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The importance of wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-07-08T16:42:54-04:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Health|

Image source: Eric Rudd, images.iu.edu In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is very important to protect yourself and those around you in order to stay healthy. The CDC recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your household. Cloth face coverings [...]

Recovered from COVID-19? Your blood can support research.

2020-05-13T17:13:55-04:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Adults, COVID-19, Health, Indiana Biobank, Research Spotlight, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

We’ve partnered with WFYI to share the importance of health research!

2020-04-30T09:44:50-04:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Health, Uncategorized|

Have you heard? Our first-ever public media advertising campaign is now on the air, in partnership with our friends at WFYI Indianapolis. Check it out on WFYI local TV broadcast channels, FM 90.1, and streaming on WFYI.org. We’re excited to share this message broadly: Indiana, there has never been a more important time to [...]

Boost your brain health!

2020-04-10T15:24:37-04:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Adults, Health, Mental Health, Wellness|

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 [...]

Special topic: coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

2020-06-22T15:37:49-04:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Adults, COVID-19, Health, Kids, Wellness|

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 [...]

Spreading “pawsitivity with Gus the therapy dog

2020-02-18T16:32:40-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Health, Uncategorized|

The Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Eskenazi Health downtown campus is a special place, with its commitment to whole-person health: body, mind, and spirit. The campus includes beautiful light- and art-filled spaces, a rooftop sky farm, and an intentional cleaner, healthier and more energy-efficient environment. In this Indiana University School of Medicine story, meet [...]

IU School of Medicine researchers discover new treatment with help from Tyler Trent’s cell lines

2020-02-10T14:23:35-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Cancer, Kids, Research Spotlight|

Most Indiana residents recognize the name Tyler Trent. Tyler was a Purdue University student and football superfan who died on January 1, 2019, after waging a long and valiant fight against an aggressive form of bone cancer. Tyler’s legacy as a research advocate started years ago while he was a patient at Riley Children’s Health. [...]

Go All IN on your Thanksgiving this year with these healthy tips!

2019-11-26T17:32:12-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Adults, Health, Wellness|

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.