Category: Health

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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...

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Community Health named Healthiest 100

Healthiest Employers, the leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data, has announced the induction of Community Health Network into the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. Every one of these employers...

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Don’t hide your legs this summer

Summer clothes are just around the corner but you don’t have to hide your legs this year Commentary by Dr. Jeffery Schoonover Are you unhappy with the appearance of your legs? Do you avoid...