Category: Health

Robert Blankenship, M.D.

Column: Knowing first aid a huge assist

Commentary by Robert Blankenship, M.D. When you consider that almost one out of every three patients that enters an emergency room is there as a result of an accident, it’s clear that first aid...

Hartman

Column: Youth sports conditioning…the right way

By Bill Hartman, PT We all want our kids to be happy, fit and compete successfully in sports. Unfortunately, youth athletics is trending toward two dangerous outcomes – early specialization and professionalism. Early sports...

connelly

Parents need activities, too

Commentary by Kathleen Connelly  As the summer is winding down my family is getting organized for the fall and for us that means signing the kids up for fall activities. Our rule of thumb...

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Know contact lens limits

Q: Why do I need to throw away my contact lenses when they feel fine and I clean them every night? – Wayne J., Noblesville. A: I get this question all the time. There truly...

Parents of elementary-age students who enjoy back-to-school shopping will have less of an incentive this coming school year. (Submitted photo)

Helping your child start a new school

From the IU Strength Blog at http://iuhealth.org/blog/ The start of a new school year can be an exciting time, but for kids starting a new school, it can also be a time of anxiety....

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Column: A pose from Yoga Sal 

Commentary by Sally Brown Bassett  Stand tall like a mountain Seems simple, doesn’t it? To stand tall and have good posture is not a given in our society. Most people do not balance perfectly...

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Understanding heartburn, acid reflux and GERD

Commentary by Robert Siwiec, MD, IU Health Physicians Digestive & Liver Disorders – Carmel Heartburn, a burning sensation behind the breastbone, is often considered merely an uncomfortable nuisance. People are sometimes surprised to learn that...

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A ‘heartfelt thanks’ to golfers

On June 25, Riverview Health Foundation recently hosted more than 200 golfers and 40 volunteers during its 22nd Annual Heartfelt Thanks Golf Tournament at Pebble Brook Golf Club in Noblesville. The event, sponsored by...

Young

How to pay for your care

Commentary by Wesley A. Young Benefit programs are not just for the poor any more. All taxpaying citizens who meet the eligibility requirements are entitled to receive benefits. With the cost of a nursing...

Graham

Amenities key for assisted living

Commentary by Ruthann Graham The most recognized trend in assisted living today is “85 is the new 70.” People are waiting longer to move into assisted living. When they decide to make the move,...