Category: Health

AA-Wood Column

Column: Motorcyclists, hear this warning

Commentary by Marty Wood I have been enjoying motorcycling for more years than I care to admit. In addition to the wind in our faces, unobstructed panoramic views and the experience of the road...

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Column: Six ways to stay healthy at the gym

From the IU Strength blog In 2006, defensive lineman Brandon Noble almost lost a leg because of an infection from methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), which can spread through locker room contact. Locker rooms are...

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Column: Reduce screen time today

By Kathleen Connelly Last week I was grocery shopping with my 3-year-old and out of the blue she asks, “Can you buy me an iPad?” What? I laughed a little but she was serious...

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Column: ERs handle summer emergencies 

Commentary by Steve Baunach  Health emergencies can happen at any time of the year, but summertime creates some unique circumstances that, unfortunately, can result in visits to the emergency room. In the event that...

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Column: Simple facts about dehydration

Commentary by Lisa Youngblood, MD, IU Health Physicians Northside Adult & Pediatric Care With more opportunities to be outside during the summer, dehydration is a concern for some people – especially older adults, young children and...

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Column: Rehab services run the gamut

Commentary by Andrea McMath Many people have heard of rehabilitation or physical therapy, and many may know that some hospitals offer a wide array of rehabilitation services for men, women and children. Still, few...

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Riley earns national ranking

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health has been distinguished as the only nationally-ranked children’s hospital in Indiana by U.S. News & World Report, which released its 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings on...

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Column: Healthy bingo fun

By Kathleen Connelly The kids have been waiting for this all year … summer is here! Honestly, I have been waiting too! I love summer and love planning what activities we can do. However...

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Column: Understanding depression in men

Commentary By Chintan Amin, MD, IU Health Physicians Internal Medicine – North  Clinical depression is a disease that affects both women and men. In fact, it’s estimated that more than six million men in the United...

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Column: Are you ready to address your hearing loss?

Commentary by Marty Wood The hearing aid industry has historically focused on low price offers to attract patients. Advertising attempts to generate interest with small, low cost products that sometimes leaves the impression that their...