Category: Health

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Column: Vision problem has wide impact

Commentary by Tammy Wittmann, O.D. Is your child achieving in everything except school? If this sounds like your child, he or she may be struggling with a vision problem that is not detected by...

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Column: Focus on safety means happy patients

Commentaryby Mary Webber Hospital safety has been a heated topic during the past several months, with politicians and pundits weighing in on the effectiveness of various health systems in keeping patients out of harm’s...

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Gut check: Is it celiac disease?

For years, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, the television host and former “Survivor” contestant, couldn’t figure out what made her sick with unrelenting bloating, cramps and diarrhea. Then while starving as a contestant on “Survivor,” her symptoms...

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Is the flu vaccine safe?

According to an October report from health care watchdog Farmacy, Inc., a Johns Hopkins study released in the British Medical Journal last month is proof enough that everyone should be careful when it comes...

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Column: Enjoy holiday foods with no regrets

Commentary by LeeAnne Nazer, MD, IU Health Physicians Family Medicine – Fishers  Thanksgiving is synonymous with family, football and home-cooked meals. It also signals the beginning of the holiday season – a time when people...