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Skin Cancer Prevention Series: Sunscreen Top Picks

Posted by: Carrie Meyer   |   Friday, July 20, 2012   |   Back to Blog

Dr. David Nathan, board-certified dermatologist, recently provided his list of recommended sunscreens, including sprays, lotions and kid-friendly options. They are all also ideal for those with sensitive skin.

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Itchy and Scratchy: My Poison Ivy Tale

Posted by: Jenny Bates   |   Tuesday, July 10, 2012   |   Back to Blog

What started as a tiny itch has led to some big-time scratching at my house. Even in the middle of one of our driest summers on record, turns out my backyard still thrives at least where poison ivy is concerned.

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Mom Gives Back to Special Care Nursery

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Friday, March 23, 2012   |   Back to Blog

In 2011, Lauren Heller delivered her fourth child, a daughter, at Hendricks Regional Health. The baby required extra care and was moved to the Special Care Nursery. In spite of the stress she was under, Heller was touched by a gift from a Girl Scout who, as part of her gold project, had given gift bags for special care nursery babies.

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Spring Break Healthy Travel Tips

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Tuesday, March 13, 2012   |   Back to Blog

Spring break is around the corner and many families will be packing up and heading to exciting destinations for fun and relaxation. Here are a few things to think about while prepping for your trip to help keep your family healthy while on vacay ...

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Results Are In Indianapolis Monthly Top Docs

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Tuesday, November 15, 2011   |   Back to Blog

Weve always had doctors that Treat People Better. And we already knew our docs were tops. But its nice to see them also be recognized by their peers for their dedication to patient care. Our heartfelt congratulations to the Hendricks Regional Health doctors who made the Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctors list for 2011.

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Debate Over PSA Testing in Prostate Cancer Screening

Posted by: Guest Blogger, C. William Schwab, MD   |   Tuesday, October 25, 2011   |   Back to Blog

Recently the United States Preventive Service Task Force has released recommendations against the use of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer in asymptomatic men. Currently, the PSA blood test along with a digital rectal examination is the only available method to screen men for a cancer which affects 1 in 6 men and leads to nearly 34,000 deaths annually. This controversial issue is receiving significant media attention ...

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Flu Vaccine: News to Know

Posted by: Hendricks Staff Reports   |   Wednesday, September 28, 2011   |   Back to Blog

The CDC is recommending that you vaccinate early this year. Flu vaccine is currently available in both of our Immediate Care Center locations for patients six months and up. Cost is $40 and it is covered by most insurance plans. The Immediate Care Centers will submit the information to your insurance company as a courtesy. If your family physician is in the Hendricks Regional Health Medical Group, flu vaccines are also available ...

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YMCA Grand Opening in Avon Coming Soon

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Tuesday, May 10, 2011   |   Back to Blog

Hendricks Regional Health and the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis have partnered to offer a fully-integrated YMCA and hospital collaboration in Avon. The Grand Opening Celebration is June 26, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Hendricks Regional Health YMCA is a central hub of health and wellness opportunities for people of all ages and activity levels. It is a destination where people can learn, plan and take action to improve their health.


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Thoughts on Reform

Posted by: Dennis Dawes   |   Monday, February 21, 2011   |   Back to Blog

The Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPAC) was passed on March 23, 2010. This act will affect the insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, taxation, long term care, medical malpractice, wellness as well as individual and employer requirements. This act will give 38 million people coverage under the Medicaid program.

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Ask the OB/Gyn: Answers to Common Questions

Posted by: Anita Mazdai, M.D.   |   Monday, February 14, 2011   |   Back to Blog

One of my interests is health screening and educating people about when to get common screenings performed. Here are answers to some of the common questions I receive from patients in my practice.As always, it is important to always talk with your gynecologist to determine the best screening plan for you or your daughter.

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