New patent-pending method mass-produces antitumor cells to treat blood diseases and cancer

WEST LAFAYETTE – A Purdue University chemical engineer has improved upon traditional methods to produce off-the-shelf human immune cells that show strong antitumor activity, according…

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CDC map shows 53 Indiana counties at ‘high risk’ of spreading COVID-19

INDIANA – On Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, more than half of Indiana was classified in the high-risk category for spreading COVID-19. The counties listed on…

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Indiana Department of Health Department provides Monkeypox update

INDIANA – The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) announced today that a total of 45 monkeypox cases have been reported across the state between June…

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The Daviess County Health Department will host a Back-to-School Immunization Event on Saturday, July 30th

WASHINGTON – The Daviess County Health Department will host a Back-to-School Immunization Event for incoming Kindergarten students through grade 12 on Saturday, July 30th from…

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Improving tick-borne disease prevention efforts

BLOOMINGTON – As Indiana’s climate changes, ticks are expanding their geographic range, bringing a host of diseases with them. This expansion has coincided with a…

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37 Indiana hospitals are recognized for efforts to improve outcomes for Americans with heart disease and stroke

INDIANA — Thirty-seven hospitals in Indiana are among the 2,600 nationwide that participate in the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® initiative to improve outcomes for Americans…

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the latest enrollment figures

WASHINGTON – Thursday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the latest enrollment figures for Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). These…

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Blood donors are needed now to help prevent a seasonal blood shortage

INDIANA — Just as most cars need to be refueled constantly, so does the nation’s blood supply. The American Red Cross has faced a concerning…

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IU Health Medical Center ranked among nation’s top hospitals for the 25th consecutive year

INDIANA — U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022 – 2023 ‘Best Hospitals’rankings that include Indiana University Health Medical Center among the nation’s…

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World Health Organization has declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency

INDIANA – The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. There are currently 31 confirmed cases in Indiana….

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