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6 Tips for Exercising in Cold Weather

Posted by: Emily Sample, Exercise Physiologist   |   Wednesday, November 20, 2013   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2013/Guest_Blogs/Winter-runner-thnkstk-157626068-WEB.jpgCold weather does not have to be the end of your daily outdoor activities. With cooler weather here, there are some easy ways to help keep you fit, motivated, and warm.

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Answers to Common Questions about Flu

Posted by: David Stopperich, MD   |   Friday, November 15, 2013   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2013/Guest_Blogs/ill-person-thinkstk-182269970-WEB.jpgIt’s that time of year again – influenza (flu) is beginning to circulate in our community. Following are some common questions I hear from my patients regarding the flu:

 

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Tips for Finding the RIGHT Sports Bra

Posted by: Patti Carrington   |   Wednesday, November 6, 2013   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2013/Carrington_P/Smiling-woman-thnkstk-177758213-WEB.jpgLearn about the different types of sports bras, plus how to narrow the choices down to find one that is right for you.

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Treat People Better

Posted by: Barry Freeman, M.D.   |   Friday, November 1, 2013   |   Back to Blog

For me, Treat People Better has always described how NICE Hendricks Regional Health employees are ... But recently I had a patient case that made me realize that Treat People Better is more than a comment about how nice we are. Treat People Better is what we do. We treat their medical problems better than most.

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Free Printable: Calorie Information for Halloween Candies

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Tuesday, October 29, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Our SPOOKtacular nutrition experts have compiled a handy printable that includes calorie/nutrition information about your favorite Halloween candies ...

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My Experience Having a Sleep Test

Posted by: Jenny Bates   |   Thursday, October 24, 2013   |   Back to Blog

After experiencing increasing fatigue and observations from others of inadequate breathing while asleep, I scheduled an office visit with Dr. Jesse Li at Hendricks Neurology. After positively identifying several concerning factors- he recommended a sleep study at the Hendricks Regional Health Sleep Disorders Center. I was scheduled within two weeks and before I knew it, I was checking in ...

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Steps to Help Someone You Suspect is Being Abused

Posted by: Lori Wildman   |   Thursday, October 17, 2013   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2013/Wildman_L/domestic-violence_thnkstk-dv1080014.pngI recently spoke with April Bordeau, Executive Director of Sheltering Wings Center for Women. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and I asked her how I could help get the word out about domestic violence, and what the community can do to help. She gave me these suggestions ...

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Could I Have Sleep Apnea?

Posted by: Jenny Bates   |   Monday, October 14, 2013   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2013/Bates_J/pillows-thnkstk-178364786.pngFor quite some time now, I’ve been waking up in the morning feeling as though I hadn’t had any rest the night before ... regardless of when I went to sleep. Like every working mom, people suggested I was just overscheduled and overwhelmed. But I started to think it was something more ...

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Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommended for Pregnant Women

Posted by: Michelle Fenoughty, M.D.   |   Saturday, October 5, 2013   |   Back to Blog

The Centers for Disease Control now recommends that pregnant women get vaccinated against pertussis (more commonly known as whooping cough). Why the change? Whooping cough outbreaks have been rising over the past several years and vaccinating expectant moms during the later weeks of their pregnancy helps protect babies from this potentially deadly disease.

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10 Healthy Lunch Ideas

Posted by: Brenda Moeckly   |   Monday, September 23, 2013   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2013/Moeckly_B/KidHealthyLunch-ThnkStk-120477211.pngWhether you’re going to school, to work, or anywhere in between, packing your own lunch can be a great way to save money and benefit your health. If you struggle to know what to pack, try some of the following ideas ...

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