Category: Health

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Column: Helping your child cope with death

Commentary by Sean Keller, MD Coping with the loss of a family member or friend is difficult for anyone – especially children and adolescents. For parents trying to help their children deal with death, the...

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New procedure improves life for Zionsville woman

By Mark Ambrogi Rhonda Walls’ tremors had gotten so bad she thought she might have to leave her job as Carmel’s University High School assistant athletic director. The right-handed Walls has had essential tremor...

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Column: How to control your cravings

Commentary by Cory Black   Experiencing strong food cravings that seem near impossible to control? Cravings that are out of control are typically the result of spiking and subsequently crashing blood sugar levels and...

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Column: A link: Vision and learning

Commentary by Tammy Wittmann   It’s August and every parent in Indiana is scrambling to make sure their child is ready to head back to school. Book bags. Shoes. Notebooks. Band practice. Football practice....

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Column: Screen time and your health

Commentary by David Pletzer, MD Mobile technology puts the world at our fingertips – literally. While there are many benefits to having news, information, entertainment and social media on demand, studies now show that increasing amounts...

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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...