Indiana State Department Of Health
Tucked behind a shopping plaza on a quieter stretch of U.S. 41 in St. John, a small shop is part of the booming industry of electronic cigarettes.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
INDIANAPOLIS | First responders would be authorized to treat Hoosiers suffering drug overdoses with naloxone -- a so-called "miracle drug" that quickly neutralizes the effects of heroin and other opioids -- under legislation approved 96-0 by the House Wednesday.
The biggest cause of death in the region often follows a circuitry of life choices and genetics, with the final kill switch thrown by the victims themselves.
Between 240 and 758 Hoosiers could die annually because Indiana has not opted to expand Medicaid, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School and City University of New York.
MUNSTER | A central Indiana-based hospital has bought the Munster Med-Inn, a 225-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.
A new report on smoking estimates 151,000 Indiana youths will become smokers and die prematurely, a figure that translates into 9.5 percent of Hoosiers 17 and younger.
With the wind chill dipping well into negative digits and snow that continues to fall and drift, hospitals are seeing an influx of patients with weather-related injuries.
When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.
Flu-related deaths in Indiana are down compared to this time last year.
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.
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