FDA Authorizes Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines for use as a booster dose in younger age groups

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent, and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent to…

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Biden-Harris Administration invests $80 million to improve nutrition in school meals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden-Harris Administration provided $50 million in grants for schools to invest in new food service equipment that will allow them to continue…

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Indiana’s maternal mortality rate is on the rise

INDIANAPOLIS – The maternal mortality rate in Indiana is on the rise, according to the Indiana Maternal Mortality Review Committee 2022 Annual Report from the state Department of…

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Drive-through flu shot clinics in Bedford and Paoli

Flu season is expected to hit Indiana early this year. Give your immune system a helping hand and stop by an IU Health drive-up flu…

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FDA & CDC investigating multistate E. coli outbreak in ALDI Falafel product

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to Earth Grown frozen falafel. Based on…

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Applications open for grants to address Indiana Health Challenges

INDIANA —The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is making $7.5 million in grants available as part of a second round of funding through the Health…

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State officials urge precautions against mosquitoes due to the detection of rare virus

INDIANA — State public health and animal health officials are urging northern Indiana residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites and to monitor their horses for…

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IU Alzheimer’s study awarded nearly $50 million by NIH to continue groundbreaking research

INDIANAPOLIS — The second largest federally funded research program at Indiana University School of Medicine will receive $48.8 million over the next five years, fueling…

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Treating and preventing head lice

INDIANA – Head lice affect millions of children every year. Schoolchildren are commonly affected by head lice, which attach to hair and feed on human…

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Make tobacco cessation your goal for Healthy Lung Month

BLOOMINGTON – Many health-related issues are recognized in October. Don’t let Healthy Lung Month get lost in the shuffle. “As fall blankets Indiana with turning leaves…

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