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January recognized as Cervical Cancer Screening and Awareness Month

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS–When Erica Frazier discovered her cervical cancer was incurable in 2015, the things that typically seemed important to a normal 32-year-old were put in the background. Frazier was first diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2012, and through her battle she became an advocate for cervical cancer awareness and prevention. “Having cervical […]

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Health Department leads push for diabetes awareness

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Every 21 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes, which is why the Indiana State Department of Health is encouraging Hoosiers to take precautions against the deadly disease during November, National Diabetes Month. “Diabetes is a serious and potentially life-threatening illness, but there are ways you can prevent or delay […]

Gov. Holcomb names new State Health commissioner

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Gov. Holcomb names new State Health commissioner

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb on Monday named Dr. Kristina Box to lead Indiana’s Department of Health as its health commissioner, replacing Dr. Jerome Adams who recently became the U.S. surgeon general. “I can think of no one better suited than Dr. Box to lead our state’s health department at this critical […]