Health

The first large-scale study of early onset Alzheimer’s disease is led out of Indiana. A new grant will enable the study to add on genetic research.

Nursing Students Serve Homeless As Part of Education

Aug 18, 2019

Hundreds of people snake through the warehouse at the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry in Indianapolis, picking up canned goods, cartons of milk and other groceries. 

Indiana’s health department is investigating 11 cases of a severe respiratory illness to see if they’re linked to e-cigarettes. Similar cases were also discovered in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Clubhouse Offers Community Healing For Veterans

Aug 15, 2019

Getting back to life can be difficult for anyone diagnosed with serious mental illness, including veterans. In Indiana, a new partnership gives them another option for rehabilitation in their community. 

National Drug Czar Visits Indiana To Talk Opioids

Aug 15, 2019

The head of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy visited Indiana this week to talk with state leaders about the opioid crisis. Drug Czar Jim Carroll says that he wants to share with other states and the federal government what led to a recent drop in overdose deaths in Indiana. 

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