PRMC staff listened to lessons learned from treating the Boston Marathon bombing victims.

Parkview prepares with lessons from Boston

PRMC brought in three people from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and Parkview employees from several different departments came to two presentations Thursday to hear the lessons learned.

This Sept. 14, 2005 file photo shows packs of cigarettes in a store in Brunswick, Maine. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

Talk supports raising state tobacco tax

Health officials said at a community discussion Friday afternoon that raising Indiana’s tobacco tax would be a good move for all Hoosiers.

FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Obama calls for end to gay ‘conversion’ therapy for youth

The move comes in response to an online petition posted on the White House website following the death of 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn. The transgender teen committed suicide in December and left behind writings mentioning religious therapy.