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  • Doctor Speaks Out on Cancer Health Fraud

    04/26/2017

    Not all cancer treatments are safe and not all companies marketing the products are ethical. On Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim…  Read More

  • A Father’s Death Through The Lens of His Daughter

    04/25/2017

    It started with the lighting. The security lights at the hospital that always stay on -- even when the lights in the waiting room are turned off -- were casting a strange glow into the darkness. Breanna Daugherty noticed the lights as she sat there in…  Read More

  • Breaking News: 1 Out of 5 Adults Carry HPV Strain That May Cause Cancer

    04/17/2017

    Almost half of men (45 percent) and 40 percent of women in the United States have been infected with some strain of the human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics.…  Read More

  • From A Bowl of Noodles to Dry Spaghetti

    04/18/2017

    A hallway marked with signs that read “biohazard,” “radioactive,” and “nuclear medicine,” leads to the lab of one of the newest additions to cutting-edge research. Weighing in at approximately 1,000 pounds, this newcomer…  Read More

  • New Study: Homes of Smokers Harbor Nicotine That Can Harm Kids’ Health

    04/20/2017

    Most parents keep their homes and cars smoke-free, but those efforts might not be enough to protect kids from exposure to nicotine, say the authors of a new study of third-hand smoke dangers. Here’s why: Even if parents don’t smoke in the…  Read More

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BUILD A BETTER SALAD

04/28/2017 | Food & Diet

Yes, you can have a delicious, filling and tasty salad. Jenny Kramer, M.S., R.D., a dietician at Indiana University Health, shares her smart advice. THE GREENS Swap Out: Iceberg lettuce Swap In: Dark leafy greens Why: "Iceberg has little nutritional value - it's basically just water," Kramer says. Dark leafy greens, like kale, spinach, and arugula, are loaded with fiber and calcium. They also contain compounds called phytonutrients that lower inflammation and help with detoxification. Kale has…

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A Lion’s Roar Taught Him About Fear

04/28/2017 | Stories

When his pager goes off, Rev. Father Emmanuel Nyong smiles and says: “I know somebody loves me. They need my love so I offer my love.” His days often start at 6 a.m. and nurses have seen him leaving long after the sun has set.   “He’s so incredibly caring. A patient can be upset and agitated and he’s unflappable,” said Marie Deardorf, an IU Health Methodist Hospital nurse in same day surgery. “He loves what he does. It shows in the way he ministers to…

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What Women Need to Know About AFib

04/28/2017 | Health & Wellness Cardiovascular

Atrial fibrillation, a heart condition also known as AFib, currently affects about 2.3 million people in the United States. That number is expected to double in the coming decades and, for reasons that aren’t fully understood, the condition can be particularly dangerous for women. Studies show that women with AFib are at significantly higher risk of stroke, heart attack, and death compared to men. So, what is Afib exactly? Normally, the heart sends out electrical signals that make it contract…

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Doctor Speaks Out on Cancer Health Fraud

04/26/2017 | News & TrendsCancer

Not all cancer treatments are safe and not all companies marketing the products are ethical. On Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. The products were marketed and sold without FDA approval, most commonly on websites and social media platforms. It is a violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to market and sell products that…

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New Study: Walking During Lunch Can Create A Better Work Day

04/26/2017 | Health & Wellness

Recently, a study in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology found that taking a relaxing, 15-minute walk during a lunch break provides employees with better focus and less fatigue during the afternoon hours. The researchers also learned that the effects of this walk may last into the evening hours, when making dinner, helping children with homework and other evening tasks require energy and concentration. While we know that a regular exercise routine increases energy, how does a brief,…

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