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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL BUS SAFETY

- As parents begin to prepare their children for school, they should also go over school bus safety tips.  It is very important that parents watch their children get on and off the bus each day.  A blind spot can extend to about ten feet in front of the bus, obstructing the driver’s view. Children are not always aware…

Enjoy healthy life to the fullest, says new Knox doctor

- Knox, Ind. – Community members in Knox and surrounding Starke County will be able to see a new physician in town starting August 31. Sabrina Beecham, MD, is a primary care doctor who takes a particular interest in helping her patients live well-rounded, healthy lives. “It’s important to take care of sickness,…

A safe voice for healthy children

- La Porte, Ind. – Hadeily Salazar, MD, had no trouble deciding what medical specialty she wanted to pursue. She loves working with newborns and children, and especially likes it when her patients are healthy and happy. This is, in part, why she also takes a special interest in being a trusted provider for young children and…

Why C-Suite Health Should Be Part of Annual Planning

| INDIANAPOLIS - When you put “health of the C-suite” and “planning” in the same sentence, most people think you’re talking about succession planning. But forward-thinking organizations recognize that executive health is more about the-here-and-now, and incorporating C-suite health into annual planning can have a major…

Expert ENT care in Michigan City, La Porte

- Michigan City, Ind. – Children and adults in Michigan City and La Porte have access to expert ear, nose and throat care with Austin Bancroft, DO, and new technology by their side. For most people, relief is the goal when it comes to ENT care. Bancroft, a member of IU Health La Porte Physicians ENT Care, uses the latest technology…

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Receives Gold Stroke Award

- MUNCIE ― Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke…

New OB/GYN physician lands in La Porte

- La Porte, Ind. – Bethany Cluskey, MD, is a new obstetrician/gynecologist who is accepting new patients at her La Porte office. Cluskey joined IU Health La Porte Physicians Women’s Care this month, and said she is looking forward to connecting with the community. “One of the most powerful things you can have in life…

Weekly Blackford community walking club kicks off Aug. 27

- Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital and the Blackford County YMCA will host a weekly walking club Thursday mornings at 9 am, beginning August 27. The walking club is free and open to the public, and will meet on the track located behind Blackford High School, located at 2392 North State Road 3 in Hartford City. Walks will…

Why You Need a Health Evangelist in the C-Suite

| INDIANAPOLIS - Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington is a self-proclaimed “sleep evangelist.” A few years ago, she passed out from exhaustion and banged her head. The result was a broken cheekbone, five stitches, and a new outlook on the importance of sleep and health, according to her popular TED talk.  …

YMCA OFFERING CLASS ON DIABETES PREVENTION

- People who are at risk of diabetes can now take a class on how to prevent the disease. The Lafayette YMCA announced the start of their Diabetes Prevention Program Monday. The Indiana State Department of Health reports about 11 percent of adult Hoosiers are diabetic. Some of the at-risk factors are obesity, poor diet and…


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