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Infant Mortality

Lake infant deaths spur campaign to reduce SIDS

CROWN POINT | Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey said Friday she is meeting with hospital officials to help control infant mortality.

July 25, 2014 8:08 pm
State ends budget year with surplus, despite revenue drop

State ends budget year with surplus, despite revenue drop

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana took in more money than it spent during the 2014 budget year, even as Republican Gov. Mike Pence's tax cuts dropped total state revenue below the prior year for the first time since the Great Recession.

July 14, 2014 5:30 pm Related

Governor appoints nine from region to state boards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence recently appointed several Northwest Indiana residents to various state boards and commissions.

June 07, 2014 7:30 pm

Indiana to stop paying for early elective births

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's Medicaid program no longer will pay the hospital or physician costs for births prior to 39 weeks gestation, unless medically necessary or occurring naturally.

May 05, 2014 2:15 pm
Indiana ranks near bottom in infant mortality

Indiana ranks near bottom in infant mortality

GARY | Indiana ranks 45th in the country when it comes to babies living to see their first birthday.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Stats show Indiana sinks at health

Stats show Indiana sinks at health

When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Indiana governor proposes tax cut for families with children

Indiana governor proposes tax cut for families with children

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants to reduce the income taxes paid by families with children as part of his plan to promote marriage and childbearing in Indiana.

December 19, 2013 11:19 pm Related
Marriage amendment lurks at start of new legislative session

Marriage amendment lurks at start of new legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The return of Hoosier lawmakers to the Statehouse on Tuesday was reminiscent of the first day of school after summer break: Representatives and senators caught up with old friends, said hello to colleagues and pushed the buttons on new electronic voting machines.

November 19, 2013 5:15 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Indiana must protect infants better

Indiana held a big summit on infant mortality Friday. That's important, because the state's infant mortality rate is so awful.

November 06, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: It takes a village to save a child's life

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.

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
Tabulating cost of abortion restrictions 'sickening,' congressman says

Tabulating cost of abortion restrictions 'sickening,' congressman says

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.

July 13, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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