Spotlight on Health

Recommendations for early detection of breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer awareness month and this year alone, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with this disease. And while this statistic is sobering, the good news is that if caught early, the survival rate of the disease is as high as 99%.  But how do you know how best to detect this Read the full article…

The Signs of Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying in our schools and communities has come to the forefront of our nation in recent years and is always a concern to parents of kids.  Recognizing the warning signs is an important first step in taking action against bullying. Not all children who are bullied or are bullying Read the full article…

Bust the Myths of Organ Donation

Organ Donation Myth #1:  “I can’t be an organ donor because I can’t donate blood or I have a history of medical illness or substance abuse.” FACT: EVERYONE can register as a donor, regardless of age, race or medical history. Suitability to be a donor is determined at the time of death. According to Donate Life Read the full article…

Making sure your parents have coverage

Are you part of the sandwich generation?  Do you find yourself caring for your children at home  plus staying on top of your parents’ health and security?  Be Well Indy and Walgreens want to remind you that open enrollment for the 2015 calendar year for Medicare Part D is Oct. 15-Dec. 7. The process can seem overwhelming Read the full article…

Healthy Recipes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars


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