• Why Sugar is Bad For Your Heart: New Science and Expert Insights


    Scientists and the press did a good job persuading the public that saturated fat is largely to blame for heart disease, the leading cause of death among adults in the United States. But a growing body of evidence suggests that the vilification of dietary…  Read More

  • ER or Urgent Care? Where to Go When Illness Strikes


    Let’s face it, everyone has an embarrassing medical moment or two--and I remember mine. I was sitting in one of my college courses when I began to experience hearing loss in my left ear. Not having any medical training at the time, I immediately…  Read More

  • A Look at a Leader: Dr. Daniel Sahlein


    Growing up, interventional neuroradiologist, Dr. Daniel Sahlein never considered working in medicine. “There were two uncles who were doctors in the family, but my father worked in show biz. He was onstage in Man of La Mancha. He was an artist,”…  Read More

  • Simple Sheet Pan Dinners: Make Them in Minutes


    Sheet pan dinners – in which the entire meal is cooked in the oven on a sheet pan – have become increasingly popular, and with good reasoning. It’s hard to argue with simple technique, big flavor, and fewer dishes. These make perfect…  Read More

  • Verbal Abuse: Common Signs—and How to Save Yourself


    It’s an insidious form of abuse that doesn’t leave bruises or scars—but the damage it does to your mental health is immeasurable. When you think of a verbally abusive person, you probably picture someone who flies into rages and hurls…  Read More

  • IU Health Named Among Nation’s Best Hospitals By U.S.News


    Today, U.S.News & World Report released its 2016-2017 ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings and ‘Best Hospitals for Common Care’ ratings, naming Indiana University Health among the nation’s top hospitals…  Read More

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From Chili to Pancakes: Perfect Pumpkin Recipes

09/27/2016 | Food & Diet

Pumpkin is a quintessential flavor this season, but there are so many ways to enjoy this healthy gourd beyond pie and store-bought coffee concoctions. Pumpkin also packs a nutritional punch, making it an even more worthy addition to your diet—it’s low in saturated fat and cholesterol, but high in vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, Iron, and even fiber and vitamin C. Turkey and Pumpkin Chili Chili is one of those perfect autumn foods that warms and fills you up when the weather starts to turn.…

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Fall Fruits in Savory Dishes: Simple and Satisfying Meals

09/27/2016 | Food & Diet

There are so many gorgeous fruits in season, and while they are delicious eaten out of hand they can also heighten your lunch and dinner. Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Cabbage Pork tenderloin is a lean, inexpensive cut of meat that is easy to make. Cabbage and apples make the perfect accompaniment for a one pan autumn meal that is healthy and comes together in less than 45 minutes. Ingredients: 1 pork tenderloin, trimmed of fat and silver skin Salt and pepper 1 Tbsp. corn starch 1 Tbsp. vegetable…

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The Brain Tumor She Never Saw Coming: One Patient’s Touching Tale

09/27/2016 | StoriesNeuroscience

When Mary Lynn Woods began to lose peripheral vision in her left eye in March 2015, she couldn’t imagine what was wrong. The specialists she saw attributed it to aging—Woods was 74 years old at the time—but she had a hard time believing that such a dramatic change was a natural part of getting older. “It was like I had a piece of black paper on the side of my left eye,” she recalls. This was no gradual deterioration, either; Woods’ peripheral vision had been within…

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Cancer Care That Goes Above and Beyond: One Patient Shares Her Story

09/27/2016 | Stories

At Indiana University Health, providing comprehensive, top-notch cancer treatment means nurturing the patient’s mind as well as healing the body. When Carmon Weaver Hicks was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2006, she was in a state of disbelief. “I felt like I was in a fog for a very long time,” she says. “I didn’t know anyone who had cancer. I really wasn’t familiar with the disease at all.” Hicks underwent a mastectomy and reconstruction of…

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A Look at a Leader: Gary Dunnington, MD

09/26/2016 | Stories

By the time he was in the seventh grade, Gary Dunnington knew he wanted to be a doctor. “I remember reading a story about a missionary surgeon in Africa that had a profound effect on me,” he says. “I realized that I wanted to have a job where I could go home at night feeling like I’d made a difference in the world.” The New Castle, IN, native received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, then headed to the University of Arizona Health Sciences…

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