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Upcoming Art Show Spotlights Riley Artists


Some people strive to create an interesting or attractive image when they construct a piece of art. But, for 19-year-old cystic fibrosis patient, Kelsey Wilson, the process of creating prompts a feeling of salvation, enabling her to make a statement only she feels she has the power to make. Wilson, who checks into Riley Children’s Hospital each month to be monitored for her disease, has participated in the hospital’s art therapy program for the last three years. She says the art therapy…

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4 Tips For Breastfeeding When You Return to Work

10/08/2015 | Family CareCare for Newborns

If you are a new mom, returning to work, you might face challenges when it comes to breastfeeding your child. Dealing with breastfeeding at work can cause problems with co-workers and even bosses. We spoke to Kathy Thomas, BA, BSN, RNC-OB, IBCLC, and Lactation Coordinator for Indiana University Health North Hospital for advice for new moms. Here are 4 tips to make the transition back to work easier when you are breastfeeding. 1. Build up a small stock of breast milk first. If you are leaving your…

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4 Pediatric Health Trends

10/08/2015 | Family CarePrimary Care

The world of medicine and healthcare is constantly changing as new treatments and technologies are developed. This is especially true of medical trends that affect children. Here are 4 trends in medicine that affect your kids that are happening right now. 1. Changing the approach to preventing peanut allergies. In the past, exposure to peanuts was limited for young patients who were thought to be at high risk of developing peanut allergies. Now, new research (the Learning Early About Peanut Allergy…

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What You Need to Know About Pregnancy and Exercise

10/06/2015 | Family CareExpecting MothersPlay and Exercise

Whether you are an avid exerciser already or just want to start getting in shape before your baby arrives, working out while pregnant presents some challenges. You want to make sure not to do anything that would hurt you, or your baby. You also want to keep fit and healthy. Here are 5 things you should know about pregnancy and exercise: 1. Exercising can make your pregnancy easier. Exercise can lessen the discomfort of pregnancy by making your body stronger and better able to deal with the pressures…

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Warning Signs- 5 Signs Your Child May Be Suffering from Depression

10/06/2015 | Mental Health

If your child has a cold, or the flu, you would treat it. If they have a more serious condition like asthma or juvenile arthritis, you would take them to a doctor and come up with a plan to deal with the disease. Depression in children, while it’s not always as visibly apparent as some other diseases, also needs to be treated. It can be difficult to determine if a child is suffering from depression. The signs aren’t exactly the same in kids as they are in adults. Here are 5 signs that…

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