Category: Health

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Column: Balance your omegas for a healthier you

Commentary by Cory Black Omega fatty acids are essential for our health and support everything from healthy joints to brain function and a happy mood. Both Omega 3’s and Omega 6’s are considered essential...

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Column: The lack of ‘diet’ in diet soda

Commentary by Cory Black Could a diet soda actually be hurting your diet? All things being equal, substituting diet soda for regular soda when it comes to your waistline might not be any better...

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Riverview Health lifts flu-related visitation restrictions

With flu cases declining in the area, Riverview Health has lifted flu-related visitation restrictions. Normal visitation at the hospital has resumed. These temporary restrictions placed in December were intended to protect patients, families, staff...

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Column: Beware of glaucoma dangers

Commentary by Dr. Tammy Wittmann Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that randomly steal your sight without warning and often without symptoms. In a healthy eye, there is a balance that is achieved...

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Column: The power of protein

Commentary by Cory Black Want a healthy metabolism? Desire healthier hair and smooth skin? Need stronger bones? Essential from everything from skin, bones, muscle and the hormones and enzymes, protein really is the foundation...

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Column: When and how to fight germs

Commentary by Lisa Youngblood, MD, IU Health Physicians Northside Adult & Pediatrics Can there be too much of a good thing when it comes to fighting germs? Antibacterial products like soaps, hand gels, wipes and...

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Kettler joins Riverview Health board

Bruce Kettler is the newest member to Riverview Health’s Board of Trustees. “We’re very excited to have Bruce join our Board of Trustees as he brings tremendous leadership experience that is specific to our...

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Chipotle holds the pork

By Adam Aasen Earlier in January, it was announced that Chipotle, a popular Mexican restaurant chain, would stop selling pork products at about one-third of its locations nationwide because it was discovered a supplier...

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Column: January is glaucoma awareness month

Commentary by Wittmann Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that randomly steal your sight without warning and often without symptoms. In a healthy eye, there is a balance that is achieved between fluid...