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

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

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

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 […]

Rock for Riley VII: Matt & Kim Play for the Kids

Sometimes you can’t help but feel guilty about buying tickets to a major concert. Depending on the artist, you know the money is just going to go toward tight jeans, decking out the tour bus with multiple jacuzzi’s, or lots and lots of cocaine. When you’re paying 80 bucks to see a concert at the […]

2010 Monumental Marathon Announces Inaugural 5k Presented by HNTB

Press Release INDIANAPOLIS – On November 6, 2010 there will be THREE great races in downtown Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon and the brand new Monumental 5k distance. “We are thrilled to be involved with this new shorter distance event as we celebrate our long term commitment to excellence in engineering in the […]

Marilyn Glick Tours Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute Building Site

Indianapolis philanthropist Marilyn Glick had her first glimpse of the interior of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute on the Indiana University School of Medicine campus during a tour on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the construction site, 1160 W. Michigan St. “Of all the philanthropy that we have given, our gift to build this […]

Massage for the Cure Event Joins Massage Envy and Susan G. Komen for the Cure

PRESS RELEASE: Indianapolis, Indiana – On Tuesday, September 14, 2010, Massage Envy will team up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure to help win the fight against breast cancer by hosting Massage for the Cure. During this national one-day Indianapolis event, Massage Envy centers will offer $49 one-hour therapeutic massage sessions, with $15 from […]

Reach Out and Read Hosts Sixth Annual Fundraiser September 24

In today’s high speed, image based society, children are reading less and less. Television, video games, and the internet are swiftly replacing books and magazines as the entertainment of choice, and fewer families own books. This is especially true for families struggling to get by: almost one in four lower income families have fewer than […]

Opthalmologists Say Leave Fireworks to Professionals this Fourth of July

INDIANAPOLIS – Would you let your child play with a device that could reach 1,900 degrees Fahrenheit? It happens every year during Fourth of July celebrations held to observe patriotism, family gatherings and the official start of summer. Sparklers, a mainstay of many Fourth of July celebrations, can reach that temperature. Along with other consumer […]

Eye Allergies Abound with Spring, Summer Blossoms

INDIANAPOLIS – Ah, spring. The time of year when trees and flowers bloom, sending pollen into the air and causing sneezing, runny noses and watery eyes. The Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America estimates that 1 in 5 individuals are affected by eye allergies. For contact lens wearers, spring allergies may bring some discomfort, even […]

Eyes Need Protection From Sun’s Damaging Rays

By Vicki K. Hermansen: INDIANAPOLIS – Summer has officially arrived, allowing more time for outdoor pursuits, including playing and watching Indianapolis sports, working in the yard and vacationing at the beach. While most adults – and some Indianapolis kids – know the importance of protecting their skin with sunscreen, not everyone knows the importance of […]

Sports of All Sorts: Fun for the Entire Family

Sports of All Sorts, located at 6602 Sunnyside Road on the Northeast Side of Indianapolis, is the Midwest’s largest indoor recreational sports facility.  With nearly 200,000 square feet, Sports of All Sorts currently features four soccer fields, four basketball courts, five volleyball courts, a baseball/softball area, and a fully stocked workout facility.  Both adult and […]