Category: Health

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Eye exams free for 6- to 12-month-olds

Q:  When should my child have her first eye exam?    Terri S., Carmel A:  A child’s first eye exam should be between the ages of 6 and 12 months. Most parents are very...

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Column: Why have a primary care doctor?

Commentary by Lisa Youngblood, MD, IU Health Physicians Northside Adult & Pediatrics You may need to see a doctor if you’re ill or injured, but what if you’re not? Some people who are in apparent good...

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Column: Get cancer risks off your chest

Commentary by Erica Giblin, M.D. Ladies, have you ever felt your breasts for a lump, then prayed what you felt was normal? Welcome to the club. When women detect a lump at home, they’re...

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Column: How 2015 changes will affect you

Commentary by Frank Gordon “How might 2015 Medicare changes affect my bottom line?” you may ask. There is a lot of talk these days about the current ins and outs of Medicare. Many more...

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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...