Regenstrief Institute

An Indiana group that trains people who work with seniors received almost $4 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The goal is to develop a health care workforce better suited for older adults. 

An Indiana scientist has been awarded $21 million from the U.S Department of Veteran Affairs to study chronic low back pain in veterans. Researchers say they hope to find innovative solutions to a widespread issue. 

A team of Indiana researchers received a national grant to study the use of an app aimed at older patients.  The tool is designed to help patients avoid drugs linked to dementia.

(WFIU/WTIU)
Lauren Chapman

The opioid crisis has spurred some health providers to crack down on prescribing opioids. After a recent review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has clarified guidelines that address this.