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  • IU Health West in Your Neighborhood - Fresh from a Farmer’s Market

    06/05/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    A healthy plate includes two servings of fresh fruits and vegetables. Where better to find the freshest produce than at your local farmer's market? Indiana University Health West Hospital is proud to support several Hendricks County markets this season. Sponsoring local outdoor farmer's markets is just one way IU Health West makes it easy to lead a healthy lifestyle through encouraging our… Read More

  • Relieving Your Shoulder Pain

    05/31/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    There's nothing worse than shoulder pain keeping you from your work, your favorite activities or just getting out of bed in the morning. The shoulder is one of the most vulnerable joints in the body and one of the most difficult to treat. Thanks to new breakthrough technologies and our highly trained physicians, Indiana Health West Hospital offers treatment options for shoulder injuries that are… Read More

  • Kindergarten Countdown Camp Prepares Avon’s Newest Learners for School Success

    05/29/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Again this summer, children in Avon are getting a jump start on kindergarten, thanks to a collaboration aimed at helping at-risk preschoolers transition successfully into school. Indiana University Health West Hospital, together with the United Way of Central Indiana, has teamed up with the Avon Community School Corporation to offer “Kindergarten Countdown” for its third year. This free,… Read More

  • IU Health West Caregivers Enhance Trail System on Hospital Campus

    05/20/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    As part of a system-wide effort to fight obesity, improve health and promote physical activity in the community, caregivers at Indiana University Health West Hospital joined other IU Health facilities to enhance walking trails and parks throughout the state during an annual Day of Service, which was held on Friday, May 17. The two-mile paved trail system on the IU Health West campus is just one of… Read More

  • IU Health West Hospital Celebrates Kindergarten Here I Come! Event with Avon Schools

    05/01/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    On Saturday, April 27, caregivers from Indiana University Health West Hospital teamed up with the Avon Library and Avon Community Schools to celebrate their upcoming kindergarten registration. The second annual Kindergarten, Here I Come! event was an amazing opportunity for kindergarten-age children and parents from all Avon elementary schools (or anyone with general questions about the kindergarten… Read More

  • IU Health West Hosts Second Annual Kindergarten Here I Come!

    04/25/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Help your pre-K kiddo get ready and excited to start kindergarten by participating in Kindergarten Here I Come! on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am until 1 pm at the Avon-Washington Township Library. While some information provided will be specific to the Avon School Corporation, all children entering kindergarten and their families are invited to attend this free event.   Step up to the “Asking… Read More

  • IU Health West Offers TWO Free Seminars on Stroke Basics During May

    04/24/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    May is National Stroke Awareness Month and Indiana University Health West Hospital wants everyone to know how acting FAST during a stroke can save lives. According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability. On average, someone suffers a stroke every 45 seconds,… Read More

  • IU Health West Hosts Free Uterine Fibroid Seminar (in Plainfield) on Thursday, April 25

    04/10/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Women today can opt for minimally-invasive surgery to take care of uterine fibroids—which can come with troublesome symptoms—without sacrificing the uterus through a traditional hysterectomy. Studies suggest that as many as three out of every four women develop uterine fibroids, or benign growths on the uterus that can cause pain and heavy bleeding. A new procedure, called Uterine Fibroid… Read More

  • IU Health West Hospital Caregivers “Walk the Walk” During Employee Wellness Challenges

    04/02/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    At Indiana University Health West Hospital, April marks the beginning of several wellness challenges for its caregivers. IU Health West Hospital is dedicated to making the community it serves a healthier one. A vital step toward the community’s overall health is championing healthy changes with the 900-plus hospital employees. Last year, the American Heart Association recognized IU Health West… Read More

  • IU Health West Hospital Partners with Local Dentists to Offer Oral Cancer Screenings

    03/20/2013 | | IU Health West Hospital

    All you have to do is say “Ahhhh!” Indiana University Health West Cancer Center has partnered with dental health professionals around Hendricks County to offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings beginning April 14, and running through April 20. The National Cancer Institute considers “oral, head and neck” cancer as any cancer that arises in the head or neck region, including… Read More

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