• 5 Moms Share How They Stay Active Even with Busy Schedules

    08/27/2015 |

    This year, Indiana University Health conducted the 2015 Indy Moms Survey. We asked 280 Indianapolis area moms about their health and the health of their families. Our goal was to learn what’s important to Indy moms in order to provide the best health…  Read More

  • Screen Time: 5 Steps to Set a Good Example for Your Kids

    08/27/2015 |

    Many parents worry that their children spend too much time in front of screens- computer screens, TV screens, smartphone screens, etc. Meanwhile, these same parents reach for their smartphone as soon as they wake up, spend all day in front of a computer…  Read More

  • How to Help a Teen With Juvenile Arthritis

    08/27/2015 |

    Arthritis is not just a disease that affects senior citizens. Thousands of children in the United States are affected by juvenile arthritis that causes pain in their joints. Children with juvenile arthritis may have pain or swelling in their joints. This…  Read More

  • The Physical Effects of Emotion

    08/27/2015 | Wellness

    When you are happy, sad, or angry, it affects you- not just mentally but physically as well. Your mind and body are connected, and your mental state affects your physical well-being. This is why taking care of mental health and emotions is often integral…  Read More

  • Which Outdoor Activities Burn the Most Calories?

    08/26/2015 | WellnessExercise

    If you have been looking to start a fitness regimen that includes working out outside, now is a great time to start. Getting outside is a good way to enjoy nature’s beauty, keeping you motivated to work out. To get the most out of outdoor workouts,…  Read More

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5 Moms Share How They Stay Active Even with Busy Schedules

08/27/2015 | Family Care

This year, Indiana University Health conducted the 2015 Indy Moms Survey. We asked 280 Indianapolis area moms about their health and the health of their families. Our goal was to learn what’s important to Indy moms in order to provide the best health advice to improve your family’s daily lives. Many moms said that time is one of their biggest challenges in living a healthy lifestyle. In fact, 84% of moms surveyed said that time constraints make it harder for their family to be healthier.…

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Screen Time: 5 Steps to Set a Good Example for Your Kids

08/27/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Many parents worry that their children spend too much time in front of screens- computer screens, TV screens, smartphone screens, etc. Meanwhile, these same parents reach for their smartphone as soon as they wake up, spend all day in front of a computer at work, and watch an hour of TV before going to bed. In families, good screen habits begin at the top. If you want your kids to learn to limit screen time, you need to learn to limit your own. Here are 5 steps you can take to limit screen time and…

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How to Help a Teen With Juvenile Arthritis

08/27/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Arthritis is not just a disease that affects senior citizens. Thousands of children in the United States are affected by juvenile arthritis that causes pain in their joints. Children with juvenile arthritis may have pain or swelling in their joints. This can make it harder for kids to run, jump, play, and generally be kids. If you have a teen with juvenile arthritis, here are some things you can do to help. Talk to their doctor. The most important thing you can do to help a child with juvenile arthritis…

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The Physical Effects of Emotion

08/27/2015 | Wellness

When you are happy, sad, or angry, it affects you- not just mentally but physically as well. Your mind and body are connected, and your mental state affects your physical well-being. This is why taking care of mental health and emotions is often integral to taking care of your physical health as well. Here are some ways that emotions affect the body. Emotions like sadness and anger can have a harmful impact on your physical health, especially if they occur regularly over a long period of time. People…

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Which Outdoor Activities Burn the Most Calories?

08/26/2015 | WellnessExercise

If you have been looking to start a fitness regimen that includes working out outside, now is a great time to start. Getting outside is a good way to enjoy nature’s beauty, keeping you motivated to work out. To get the most out of outdoor workouts, you may want to know which activities burn the most calories. Here is a list of exercises you can do outside, and how many calories they burn on average for a person weighing about 155 lbs over the course of 30 minutes. Walking.  149 calories…

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