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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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Column: Get fit with your little one

Commentary by Kara Babcock We’ve been waiting for months and summer has finally here! Not only is the warm, sunny weather a great time for cookouts, going to the zoo and baseball games, but...

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Column: Learn your Medicare rights

Commentary by Bob Adams With the Annual Enrollment from this fall well behind us, the Medicare world is less hectic. Therefore, the folks I tend to focus on most are those turning 65 or...

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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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Riverview welcomes two physicians

Riverview Health announced May 5 that they would be welcoming two new physicians, Dr. Christy Kellams and Dr. Odell Smith to the Riverview Medical Group. Dr. Christy Kellams specializes in orthopedic hand and upper-extremity...

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Column: Health tips for summer air travel

Commentary by David Pletzer, MD 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 to keep in mind for...

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Column: Turn more fat into energy

Commentary by Cory Black Looking to burn more fat and have more energy? L-carnitine is the key amino acid that helps your body convert stored fat to energy and has many benefits to support...