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Black men lost more years of life than previous years, and it’s not all because of COVID

The U.S. saw more than 400,000 extra deaths in 2020 compared to the previous two years. Much of this excess death was caused by...

State health department gives naloxone training during National Recovery Month

A group of community members learned about the ongoing opioid epidemic in Indiana and received training on how to administer medicine to reverse an...

Eli Lilly, National Minority Quality Forum partnership aims to ‘reimagine cancer care’

Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. is partnering with the National Minority Quality Forum, a non-partisan research and education organization focused on health equity,...

PACE to hold discussion on recovery and reentry

Public Advocates in Community Reentry (PACE) Inc. will hold a virtual roundtable discussion, "Building Communities for Recovery and Reentry" at 11 a.m. Sept. 11....

New study shows a widening gap in life expectancy in Indianapolis

Where you live in Indianapolis has a significant impact on how long you live. The gap in life expectancy between different ZIP codes in...

The importance of breastfeeding for both mothers and infants

August is recognized as National Breastfeeding Month to help raise awareness about the importance of breastfeeding for both mother and infant. Due to its...

Indiana’s governor backing schools on face mask mandates

By TOM DAVIES INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's governor gave his support Monday to the growing number of school districts across the state issuing mask mandates...

This woman has lived with HIV for more than 30 years. Listen to her experience with the virus

Sheila Muhammad tested positive for HIV more than 30 years ago and her life quickly changed. But as the years passed, attitudes and treatments...

HIV organizations say more work needs to be done to reach Black women

Pamela Goodwin started the Indianapolis based nonprofit Women In Motion after she recognized she was at high risk for HIV, the virus that leads...

Eskenazi Health Offers Back to School Advice to Parents

Broderick Rhyant, M.D.,chief physician executive,Eskenazi Health Center Forest Manor ​As more people have access to COVID-19 vaccines, there›s hope that everyday life, including students returning to their...

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