Category: Health

Before (left) and after photos of Rosalyn Harris.
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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...

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Column: Tune up to avoid health crashes

Commentary by Stephanie Cohen Men, do you ever check under the hood of your car? It’s how you protect your investment, extend your vehicle’s life and performance and avoid crashes. But when it comes...

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Lugwig named medical director

The leadership of Indiana University Health’s North Central Region (including IU Health North, Saxony and Tipton hospitals) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kandice Ludwig, MD, as the Medical Director of the region’s Breast Care Program. Dr. Ludwig...

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Column: Health tips for summer air travel

Commentary by David Pletzer, MD, IU Health Physicians Primary Care  With summer travel season approaching, many families are planning air travel to favorite destinations. While traveling by plane is convenient, there are some health concerns...

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Column: Why I do yoga

Commentary by Jenny Swisher I think most people have a major misconception about yoga, so let’s take a minute to clear things up. When I was first introduced to yoga over 5 years ago,...