IU Student Association encourages students to educate themselves about the Lifeline Law

As chief of staff for the Indiana University Student Association, Sara Zaheer has heard about the fear some fellow students have when it comes to contacting law enforcement under circumstances that involve drinking or similar activities. That is why the Indiana Lifeline Law — which provides legal immunity for underage students who call for emergency […]

IU health policy expert Beth Meyerson among panelists at upcoming legislative conference

Throughout the past year, addiction and its related pitfalls have been on the minds of health care professionals, experts, educators and the public. Scott County faced a major crisis when HIV cases skyrocketed because of intravenous drug use. Needle exchange programs have popped up in three counties since, and the state continues to find ways […]

Health experts mark World AIDS Day with discussion on Scott County HIV outbreak

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre World AIDS Day both celebrates the scientific and medical advances in treating HIV/AIDS and commemorates those lost to the decades-long epidemic. Globally there are an estimated 35 million people living with HIV, and 39 million have died of HIV/AIDS since discovery of the virus in 1984. Although it […]