• 5 Common Myths About Knee Replacement

    09/02/2015 | Treatments & ServicesPhysical Therapy & Rehabilitation

    If you suffer years of knee pain before considering joint replacement, you are bound to have some expectations for life after surgery. From getting out of pain to recovering lost abilities, achieving a better lifestyle is the main reason for having surgery…  Read More

  • What to Know About Childhood Obesity

    09/02/2015 |

    In the last 30 years, childhood obesity has doubled in the United States according to the CDC. In Indiana, 14.3% of 10 to 17 year olds are obese. The increase in childhood obesity has led to corresponding increases in obesity related health conditions…  Read More

  • 6 Healthy Ideas for Your Labor Day Barbecue

    09/02/2015 |

    If you are planning a Labor Day barbecue for your family, and also trying to eat healthy, you may be having trouble planning the menu. Barbecues are dominated by burgers, hot dogs and chips, which are generally not considered the healthiest foods in the…  Read More

  • Colt’s Game Day- 5 Healthy Game Day Dishes

    09/02/2015 | WellnessHealthy Eating

    Autumn is right around the corner. This means it’s time to break out your sweater, grab a pumpkin flavored beverage and get ready for some football. As the Colts get ready to take on the rest of the NFL on the road to the Super Bowl, you can get…  Read More

  • Kim Nguyen, Guest Relations Associate at the Neuroscience Center, survived two brain tumors and brain cancer.

    Kimformation: When a Job is a Personal Mission

    09/02/2015 |

    You’ll notice Kim Nguyen from several yards away, warmly greeting every guest who walks past her information desk at IU Health Neuroscience Center. She remembers small details about their lives and personally guides each one to his or her appointment. …  Read More

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5 Common Myths About Knee Replacement

09/02/2015 | Treatments & ServicesPhysical Therapy & Rehabilitation

If you suffer years of knee pain before considering joint replacement, you are bound to have some expectations for life after surgery. From getting out of pain to recovering lost abilities, achieving a better lifestyle is the main reason for having surgery in the first place. All too often, joint replacement patients go into surgery with a distorted view of what comes afterward, according to Jan George, PT, DPT, OCS, a physical therapist at Indiana University Health Saxony Hospital. Here are five…

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What to Know About Childhood Obesity

09/02/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy EatingPlay and Exercise

In the last 30 years, childhood obesity has doubled in the United States according to the CDC. In Indiana, 14.3% of 10 to 17 year olds are obese. The increase in childhood obesity has led to corresponding increases in obesity related health conditions like diabetes and juvenile arthritis. There are multiple factors that contribute to childhood obesity. Eating too much, specifically eating too many calories and carbohydrates, is a primary one. In addition, inactivity or lack of exercise is also a…

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6 Healthy Ideas for Your Labor Day Barbecue

09/02/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

If you are planning a Labor Day barbecue for your family, and also trying to eat healthy, you may be having trouble planning the menu. Barbecues are dominated by burgers, hot dogs and chips, which are generally not considered the healthiest foods in the world. Not to worry- you can have a healthy barbecue with food your guests will love. Here are 6 ideas for your healthy Labor Day barbecue. 1. Build a better burger. Try getting the leanest ground beef possible. Look for beef that is 90-95% lean…

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Colt’s Game Day- 5 Healthy Game Day Dishes

09/02/2015 | WellnessHealthy Eating

Autumn is right around the corner. This means it’s time to break out your sweater, grab a pumpkin flavored beverage and get ready for some football. As the Colts get ready to take on the rest of the NFL on the road to the Super Bowl, you can get ready to sit down in front of the TV, and feast on these 5 healthy game day dishes. Wings. Yes, wings. Baked (instead of fried) chicken wings can be a healthy dish on game day. Try to use a sauce that’s low in sugar like teriyaki or buffalo sauce.…

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Kim Nguyen, Guest Relations Associate at the Neuroscience Center, survived two brain tumors and brain cancer.

Kimformation: When a Job is a Personal Mission

09/02/2015

You’ll notice Kim Nguyen from several yards away, warmly greeting every guest who walks past her information desk at IU Health Neuroscience Center. She remembers small details about their lives and personally guides each one to his or her appointment.  “Patients call me ‘Kimformation,’” she smiles.  Many team members at IU Health feel their work serves a greater mission. Guest Relations Associate Kim Nguyen believes she was meant to greet patients at the IU…

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