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  • Ten Tips for a Frightfully Safe Halloween

    10/30/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Candy, costumes and trick-or-treating are all standard Halloween fun, but Indiana University Health West Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children warn that the holiday festivities 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 lies… Read More

  • Indiana University Health Physicians Opens Primary Care Practice in Plainfield

    10/22/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    U Health Physicians is now offering primary care services in Plainfield. Sara Cook, MD, and Nicole Phillips, MD, began seeing patients on Oct. 15 at the new location – 2230 Stafford Drive, Suite 145, Plainfield. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 317.754.5080. As internal medicine and pediatric specialists, they offer a wide range of services, including preventive care, acute and chronic… Read More

  • IU Health West Green Business Initiative Recognized with Prestigious System-Wide Award

    10/15/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Indiana University Health West Hospital is excited to announce that the members of the Green Business Initiative have been awarded the prestigious Indiana University Health Values Award for their efforts in implementing strategies to reduce the hospital’s environmental footprint, without significantly increasing expenses. The IU Health Values Award is presented annually, and recognizes one physician,… Read More

  • Footpower Replaces Horsepower in Inaugural Dragstrip Dash (Sat., October 27 at Lucas Oil Raceway)

    10/09/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    The dragstrip at Lucas Oil Raceway regularly plays host to stunning feats of horsepower. This October, runners will get their chance to burn a different kind of rubber at the iconic track in the first ever Dragstrip Dash, presented by First Merchants Bank and Indiana University Health West Hospital. The event, a competitive 5K and a unique team relay, is a first for Lucas Oil Raceway, and will benefit… Read More

  • IU Health West to Host Safe Sitter Class at Plainfield Rec. Center on October 27

    10/08/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Safe Sitter—a one day class for girls and boys ages 11 to 13—teaches fundamental care giving skills to new sitters. Safe Sitter is a medically accurate, hands-on class that teaches new sitters how to handle emergencies when caring for children. Safe Sitters learn: What to do if a child is choking Safety for the sitter How and when to call for emergency help Babysitting business skills Childcare… Read More

  • Footpower Replaces Horsepower at Inaugural Dragstrip Dash

    10/04/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    The dragstrip at Lucas Oil Raceway regularly plays host to stunning feats of horsepower. This October, runners will get their chance to burn a different kind of rubber at the iconic track in the first ever Dragstrip Dash, presented by First Merchants Bank and Indiana University Health West Hospital. The event, a competitive 5K and a unique team relay, is a first for Lucas Oil Raceway, and will benefit… Read More

  • IU Health West Helps You Arm Yourself Against Breast Cancer

    10/01/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Recent studies suggest that everyday lifestyle choices are more vital to your health than ever, especially when facing a health challenge such as breast cancer. Researchers are now finding that obese and overweight women are more likely to experience breast cancer recurrences compared to women of normal body weight. The American Cancer Society reports that breast cancer is second only to skin cancer… Read More

  • IU Health West Physician Nathan Prahlow, MD, Weighs in on Hip & Lower Back Pain

    09/17/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    The hipbone is connected to the…what? When Nathan Prahlow, MD, asks medical students this question, he inevitably gets a variety of answers. “Some point to the side of their upper thigh, others to the buttock, still more put a hands at the top of the pelvic bone,” says the physiatrist with the Back & Neck Center at Indiana University Health West Hospital. “The hip joints… Read More

  • Brownburg Chamber Claims the 2012 B&O Express Chamber Challenge Cup

    09/10/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Nearly 300 members of the community came together on Saturday, September 8, for the fourth annual B&O Express 5K/10K Run & Walk at Indiana University Health West Hospital, benefiting the B&O Trail Association. Carrying on the tradition started last year, residents of Hendricks County communities were invited to race to win the Chamber Challenge Cup. The Chamber of Commerce representing… Read More

  • Baby on Board! Tips for Racing with a Stroller

    08/16/2012 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Did you know that Indiana University Health West Hospital's B&O Express 5K/10K Run & Walk has always welcomed participants with strollers? We do! Hendricks County's active families with young children now have a family-focused, stroller-friendly event right in their own backyard! The fourth Annual B&O Express--which will be held on September 8, 2012 at Indiana University Health… Read More

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