ISDH

The Indiana State Department of Health ISDH confirms seven flu-related deaths this season in a report released Friday

Indiana’s health department is investigating 11 cases of a severe respiratory illness to see if they’re linked to e-cigarettes. Similar cases were also discovered in Illinois and Wisconsin.

State Grant Supports Neonatal Opioid Program

Apr 30, 2018
Community Health leaders join state officials for an announcement about the neonatal program. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

State and health leaders met at an Indianapolis hospital to announce a new project to help pregnant Hoosier mothers who are addicted to opioids, the effort expands a pilot to reduce neonatal abstinence syndrome or NAS.

NAS happens when a baby is exposed to drugs in the womb.  Providers at Community East Hospital addressed this issue in response to the rise in cases that they were seeing says OBGYN Anthony Sanders.