Category: Health

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Column: Should I see a specialist?

Commentary by Christopher DiPiro, MD People often wonder whether they should see a specialist for medical concerns. While some health insurance plans require a referral to see a specialist, regardless of coverage terms, your primary...

PrimeLife drivers display their new shirts. They are, back row from left, Morrie Adams, Tom Darling, Bill Jourdan, Gene Bruns, Steve Boros, Bill Whitehead, Keith Fiedler, Bob Beebe, Bob Morris, front row from left, Frank Diehl, George Billeisen, transportation coordinator Cindy McNeely, John DiCarlo and Phil Hagen. (Submitted photo)

PrimeLife honors drivers

By Renee Larr The clients and employees at PrimeLife Enrichment know that the senior center’s team of drivers is a key to its success, and they invited the community to help them say “thank...

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Column: Treating an itchy encounter with poison ivy

Commentary by Anthony Russo, BS, PharmD, RPh, pharmacy team leader, Carmel Market District and Olivia Walker, Pharmacy Team Intern for Carmel Market District, Purdue PharmD Candidate 2019 Whether a seasoned outdoorsman or homeowner occasionally brought...

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Column: Your guide to allergies

Commentary by Gerald Mick, MD, IU Health Physicians Primary Care – IU Health North Hospital While our immune systems protect us from viruses and bacteria, they also can react — or overreact — to harmless...

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IU Health promotes Fit & Fresh Challenge

By Mark Ambrogi Every three years as a non-profit hospital, IU Health is required to do a community health needs assessment. “We completed one of those in 2015 and that helps us to determine...