Category: Health

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Disc golf to help pets

By Anna Skinner Anybody interested in disc golf has the opportunity to try out a brand new, prototype disc from Discraft for the Discraft Ace Race. The Hamilton Disc Golf Union is holding an...

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Column: Get fit with your little one

Commentary by Kara Babcock Not only is the warm, sunny weather a great time for cookouts, going to the zoo and baseball games, but it’s also a great time to get outside and exercise...

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Fit Livin’ gets Carmel moving

By Jylian Vigar Are you looking for a free, fun way to stay active and spend time with your family this summer? Fit Livin’ Community Nights offers just that. Halfway through its series of...

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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: How to attack belly fat

Commentary by Corey Black Feel like you have too much fat around the belly? Besides feeling conscientious, it may be negatively affecting your health. Much of belly fat can be visceral fat, or fat...

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OurHealth names new VP of human resources

By Zach Manges Indianapolis-based independent clinic provider OurHealth is welcoming Heather Halliburton into the fold as its new vice president of human resources. Though she’ll have a full plate of responsibilities including talent acquisition,...

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Tasteful Affair to benefit Lupus Foundation

By Renee Larr On June 25 the Lupus Foundation of America-Indiana Chapter will be holding a fundraiser to benefit lupus patients. The 4th annual, A Tasteful Affair, will be held at the Mansion at...

There are several things that can contribute to the development of cataracts. Your lens is made of mostly of protein and water. As we age the proteins begin to clump together and form a cloud in the lens. (Submitted image) 0

Column: Cataracts, not always so obvious

Commentary by Tammy Wittman June is Cataract Awareness month. Many people mistakenly think a cataract is a film on your eye. It is actually a clouding of the lens inside your eye. This is...

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Column: Turn back the clock on your skin

Commentary by Corey Black Seeing the effects of aging in the mirror? We all know it’s something, like it or not, we can’t stop but there are healthy and natural ways we can slow...