Category: Health

Fitness instructor Kara Babcock shows how to do exercises with pumpkins. (Submitted photos)

Work off the candy with pumpkins

Commentary by Kara Babcock Ghosts, Goblins, Ghouls and of course…candy. It’s Halloween! During this spooky season where are our little ones are dressing up as their favorite princesses or superheroes, it’s hard to resist...

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Eye exams free for 6- to 12-month-olds

Q:  When should my child have her first eye exam?    Terri S., Carmel A:  A child’s first eye exam should be between the ages of 6 and 12 months. Most parents are very...

St.Vincent Health

Column: Get cancer risks off your chest

Commentary by Erica Giblin, M.D. Ladies, have you ever felt your breasts for a lump, then prayed what you felt was normal? Welcome to the club. When women detect a lump at home, they’re...

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Column: Why have a primary care doctor?

Commentary by Lisa Youngblood, MD, IU Health Physicians Northside Adult & Pediatrics You may need to see a doctor if you’re ill or injured, but what if you’re not? Some people who are in apparent good...