Category: Health

connelly

Column: Kids need healthy snacks

By Kathleen Connelly If you are like me, you have started spending the weekends at your kid’s sporting events.  Our 9-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter are both playing soccer through S.P.O.R.T.S here in Fishers...

Eye Anatomy

Column: Getting ahead of macular degeneration

Commentary by Tammy Wittmann, OD Q: My mother and aunt both have macular degeneration. Am I likely to get it also? Jan S., Noblesville A: Age-related macular degeneration is one of the leading causes...

Mary Ian McAteer, MD

Column: Helping your child manage stress

Commentary by Mary Ian McAteer, MD  As adults, we know stress is part of life. And while childhood is often thought of as a carefree time, children of all ages – even toddlers and...

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...