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As the quest for wellness continues to influence how we conduct decisions surrounding our health, it’s no surprise that Indianapolis' wellness scene is growing, mostly due to women-owned businesses. According to the Global Wellness Institute, the global health and wellness industry is now wo…

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In early April, a person in northern Indiana was diagnosed with the state’s first measles case of the year, making Indiana one of 21 states to report at least one case of measles at the time, and the numbers are only going up.

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Going back to school means your children are going back to the classroom filled with their friends, classmates and new teachers. Whether it’s working on a group project or on the playground at recess, germs can spread quickly in schools. Because of the increased exposure to other children, c…

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark law ensuring the equal rights of individuals with disabilities, celebrates its 29th anniversary this July 26. Focusing on the ADA is a great starting point for businesses who want to build more disability inclusion into their company cult…

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As the new school year inches closer and closer, a constant conundrum of providing snacks that provide optimal energy and are low in fat, salt and calories will need to be addressed. 

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When poor and working-class people can’t find decent health insurance they can afford, and when those who are insured face rising premiums and deductibles for plans that don’t always meet their needs, what is there left to do besides wait for a miracle?

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Discerning good nutrition advice can be difficult considering all the contradictory information. Some call breakfast the most important meal of the day. Others call it a carbohydrate-loaded early dessert. With health trends such as intermittent fasting becoming popular, is breakfast worth eating? 

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Measles, a highly contagious and extremely rare virus, was declared eliminated in 2000. This year, the U.S. has experienced the greatest number of reported measles cases since 1994, with 839 individual confirmed cases in 23 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Damien Center will offer free and confidential HIV testing June 27 to commemorate National HIV Testing Day. The annual event is meant to encourage people to get tested for HIV and get connected with resources they may need. Damien Center, Indiana’s oldest and largest AIDS service organizatio…

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Summer months become notoriously violent in Indianapolis. The sun stays out longer, the days and nights get warmer, and a long-recognized correlation between weather and crime becomes apparent just as it has in years past. Government officials, as well as grassroots organizers, are planning …