@kwellscomm @1067WTLC State & Local #NaptownNewsie News—  The state has extended the emergency status for a Northwest Indiana public housing project where many of its residents have been lead poisoned through the soil upon which they lived. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed an executive order on Friday afternoon to extend that disaster status for the East Chicago Superfund […]

@kwellscomm @1067WTLC TLCNaptown.com News —  Good day to you. Hoosiers want to know what will happen to the Affordable Care Act and how repealing the law that governs their health insurance will impact them. Click the media player below to listen to my story about a new study showing the effect that repealing Obamacare could have […]

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com Health News  — The enrollment deadline for the Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’, is being extended to Monday. Officials with the federal healthcare exchange sent messages to members on Friday morning saying due to high demand on the previous day’s deadline, Thursday, December 15, they were giving people more time to […]

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com Local News — Strawberries are in today’s Central Indiana Health Alert. Anyone who’s consumed strawberries at any restaurant in Marion, Hamilton or Hendricks County over the past two weeks should be on the lookout for signs of Hepatitis A. The Indiana State Department of Health says frozen strawberries linked to an outbreak of […]

@kwellscomm WTLC News The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that flour from the General Mills plant in Kansas City is the likely source of a current E. coli outbreak. According to a report in The Kansas City Star, the CDC’s announcement came one day after General Mills announced a voluntary recall of ten-million pounds of flour over […]

@kwellscomm To Your Health! The month of May is High Blood Pressure Awareness Month and two doctors, one representing the American Heart Association (AHA) and the other, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) joined me on “Access Indy with Kim Wells” to discuss the domino effect that high blood pressure (HBP) plays in your overall health picture. It is […]

@kwellscomm TLCnaptown.com Wednesday Health News Kroger is adding another product to its list of listeria-related recalls. The supermarket chain, based in nearby-Cincinnati, is asking customers to return or throw out ten-ounce bags of Simple Truth Organic Mixed Vegetables. Ingredients in the frozen vegetables are linked to a supplier that has indicated possible listeria contamination with several […]

Women are railing back –online and off– against a controversial new Indiana anti-abortion bill that’s set to become law in a couple of months. Click the media player below to hear the latest on ‘Periods for Pence’: Also, on Thursday, the ACLU filed a lawsuit on behalf of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. In […]

The Meadows area ends its struggle today of being a neighborhood in Indy that’s an active food desert. That’s an urban area known for being one in which it is difficult to buy affordable or good-quality fresh food, meaning it lacks sufficient grocery stores. Several members of the community including Congressman Andre’ Carson and Mayor Joe Hogsett […]

Leap Day has come and is now gone for another four years. With it Indy’s Mayor Joe Hogsett partnered with local organization Jump IN for Healthy Kids to address a new initiative to improve the health of Indy’s kids and their families that will last beyond Leap Day. Click the media player below to hear my […]

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, doctors confirm a broken heart is real.  Some people do suffer from what the professionals call Broken Heart Syndrome. Learn about it in today’s edition of “To Your Health.” Click the media player below to hear an expert break down what happens: (@1067WTLC) Send your press releases, news tips and show requests […]

Today is National Hug Day. Researchers say there are many benefits to giving and getting hugs. The experts say while you’re ‘bringing it in,’ don’t be in a hurry. Research indicates the average hug lasts only three seconds. But the benefits of hugging come on at the 20-second mark. (Mmmm mmm.) Those benefits include improved relationships, […]