Indiana health officials are targeting infant mortality, obesity, tobacco use and other health priorities in a new five-year plan aimed at improving the health of Hoosiers.
A new report says Hamilton and Boone counties are among the healthiest in Indiana, while Marion ranks among the worst.
Aida McCammon has spent 20 years helping Hispanics improve their lives and succeed in the United States.
A bill authored by Republican Rep. Kevin Mahan of Hartford City would revise state law so that pharmacies could accept unused prescription drugs from customers and dispose of them securely and safely.
Les Zwirn, executive director of Better Healthcare for Indiana, talked about his group’s progress on promoting community collaborations to improve health and reduce the cost of care in cities around Indiana. BHI is hosting its third health care summit of Indiana community leaders today at Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis.
The findings suggest that users of drugs to treat erectile dysfunction, including Eli Lilly’s Cialis, may be more likely to
engage in unsafe sex than nonusers.
The Indianapolis-based Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation is contributing $20 million to support IUPUI’s effort to open
a school of public health.
Indiana’s plan to lay off some meat inspectors has small, independent processors fearing for the future of what has been a
Dr. Gregory N. Larkin, the former global medical director at Eli Lilly and Co., will replace Dr. Judy Monroe, who is leaving
to become deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Clarian Health Partners is considering converting a long-vacant, 180,000-square-foot Levitz furniture store on East Washington
Street into a center for home-health and pharmacy services.
A survey found cigarette smoking rose slightly on a national basis for the first time in almost 15 years and that Indiana
had the second highest smoking rate among states.
A team of Indiana University health researchers has concluded that smoke-free-workplace laws do not have a negative economic impact.