'
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Merrillville approves pair of tax abatement plans
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Lead testing of kids more than doubles in St. Joseph County
Officials have largely blamed the problem in South Bend on lead-based paint in old homes
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
New treatment options spring up for heroin, opioids but crisis far from over
Despite increasing access to medical care, a shortage of services for people with addictions remains a theme in the Michiana area
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Vincennes hospital's 'Baby Safety Shower' to serve as state model
“We address fire safety, pet safety, car seats, CPR, choking — anything that could land an infant in our ER”
Saturday, June 3, 2017
St. Vincent system to cut 111 jobs in outsourcing move at five hospitals
Friday, June 2, 2017
EDITORIAL: Holcomb, Donnelly show leadership by targeting resources at opioid crisis
Friday, June 2, 2017
New synthetic opioid drugs pose dangers for users, responders
'Gray death' concoction cause for alarm
Friday, June 2, 2017
COMMENTARY: Treat drug abuse as medical issue, not crime
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Purdue startup developing new glaucoma treatment
Product under development by Bionode would eliminate the risks and irritations of current treatments
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Women's Fund involves nine area communities in new mental health initiative
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Providing addicts with new hope in Hancock County
Medication to curb heroin cravings offered as inmates leave jail
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
EDITORIAL: State on right track in addiction fight
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
NWI hospitals, clinics worry about proposed Medicaid cuts
Monday, May 29, 2017
Like nation, Hoosier state grapples with drug overdoses
Pain, and the avoidance of it, also plays a huge role in addiction
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Officials at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie are tracking the meds
The hospital has a Pyxis system consisting of more than 40 “automated (medicine) dispensing cabinets” located throughout the facility
Sunday, May 28, 2017
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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