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Safety concerns alter some Thanksgiving plans

Tiara Spells is preparing for her first Thanksgiving away from home.  “It’s a little weird,” Spells, 22, said. “Even...

Five tips for staying healthy this flu season during COVID-19

Flu season is upon us again and many people have questions about how to stay safe, especially as we continue to face...

Hoosier senior, 82, helps community by sharing her garden

You could say Mary Ann Newell, born into segregation a year after slavery was outlawed, left joy as a legacy for her...

COVID-19 or the flu? Only a test can tell

When Demi Barton developed a slight cough in September, she didn’t think much of it.  “It wasn’t regularly occurring,”...

Amid COVID, programs scramble to provide moms with milk, diapers and more

Earlier this year, Aime’e Elliot couldn’t keep any solid foods down while pregnant with son Jacion. So the 28-year-old Indianapolis woman called...

Food insecurity raises risk of cardiovascular death

A new study from the American Heart Association shows the link between food insecurity and cardiovascular deaths. The study, conducted by Perelman...

Eskenazi Health Provides Open Enrollment Health Care Insurance Advice and Options

By Dr. Broderick Rhyant, Chief Physician Executive, Eskenazi Health Center Forest Manor The annual open enrollment period has begun...

Flu shot clinic

Indiana University Health, Anthem and Society of St. Vincent de Paul have partnered to offer a free flu shot clinic from 7...

‘Beloved’ doctor’s childbirth death reminder of a tragic trend for Black moms

As a pediatric chief resident at Indiana University’s medical school, Dr. Chaniece Wallace had a list of blessings. This fall, the 30-year-old...

Walking group promotes self-care for Black women

Sometimes only two people show up to the walks. Other times it’s in the dozens. No matter what, though, you can find...
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