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First Responders

Police taking a page from the Military by saving lives with tourniquets - February 24, 2015

Morgan County officers get trauma kits - April 21, 2015

Plan would give police trauma kits - October 28, 2015 

EMS World

National Association of EMS Officials (NASEMSO) Washington Update

Direct Transport Within An Organized State Trauma System Reduces Mortality In Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury


American College of Surgeons Releases Position Statement Stressing Importance of Trauma Center Designation Based Upon Population-Based System Need - February 6, 2015

App helps hospitals prepare by streaming crash scenes - February 16, 2015

Rural hospitals face tough new challenges due to ACA - March 18, 2015

"On the Job" with Gary Methodist's trauma coordinator - May 24, 2015

ED Triage Decision-Making with Mental Health Presentations: A "Think Aloud" Study. (Abstract Only)- May 29, 2015

Porter County EMS responders to benefit if Porter Regional Hospital becomes a trauma center - May 30, 2015

Scoring system can help trauma centers improve care during surges in trauma cases - June 29, 2015

Indiana continues to expand trauma care - July 8, 2015

State health "trauma tour" to highlight injuries, deaths - July 14, 2015

"We're in the very beginning stages of developing our statewide trauma system" - July 14, 2015

Statewide Trauma Tour aims to prevent injury - July 30, 2015

Admission Patterns in Pediatric Trauma Patients with Isolated Injuries (Journal Abstract only)

Team approach may reduce readmissions due to falls in seniors - November 17, 2015

Injury Prevention


Home Fire Risks Increase


MIT Researchers Create X-ray Vision to Help the Elderly

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Safety Sheet

Child Injury

CDC Vital Signs: Child Injury

Youth Violence Prevention Research and Practice: A Public Health Approach


"Concussion at Play: Opportunities to Reshape the Culture Around Concussion"


A Strategic Planning Approach to Suicide Prevention

Prescription Drugs

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

Reducing Drug Overdose Death in New Mexico

Motor Vehicle Collisions

CDC Vital Signs: Teen Drinking and Driving


Plyometrics Leaps Into Mainstream-- But Experts Urge Caution

Acute Care Facilities

The year in health: New facilities and certifications provide better care for patients - December 1, 2014

Violent Death Reporting System

Indiana Receives $1.4 Million to Combat Violent Death Rate - December 24, 2014

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