The hottest weeks of the year are just around the corner, and thanks to a collaboration with Indiana University’s Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI) and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, a pair of Indiana cities are now able to study high heat’s effect on residents in order to develop local strategies [...]
That’s the question researcher Heba Ismail is trying to answer. Ismail is a type 1 diabetes researcher and clinical pediatric endocrinologist. She is currently recruiting people between the ages of 12-16 who are newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes to participate in her study. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition that attacks the [...]
Photo source: maskcount.com The app, known as MaskCount, was created by researchers at Regenstrief Institute and is intended to provide scientists with real-world data and observations having to do with mask compliance and COVID-19. The user-friendly app gives everyone the opportunity to become a “citizen scientist,” by utilizing your own smartphone to [...]
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.
A big thank you to all of our participants in this year’s Healthy at the Indiana State Fair contest. You’re not only winners in our hearts, you’re all winners of this contest, too!
All IN for Health wants you to be healthy at the Indiana State Fair! Today, to coincide with opening day of the fair, we are kicking off a social media photo contest. Join the fun! All you have to do is take photos of your definition of "healthy" at the Indiana State Fair and post [...]
Big news for Indiana! As of Aug. 1, a doctor’s prescription will no longer be needed to buy products to help you stop smoking. The change announced Monday will apply to prescription medicines such as Chantix and Zyban, which contain the same ingredient as the antidepressant Wellbutrin. Indiana would join 11 other states that make [...]