Lauren Bavis

Reporter, Side Effects Public Media

Lauren a reporter based at WFYI in Indianapolis. She maintains Side Effects' newsletter (which you should sign up to get weekly). Lauren graduated from Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland, and moved to Indiana in 2012, where she began her career as a newspaper reporter. She reported on health and social services and was the digital projects and social media manager for the Bloomington Herald-Times. Her work has been recognized by the Indiana chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists and Associated Press Media Editors, as well as the Hoosier State Press Association.  

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Hoosiers did not stop signing up for Indiana's Medicaid expansion even though they had to pay into a health savings account. That’s according to new research from three Indiana University professors.

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Indianapolis health researchers hope the results of a new study will encourage policymakers to support nationwide Medicaid expansion.

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Indiana traffic safety officials hope last year's increase in motorcyclist fatalities isn't the start of a trend.

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