Fighting stress during the holidays

Fighting stress during the holidays

It is that time of year again; the cooling temperature compounded by extra commitments of the holiday season leads to more stress and less physical activity. With proper planning and a positive approach, you will discover that even a little bit of exercise throughout the day can diffuse stress and lead to a saner, more […]

What it means to be an oncology nurse

What it means to be an oncology nurse

To be an Oncology nurse is more than a job. It is a commitment. You pledge to do your very best to make a small difference in your patients lives. You get to know someone during their worst hour, right after they heard those frightening words: “you have cancer.” At that point their lives, careers, […]

Do breast lumps always equal breast cancer? Dr. Samuel Heiser explains.

Do breast lumps always equal breast cancer? Dr. Samuel Heiser explains.

Is there anything more frightening than performing your monthly self-breast exam and discovering a lump in your breast? Fortunately, the vast majority of breast lumps, particularly those that develop before menopause, are not cancerous. All, however, need to be taken seriously. One in nine women will experience breast cancer, but most can be cured. Early […]

The anti-cancer diet: prevention and nutrition tips

The anti-cancer diet: prevention and nutrition tips

According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 35% of cancers have a nutritional connection. Laura Kenny, a Registered Dietitian with Riverview Hospital, recently led a seminar on Nutrition in Cancer Prevention and shares a summary of her presentation here. It is possible to prevent 35% of cancers by: Following a healthy diet Maintaining a healthy […]

Heart-healthy recipe: cajun chicken with peach chutney

Heart-healthy recipe: cajun chicken with peach chutney

Use up the last of those Indiana peaches by making this heart-healthy recipe provided by the dietary staff at Riverview! [gmc_recipe 1121]

Falling leaves, apple cider, and...ear infections?

Falling leaves, apple cider, and…ear infections?

Ear infections are among the most common illnesses of early childhood and occur most frequently in the fall and winter months. It’s that time of year again! Noblesville Pediatrics board certified pediatrician, Joy Kain, MD, offers information on ear infections as well as a symptom guide to this common illness. Three out of four children […]

Running for FUNDs!

Running for FUNDs!

[slideshow id=10]   Congratulations to all runners and walkers who participated in the first Noblesville Schools Education Foundation “Fund Run” this past Saturday, September 24, 2011. Hundreds of runners and walkers joined in the fun, participating in one of three distance options – a 10-miler, a 5K, or a 1-mile fun run and walk. People […]

Take heart! Together we can prevent heart disease...

Take heart! Together we can prevent heart disease…

Heart disease is the number one killer in America. With some planning and commitment, you can drastically reduce your risk of becoming a heart disease victim. Exercise and nutrition can play a vital role in preventing heart problems and can even reduce the risk of recurring heart attacks. The following nutrition practices can help you […]