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GARY | More than 600 consumer complaints were filed Tuesday against a doctor who performs abortions at a Gary clinic.
INDIANAPOLIS | The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to overturn a new Indiana law that regulates facilities providing abortion-inducing pills the same as surgical abortion clinics.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers have a new person to call on when they need help navigating Indiana's complicated public access laws.
The death of an infant is always a tragedy, especially in the 21st century, with modern medicine widely available. Hoosiers should be appalled to know Indiana's mortality rate is among the worst in the nation.
EAST CHICAGO | The odds of an infant dying before she blows out the candles on her first birthday cake are higher in Indiana than in almost any other state in the nation.
State health officials are reminding parents of new immunization requirements for their children to enter school this fall.
INDIANAPOLIS | A northeast Indiana congressman lashed out at the Congressional Budget Office this week after the nonpartisan agency determined his proposed federal abortion restrictions would increase government spending.
The prime season for tick bites is underway, and people in the region have the highest odds in the state of becoming a meal and contracting the illness Lyme disease.
Senate Bill 585 has many valuable provisions for Lake County and Northwest Indiana. It must become law.
An annual health report issued this week ranks Lake County near the bottom of the state for health outcomes, with Porter County closer to the top.
A new website, launched with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gives Hoosiers a look at the state of their health.
Forty people in Indiana have died from flu-related illness this season, state health officials reported Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence got a flu shot in his Statehouse office Thursday and encouraged all eligible Hoosiers to also get vaccinated against the flu.
State agencies and Indiana educational and nonprofit organizations are hosting a seminar in Merrillville later this month to teach operators of farmers markets how accepting federal food assistance benefits can create benefits for shoppers and the markets.
State health officials want to arm hospitals with resources to help them care for the most seriously injured patients.
Concussion care discussed
Forgoing tobacco for one month will land cash prizes for three lucky Hoosiers.
The number of people infected with West Nile virus nationally is at an all-time high, but only two cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been reported in Lake County so far this year, according to the Lake County Health Department, which oversees most of the county.
State and federal health officials are advising Hoosiers to discard cantaloupes purchased since July 7, after an outbreak of salmonellosis that made 14 Hoosiers sick, along with about 150 people across the country. Two people in Kentucky have died because of the outbreak.
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