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3 ways to avoid cubital tunnel syndrome

04/10/2015 | Treatments & ServicesOrthopedics & Sports Medicine

If you work in a job where you hold a phone to your ear most of the day or spend a lot of time with your elbows leaning on a hard surface, you might get away with it for a while. A lifetime habit of either posture is a different story. These repetitive body positions are leading causes for cubital tunnel syndrome, a condition that stems from prolonged pressure and tension on the ulnar nerve, which runs along the inside of the elbow. Early signs are pain, tingling and numbness in the ring and small…

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Season of Hope 2015

04/09/2015 | CommunityCancerHospice

Season of Hope is an annual event that allows community members to make a donation in memory of, in celebration of or in honor of a loved one.  The funds help provide assistance to individuals enrolled in the Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospice program. What is hospice? Hospice provides medical and supportive services to individuals who have been diagnosed with a life limiting illness and their families.  Hospice services are typically provided in the patient’s home with…

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What to Look For in a Pediatrician

04/08/2015 | Family CarePrimary Care

Whether you’re welcoming your first child into the world or somewhere new, the process of finding the right pediatrician for your child can be stressful and time consuming. There are a few simple guidelines you can follow to help ease your worries and give you peace-of-mind. Start Early If you’re expecting your first child, it’s best to go on the search for a pediatrician as early as your second trimester. When doing this, it would be to your advantage to ask around. Your ob-gyn,…

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How Tax Day Stress Can Affect Your Health

04/08/2015 | Wellness

Filing your taxes each year can be stressful. Dealing with paperwork and large sums of money can cause your stress levels to spike to unhealthy levels, even with the promise of getting money back in the form of a refund. It’s important as April 15 approaches to be aware of your stress levels, and look out for the telltale signs that your stress has begun to affect your health. Understanding Stress When you’re feeling stressed out, your body is reacting to its fight-or-flight response.…

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What to Do After the Game: Post-Activity Health Tips for Children

04/06/2015 | Everyday WellnessPlay and Exercise

Involving children in sports is a great way to get them active so that they can develop physically and socially. But after the final whistle blows there are some important steps to take to ensure your child stays healthy. Fluids No matter the sport or season, your young athlete will need fluids-plain and simple. During physical activity, your child will sweat a lot, reducing their hydration and nutrient level. Chocolate milk and water are two excellent options to hydrate after a practice or game.…

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