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Injury Report Insight: 2/4/2016

02/04/2016 | Treatments & ServicesOrthopedics & Sports MedicineWellnessInjury Report Insight

Listen in to a special Super Bowl edition of Injury Report Insight. This week Dr. Robert Klitzman, Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon at Indiana University Health previews Super Bowl 50 and three player injuries that may impact the game. This week's report and injury analysis includes: Thomas Davis, LB, Carolina Panthers Jared Allen, DE, Carolina Panthers Peyton Manning, QB, Denver Broncos Previous Episodes Injury Report Insight: Concussions Injury Report Insight: Hydration & Heat Stroke…

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Injury Report Insight: 12/17/2015

12/17/2015 | Treatments & ServicesOrthopedics & Sports MedicineWellnessInjury Report Insight

With fantasy football leagues soon crowning champions, now is a perfect time to tune in to Injury Report Insight. Listen in to hear IU Health Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Robert Klitzman discuss key NFL player injuries and what you need to know for your fantasy football leagues. Dr. Klitzman analyzes each injury and provides recovery time tables so you can have an edge in your fantasy football league. This week's report and player analysis includes:  Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati…

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Healthy Eating Tips for the Holiday Season

12/07/2015 | WellnessHealthy Eating

What is sweeter than pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving or cookies for Santa? Quality time spent with loved ones. Frequently during the holidays, the primary focus for many becomes the food, accounting for some of the weight gained during this season of the year.  Food is vital, we need food to survive and I love all kinds of food, just as much as the next person.  After working with patients who want to lose weight for nearly ten years, I have found that knowing more about the food they…

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Holiday Eating

11/13/2015 | WellnessHealthy Eating

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away. It is a time to catch up with family and friends. It may also be a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, people tend to gain an extra pound or two every year. It does not sound like much, but holiday weight gain can really add up over lifetime. You can avoid weight gain by focusing on healthy and balanced meals and staying active with family and friends. Here are some tips for holiday eating to help you stay healthy…

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5 Fall Sports to Keep You in Shape This Season

10/26/2015 | WellnessExercise

It’s tempting as temperatures decline to put your exercise routine on hold. It can be hard to motivate yourself to get out and get moving when it’s cold. Fortunately, fall also brings with it fall sports- some of which can be played outside and some of which can be played indoors. Whether you choose to exercise outside in the crisp air, or inside where it’s warm, here are 5 fall sports to keep you in shape all season: 1. Football. Football is the most popular sport in the United…

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Standing Desks- Are They Really Healthy?

10/21/2015 | Wellness

Recently, a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggested that sitting for extended periods of time is unhealthy. Several other studies have come out with similar findings. Significant numbers of people sit for 8 hours or more at a desk in their jobs each day. Per this study, sitting for long periods of time increases incidence of disease, hospitalization, and mortality. So, is sitting really that bad for you and should you, like thousands of other Americans, switch to a standing desk?…

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Heart Healthy Halloween: 3 (Not-So) Scary Recipes

10/21/2015 | WellnessHealthy Eating

As an adult celebrating Halloween, you may be planning on having a party with friends or family. Finding healthy recipes on Halloween can be scary. Here are 3 ideas for recipes for your Halloween party this year that are good for your heart: Pumpkin Soup Serves 4-5 Ingredients: Olive Oil 1 can  pumpkin puree 1 half an onion, diced 1 carrot, diced 4 cloves of garlic, crushed 3 cups of chicken or vegetable stock Salt and pepper to taste In a large pot, set heat to medium and add olive oil to coat…

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Recognizing the Symptoms of Lupus

10/19/2015 | Wellness

According to the Lupus Foundation of America, about 1.5 million Americans are affected by Lupus, an autoimmune disorder that causes painful inflammation of joints, tendons, organs and other bodily tissues. While Lupus can affect anyone, 90 percent of those afflicted with the disease are young women between the ages of 19 and 45. Lupus also disproportionately affects African American, Latino and Asian American women. What is the Cause of Lupus? Lupus causes the body’s autoimmune system to attack…

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