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Leigh DeNoon

As the opioid epidemic continues, hospitals are looking for new ways to treat pain and combat addiction. At Indiana University Health, which has 16 hospitals across the state, that means change. They’re cutting back on opioid prescriptions and giving more advice to patients.

Why Tackling Obesity Is Harder Than You Think

Feb 20, 2019
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Obesity is a big problem across the United States. It affects about 40 percent of the population. It’s even worse in Midwest states like Ohio, Illinois and Indiana and addressing the problem is complicated.

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Being a patient in a hospital, or working there, can be stressful. At IU Health North Hospital in Indianapolis, they believe pet therapy can help.

How Do Ob-Gyns Decide Which Medications Are OK For Pregnancy?

Sep 26, 2014
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What other medications are safe during pregnancy and which ones should moms-to-be avoid?