State and Local Health Officials Identify Potential Hepatitis A Exposure Linked to Frozen Strawberries

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging healthcare providers to ask patients who exhibit symptoms of hepatitis A about recent strawberry consumption as part of an investigation into a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A that has been linked to frozen strawberries imported from Egypt and food items containing these strawberries. ISDH More...

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By George On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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New CDC Study Shows Changes In Breast Cancer Death Rates by Age Group

Breast cancer death rates among women decreased during 2010-2014, but racial differences persisted, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality More...

By George On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Community Hospital Anderson presents Senior Access

Community Hospital Anderson’s next Senior Access meeting will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. at Community Anderson’s Education Center, 1923 N. Madison Avenue. Sherri Peak-Davis, from the Anderson Impact More...

By George On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Community Hospital Anderson to Offer Free Prostate Screenings

Community Hospital Anderson will offer free prostate screenings on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Community Cancer center, 1340 N. Madison Avenue, Anderson. The screenings will include prostate-specific More...

By George On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Cooling Centers Activated in Madison County

July 2016 (Updated) Anderson Public Library – Monday -Thursday, 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM, Friday & Saturday, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Sunday, 1 PM to 5 PM – 111 E. 12th Street, Anderson Community Hospital More...

By George On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Community Hospital Anderson holds weight management class

Community Hospital Anderson will offer an eight-week weight management class, held on eight consecutive Thursdays from Aug. 4 to Sept. 22. The class will meet at noon in the Community Anderson Diabetes Care Center, More...

By George On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Community Anderson starts boxing program for Parkinson’s patients

Community Hospital Anderson has launched a Rock Steady boxing program for Parkinson’s patients. Founded in 2006 in Indianapolis, Rock Steady provides boxing classes for Parkinson’s patients – from the newly More...

By George On Sunday, June 12th, 2016
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Consumer Reports Investigates What Causes Pain, What Treats It, What Doesn’t—and How to Prevent It

Also, CR looks at the prescription painkiller epidemic, efforts to curb overuse of opioids, and surprising truths about medical marijuana. YONKERS, NY—Persistent and chronic pain can be a frustrating, debilitating More...

By George On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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Consumer Reports Finds That Nearly Half Of Sunscreens Tested Did Not Meet Their SPF Claims

Nearly three-quarters of ‘natural’ sunscreens fell short of the SPF on their labels; Two “natural” sunscreens for kids claiming to be SPF 50 tested as SPF 8 YONKERS, NY – While Consumer Reports urges More...

By George On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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Migraines Tied to Vitamin Deficiencies, says study

A high percentage of children, teens and young adults with migraines appear to have mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10 — a vitamin-like substance found in every cell of the body that More...