The agency said in a news release that nearly 11 percent of all adults are living with the disease. That’s up more than a third since 2005.
The announcement came after the state previously gave dispensary shops until Dec. 15 to close or potentially risk not obtaining a required license, which sparked a backlash from patients, shop owners and others.
The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade issued for Lutheran and Parkview were markedly different. Parkview Regional Medical Center received an A, while Lutheran, Dupont and St. Joseph hospitals received a D.
A breast tissue bank in Indiana is the only one in the world to give researchers a critical resource in finding a cure for breast cancer.
President Donald Trump on Thursday declared the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency — a step that won’t bring new dollars to fight a scourge that kills nearly 100 Americans a day but will expand access to medical services in rural areas, among other changes.
In some locations, people addicted to opioids are starting to get treatment for the first time. In others, bureaucratic hurdles prevent innovation, driving home the point that gaining ground on the epidemic will be difficult.
Jurors said prosecutors failed to prove Glenn Chin was responsible for the deaths of people who were injected with mold-contaminated drugs produced by the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham, just west of Boston. As the supervisory pharmacist, Chin oversaw the so-called clean rooms where the drugs were made.
IU Health plans to build one or more hospitals in Fort Wayne with an official announcement coming Thursday, according to multiple sources.
Health experts say the best way to avoid getting the flu is to get a flu shot. So mark your calendar for October 25 to get that shot at area Walgreens pharmacies.
A woman had claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene. It’s one of hundreds of related lawsuits.
Now that the weather is turning colder and they have been displaced by the harvest, these tiny bugs are searching for a new home.
The new figures are from an annual government survey with about 5,000 participants. The survey is considered the gold standard for measuring the nation’s waistline, because participants are put on a scale to verify their weight.
The White House said in a statement that the government cannot legally continue to pay the so-called cost sharing subsidies because they lack a formal authorization by Congress.
One of the main ideas is to ease the way for groups and associations of employers to sponsor coverage that can be marketed across the land.
President Donald Trump has long asserted that selling insurance across state lines would trigger competition that brings down premiums for people buying their own policies. Experts say that’s not guaranteed, partly because health insurance reflects local medical costs, which vary widely around the country.
Pete LaFaucia weighed more than 470 pounds at his heaviest.
Collins told reporters that she made her decision despite receiving a phone call from President Donald Trump, who’s been futilely trying to press unhappy GOP senators to back the measure.
Several potential properties are under consideration. The goal is to begin construction of the new campus in 2018.
Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn’t do much good. It seemed like very bad news, yet his doctors were encouraged.
The reason: People with the most messed-up genes often are the ones who do best on treatments that enlist the immune system.
Tattoos and piercings have become a common trend for young adults. Now for the first time – the American Academy of Pediatrics is weighing in, offering its recommendations for teenagers.