Hendricks Regional Health Blog

Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommended for Pregnant Women

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

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

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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Taking a Healthier Approach to Eating Out

Posted by: Martha Rardin   |   Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Restaurants have increasingly added healthier menu choices. Also, many businesses post calories or symbols (such as a heart) to help consumers identify healthier options. But what do you do when you dine out?

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My Half Ironman Journey Race Day!

Posted by: Dave Cravotta, Guest Blogger   |   Monday, September 9, 2013

clientuploads/2013/Guest_Blogs/Thumbs-up.pngFinally race day arrived. The transition area, which holds gear for 2,400 athletes, was massive, filling an entire parking lot. My mantra throughout the competition was “Run your own race.” I was not to be distracted.

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