National pharmacy chain CVS announced Thursday it will install drug disposal boxes at 49 of its stores around Indiana. The units will allow Hoosiers to get rid of unneeded and unused prescription drugs. CVS Health chief policy and external affairs officer Thomas Moriarty says the pharmacy chain is doing everything it can to ensure the boxes installed in its 24-hour locations can’t be tampered with or stolen. “It is bolted to the floors; it is bolted to the walls," Moriarty says. "It’s high...
Arts and Culture
South Carolina's Marcus King is a young and dedicated, third generation musician with a fiery brand of American roots music he calls "soul-influenced, psychedelic southern rock."
Hepatitis C cases in Marion County are up so much, the public health department in Indianapolis declared an epidemic. A syringe exchange program is part of the county’s answer. Marion County Public Health Director Virginia Caine spelled out a proposal for a syringe exchange program Thursday. "Syringe exchange programs have been proven, evidence based to be the most effective method to reduce the spread of hep c and HIV infection," says Caine. There were about 1,000 new cases of hepatitis C...
Behind The Mic
To volunteer show host, Bill Forsythe , unwinding for the weekend means serving up a freeform mix of jazz-driven music, which he does, every other Friday night, on WBOI's "Friday Vibe."