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New funding will drive a pilot project to connect patients with rides to medical appointments and address transportation barriers to health.

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Across the country, there have been multiple deaths, and hundreds more illnesses, linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products. Now, doctors and scientists are looking to pinpoint the cause, while health officials coordinate an effort to find out why people are getting sick. 

Residency Program Embeds Students At Speedway

May 20, 2019
Resident Drew Lowry and IU Health Dr. Geoffrey Billows at the emergency medical center at IMS. (Jill Sheridan IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

During the month of May, medical residents from across the country are in Indianapolis for a program at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The program offers a chance to train two sides of emergency medicine.

IU Health Chief Medical Executive Jonathan Gottlieb says the system's approach to opioids has allowed prescribers to reassess their practices. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

Indiana health systems are seeing a reduction in opioid prescriptions in response to the state’s epidemic.