Category: Health

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Column: Take your health on vacation

Commentary by  Kathleen M. Connelly  Spring break in Fishers was awesome! I know we were all ready for it, right? My family traveled down to Fort Myers Florida to visit Nana and Pop. It...

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Be safe, get tested

Commentary by Kirk Forbes You may not know it, but April is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month. The other thing you may not know is if you have an STD. According to the CDC,...

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Jump Rope for fun and fitness

By Kathleen Connelly As a parent and a health professional, I love to see the schools in Fishers promote activity. My two oldest children attend Hoosier Road Elementary and the past couple of years...

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Column: The facts about antibiotic use

Commentary by Andrew McLaren, MD We’ve read and heard about the serious healthcare issue of “antibiotic resistance” for years. What does it really mean, and what do we need to remember about antibiotics the...

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Hospital changes name to Riverview Health

Noblesville-based Riverview Hospital is changing its name to Riverview Health to more accurately represent its comprehensive network of healthcare facilities in Hamilton and Tipton counties, it was announced today. “Riverview Hospital has served the local community...

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Column: Be active together!

By Kathleen Connelly I am probably just like you, busy with work, busy with house chores, busy with social events and really busy with kid activities.  The question I hear a lot, “with all...

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IU Health and Luck team up

Six Hamilton Southeastern schools are part of a statewide health, fitness and nutrition program called “Change the Play”. The effort teams Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University...

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Compression socks a tool for athletes

Commentary by Dr. Jeffery Schoonover  If you watched races or triathlons recently, you may have noticed many athletes wearing knee high compression socks or calf sleeves. To understand why even amateur athletes are wearing...

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Column: Travel tips for a healthy spring break

Commentary by William Heisel, MD This month families begin heading to warmer climates for spring break. Whether you’re traveling by plane or car, here are some important things to remember to keep your family...

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IU Health physician recognized

An Indiana University Health physician was recently named among the most impressive knee surgeons in the country by a prominent orthopedics publication. IU Health orthopedic surgeon Dr. R. Michael Meneghini was recently recognized in Orthopedics...