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When to Call the Doctor About Your Child’s Cold or Flu

10/17/2014 | Family CarePrimary Care

Fall is in full swing, which means some children will start missing school because of colds and flus. While you can often treat your child’s illness at home, it is important to know when you need a physician’s help. You should call your child’s physician if they have: Pre-existing conditions. If your child has asthma or diabetes, a cold or flu can greatly impact their health. Talk to your physician about how to handle their conditions while they are sick. A high fever. Flus…

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Injury Report Weekly – Week 7

10/16/2014 | Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Are injuries affecting your fantasy football team? Get the latest insights from this week's episode of Injury Report Weekly where IU Health Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Robert Klitzman and certified athletic trainer Brandon Spack analyze key NFL injuries and make recommendations for your fantasy football lineups. This week’s report and analysis includes: Victor Cruz, WR, New York Giants Darren Sproles, RB, Philadelphia Eagles Stevan Ridley, RB, New England Patriots…

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

10/16/2014 | Mental Wellness

There are more than 2.3 million American veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and at least 20 percent of these veterans are suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Veterans are not the only sufferers of PTSD, anyone who has been through a traumatic event may suffer from the condition. What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? A mental health condition that is triggered by a traumatizing event with symptoms including severe anxiety, nightmare and flashbacks is categorized as…

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Health Insurance: Your Questions Answered

10/16/2014 | Community

The Affordable Care Act went into effect in March 2010. Since then, there have been sweeping health insurance changes across the nation, leaving many people with questions about their health plans. Some people have lost their former health plans; some people’s plans have undergone changes; and some people have been able to purchase completely new plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the open enrollment period. Perhaps you have been placed in a similar situation with your…

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Survival Guide For Parents During the Teenage Years

10/16/2014 | Family CarePrimary Care

The transition from early adolescence to the teenage years can happen before you know it. One minute your child is 10 years old and wants to spend every waking minute with you. Gradually your child starts getting more and more involved with school and friends and then–bam, just like that they’re teens. Granted not all teens are the same, this age transition is about the time that children start to become more opinionated and strong-minded. While the silver lining is your child is becoming…

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