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column  •  Jul 8, 2015 8:11 pm

COLUMN: Wary of pure dairy

In this advertising-saturated age, it has become a common-sense expectation that commercials intentionally attempt to mislead us.


A high school in Texas that preaches abstinence-only sex education has found itself with a chlamydia outbreak so severe, warning notes were sent home to inform parents about the disease’s proliferation. As of Tuesday, officials in Crane Independent School District have reported 20 confirmed cases, which amounts to about 1 in 15 students.


May 8, 2014 11:58 pm

MERS patient in good health

A patient who contracted the MERS-CoV virus is in good condition and will soon be released from Community Hospital in Munster, Ind.


The patient was diagnosed earlier this week in the Community Hospital in Munster, Ind., and health care officials said no new cases have been reported since, according to an Indy Star article.


The Indiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the opportunity to dispose of medications 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at any State Police Post in Indiana.


IU Health and UnitedHealthcare's new two-year contract agreement, which is retroactive to Jan. 1 of this year, returns official in-network coverage that expired last December to an estimated 400,000 UnitedHealthcare patients.