• Sick in the Summer- What Causes Summer Colds?

    08/04/2015 |

    Have you or your kids ever gotten sick… in the summer? Contrary to what many believe, common colds aren’t something that happens just when it’s cold outside. In fact, it’s possible to get a cold at any time of the year. To understand…  Read More

  • 4 Things to Do When Your Child is Stung By a Bee

    08/04/2015 |

    Summertime is generally a fun time for kids. When the sun’s out, kids can play outside to their hearts’ content. Unfortunately, every once in awhile, playing outside can lead to kids getting hurt. One of the more common injuries that children…  Read More

  • Adults Need Unstructured Free Time Too

    08/04/2015 | Wellness

    You’ve probably read articles about helicopter parents and tiger parents- parents who make sure that every waking hour of their children’s lives are filled with activities, lessons, and homework. You’ve probably also read articles denouncing…  Read More

  • Fruits and Veggies That are in Season Right Now (and Delicious)

    08/04/2015 | WellnessHealthy Eating

    Eating seasonal, local food is a good way to live a healthier lifestyle. It’s also a way to support your community by giving money directly to local farmers. The tricky part about eating local food is knowing which foods are in season where you…  Read More

  • Your Healthiest Summer Ever Checklist

    08/03/2015 |

    Before you head out the door, make sure you have everything you need to keep your family healthy. Here's a helpful checklist.      To stay healthy, schedule an appointment with one of the highly skilled physicians of IU Health. Call…  Read More

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Sick in the Summer- What Causes Summer Colds?

08/04/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Have you or your kids ever gotten sick… in the summer? Contrary to what many believe, common colds aren’t something that happens just when it’s cold outside. In fact, it’s possible to get a cold at any time of the year. To understand why you might have gotten sick in the summertime, you need to understand how people get colds in the first place. Generally speaking, you get colds from other people who are already sick or have a virus. When you touch a surface or breathe in…

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4 Things to Do When Your Child is Stung By a Bee

08/04/2015 | Everyday WellnessSafety & Prevention

Summertime is generally a fun time for kids. When the sun’s out, kids can play outside to their hearts’ content. Unfortunately, every once in awhile, playing outside can lead to kids getting hurt. One of the more common injuries that children get while playing outside is a bee sting. Bee stings (along with hornet and wasp stings) are very unpleasant- especially for a child who hasn’t been stung before. In some cases, when a child is allergic, stings can also cause health problems.…

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Adults Need Unstructured Free Time Too

08/04/2015 | Wellness

You’ve probably read articles about helicopter parents and tiger parents- parents who make sure that every waking hour of their children’s lives are filled with activities, lessons, and homework. You’ve probably also read articles denouncing these practices and advocating inclusion of unstructured free time for children- allowing time for them get creative as they play any way that they like. Well, adults and children aren’t necessarily all that different. Many adults spend…

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Fruits and Veggies That are in Season Right Now (and Delicious)

08/04/2015 | WellnessHealthy Eating

Eating seasonal, local food is a good way to live a healthier lifestyle. It’s also a way to support your community by giving money directly to local farmers. The tricky part about eating local food is knowing which foods are in season where you live. If you live in Indiana, here are 4 fruits and veggies that are in season in the summer that are also delicious. Blueberries and Blackberries. As strawberry season winds down, blueberry and blackberry season starts up in the Midwest. Blueberries…

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