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Indiana's infant mortality remains one of the highest in the nation
Governor proposes programs to help more babies reach age 1
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Governor: Expanding mental health services won't be last in school violence solutions
At the time of its fall report, more than $100 million had been spent for Indiana school safety including state, federal and matching fund
Sunday, December 16, 2018
EDITORIAL: Holcomb's legislative 2019 agenda a mixed bag
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Opioid crisis: Chamber encourages supportive employment as one response
Thursday, December 13, 2018
IU Health People Mover train to shut down indefinitely
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
More drug treatment could cost less than a new jail, mental health worker suggests
Henry County grapples about when it might need a new jail 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Governor unveils legislative agenda, but teacher salary increase is years away
Governor's administration wants to evaluate teacher pay in other Midwest states, a process that could take between two and four years
Friday, December 7, 2018
IDEM gets an earful on coal-to-diesel permit for $2.5 billion proposed Dale plant
Air permit “would give the plant the capacity to use up to 1.6 million tons per year of coal as feedstock to produce diesel, naphtha and other products.”
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Hoosier jails react to growth in female populations
Mental-health, addiction programs springing up
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
New $75 per semester fee proposed at Indiana State University
Student-led initiative would support mental health service
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
'Newest fad:' Concerns rise over kids' use of addictive e-cigarette variant
JUUL comes in a variety of flavors and also uses nicotine salts, which can allow high levels of nicotine to be inhaled more easily and with less irritation
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Wabash County law enforcement officials say meth is a growing local problem
Crystal meth mainly comes from Mexico while the homemade “bottle dope” is a more old school approach, says detective
Sunday, December 2, 2018
7 experts and Delaware County leaders address challenges, solutions to opiate crisis
Local drug statistics show that the number of possession of heroin cases nearly doubled from 2015 to 201
Friday, November 30, 2018
Gary owes $3 milion to CIGNA as it switches health coverage to save
Friday, November 30, 2018
Indiana state health panel sides against proposed South Bend abortion clinic
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Wabash ordinance banning smoking in workplaces, public parks, outdoor events dies
Only one council member offered support for the proposal, which he saw as an effort to protect public health
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Riley Children's Foundation announces $175 million campaign
The money will be used for pediatric research, patient care, maternity and newborn health, and family support programs
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
New high-tech clinic connects students with remote health care providers
Will also allow students to connect with behavioral health services Four County Counseling Center provides
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Riverview Health chooses north Carmel site for new facility
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
EDITORIAL: Cigarette-tax hike is an easy call
Monday, November 26, 2018
Survey: Evansville area nonprofits need giving, workers
Half of all nonprofits have less than six months of revenue in reserves, according to the study
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Hancock Health to take over Family Fun & Fitness in southwest Hancock County
Hospital already has wellness centers in Greenfield and McCordsville
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Infant deaths called 'window to the soul of what we care about' at Merrillville event
"Iif you can protect your most vulnerable, you can protect everyone else, too,” says Indiana Family and Social Services Administration secretary
Friday, November 23, 2018
COMMENTARY: Healthy kids are key to Indiana's future
Friday, November 23, 2018
Improving workforce quality is top legislative priority for Indiana Chamber
Wants all high school students to earn at least one career-technical education credit, such as a computer science course, as a graduation requirement beginning with the class of 2023
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Marion General Hospital gets its own police department
Officers will have the same level of authority as the Marion Police Department, but limited to the hospital’s campus
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Goshen City Council approves $87 million hospital expansion
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Excitement abounds at Statehouse as 2019 Indiana General Assembly convenes
On the horizon are myriad possible points of conflict, including a new state budget, school safety needs, gaming industry changes, a bias crime proposal, education funding, medicinal marijuana, workforce development, redistricting reform and many more to come
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Indiana groups want raise in cigarette taxes
Also seeking change in legal purchase age
Monday, November 19, 2018
High-tech e-cigarettes an attractive danger to teens
The social stigma of smoking a regular cigarette is lost on e-cigarettes as they have fruity or candy flavors, don't leave a residual smell, and are easier to conceal
Monday, November 19, 2018
Indiana 'building for the long haul' on how federal opioid dollars are spent
But according to data compiled by The Associated Press, only 47 people in the state were served by $2.7 million
Sunday, November 18, 2018
HOOKED: Attraction becomes an unbreakable contract, leaving kids hopeless and devoted
No matter their background, victims of domestic minor sex trafficking do not self-identify as victims
Sunday, November 18, 2018
NewAllen Alliance gives Stellar Communities pitch
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Harm reduction clinic planned for downtown Seymour
Saturday, November 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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