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First Responders

Helping its neighbors, Indy FOP assembling trauma kits for partner police departments - October 9, 2014

EMS World

National Association of EMS Officials (NASEMSO) Washington Update

Text-to-911 begins in Indiana - May 14, 2014

Lawmaker: First responders need to carry overdose drug - August 13, 2014

Injury Prevention


Home Fire Risks Increase

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Safety Sheet

Child Injury

CDC Vital Signs: Child Injury

Youth Violence Prevention Research and Practice: A Public Health Approach


A Strategic Planning Approach to Suicide Prevention


Notes from the Field: Calls to Poison Centers for Exposures to Electronic Cigarettes - April 4, 2014

Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show - April 17, 2014

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips - April 19, 2014

Prescription Drugs

FDA approves new hand-held auto-injector to reverse opioid overdose - April 3, 2014

CDC Vital Signs: Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

Annual Indiana youth survey: Students asked about synthetic marijuana, Rx drugs

Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force

Legislators urged to act on painkiller addiction

Secret at the Drugstore

Health groups trying to raise awareness of "smurfing"

Columbus on alert after heroin-related deaths

J&J tries new cap to curb fatal Tylenol overdoses

ER study finds 1 in 10 older teens misuse Rx painkillers and sedatives

Drug Overdose deaths continue to plague region


Occupational Ladder Fall Injuries- U.S., 2011 - April 25, 2014

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Off-season may not be enough for football players' brains - April 16, 2014

Indiana to Address Brain Trauma Among Released Offenders - October 3, 2014

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Child Passenger Deaths Involving Alcohol-Impaired Drivers - May, 5, 2014

Parents can do more to help kids learn to drive safely, researchers say - April 11, 2014

CDC Vital Signs: Teen Drinking and Driving

Motor Vehicle-Pedestrian Collisions and Walking to School: The Role of the Built Environment - April 7, 2014

Pedestrians and Pedal Cyclists

Indiana Pacers Bikeshare - April, 2014


As novice runners hit the open road, experts say take it slow - April 4, 2014

Plyometrics Leaps Into Mainstream-- But Experts Urge Caution

Water Safety

State urges Hoosiers to use caution in water - May 19, 2014

Road Safety

Remember to "Share the Road" - May 22, 2014

Acute Care Facilities

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - National Hospital Discharge Survey Data Brief - Rural and Urban Hospitals' Role in Providng Inpatient Care, 2010 - April 2014

Gary Hospital Trauma Status 'In Process' - September 12, 2014

Study: Demand Too Low For New Trauma Center - September 19, 2014

Franciscan Alliance Brings Trauma Education to Northwest Indiana - September 23, 2014

Vincennes Hospital Committed to Trauma Patients - September 24, 2014

Health care, Methodist trauma center focus of forum - October 17, 2014

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