Image and content sourced from NATIONAL HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD INSTITUTE https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/education-and-awareness/heart-month/slides February is American Heart Month! Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is [...]
Photo source: AshTproductions, Shutterstock.com Early identification of cognitive impairment is important to healthy aging. That is why researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research at the Regenstrief Institute are studying the effects of early detection of Alzheimer’s disease on older adults and their family members. The purpose of the study [...]
In the United States, there are over 16.9 million people who have had a diagnosis of cancer and are still living with it or are cancer-free. There are around 300,000 survivors living in Indiana. The Karuna Precision Wellness Center offers a number of cancer-related services to help support survivors in Indiana who are searching for [...]
As researchers all over the world continue efforts learn more about the coronavirus and its resulting disease, COVID-19, the Indiana Biobank is offering a new opportunity for the public to help - by donating blood. The Indiana University School of Medicine is asking all Indiana residents who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood [...]
Researchers all over the world are trying to learn more about COVID-19, the new coronavirus, but they still have many questions about what it is and how it spreads. Many scientists here in Indiana are launching various studies to discover the answers to their questions. A new study, just launched this week, is called Tracking [...]
Brain awareness week is recognized every March, but it is important every month, as a way to celebrate and promote positive brain health practices and research. During this time of remoteness, it is essential to remember to take breaks for your brain! What exactly is a 'healthy brain'? The American Heart Association says a healthy [...]
It’s a word that’s top of mind for people all around the world: coronavirus. What is a coronavirus, anyway? Coronaviruses are a specific type of virus, named for the crown-like spikes on their surfaces (corona meaning “crown”). First identified in the 1960s, many coronaviruses exist, including those that cause the common cold. You may have [...]
This Thanksgiving, All IN for Health encourages you to make healthy decisions! We've teamed up with Rachel Bordogna, a research dietitian from Purdue University, to discuss how families have the potential to incorporate healthier habits into their Thanksgiving celebrations.
Every day in the United States, 2,000 kids under 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette and 300 become daily smokers.