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Ryan White’s school remembers his legacy on 30th anniversary

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com ARCADIA, Ind. — With security and the press surrounding him, Ryan White walked through the halls of Hamilton Heights High School for his first day of school there 30 years ago, feeling loved, welcomed and a sense of normality for the first time in years. “I’m just one of the kids, […]

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Number of HIV cases grows to 184 after testing blitz

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Three more people were diagnosed with HIV after a testing blitz in November – bringing the total in southeastern Indiana to 184. “While we hope to see no additional cases of HIV tied to this outbreak, we understand that we may continue to diagnose individuals with HIV infection who weren’t […]

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Public health emergency extended for Scott County

By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence issued an executive order on Monday that extends the public health emergency in Scott County as the number of HIV cases in the area continues to grow. Pence extended the emergency 30 more days. “We have no higher priority than the health and safety of our […]

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Planned Parenthood offers free STD testing during April

By Greg Margason The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS- During April, Planned Parenthood of Indiana will be offering free sexually-transmitted disease screenings at 19 of its health centers as part of the “Get Yourself Tested” campaign and National STD Awareness Month. These 19 centers will have free screenings available for gonorrhea and chlamydia:  Avon, Bloomington, Columbus, Evansville, Fort Wayne, […]

And the band still plays

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And the band still plays

By John Krull The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS — The man in the hospital bed didn’t move. A machine helped him breathe. Tubes attached to his arms pumped drugs into his veins.  He was in a coma.  He was dying. He had AIDS. That was a dozen years ago.  He was a colleague at a place […]