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...

eye

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...

Youngblood

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...

Gordon

Column: How 2015 changes will affect you

Commentary by Frank Gordon “How might 2015 Medicare changes affect my bottom line?” you may ask. There is a lot of talk these days about the current ins and outs of Medicare. Many more...

Adams

Column: Medicare annual enrollment period tips

Commentary by Bob Adams I was visiting with a wonderful lady in Sheridan to help her understand her Medicare options. The business part of our discussion took about 30 minutes. However, after discussing family,...