Indiana Public Broadcasting News

A new state program will deliver medically tailored meals to people with HIV in Indiana. The Ryan’s Meals for Life project is funded by a $1 million grant from the Indiana State Department of Health. 

Bill Davis Appointed To Chair Alcohol Code Panel

Jun 4, 2018

Former state Sen. Beverly Gard has been replaced as the chair of the Indiana Alcohol Code Revision Commission. House Speaker Brian Bosma appointed former state Rep. Bill Davis to take over.

Study: Dust Suppresant Puts Radium Into Air, Water

Jun 4, 2018

Some communities use wastewater from producing oil and gas to reduce dust on country roads. It’s legal to do so in 13 states, including Indiana. A new study by Penn State University shows the practice is likely putting radium, a cancer-causing chemical, into the air and water. 

Indiana Schools Recognized For Counseling Programs

Jun 1, 2018

A national organization says Indiana is a leader for comprehensive school counselor programming and services, and several Hoosier schools earned special recognition from the group.

Jill Cook, assistant director of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), says the Indiana school counseling scene is strong compared to other states.

“Indiana has been a great leader in showing the possibilities of collaboration with the state association and with the state department of education,” she says.

Stroke Center Reports Calls On The Rise

Jun 1, 2018

An Indiana stroke call center reports an increase in the number of cases they are responding to.  The Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine Stroke Call Center has the state’s only 24-hour team of physicians.

They respond to calls from doctors around the state to advise a course of action. Dr. Andrew DeNardo is an interventional neuroradiologist at the center.

"We were maybe getting one to two calls a week and now we’re getting about five to 10 calls a day," DeNardo says.