Category: Health

Dr. John Paris is chief medical officer of Riverview Health. For more information on Riverview Health, visit https://riverview.org or call 773-0760. 0

Column: Joining ACO for our patients

Commentary by John Paris, MD I’m sure most of you are pretty tired of the “alphabet soup” coming from the government about healthcare: PPACA, ACA, HIP 2.0 and the like. I have one more...

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Column: Lifestyle choices affect vision

Commentary by Tammy Wittmann Most people know diabetes can cause blindness, but did you know that smoking can?  Did you know that sun exposure in the off-peak hours can be more harmful to vision...

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St. Vincent Carmel Women’s Center opens March 14

The St.Vincent Carmel Women’s Center will officially open to the public on Saturday, March 14, with a Grand Opening Celebration from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The St.Vincent Carmel Women’s Center, a member of Ascension, the nation’s...

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Local blood drives in March

Indiana Blood Center is the state’s largest non-profit blood provider, supplying blood components to more than 60 hospitals statewide. In the past month, Indiana Blood Center saw 13,531 volunteer blood donors at its eight...

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Column: Effective ways to manage weight

Commentary by David Pletzer, MD Weight management is a health concern for many adults. Since being overweight and obesity are linked to a number of chronic diseases, including heart disease and diabetes, controlling weight...