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IU Health Frankfort moves forward with new hospital plans
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Howard County tallies 11 overdose deaths in third quarter 2018, coroner reports
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
VA plans new medical clinic in Muncie
Sunday, October 14, 2018
One in three U.S and Hoosier households struggle to pay monthly energy bill
Indiana ranked 40th in access to energy efficiency programs and efficient building requirements, study says
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Bloomington work program planting seeds for brighter future
Centerstone partners with city to offer jobs
Sunday, October 14, 2018
IDEM cites small public water systems for coliform violations
Ninety-seven percent of all public water systems, of which there are about 4,000 in Indiana, are served by ground water systems
Friday, October 12, 2018
Valparaiso council approves tax abatements for CSI expansion, medical building
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Indiana U.S. Senate candidates spar over Kavanaugh, climate
Candidates will face off again Oct. 30
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
66 Hoosier hospitals hit with fines over patient readmissions
For the seventh consecutive year, Medicare is using the pressure of lower reimbursements to get hospitals to improve their numbers
Monday, October 8, 2018
Opioid treatment center coming to Henry County
Monday, October 8, 2018
COMMENTARY: Childhood experiences shape our futures - for better and worse
Monday, October 8, 2018
SEEING GREEN: CBD legalization sets stage for Indiana hemp industry
While CBD is a compound found in the cannabis plant, it doesn’t cause the psychoactive high associated with marijuana
Sunday, October 7, 2018
IU gets $44.7 million grant for five-year study of early-onset Alzheimer's disease
Friday, October 5, 2018
Purdue Polytechnic High School takes new approach to students with autism
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Fayette Regional hospital caught in cost squeeze, CEO says
“You’re talking about a perfect storm, a poorer, sicker community that has a very high Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement...," says Randy White
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Lafayette area community leaders fill the gaps for disability advocates and parents
Some children  could qualify for an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) under Indiana Department of Education’s Article 7
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Indiana University Southeast works to change dialogue around mental health
Free counseling, faculty training part of campus routine
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Proposed new IU Health Frankfort hospital moves forward, gets plan commission approval
Monday, October 1, 2018
Why are childhood obesity rates climbing?
Indiana has the ninth highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17 according to 2018 report
Monday, October 1, 2018
Teachers are learning on the job how to manage students with autism
The CDC estimates 1 in 59 children are on the autism spectrum: How will schools adapt to the changing student population?
Monday, October 1, 2018
South Bend gaining sober housing for women
Sunday, September 30, 2018
PTSD high in Grant County children because of physical abuse, says local counselor
Problem is statewide and only Vermont and District of Columbia have higher reported rates
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Hancock County Drug court faces changes due to opioid crisis
Many offenders now struggle with substance more powerful and potent than alcholol which was what the program was designed intially to help people overcome
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Delaware County overdose stats show 'shocking' decline so far in 2018: Deputy prosecutor
“It’s positive, but it’s hard to understand how it could be dropping that (much),” says Zach Craig
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Opioid epidemic showing signs of turning corner, state drug czar says
Earlier this month, the Trump administration awarded Indiana more than $25 million to fight the opioid epidemic
Friday, September 28, 2018
Indiana law limits expanded availability of short-term health insurance plans
It remains to be seen whether the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly will act in January to revise the law in light of the new federal definition of a short-term policy
Friday, September 28, 2018
Connersville group works on downtown enhancement
Friday, September 28, 2018
Officials say opioid centers don't raise crime in their neighborhoods, but offer no statistics
State wants to receive information broken down by zip codes
Friday, September 28, 2018
Substance abuse leading cause of having too many inmates, says Grant County Jail commander
Upwards of 65 to 70 inmates are unable to sleep in a tradition cell bed because of over capacity
Thursday, September 27, 2018
South Bend gets $670,000 to fight lead paint in old houses
East Chicago, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Gary and Indianapolis also get Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration program funds
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
IU Health might build replacement hospital in Frankfort
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Indiana township trustees urged to connect with social services
Are being encouraged to develop partnerships and connections to help residents with substance abuse
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
State seeks safer Hoosier schools
Expanding mental health services one key to improved security
Monday, September 24, 2018
Purdue Global caters to unique needs of non-traditional students
Recent graduate says going there allow him to maintain a consistent income and leave school debt-free
Monday, September 24, 2018
Group of southern Indiana teenagers want smoking age raised to 21
Jeffersonville state senator says he is considering such legislation for next session
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Seattle sees success with case work referrals rather than arrests for drug abuse
“What you need is willingness to change,” says director of harm reduction practices at the city's Public Defender Association
Thursday, September 20, 2018
State gives $1.5 million toward French Village, Grouseland visitors center in Vincennes
Investments in projects promoting quality of life “is a winning strategy for attracting and retaining talent to support the regional economy,” says VU vice president
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
New IU School of Medicine-Northwest head to emphasize patient-centered education
Part of her new job will be to encourage more medical students going into research, she said
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Howard County health board urges gun violence research
Resolution sent to Indiana senators, representatives
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
OPINION: Some advice for high school graduates
Since 1990, the United States has not created a single net new job for men and women who have not attended college
Monday, September 17, 2018
EDITORIAL: Governor Eric Holcomb right on townships
Monday, September 17, 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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