Good hydration may reduce long-term risks of heart failure

INDIANA – Staying well-hydrated may be associated with a reduced risk of developing heart failure, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Their findings,…

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Chances for local COVID-19 vaccination and testing beginning Friday, April 1

BLOOMINGTON – The Monroe County Health Department is announcing upcoming changes for localCOVID-19 vaccination and testing. Beginning April 1, 2022, Monroe County residents wanting to…

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Purdue University research instrumental in the early development of FDA-approved advanced prostate cancer diagnostic and treatment

WEST LAFAYETTE – Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer among American men after nonmelanoma skin cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…

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Celebrate spring and celebrate life by giving blood

INDIANA – Spring has sprung, the sun is warm, your windows are open, you can come out of hiding from the latest surge of COVID-19…

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Governor’s Public Health Commission discusses the role of emergency preparedness

INDIANA — The Governor’s Public Health Commission met Thursday at the Indiana State Library to discuss the role of emergency preparedness as part of its…

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Legislature takes action to reduce the burden of cancer on Hoosiers

INDIANA – Tuesday, elected officials worked to reduce the burden of cancer on Hoosier by passing House Bill 1238, which will eliminate cost-sharing for all preventative…

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Join the pilot IU Health Brain Excellence Education (B.E.E.) Program

BLOOMINGTON – Working on your brain health could reduce your risk of being one of the 14-million individuals projected to be living with dementia by 2060. Join…

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Governor proclaims March 14-18, 2022, Nutrition Awareness week

INDIANA – National Nutrition Month® is celebrated every year in the month of March, and as part of this celebration, Governor Holcomb has proclaimed March…

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Monroe County Health Department votes to rescind health order

BLOOMINGTON – The Monroe County Board of Health voted to rescind the Health Order requiring face coverings in indoor public spaces at their meeting 3/3/22…

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The Monroe County Board of Health recommends the following actions to prevent COVID-19 transmission

BLOOMINGTON – Almost 2 years ago, on March 6, 2020, the Governor of Indiana issued an Executive Order which declared a statewide public health emergency…

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