Update on Severe Respiratory Illness among Persons Who Reported Vaping.
IAFP member William Cooke, MD, FAAFP, AAHIVS, will present the Ryan White & William L. Yarber Lecture and receive the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award.
The ISDH has confirmed the first death of an adult Indiana resident due to severe lung injury who reported vaping. Nationally, this is the third reported death.
Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a reportable mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted in Indiana by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes, Coquillettidia, and Culex.
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has been responding to reports of individuals with severe acute respiratory illness who reported recent vaping or dabbing (vaping marijuana oils, extracts, or concentrates).
Senator Todd Young will head to South Bend on 5/29 and Terre Haute on 5/31 to share legislation he recently introduced in Congress that would prohibit the purchase of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to anyone under the age of 21.
Indiana has been experiencing an outbreak of hepatitis A for more than 18 months, and new cases continue to be identified.
Congratulations to this year's IAFP Research Day prize winners!
ISDH has shared additional measles information in their latest Health Alert, clarifying vaccination recommendations.
The Indiana State Department of Health is distributing an updated Measles Guide for Healthcare Providers.
Several state health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating 16 infections of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-ß-lactamase (VIM)-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) among adult patients who underwent bariatric surgery in Mexico.
The Monroe County Health Department, Indiana University (IU) – Bloomington, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) are investigating an outbreak of mumps among university students.
The Monroe County Health Department, IU – Bloomington, and the ISDH are investigating two confirmed cases of mumps in university students.
New HIV ECHO Tele-mentoring Program Launches February 14.
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging providers across the state to be aware of recent increased measles activity across the United States.
Have you had a patient who profoundly influenced you, who you learned from, or who touched your life?
Congratulations to Teresa Lovins, MD, of Columbus, who has been appointed to the AAFP's Commission on Governmental Advocacy.
The application process for the ABFM April 2019 Certification Exam and the Longitudinal Assessment Pilot (FMCLA) began on December 7.
It has been more than a year since Indiana began responding to the hepatitis A outbreak among several at-risk populations.
Lisa A. Hatcher, MD, MBA (Columbia City), a family medicine physician and IAFP member, has been elected president-elect of the ISMA by her colleagues.