• Win With Winter Produce

    02/12/2016 |

    Brighten up dull winter days with a rainbow of seasonal produce. From orange sweet potatoes to ruby red pomegranates to bright green Brussels sprouts, winter fruits and vegetables are packed with powerful nutrients and delicious flavors. We talked to…  Read More

  • What You Need To Know About E-Cigarettes

    02/12/2016 |

    These smoke-free alternatives to traditional cigarettes allow users to inhale an aerosol, or vapor, containing nicotine or other substances (also known as vaping). But are e-cigarettes a safe, viable alternative to traditional tobacco or just another…  Read More

  • Stomach Doctors Share Their Top Secrets

    02/12/2016 |

    Reduce bloat, indigestion and tummy troubles with these easy strategies from top GI experts. Eat like your (caveman) ancestors. Fast foods chains and overly processed ingredients weren’t a thing back in the very old days, and your body just wasn’t…  Read More

  • Decode Your Runny Nose

    02/11/2016 |

    Mucus moistens the air we breathe and prevent allergens and germs from settling into our respiratory tract. But a change in consistency, color and amount can also be a sign that our bodies are fighting allergies or illness. Here, David Pletzner, M.D.,…  Read More

  • Healthy Habits That Aren’t So Healthy

    02/11/2016 |

    Living a healthy life isn’t always easy, especially when there is so much conflicting medical information out there. Even with the best of intentions, it can be difficult to figure out which habits are healthy and which are not. And let’s…  Read More

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Win With Winter Produce

02/12/2016

Brighten up dull winter days with a rainbow of seasonal produce. From orange sweet potatoes to ruby red pomegranates to bright green Brussels sprouts, winter fruits and vegetables are packed with powerful nutrients and delicious flavors. We talked to Maureen Kilfoil, a registered dietitian at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, to find out more on why winter fruits and vegetables are nutritional, budget-friendly rock stars. They are more affordable. "When it comes to quality, taste and cost…

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What You Need To Know About E-Cigarettes

02/12/2016

These smoke-free alternatives to traditional cigarettes allow users to inhale an aerosol, or vapor, containing nicotine or other substances (also known as vaping). But are e-cigarettes a safe, viable alternative to traditional tobacco or just another addiction waiting to happen? “For those with serious addictions, e-cigarettes offer a non-combustible way to introduce nicotine,” notes Tim Ellender, M.D., a doctor of emergency medicine at Indiana University Health. That said, there’s…

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Stomach Doctors Share Their Top Secrets

02/12/2016

Reduce bloat, indigestion and tummy troubles with these easy strategies from top GI experts. Eat like your (caveman) ancestors. Fast foods chains and overly processed ingredients weren’t a thing back in the very old days, and your body just wasn’t built to handle some of the artificial additives. So keep those early hunter-gatherers in mind when you’re doing your own shopping, notes Dr. Sashidhar Sagi, a gastroenterologist with IU Health Physicians Digestive & Liver Disorders.…

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Decode Your Runny Nose

02/11/2016

Mucus moistens the air we breathe and prevent allergens and germs from settling into our respiratory tract. But a change in consistency, color and amount can also be a sign that our bodies are fighting allergies or illness. Here, David Pletzner, M.D., a family medicine doctor at Indiana University Health, offers insights. Your mucus is: Clear and thin What that means: Your mucus is healthy. “This is what mucus is supposed to look like,” he says. Your mucus is: White What that means: Allergies…

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Healthy Habits That Aren’t So Healthy

02/11/2016

Living a healthy life isn’t always easy, especially when there is so much conflicting medical information out there. Even with the best of intentions, it can be difficult to figure out which habits are healthy and which are not. And let’s face it, sometimes we miss the mark. That’s why we asked Elizabeth von der Lohe, M.D., a cardiologist and director of the Women’s Heart Program at Indiana University Health, to tell us about some common mistakes people make in their attempts…

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