Many groups are working on liquid biopsy tests, which look for DNA and other things that tumors shed into blood, to try to find cancer before it spreads, when chances of cure are best.
Research has shown that surgery patients often end up with leftover opioid painkillers and store the drugs improperly at home.
Health officials are stressing the fact that the risk of infection is low, especially for individuals who are vaccinated against measles.
Republicans say work and other requirements will return Medicaid to its original intent — to act as a stopgap until people can find work. They say it has expanded far beyond its basic mission.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows patient traffic for the flu is no longer increasing the way it did in December which means flu season could be peaking.
At least two locations have been marked by IU Health for future development, but it’s not clear what will go in at each spot.
The total was up from nine such deaths the previous week and several hospitals have taken steps to prevent the spread of flu.
Rep. Matt Lehman of Berne, the majority floor leader, said Friday that he is sponsoring a resolution calling for an interim study committee to research medical pot after the session.
Allen County public health officials are recommending temporary visitation restrictions for area hospitals and nursing home facilities. There have been nine influenza associated deaths reported by the Indiana State Department of Health in Indiana this flu season as of December 29, 2017.
Weight Watchers International stock climbed after it struck a deal with producer and recording artist DJ Khaled, who will represent the brand to millions of follows on Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Authorities have been going after co-called “pill mills” for years, but a new approach brings additional federal resources to bear against the escalating epidemic.
Hospital officials said physicians ejected new employment agreements and allowed their contracts to expire Thursday night.
ALDI has voluntarily recalled an assortment of apples that were available for purchase in stores starting on December 13, 2017, due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
U.S. deaths from drug overdoses skyrocketed 21 percent last year, and for the second straight year dragged down how long Americans are expected to live.
Last year, flu activity wasn’t elevated to “widespread” until mid-January.
Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation’s top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents.
The CEO of Chicago-based Cresco Labs and Yellow Springs officials took part in the ceremony Thursday at the site of the planned cultivation facility located just east of Dayton.
More than 40 percent of women in the United States have dense breast tissue which can often mask potential cancers on a mammogram. Now doctors are testing a new technology that could help pick up these cancers.
Officials with Parkview Regional Medical Center provided an update Wednedsday on the construction of a new cancer treatment facility that is part of the healthcare complex on the north side of Fort Wayne.
Stores in central Indiana selling marijuana-derived oils are seeing a spike in sales after the state’s attorney general declared them illegal with one limited exception.