Category: Health

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Column: Kids need healthy snacks

By Kathleen Connelly If you are like me, you have started spending the weekends at your kid’s sporting events.  Our 9-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter are both playing soccer through S.P.O.R.T.S here in Fishers...

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Column: Getting ahead of macular degeneration

Commentary by Tammy Wittmann, OD Q: My mother and aunt both have macular degeneration. Am I likely to get it also? Jan S., Noblesville A: Age-related macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision...

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Column: Helping your child manage stress

Commentary by Mary Ian McAteer, MD  As adults, we know stress is part of life. And while childhood is often thought of as a carefree time, children of all ages – even toddlers and...

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Column: Knowing first aid a huge assist

Commentary by Robert Blankenship, M.D. When you consider that almost one out of every three patients that enters an emergency room is there as a result of an accident, it’s clear that first aid...

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IU Health Saxony increases cancer detection

IU Health Saxony, 13000 E. 136th St., Fishers, is now providing the latest in imaging technology for breast cancer screening – Hologic 3D Mammography. 3D mammography produces a three-dimensional view of the breast tissue...

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Parents need activities, too

Commentary by Kathleen Connelly  As the summer is winding down my family is getting organized for the fall and for us that means signing the kids up for fall activities. Our rule of thumb...

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Helping your child start a new school

From the IU Strength Blog at http://iuhealth.org/blog/ The start of a new school year can be an exciting time, but for kids starting a new school, it can also be a time of anxiety. Whether...

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Know contact lens limits

Q: Why do I need to throw away my contact lenses when they feel fine and I clean them every night? – Wayne J., Noblesville. A: I get this question all the time. There truly is a...