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EmpowerHER: Tackling Black maternal health disparities in Indianapolis

The nonprofit organization MelaMama Maternal Wellness hosted the “EmpowerHER: Navigating Black Maternal Health” event in collaboration with IU Health’s infant and maternal health team on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, at the Ruth Lilly Health Education Center in Indianapolis.

Prepare for the Cold to Avoid Frostbite

Checking the forecast daily may be redundant for Miami residents, but in Indianapolis, viewing the weather report could prevent you from wearing a t-shirt...

Play coming to Indianapolis addressing health equity in Alzheimer’s care, research

A stage play bringing entertainment and awareness makes its way to Circle City this spring.  

Staying healthy during NBA All-Star Weekend in Indianapolis

With Indianapolis hosting the 2024 NBA All-Star Weekend Feb.16-18, the city anticipates upward of 125,000 tourists in Circle City. With dozens of events taking...

Indiana cannot keep ignoring Black mothers and babies

"So, ultimately, it led to a C-section, but that urgency wasn’t there, the compassion wasn’t there, from the nursing staff to the providers."

Medicaid unwinding is causing people with disabilities to lose coverage with devastating consequences

By FARAH YOUSRY Since the pandemic-era freeze on Medicaid disenrollment ended this spring, millions across the country –– including eligible recipients –– have lost their...

No alcohol, no problem: Indy mocktails for Dry January

Amidst the rising trend of Dry January, numerous establishments in Indianapolis are catering to patrons seeking alcohol-free options.

 New Purdue study of dogs links cigarette smoke to cancer

A new study, conducted by researchers at Purdue University, links cigarette smoke exposure to a sixfold increase in bladder cancer in Scottish Terriers. Led by...

Lead poisoning affecting literacy rates in Indianapolis

Indianapolis NAACP conducted lead testing in city schools and found shocking results. (Photo/provided by Gary Holland)

New year, new workout resolutions, same results

There have been discussions on social media about Americans not making 2024 resolutions given the current state of the U.S. economy. These resolutions include people not planning to flood gyms the first few weeks of the new year, and some Indianapolis gyms are seeing evidence of this.

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