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While not booming, Bloomington area economy slowly climbing, report says
Friday, April 17, 2015
EDITORIAL: Fear defeats Indiana bill to approve cannabidiol to fight epilepsy
Friday, April 17, 2015
Hulman Center work gets $37.5 million in Indiana Senate budget
Must be reconciled with House version of $50 million
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Coalition begins Hancock County effort aimed at ending domestic violence
Greenfield police chief says it’s made a commitment to better serve victims and raise awareness.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
IU Health Bloomington changes course on hospital relocation
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Scott County, state health officials battle rumors with promises of help in HIV epidemic
More than 1,500 syringes have been distributed, and the program has disposed of 580 used needles
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
EDITORIAL: State's 'Reefer Madness'
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Indiana House bill would allow broader needle exchange program
“It would change the way that we are able to help people protect themselves exponentially”
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Scott County HIV cases cross century mark
“My gut feeling is that it’s close to its peak, but that remains to be seen,” local health officer says
Friday, April 10, 2015
Cook Pharmica abatement OK'd by Bloomington
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Indiana lawmakers stop bill on medicinal marijuana oil
“I’m concerned that some state legislatures are getting ahead of the science,” Sen. Leising says
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Final meth bill dies in Indiana House
Some say education is a better alternative
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Indiana sheriffs keeping eye on home stretch of Legislature
Look for help with local costs for treating drug addiction and medical issues
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Skills gap is impacting La Porte County's economy, Purdue economist says
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Scott County HIV epidemic: More than 300 dirty needles exchanged to stem outbreak
The latest count shows that 84 confirmed cases of HIV and five preliminary.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Drugs to treat HIV make significant progress
Paying for medications remains a barrier to normal life
Monday, April 6, 2015
Lack of awareness continues to impact HIV population
"One of the things we’re seeing in southern Indiana is that the outbreak is almost exclusively due to needle sharing"
Monday, April 6, 2015
EDITORIAL: Economic ills fuel Indiana's outbreak in HIV infections
Monday, April 6, 2015
What do we need? Seymour officials seek input through new state program
Hometown Collaboration Initiative underway in five other communities
Monday, April 6, 2015
HIV education is an ongoing effort
“Some people are misinformed about how it is and isn’t transmitted, especially in casual contact”
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Jackson County officers take precautions with syringes as HIV scare continues
A week ago, the Jackson County Health Department confirmed more than 50 cases of hepatitis C in the area, and local health workers said there are likely many more
Saturday, April 4, 2015
EDITORIAL: Needle exchanges are needed in more places than just Scott County
Friday, April 3, 2015
Brewery, incubator project moves forward in downtown Muncie
Friday, April 3, 2015
Education as a weapon against an HIV epidemic in southeastern Indiana
Organizations present facts, dispel myths to law officers at meeting
Thursday, April 2, 2015
State-ordered 'one-stop shop' for HIV outbreak open in Scott County
Needle exchange program to come within days
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Manufacturing still top draw for Jackson County but other industries growing
Location on I-65 was a draw for automotive parts suppliers, EDC head says
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals in negotiations with Community Health Systems
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Madison County health officials says HIV virus outbreak could happen here
Testing for virus and sexually transmitted diseases is up
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Needle exchange bill advances despite Pence veto threat
Would allow many counties to launch emergency measures to combat HIV
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
IU Health nurses in Indianapolis to vote on union
Could become one of the first in Indiana
Monday, March 30, 2015
Rush County LCC completes comprehensive community plan
Monday, March 30, 2015
Howard County, Kokomo government employee clinic lowers costs, increases health
"...our whole concept with the clinic is not only to control health insurance costs, but to also have a healthier workforce”
Monday, March 30, 2015
Hepatitis C on rise in Jackson County, local health department says
Monday, March 30, 2015
OPINION: No end to the meth scourge in Indiana
Using data from two other states, the results of a proposed prescription-only pseudoephedrine policy are clear.
Monday, March 30, 2015
2015 HIV statistics for local counties unavailable
Monday, March 30, 2015
COMMENTARY: HIV outbreak only part of a rural health crisis, physician warns
“Rural Indiana, Scott County included, lacks the ability to serve the needs of the hundreds of thousands of people who need help”
Monday, March 30, 2015
Valet services expand beyond the expected clients
A handful of medical centers throughout the area offer to park car for patients and visitors
Sunday, March 29, 2015
EDITORIAL: Put politics aside in HIV battle; Vigorous strategy best
Sunday, March 29, 2015
E-cigs on the Indiana legislative radar
State attorney general wants them included in the state's indoor smoking ban and be subjected to the same tax as tobacco products
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Report finds trouble with veteran's care at Goshen
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Needle exchange details developing for HIV outbreak in Scott County
State health commissioner urges those potentially affected to come forward
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Marion, Lake and Vigo counties lead state in HIV prevelance
Friday, March 27, 2015
Pence resists expanding needle exchange for HIV outbreak
Scott County jail may have 30 inmates HIV-positive, and county has to provide them with anti-viral drugs at a cost of about $2,500 month, sheriff says
Friday, March 27, 2015
Mounds Lake Commission proposal could see vote in April
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Scott County health official: HIV-prevention measures don't go far enough
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Public health emergency for Scott County includes needle-exchange program
Pence says the program will only last 30 days and that he opposes implementing it elsewhere
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Religion bill being mischaracterized, Indiana House speaker says
'It will not allow denial of service for any category of Hoosier,' Bosma says
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Austin, the epicenter of Indiana's HIV outbreak
Tiny town has all the ingredients for rampant drug abuse
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Indiana tobacco tax to be discussed at Evansville public gathering
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Commissioner Wyman praises Howard County economics in State of the County
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Pence now looking at emergency needle-exchange program for Scott County
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Scott County sheriff fears losing a generation to drugs, HIV
Ranks at the bottom of the list by childhood poverty, lack of healthcare access and other factors
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
South Bend council mulls ID cards for undocumented, homeless
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
EDITORIAL: 'Baby boxes' don't improve Safe Haven law
Sunday, March 22, 2015
EDITORIAL: Department of Child Services needs budget boost and more
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Delaware County Health Board raises reservoir concerns
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Health officials determined to make NWI a destination for quality care
Friday, March 20, 2015
Ivy Tech trustees pass resolution in support of Downtown Evansville med school
There are 1,000 students enrolled in programs that could benefit from the medical campus, officials say
Friday, March 20, 2015
Defining dyslexia: Bill mandating teacher training hits home for local mother
Thursday, March 19, 2015
University of Louisville clinic sees rise in HIV patients

Social issues may prevent those diagnosed from seeking medical help


Thursday, March 19, 2015
Southern Indiana HIV outbreak worsens
Clark County health officer heading up response calls situation a ‘crisis’
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Daleville second-grader diagnosed with viral meningitis
Thursday, March 19, 2015
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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