October 24, 2020
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Articles in: Healthy Living

Jessica Able
- 6 years 14 weeks ago
We’ve all been there. It’s 3 a.m. and your 2-year-old is up with a rash and fever, and you consult Google. You are not sure if the...
Victoria Grabner
- 7 years 15 weeks ago
Steve Oeth was making excuses. He was 20 to 30 pounds overweight, he told himself. He wasn’t used to exerting himself, he’d say. Other...
Victoria Grabner
- 7 years 15 weeks ago
Cognitive disabilities weren’t just a concept for President John F. Kennedy. His eldest sister, Rosemary, was mentally disabled, and she later...
Natalie Greer
- 8 years 15 weeks ago
Grocery stores dedicate aisles to it. Restaurants include options in their menus. Health and fitness magazines advise to give it up. Chances are, you...
Katherine Carroll, Ph.D.
- 8 years 15 weeks ago
For two years, The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Ind., has offered an innovative donor breast milk program for premature infants in the...
Ashley Meijer
- 8 years 15 weeks ago
TMJ is a disorder in the temporomandibular joint, one of the most complex joints in the body that controls forward, backward, rotational, and side-to...
Scott Saalman
- 8 years 15 weeks ago
The first time I donated blood, I passed out. I was 18, barely weighing the 110 pounds necessary to donate. I survived the actual blood draw. It was...
Jim Schroeder
- 8 years 15 weeks ago
Anxiety disorders now are the most prevalent psychological condition in children and adults in the United States. It is a startling statistic. Many...
Thom Wilder
- 8 years 15 weeks ago
You won’t find two stronger proponents of good, old-fashioned hand hygiene than Donna Neufelder and Mellodee Montgomery. Neufelder, executive...
Brennan Girdler
- 8 years 15 weeks ago
Mitigating health risk is difficult in a world full of trapdoors and sharp edges (think germs, genes, and unhealthy decisions), but it’s not...
Louis La Plante
- 9 years 13 weeks ago
I remember the day I thought I was losing my memory. I couldn’t spell “toad,” a deceptively simple word. I tried, “tode,...
Trisha Weber
- 9 years 13 weeks ago
With summertime humidity, swimming is a necessary activity in Evansville, and who doesn’t like long weekends of barbecuing at the lake? But is...
Wendy Hudson
- 9 years 13 weeks ago
Barbie, size zero jeans, victoria’s secret models. From an early age, young women receive a barrage of marketing messages seeming to illustrate...
Louis La Plante
- 9 years 13 weeks ago
After a workout in early May, my body felt like it was moving through water. Gravity’s gripping pull felt so much heavier than normal, but it...
Wendy Hudson
- 9 years 13 weeks ago
I have enough diet and exercise books to rival the resources at the Duke Health Library. I also have a well-equipped home gym. I try to eat right,...
Louis La Plante and Kristen Lund
- 9 years 43 weeks ago
If you’re an elected official, a busy working mom, or a pro athlete, how do you stay in shape? We asked three local fitness enthusiasts to...
Louis La Plante
- 10 years 11 weeks ago
Every four years, the World Cup is a global sensation, soccer’s premier spectacle. Thirty-two countries compete in the world’s most...
Louis La Plante
- 10 years 13 weeks ago
Every exercise involves movement, but these programs — CrossFit, Boot Camp, and Bodypump — emphasize speed (and calorie burning). Each...
Kristen Lund
- 10 years 14 weeks ago
On a damp spring day, a group of local children laced up their sneakers for a stroll near the future Cedar Hall Community School. Their guide down...
Louis La Plante
- 10 years 15 weeks ago
Years ago, Mike Cunningham was out on a limb, trimming a tree. When the limb broke, his safety rope failed him, and he fell several feet, shattering...