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Be safe, get tested

Commentary by Kirk Forbes You may not know it, but April is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month. The other thing you may not know is if you have an STD. According to the CDC,...

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Column: The facts about antibiotic use

Commentary by Andrew McLaren, MD We’ve read and heard about the serious healthcare issue of “antibiotic resistance” for years. What does it really mean, and what do we need to remember about antibiotics the...

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Hospital changes name to Riverview Health

Noblesville-based Riverview Hospital is changing its name to Riverview Health to more accurately represent its comprehensive network of healthcare facilities in Hamilton and Tipton counties, it was announced today. “Riverview Hospital has served the local community...

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Compression socks a tool for athletes

Commentary by Dr. Jeffery Schoonover  If you watched races or triathlons recently, you may have noticed many athletes wearing knee high compression socks or calf sleeves. To understand why even amateur athletes are wearing...

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Column: Travel tips for a healthy spring break

Commentary by William Heisel, MD This month families begin heading to warmer climates for spring break. Whether you’re traveling by plane or car, here are some important things to remember to keep your family...

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IU Health physician recognized

An Indiana University Health physician was recently named among the most impressive knee surgeons in the country by a prominent orthopedics publication. IU Health orthopedic surgeon Dr. R. Michael Meneghini was recently recognized in Orthopedics...

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Community Health named Healthiest 100

Healthiest Employers, the leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data, has announced the induction of Community Health Network into the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. Every one of these employers...

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Don’t hide your legs this summer

Summer clothes are just around the corner but you don’t have to hide your legs this year Commentary by Dr. Jeffery Schoonover Are you unhappy with the appearance of your legs? Do you avoid...

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Simple tips for increasing your metabolism

Commentary by Karen Adkins, MD, IU Health Physicians Primary Care North Whether people are trying to lose weight or want to prevent weight gain, metabolism is usually part of the discussion. The speed at...