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Can prebiotics help improve insulin production for kids with type 1 diabetes?

2021-01-13T15:40:02-05:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: Diabetes, Research Spotlight, Wellness|

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 [...]

New web app lets public report mask use during COVID-19 pandemic

2020-10-16T16:34:24-04:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Wellness|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

Indiana: medicines to help stop smoking now available without prescription [IndyStar]

2019-08-08T13:15:04-04:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Smoking, Wellness|

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 [...]

Helping cancer survivors get “back to life” after treatment with new, free wellness center

2019-07-19T18:27:41-04:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Adults, Cancer, Health, Wellness|

After finishing cancer treatments, many survivors do not know where to turn for guidance about their physical and mental health. The Indiana Cancer Wellness Center is a one-stop-shop for guidance about nutrition, fitness, wellness and other services that people wouldn’t be able to get at a hospital — and it’s free of charge. Researchers at [...]

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