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WASHINGTON D.C. — On Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that strengthens benefits for children of Vietnam Veterans born with spina bifida. Children of Vietnam vets have an increased risk of spina bifida, which is a neural tube defect caused by their parent’s exposure to Agent Orange and other chemicals during their […]

INDIANAPOLIS — You may remember the story of an IU Health doctor who told a reporter about performing an abortion on a rape victim from Ohio. That story isn’t over just yet. “Today, my office is filing a lawsuit on behalf of the people of Indiana against IU Health,” says Attorney General Todd Rokita Friday, […]

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Updated COVID-19 vaccines could be coming soon. Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax are all waiting for Food and Drug Administration approval on new vaccines tweaked to match the evolving virus. The FDA will soon decide if each company has met safety, effectiveness, and quality standards. Experts say FDA approval is likely to happen within days. Then, […]

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A 2.5 magnitude earthquake registered west of the state border in Lawrencville, Illinois just past midnight Sunday. A 2.5 magnitude earthquake is classified as minor causing little to no damage. What is noteworthy is the frequency that earthquakes have been happening along this section of the Illi-ana boarder. Last night marked the 4th earthquake to […]

STATEWIDE — Several hospitals in Indiana have been doing away with labor and delivery services in the last few months. Perry County Memorial Hospital as well as Parkview Health in DeKalb County and LaGrange County are some of the big-name hospitals that have given the axe to labor and delivery as they try to navigate […]

STATEWIDE — If you or someone you know is a part of the WIC program, you should know about the change to your baby’s formula. The Indiana Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program will cease it’s baby formula contract with Gerber and switch to Enfamil, beginning October 1st. “Our WIC team is prepared to help […]

Suicide Prevention in Indiana; Walk Scheduled for Saturday in Military Park INDIANAPOLIS–September is National Suicide Prevention Month, which means Hoosiers are talking about ways to prevent it in Indiana. “We’re often told, at least I was growing up, that maybe if we talk about suicide or if we ask someone if they’re thinking about suicide […]

WASHINGTON — You have the right to breathe, says your senator. That’s why he wants federal mask mandates to hit the road. The Freedom to Breathe Act is co-sponsored by Indiana’s own, Senator Mike Braun, who’s also running for governor. Braun, along with his GOP co-sponsors, say government overreach was out of control during the […]

Study: Indiana Is One of the Worst States to Have a Baby STATEWIDE--Indiana was recently ranked 40th in a study from Wallethub that reviewed the best and worst states to have a baby. Wallethub’s study included all 50 states and Washington, D.C.. They researchers say they looked at things like cost, health care, baby friendliness, […]

Baby Who Was Born At 1 Pound 4 Ounces Survives and Makes it out of Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital NICU INDIANAPOLIS–A baby who was born in Indianapolis when his mother was five months pregnant weighed just 1 pound 4 ounces and needed a breathing tube. In late August, though, the boy left the Peyton Manning […]