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School immunization requirements change slightly

There are two new changes to the vaccination requirements for Indiana students. The changes affect students going into kindergarten and students beginning their senior year of high school. Read more »

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Colts and Indiana A.G. working to stop prescription drug abuse

The Indianapolis Colts are teaming up with Indiana's Attorney General to prevent prescription drug abuse. Read More »

Wisconsin company develops virtual doctor's visit

A Wisconsin company has created what may be the next best thing to house calls from doctors. Read More »

Doctors say vitamin B-3 has dangerous side effects

New evidence suggests that Niacin, which can be used to help control cholesterol, may be doing more harm than good. Read More »

Paqui and Brian Kelly Comprehensive Breast Center opens

The St. Joseph Regional Medical Center just opened the new Paqui and Brian Kelly Comprehensive Breast Center. Read More »

Mosquitoes in Marshall County test positive for West Nile

Mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties have tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to Indiana health officials. Read More »

Physical therapist bill

A new Michigan law now allows patients to visit a physical therapist without a doctor's referral. Read More »

Doctor charged with failure to timely report abortion

A South Bend doctor has been charged with failure to timely file a public report for allegedly failing to file the proper paperwork after performing an abortion on a girl under 14-years-old. Read More »

Energy drinks can be dangerous for teens

Energy drinks can give you a quick pick-me-up, but are they safe? Because the drinks aren't regulated by the FDA, there's no way to know exactly how much caffeine is in them. An Arizona teen's death has been linked to drinking too many energy drinks. Read More »

New law protects breast-feeding women from discrimination

This week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a law that makes it illegal to discriminate against breast-feeding mothers. Local parents and health experts in Michigan say the law is life-changing. Read More »

Breastfeeding anti-discrimination act passed in Michigan

Moms in Michigan who nurse their children will be protected under legislation signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. Read More »

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