Hendricks Regional Health Blog

Incognito Fundraisers

Posted by: Sue Bogan   |   Tuesday, April 7, 2015   |   Back to Blog

When does a fundraiser not appear to be a fundraiser? When he or she is a physician, nurse, dietitian, groundskeeper, clinical attendant, pharmacist, computer specialist, cook, registration clerk, accountant, social worker, housekeeper, x-ray technician, manager, cashier, medical assistant or one of a myriad of other roles and responsibilities of employees at Hendricks Regional Health.


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Study Reaffirms Importance of Safe Sleep Habits

Posted by: T. Anthony GiaQuinta, MD   |   Thursday, February 26, 2015   |   Back to Blog

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics sponsored journal Pediatrics published an article supporting its previous recommendations for safe sleep practice ...

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Posture Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

Posted by: Abby Butts   |   Sunday, February 8, 2015   |   Back to Blog

As a part of my breastfeeding journey, I had the chance to have brunch with several other working and breastfeeding moms.  While my journey has ended, it was nice to spend some time with other working moms and their babies and offer support when I could. One of the topics that came up was how breastfeeding affects your posture ...

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Heart Healthy Dessert: Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters

Posted by: Martha Rardin, RD   |   Wednesday, February 4, 2015   |   Back to Blog

It's American Heart Month, a great time to think about ways to be heart-healthy. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, try this yummy, heart-healthy dessert:

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Friendships Through Grief and Loss: An Emotional Toolkit for Helping Those in Need

Posted by: Lael Hill, Guest Blogger   |   Sunday, January 25, 2015   |   Back to Blog

Like most people, I was overcome with happiness watching the energy of pure bliss soak through my phone on social media this past holiday season. The season is full of family, friends, colleagues and smiles worn by even the grouchiest of Grinch’s. However, for me this year, there was some heartbreaking moments. These moments came from individuals who have lost a loved one ...

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How to Keep Kids Warm AND Safe in a Carseat

Posted by: T. Anthony GiaQuinta, MD   |   Saturday, January 17, 2015   |   Back to Blog

I read somewhere last week that you can get frostbite in as little as 10 minutes with a wind-chill of -60F. By the way, that’s 10 minutes, not 10 seconds. And while it got darn right cold recently, I don’t think we got anywhere near -60F ...

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A Dietitians's Take on Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners

Posted by: Martha Rardin, RD   |   Thursday, January 1, 2015   |   Back to Blog

There are many names for sugar. An easy way to spot sugar as an ingredient is to look for any of these words: corn syrup, white or brown sugar, syrup, honey, any word ending in “ose” such as sucrose, dextrose, fructose, maltose, lactose, fruit juice, agave juice, and these are just a few of the words that mean sugar ...

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Top 5 Reasons You (Yes, YOU) Still Need a Flu Shot

Posted by: T. Anthony GiaQuinta, MD   |   Tuesday, December 23, 2014   |   Back to Blog

Here are the top five reasons you still need to get your flu shot this year ...

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Why I Love Katie Dolder's Fitness Classes!

Posted by: Emily Sample, Exercise Physiologist   |   Thursday, December 18, 2014   |   Back to Blog

Every time I take a class from Katie Dolder, Hendricks Regional Health Fitness Instructor, I can be sure to feel my muscles burn. I have taken several of her classes, and I just wanted to tell you a little bit about them ...

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Got Milk? Join the Great American Milk Drive

Posted by: Martha Rardin, RD   |   Wednesday, November 26, 2014   |   Back to Blog

... But in Indiana, we are experiencing a growing number of families that use food banks for their food source or to supplement their food supply. In Indiana over 1,023,000 people visit food banks. These families are not able to plan a big feast but they count their blessings just the same.  One of the staple grocery items most of us have in our refrigerators is milk

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