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Type 2 diabetes on the rise, solutions are elusive

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS – Nearly a decade ago, Indiana State Rep. Vanessa Summers walked into her doctor’s office for a regular check up. She left as a newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetic.     “I didn’t get scared until I was there for three hours,” said the Indianapolis Democrat. “He was trying to […]

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Telemedicine law adjusted

By Lucas Lloyd TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana General Assembly is working on a bill that cleans-up governing language regarding telemedicine, a way for medical professionals to collect medical diagnosis and treatment through technological resources such as Skype. Previous Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, signed a bill into law involving telemedicine practice standards last year. House […]

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Bill to allow domestic violence victims to carry without a license passes House

By Darrell Crenshaw TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – A bill that would allow victims of domestic violence to carry a gun temporarily without a license passed the Indiana House Tuesday. “This bill allows he or she to use a court order, protection order to use as their license to carry a hand gun for up to 60 […]

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Vaping retailers would be regulated under bill passed by House committee

By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana is one step closer to placing regulations on e-liquids used in electronic cigarettes and vapor pens after a House committee passed a bill on Wednesday, sending it to the full chamber for debate. The vote came one day after the committee heard testimony from retailers who said the […]