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Good health is vital to a good life. Below we offer the latest health related news, information and headlines.

Bosma Enterprises Gives Hope to the Blind

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Over 10 million people in the United States are legally blind or blind. When most people hear that someone is blind they generally have pity on them and think the person can’t live an independent life. Americans have always been headstrong. We don’t like to be told we can’t do something and when faced with […]

Remove Winter from your Body and Mind

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Cold temperatures and dry air can take a toll on mind and body. After being snowed in for what seemed like weeks and having all school schedules thrown out the window, my girlfriends and I were able to take a little time for ourselves one evening. There are many different kinds of skin care centers […]

Westfield Underground Railroad Run

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The Underground Railroad Run is a 5K run and 3K family walk that winds through historic Westfield, Indiana. This year’s race will take place on March 22nd, winding through Asa Bales Park and by the anti-slavery cemetery in downtown Westfield. Options include a 3K walk, designed for families to enjoy together, and a 5K timed […]

Believing in Spring

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So apparently Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most famous groundhog, has predicted six more weeks of winter, but I’ve never understood why we put our faith in this furry little rodent. The National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, NC reports that the groundhog has been wrong in it’s predictions more than it’s been right. Groundhog Day […]

Obama’s Health Insurance Marketplace Opens October 1

Get ready. The Health Insurance Marketplace, a cornerstone of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, officially opens October 1, 2013. What is the Health Insurance Marketplace? The Health Insurance Marketplace is an online portal through which uninsured Americans can shop for, and enroll in, health insurance plans. It is a health insurance exchange through all […]

Zumba Classes at Bishop Chatard High School

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Looking to add something new to your fitness routine? Every Monday and Thursday Jessica Daugherty, a certified Zumba instructor, leads an energetic and exciting Zumba class in the gym at Bishop Chatard High School. What I love about Jess’s class is the mix of ages, fitness levels, and abilities. There really is something for everyone. […]

Little Red Door’s Big Red Bash: Have Fun and Break a World Record

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Where: Military Park, dwtn Indpls. When: Sat., July 14th, 10-2 p.m. Cost: Free It’s not often the words “cancer prevention” and “fun” go well together in the same sentence. But in the case of this year’s “Big Red Bash”, it works just fine. Hosted by local Indianapolis cancer agency, Little Red Door, the Big Red […]

Glick Eye Institute Physicians & Researchers Receive Grants

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INDIANAPOLIS – June, 2012 – Three researchers at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute have received funding for glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy research, including a grant for more than $1 million from the National Eye Institute. “This funding is crucial to allow our researchers to continue their work on glaucoma and other potentially blinding […]

This Year, Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

INDIANAPOLIS – June, 2012 – This year, leave the fireworks to the professionals, suggests Jennifer Eikenberry, M.D., a comprehensive ophthalmologist at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute at the IU School of Medicine. July is Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month, a time when the Indiana and American Academies of Ophthalmology urge adults to comply […]

Visionary Philanthropists Endow IU’s Glick Eye Institute

The Indianapolis Cultural Trail, the Indiana History Center, the Indianapolis Children’s Bureau and the Indianapolis Museum of Art: just a few of the cultural contributions made to Indianapolis by beloved philanthropists Eugene and Marilyn Glick. Recently, the Glick’s have turned their attention to Indianapolis health, endowing the Indiana University School of Medicine’s new Glick Eye […]

Little Red Door Cancer Agency Asks Indy to Unite to Fight

The Little Red Door Cancer Agency is truly doing its part to help Hoosiers fight cancer. For instance, they are letting Indianapolis people know that 65% of all cancer deaths can be prevented with simple lifestyle choices. This amazing Indianapolis not for profit organization is taking their mission to fight cancer in Central Indiana to […]

Purple Stride 5K Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Networks hosts its first ever 5K Fundraiser in Indianapolis. Saturday June 25, the Purple Stride 5K Walk takes over White River State Park in Indianapolis downtown to raise money for and awareness of pancreatic cancer. This Indianapolis not for profit organization directly funds research and lobbies the United States Federal government […]

5th Annual Run for the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana

The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana helps families in times of crisis. When children are unexpected afflicted with illness the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana is there to support them. Do your part to support the noble work of this Indianapolis not for profit organization. Join the Run for Ronald at the NCAA Hall of […]

Quash at Flat 12 Bierwerks Supports Alzheimer’s Association

Flat 12 Bierwerks presents Quash: one part scavenger hunt, one part obstacle course and a whole lot of fun. This Indianapolis event aims to bring Hoosiers together in the quest to unravel Alzeheimer’s. Proceeds from Flat 12 Bierwerks Quash benefit Alzeheimer’s research and treatment by the Alzheimer’s Association. Head to Flat 12 Bierwerks in Indianapolis […]

Tour de Cure Fights Diabetes at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Diabetes is the biggest warning sign for Americans today suffering from poor diet and obesity. This heartbreaking disease changes the lives of millions of United States citizens every year. The Tour de Cure is a national event in 43 states to raise money and awareness for diabetes research and treatment. This Indianapolis event is designed […]

Heart & Soul Jam Benefits Indianapolis Drummer’s Internal Metronome

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Drummers need to keep a steady beat. No matter the time signature, no matter the genre, be it soul or R&B or jazz or calypso, the drummer keeps the time, and the other musicians follow the drummer. But what happens when the drummer’s own time keeper, the heart (the internal metronome, if you will), beats […]

2011 Miracle Ride Benefits Riley Hospital

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In the aftermath of the world-famous Indianapolis 500-mile race, just as the dust is settling, comes an opportunity to personally experience the thrill of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway‘s track and do some good, all at the same time. The 2011 Miracle Ride to Benefit Riley Hospital offers motorcyclists the chance to take their bikes and […]

Glick Eye Institute Opthalmologist Offers New Lens to Provide Vision Improvement to Cataract Patients

From the Glick Eye Institute: Central Indiana residents whose vision was clouded by cataracts are praising a new lens implant being used by an ophthalmologist at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute in downtown Indianapolis. “It’s like a windshield has been removed from in front of my eyes and I can see everything – […]

Glick Eye Institute Sponsors Second Annual Vision Research Symposium

The second annual Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute Vision Research Symposium will be Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, in the Spitzberg Conference Room at the new $20 million building dedicated to research advancements, education and clinical care in Indianapolis. The Glick Eye Institute will be dedicated in a formal campus ceremony to include Indiana University […]

FREE Hard to Recycle Event at Building 71

We all want to do our part to help the environment and preserve the world for future generations. But in our industrial and technological society, there are many items that are difficult to recycle like computers and batteries. Disposal Alternatives Organization (DAO) offers a FREE Hard to Recycle Event, where Indianapolis businesses and Indianapolis people […]

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