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  • Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

    11/22/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE--The holidays include many foods high in sugar and low in nutrients. Which makes it all the more important to include the right amount of healthy fruits and vegetables in everyone’s holiday snacking. Fruits and vegetables are an essential ingredient to making sure you live a long and healthy life. They contain vital nutrients and minerals that decrease your risk for occurrences of degenerative… Read More

  • Taking control of diabetes during the holidays

    11/21/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE – Diabetes patient and A1C Champion® Charles Wiggins will make a special presentation for individuals with diabetes and their family members on Thursday, December 1. The 90-minute program, entitled “Taking Control” will be held at 6 pm at the Maring-Hunt Library Community Room, 2005 South High Street. The program is free and open to the public. As part of the sanofi-aventis… Read More

  • Transitional Care earns re-certification

    11/03/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE--The Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital has completed its annual survey for re-certification. To complete the certification process, the Indiana State Department of Health spent three and a half days of intensive review of processes and practices before certifying that the TCU meets both state and federal requirements. “The re-certification… Read More

  • Keep your Halloween fright-free

    10/26/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE – Candy, costumes and trick-or-treating are all part of the traditional Halloween festivities, but Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital warns that the holiday fun could result in injury or worse if parents, motorists and children are not careful. According to Safe Kids USA, twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween than any other day of the year. The danger… Read More

  • Readmission rates gain national attention

    10/26/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE--Hospital readmissions result in billions of dollars in wasted Medicare spending every year, and Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital appears to be bucking a national trend. IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital was one of only two teaching hospitals to receive Consumer Reports’ second-highest rating for readmissions among 2,432 hospitals nationwide. Readmissions are not only an… Read More

  • Grief workshops to be offered

    10/20/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE-Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospice will host two workshops for adults dealing with the loss of a loved one or close friend. An Adult Grief Group will be held on consecutive Wednesdays Nov. 2-Dec. 14 from 6 pm-7:30 pm in Conference Room B of the IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center. Cost is $10 per family, and registrations must be received by Monday, Oct. 31. A free Holiday Grief… Read More

  • New Possibilities for Amputees

    10/19/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE--Paralympic Gold Medalists Dennis Oehler and Todd Schaffhauser will offer a unique motivational presentation designed to help amputees maximize abilities on their prosthesis. Sponsored by SRT Prosthetics and Orthotics, this free program is open to any amputee and their family and friends. Rehabilitation professionals are also invited to attend this educational and inspirational event. The “Amputee… Read More

  • Free Hand and Wrist Pain Seminar coming soon

    10/17/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE--Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital and Central Indiana Orthopedics are offering a free Hand and Wrist Pain Seminar, 6 pm, Thursday October 20. Nicholas Cook, MD, orthopedic surgeon with Central Indiana Orthopedics and a member of the IU Health Ball Memorial medical staff, will be discussing common injuries associated with the hand, wrist and elbow including issued related to carpel… Read More

  • Pastoral Care Conference October 11

    10/07/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE--Indiana University Professor Dr. Richard Gunderman will be the featured presenter at this year’s Turner Conference on Faith and Medicine on October 11, 2011. He will explore two topics: “Spirituality and Health” and “Health, Life and What Matters Most.” Gunderman is Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, and… Read More

  • Free Cervical Screenings offered Oct. 6

    10/04/2011 | IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

    MUNCIE--Free cervical cancer screenings will be offered 6 pm, Thursday, October 6 at the Edmund F. Ball Medical Education Building on the IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital campus. Women ages 21-70 without a total hysterectomy or pap test in the last year are elgible for the program. Space is limited, so make an appointment today. For more information or to register, call 765.741.1073. The Edmund F.… Read More

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