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Public comment period extended for controversial wastewater plant on west side

A controversial sewage plant could be built on Indianapolis’ west side, pending an extension of a public comment period and a public meeting Oct....

Health expo coming to Ivy Tech

A1c Care Center will host a two-day health care expo, “Make Health A Habit,” at the Ivy Tech Culinary and Conference Center, 2820 N....

Don’t Let the Sunday Scaries Get You Down

Feeling sadness and disappointment as weekends come to an end because you know the pressures and demands of school or work are with you the instant you...

Indiana’s maternal mortality rate went from bad to worse

Maternal mortality rates are on the rise in Indiana. The most recent maternal mortality report by the Indiana Department of Health, released in late September, shows in 2020, 92 women died during pregnancy or up to a year after giving birth.

Opinion: Achieving health equity begins with empathy

By ROD COTTON Health inequities due to discrimination, bias and lack of access are preventing many Americans from achieving their best health. As a Black man...

Judge issues preliminary injunction, pausing Indiana’s near-total abortion ban

An Owen County judge issued a preliminary injunction Thursday in a lawsuit that seeks to strike down Indiana’s near-total abortion ban — halting the state’s new abortion law that officially took effect Sept. 15.

Telehealth providers are navigating murky legal territory as abortion bans

Allison Case, a family medicine physician, spends much of her time working in a hospital where she delivers babies and provides reproductive health care services, including abortions.

Environmental organizations warn 2M tons of coal ash could spill into Lake Michigan and nearby creek

Residents and civil rights organizations in Michigan City are concerned they will face a water crisis if something isn’t done about a power generating...

Local organizations join lawsuit against EPA for failing to regulate some coal ash landfills

A civil rights organization in Indiana and a local environmental organization are joining a federal lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator...

To understand the real toll of gun violence, look to survivors and their families

When DeAndra Yates-Dycus got a phone call that her seventh grader was shot, she rushed to the hospital, frantic, hoping she wouldn’t be asked...

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