Category: Health

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Column: 10 tips for weight loss

Commentary by Kirsten Shaw 1. Plan meals around protein to stay full longer. 2. Sleep. Not only does skimping on sleep affect the part of the brain in charge of decision-making and impulse-control, but...

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Column: How to control your cravings

Commentary by Cory Black Experiencing strong food cravings that seem near impossible to control? Cravings that are out of control are typically the result of spiking and subsequently crashing blood sugar levels and will...

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Column: A link: Vision and learning

Commentary by Tammy Wittmann It’s August and every parent in Indiana is scrambling to make sure their child is ready to head back to school. Book bags. Shoes. Notebooks. Band practice. Football practice. The...

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Vein treatment specialists to open in Fishers

By Michelle Williams “The environment for taking care of veins in Indianapolis and many parts of the country is not limited to vascular surgeons,” Dr. Richard W. Chitwood said. Chitwood is a vascular surgeon...

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Column: Screen time and your health

Commentary by David Pletzer, MD Mobile technology puts the world at our fingertips – literally. While there are many benefits to having news, information, entertainment and social media on demand, studies now show that increasing amounts...

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Fishers resident opens Fit Chicks

By Renee Larr Rosalyn Harris, Fishers, opened a new health and fitness studio for women in Fishers called Fit Chicks on July 1. Coach Roz, as she is called by her clients, formerly owned...

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OrthoIndy offers walk-ins at Fishers location

By James Feichtner While immediate care centers are seemingly abundant, the average minute-clinic is open to a broad case of ailments and not usually specialized into one field of medicine. But recently, an orthopedic...

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Column: 3-D exams find cancer early

Commentary by Kandice Ludwig, MD Mammograms are even more valuable in detecting early breast cancer thanks to the latest advancement in digital mammography – 3-D breast tomosynthesis. Unlike traditional two-dimensional mammograms, 3-D tomosynthesis acquires multiple, low-dose...

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New walk-in pediatric clinic available

By Anna Skinner St.Vincent Fishers just added a new amenity that will attract parents from across the city. A new Saturday pediatric walk-in clinic opened at the hospital in early June. It treats newborns...