Those infected either live in Scott County in southern Indiana or have ties to the area. State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams called the new numbers a “significant increase.”
The bill’s provisions include banning sales to those younger than 18, establishing manufacturing safety standards and requiring child-proof and tamper-proof caps on containers.
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.
On Thursday, hospitals around the country celebrated National Healthcare Decision Day to educate the public on things like living wills and having a power of attorney.
3-year-old Evan Conner was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. At that time his father didn’t have a vehicle that could get him to his appointments.
Teen use of e-cigarettes tripled in one year — to more than 13 percent. About 9 percent of high schools students said they had tried hookahs.
A patient in Fort Wayne is the first in Indiana to receive a new treatment for multiple sclerosis.
Those participants have received 1,151 clean syringes and returned 437 used ones.
Operation Fight For a Fitter Fort was back in action Saturday with an event aimed at getting kids involved in the cooking process.
Health officials said at a community discussion Friday afternoon that raising Indiana’s tobacco tax would be a good move for all Hoosiers.
All of the HIV cases have been linked to needle-sharing among intravenous drug users in what is the largest-ever outbreak in the state.
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.