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In 2014, Indianapolis was named the worst city in the nation for food deserts by WalkScore, a company that promotes walkable neighborhoods. Despite numerous efforts from city officials and neighborhood activists, food deserts remain a problem throughout the city. 

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When Nadia Miller was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2007, she was already familiar with the disease. Two years earlier, the 26-year-old Indianapolis native lost her older sister to the same disease. According to the American Cancer Society, this deadly form of breast cancer…

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During the holidays, things can get pretty chaotic. Between work, shopping and running from one-holiday gathering to the next, you may sacrifice your health to fit in all your fun activities. Unfortunately, it’s also a time for overindulging, weight gain and even illness. Overindulging on su…

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You know the signs. The thunderous cough. The pounding headache. The full-body fatigue.

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Flu season has begun and many question how to stay healthy during the winter. Flu season typically spans through October to February due to the nature of the virus’ behavior, and it spreads through people’s close proximity in the winter. Staying healthy throughout the long flu season depends…

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Open enrollment is upon consumers again, and there are likely questions on what they should do in terms of health care coverage for 2020. Options for coverage can be overwhelming, but consumers can choose a plan that fits them best through education on open enrollment, understanding what’s n…

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Families, friend groups and individuals gathered under the pavilion at Broad Ripple Park on Oct. 19 ready to try to make a difference when it comes to talking about and dealing with mental illness.

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In 2017, Indiana had the seventh highest infant mortality rate in the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 600 babies passed away in the state in one year alone.

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By now, I'm sure you've heard about the Meatless Monday movement, but have you ever participated? Since 2003, Meatless Monday has grown into a global movement powered by a network of participating individuals, hospitals, schools, worksites and restaurants around the world. The goal is to enc…