Things began as normal as any other day, but in a matter of seconds, Ryan Alma’s health declined drastically and in a week he was hospitalized with a life threatening illness.
The university will hold an outreach program in October and offer the first of three injections needed for the vaccination to students and the community.
The heavy flooding of June and July is over, but many fields across the state are still trying to dry out.
It’s the fourth consecutive summer in which the intestinal infection cyclosporiasis has been reported in the United States.
More than 44 percent of the state’s teenage girls have received the full dose of the HPV vaccine, compared to 60 percent nationwide. Indiana is among the top 10 least-vaccinated states for teenage boys.
The number of people treated with STDs has gone up, and some studies blame the use of social media apps that make it easy to anonymously have sex.
Technology for devices that help the heart work has improved a lot in the last few decades. Some say that’s where the future of the transplant industry lies.
Smartphone apps are the latest tools to emerge from the intersection of health care and Silicon Valley, where tech companies are also working on new ways of bringing patients and doctors together online.
The new car seat features an alarm that sounds when a child is left in his seat after the ignition is turned off.
Federal taxpayers invested nearly $5 billion in startup grants to the states, expecting that state markets would become self-sustaining.
Anthem, based in Indianapolis, is currently the nation’s second-largest health insurer, while Cigna ranks fourth in terms of enrollment. Anthem Inc. specializes in selling individual coverage and insurance to workers of small businesses. It also has grown its government business, which includes Medicare, Medicaid and coverage of federal employees.
Even during the current outbreak which affected 15 states, about 10 trade partners banned poultry imports from the entire U.S.
Today’s Alzheimer’s drugs only temporarily ease symptoms.
As Lutheran Hospital is celebrating 30 years of performing heart transplants, see stories of two patients who were given the gift of new life.
Crews have surveyed a half-mile radius looking for a possible breeding site and are treating standing water they see while out gathering samples.
Beginning in 2006, teens 18 and older could buy the pill over-the-counter. Two years ago the age limit was lifted.
The report found that more Indiana children have health insurance and fewer are abusing drugs and alcohol.
The study was published online Tuesday by the American Journal of Men’s Health.
The Clark County health officer has asked county commissioners to declare a health epidemic and request the state Health Department’s permission to start a needle exchange.
Combined with high humidity, the heat indexes in some areas of Indiana are expected to reach more than 100 degrees.