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Thursday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Thursday’s business headlines.

IU Medicine

A blood test may help the diagnosis and treatment of depression.

Now, a group of neuroscientists at IUPUI, think they have found a set of markers that can do all of this.

They have been working with data and blood samples collected over the course of 15 years from hundreds of patients at the Indianapolis Veterans Administration Medical Centre.

They hare seeking regulatory approval.

Fraud

In every state, in almost every category, fraud is on the rise and it’s costing people billions of dollars.

QuoteWizard says fraud in Indiana rose 96% to total of $31 million.

Criminals have used identity theft scams to take advantage of unemployment programs, stimulus payments and other newly created government relief efforts.

Walgreens

Walgreens said it now can deliever 24,000 of its products to customers’ homes within two hours.

The pharmacy retailing giant said that no minimum purchase is required and items, delivery hours and fees will vary by location.

Prescriptions aren’t included in this latest delivery announcement but grocery items, household products, medicines and treatments are included.

KFC

KFC is looking to fill 20,000 part-time and full-time positions nationwide.

The restaurant industry is feeling a labor crunch just as consumers are returning to eateries with extra cash in hand.

The nationwide roles include cooks, restaurant management, customer service, shift supervisors and assistant managers.

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