Analysis: Diabetes drug price war likely to claim more casualties

Pharma giant Novo Nordisk announced Thursday that it is cutting 1,000 jobs after slashing forecasts for 2016, citing lower prices for diabetes drugs. Novo and competitors such as Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly will likely have to keep tightening their belts as prices and profit margins fall, experts say.

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Teen births fall in Indiana, nation

Teen births have fallen to a record low in the United States and dropped sharply in Indiana too, a development that could save taxpayers millions of dollars in public health services and other assistance.

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Once debt-laden, IU Health’s finances in tip-top shape

When CEO Dan Evans relinquishes the reins of Indiana University Health in April, he will hand his successor Dennis Murphy a hospital system with a pristine balance sheet. That’s a big change for IU Health, which when the Great Recession hit was debt-laden and cash-strapped.

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