Amid an epidemic of addiction and abuse tied to powerful opioids drugs, the CDC is urging primary care doctors to try physical therapy, exercise and over-the-counter pain medications before turning to painkillers.
Leaders in the deal announced a goal of making LaPorte one of the 10 healthiest communities by the year 2030.
While the threat of Ebola has subsided, leaders said it was good for the 11 counties to go over plans for handling other infectious diseases.
Virginia is one of at least eight states that allow electrocutions, but currently gives inmates the choice of lethal injection or the electric chair.
The twice-a-day drug is part of a new wave of medications that fight disease by targeting specific genes found in certain patients.
Customers said they found pieces of glass in their food
California lawmakers voted Thursday to make the nation’s most populous state the second to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 as part of a sweeping package of measures they are considering to crack down on tobacco.
A 26-year-old woman received the transplant there on Feb. 24 and had appeared to be recovering well, even appearing briefly at a news conference on Monday
Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary recall for an intravenous form of morphine sulfate on Feb. 11 after lab results showed that it was too powerful for safe use.
The new system entails pressing a baby’s foot against a scanner and creating a digital image.
Findings from the first study of pregnant women who contracted the virus have been released.
Two new studies bolster evidence that feeding babies peanuts or other allergy-inducing foods is more likely to protect them than to cause problems.
Suzi Swinehart, 43, is trying to set the Guinness World Record for longest run on a treadmill in a 12-hour period.
The new Maternal and Child Health (MCH) MOMS Helpline will replace the Indiana Family Helpline.
The elementary teacher has been an employee at her school for more than a decade.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it’s investigating 10 more reports of pregnant travelers with Zika. All got the virus while visiting or living in places with Zika outbreaks.
A 12-year-old girl is seeing for the first time in four years thanks to a special pair of glasses. Only 300 people around the world have them.
The 14 cases all involve men who visited areas with Zika outbreaks, and who many have infected their female sex partners, who had not traveled to those areas.
IU reported two cases of mumps at their Bloomington campus on Feb. 10. There have since been four additional cases.
Katrina Freds started working as a janitor at Eastside High School three years ago. That’s also when she picked up a hobby that’s earning her international attention.