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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Overconsumption of added sugars continues to be a major concern in the health and chronic disease prevention of Americans. To address this issue, two new publications(1)(,2) aim to support healthcare providers (HCPs) with tools to enable practical, actionable conversations to help their patients reduce added sugars consumption in the New Year.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) significantly reduced the risk of contracting symptomatic COVID-19 among residents and staff of long-term care facilities, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. The Phase 3 BLAZE-2 COVID-19 prevention trial - conducted in partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) - enrolled residents and staff at skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, commonly referred to as nursing homes, across the U.S.

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No Trump supporters, opponents, or anyone else determined to make mischief showed up at the Indiana Statehouse before or after Biden's swearing-in Wednesday to protest the new federal administration.

(The Center Square) - In his State of the State address Tuesday, Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb boasted of Indiana’s strong financial position – which is stronger than might have been expected after 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic and massive disruptions to the way people in the state work and live.

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CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage banking company Merchants Capital has established a tax credit syndication platform, a new business unit that infuses private equity from institutional investors into Low Income Housing Tax Credit multifamily housing projects. This launch reflects Merchants Capital's transformation into a full-service financing provider for affordable housing.

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On Jan. 11, Katie Jenner took office as Indiana’s first Secretary of Education. Jenner, a former senior education advisor to Gov. Eric Holcomb (R), assumed the role after the former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jennifer McCormick (R), left office the previous week.

The Town Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution endorsing the tax. The panel’s decision came after the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted in support of the proposal, Councilman Shawn Pettit said.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Monument Circle Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 250,000,000 units, which includes 3,200,000 units issued pursuant to the exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option. The offering was priced at $10.00 per unit, resulting in gross proceeds of $250,000,000, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by the Company.

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BATESVILLE, Ind., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) will hold a conference call and simultaneous webcast Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. ET. They will discuss the results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, which ended December 31, 2020. The live webcast, including a slide presentation, will be available at http://ir.hillenbrand.com under the "News & Events" tab and will be archived on the company's investor relations website through Friday, March 5, 2021.

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(The Center Square) - Two Indiana legislators have introduced a bill calling for the formation of a Commission on Election Integrity that would review the security of all voting machines used in the state and consider whether election laws should be changed to increase confidence in the vote.

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OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois and Indiana (NANI), the largest Nephrology group in the United States, is the first practice in Illinois to adopt the Ellipsys(®) Vascular Access System, a revolutionary technology that provides easier access to the bloodstream for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who require life-saving hemodialysis treatments.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Techlogix, an Indianapolis-based IT managed services and solutions company, announces Hollie Doyle as Vice President of Service Operations. Doyle will manage service quality, analytics, client satisfaction, and training. She will also oversee the development of best practices, operational efficiencies, and reporting - both directly for clients and for internal operations.

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WARSAW, Ind., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced that Ellison (Ellie) M. Humphrey has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Transformation Officer and will report directly to Bryan C. Hanson, President and Chief Executive Officer.

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INDIANAPOLIS and UTRECHT, The Netherlands, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Loxo Oncology at Lilly, a research and development group of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), and Merus N.V. (NASDAQ: MRUS), a clinical-stage oncology company developing multi-specific antibodies, today announced a research collaboration and exclusive license agreement that will leverage Merus' proprietary Biclonics(®) platform along with the scientific and rational drug design expertise of Loxo Oncology at Lilly to research and develop up to three CD3-engaging T-cell re-directing bispecific antibody therapies.

WASHINGTON — Big-name health care corporations and lobbying groups made a show of cutting off lawmakers from political donations following the attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob. But it’s unclear how long this penalty will last — or if the lawmakers who voted against certifying the election results will even really feel the blow. Health care industry groups were among numerous ...

“The Good Fight” was the only TV show that truly understood President Trump. A few did OK. “Jane the Virgin,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Madam Secretary,” “One Day at a Time” and “Superstore” all tackled ICE and anti-immigration policies. “American Horror Story,” for all the faults of its “Cult” season, properly pegged the fanatical behavior of his supporters. “Succession” comprehended family ...

Samsung Electronics Co. is considering spending more than $10 billion building its most advanced logic chipmaking plant in the U.S., a major investment it hopes will win more American clients and help it catch up with industry leader Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. The world’s largest memory chip and smartphone maker is in discussions to locate a facility in Austin, Texas, capable of ...

If you spent any kind of time in front of the television during your childhood and you’re over the age of 40, you’ll recognize the TV tropes — and in some instances, the specific shows — referenced in the new Marvel series “WandaVision” on Disney+. In the early going, the show eschews your typical superhero storyline in favor of something cheeky and bizarre, plunking down two MCU characters — ...