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Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness
  • Davies, Chris.jpg CHRIS DAVIES: Exercising with no ‘bells and whistles’

    Recently at Fitness Solutions the joke has been “treadmills and cardio equipment are broken.” The truth is we don’t have any exercise machines that require electricity. This is for good reason.

    March 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Information sessions this month for LEAF program

    Do you have heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes or indigestion and wish you could feel better and reduce the number of medications you take?

    March 4, 2014

  • Disability Awareness Fair Saturday in Terre Haute

    The INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is participating in an upcoming Disability Awareness Fair in Terre Haute on Saturday.

    March 4, 2014

  • Course on CPR, AED use set

    Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center is scheduled to offer a course Tuesday on how to deal with life-threatening cardiac events.
    Topics covered will be basic CPR and use of an automated external defibrillator, also called an AED.

    March 4, 2014

  • Mayor adds support to MS observation

    Terre Haute Mayor Duke A. Bennett has signed a proclamation designating this week as MS Awareness Week.

    March 4, 2014

  • MET 022814 RURAL WALLACE.jpg Rural health

    Medical facilities in small towns scattered throughout Indiana face unique challenges, navigating changes in the health care industry.

    March 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • ISU observing eating disorder awareness in series of events coinciding with national effort

    Every day, Americans are barraged with advertising featuring models that are thinner than 98 percent of U.S. women. Those images create an unhealthy body image in both men and women, according to a counselor with Indiana State University’s Student Counseling Center.

    February 25, 2014

  • March Senior Menu

    Reservations are required 24 hours in advance at all senior citizens dining sites in Vigo, Clay, Parke, Vermillion, Sullivan and Putnam counties.

    February 25, 2014

  • Parkinson’s-blood pressure link topic of group’s gathering Friday

    The effects of Parkinson’s disease go beyond tremors and motor-system afflictions, and one such aspect — low blood pressure — will be explained at a gathering Friday of people touched by the ailment.

    February 25, 2014

  • College’s swim lessons begin March 11

    Lincoln Trail College at Robinson, Ill., will offer group swimming lessons for youth ages 5 through 12 beginning March 11.

    February 25, 2014

  • Clinic changes policies on donations, meds

    St. Ann Clinic says it is no longer accepting donations of supplies and equipment of any kind.

    February 25, 2014

  • Cancer kids sought for summer camp

    Little Red Door Cancer Agency is planning to host Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer.

    February 18, 2014

  • Some premiums wrong on website, state official says

    Indiana Insurance Commissioner Stephen W. Robertson recently announced that the Federal Marketplace website,, is providing incorrect monthly premium rates for health insurance plans provided in Indiana by MDwise Inc.

    February 18, 2014

  • Rose-Hulman offering April swim lessons for all ages

    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is planning to offer spring swim lessons to all ages, infants to adults, in Rose-Hulman Sports and Recreation Center pool.

    February 18, 2014

  • TS video Mumps case_posterframe VIDEO: Vigo mumps case confirmed

    A Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology student has been diagnosed with mumps, and there are at least six other “probable cases” of mumps in Vigo County, according to the Vigo County Health Department.

    February 11, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • Dine With A Doc to feature cancer specialist on Feb. 26

    Senior Education Ministries, Inc. will welcome Dr. Chandra G. Reddy at its next Dine With A Doc event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 26 at Wabash Senior Citizens Center, 300 S. Fifth St.

    February 11, 2014

  • Tips for living with Parkinson’s group’s topic for Feb. 21

    Living with Parkinson’s disease can be challenging. The neurological disease progressively affects balance, movement and other bodily functions.

    February 11, 2014

  • African-Americans twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s, association says

    As the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association said in a press release that it is committed to raising awareness of this fatal brain disease and its warning signs in diverse populations during Black History Month and year round.

    February 11, 2014

  • Rice recalled after skin reactions in children

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben’s rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms that were linked to the rice.

    February 10, 2014

  • Davies, Chris.jpg Chris Davies: Educators take Fitness Challenge

    Beginning in 2014 many made New Year’s resolutions. Ten area educators took a challenge that is having them shed weight, get fit and raise money for two great organizations.

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • CVS Caremark Tobacco _Ter .jpg Obama praises CVS for pulling tobacco from shelves

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is praising CVS Caremark for its decision to stop selling tobacco products at its drugstores.

    February 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • TH Community Health Fair Sunday at Boys-Girls Club

    The 2014 Terre Haute Community Health Fair is a free event and scheduled for Sunday afternoon at the Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club.

    February 4, 2014

  • ISU women’s pink ribbon game tips on Feb. 14

    A sweet way to spend Valentine’s Day would be to join the Indiana State University women’s basketball team and the Wabash Valley affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the annual pink ribbon game on Feb. 14 in Hulman Center.

    February 4, 2014

  • Lung group hopes folks step up for Indy climb event

    Interested climbers can save the date of March 8 for the American Lung Association in Indiana’s 2014 Fight for Air Climb. The climb will take place at 8 a.m. at Chase Tower, 111 Monument Circle, Indianapolis.

    February 4, 2014

  • Deadly Sugar_Ter .jpg Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

    CHICAGO (AP) — A big national study says too much sugar could be deadly, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems.

    February 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Clark parks plan ‘iCYCLE’ ride Feb. 23

    The Clark County iCYCLE “Winter Blues” Ride is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Corner Bistro, 422 Archer Ave., in Marshall, Ill.

    January 28, 2014

  • Deadline Friday for Recognition Awards

    The Disability Awareness Recognition Awards will take place during the Disability Awareness Month kickoff reception at 10 a.m. on Feb. 28 at the First Financial Conference Center.

    January 28, 2014

  • LTC hopes to raise health awareness

    To call attention to the importance of personal health and safety, Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Ill., will host a free Health Awareness Day for the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the LTC gym.

    January 28, 2014

  • Heart health, first aid classes to start

    Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center will offer CPR/AED and basic first aid courses on Feb. 8 in Conference Room A at the hospital in Paris, Ill.

    January 28, 2014

  • ISU seeks subjects with fibromyalgia

    The department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation at Indiana State University is seeking volunteers for research concerning a possible new treatment option for people suffering from fibromyalgia syndrome.

    January 28, 2014

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