Indiana State Department of Health Launches Effort to Help Prevent Child Fatalities

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has launched a new pilot program aimed at reducing serious injuries to children caused by abuse…

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Helping Women Work Safely During Pregnancy Benefits Moms, Babies, and Employers

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The following is a guest column by Kristina Box, M.D., FACOG, Indiana State Health Commissioner. As an obstetrician, state health commissioner, a mother…

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Do You Have A Medicare Advance Plan?

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment is a one-time opportunity, between January 1 and March 31 every year. If you have a Medicare Advantage Plan,…

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FDA Expands Youth Vaping Prevention Campaign with Stories from Addicted Teens

(UNDATED) – FDA’s “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign is launching a video series called “My Vaping Mistake.” The videos feature teens’ true stories of…

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CDC Announces First U.S. Case of Wuhan Coronavirus

(UNDATED) – The first case of Wuhan coronavirus has been reported in the United States, in Washington state, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. The…

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31 Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Indiana

(UNDATED) – The Indiana Department of Health reports 31 people have died so from flu-related illnesses. Officials report that 15 people who died were age…

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Critical Type O Blood Shortage: Red Cross Urgently Needs Donors

(UNDATED) – The American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets. With influenza escalating…

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IU Health Offering Free HIV, Hepatitis C Testing Beginning in February

(BEDFORD) – Beginning February 13th, Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital will offer free, rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing. The tests will be offered from…

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Medicine Plus Offering Free Weight Loss Seminar

(BEDFORD) – Many people find themselves frustrated when trying to lose weight. Jade Shuckman, pharmacist and owner of Medicine Plus Pharmacy, says that difficulty losing…

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Lawrence County Health Department Offering Free Narcan Traning

(BEDFORD) – The Lawrence County Health Department is offering a free community workshop on how to use Narcan Nasal Spray. Participants will learn how to…

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