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Check Up 13: Heart Disease – St.Vincent Medical Group, St.Vincent Heart Center, St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital, St.Joseph Hospital, St.Vincent Carmel Hospital, St.Vincent Clay Hospital, St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, St.Vincent Jennings Hospital, St.Vincent Fishers Hospital, St.Vincent Williamsport Hospital


August’s Check Up 13 encouraged viewers to prioritize their health by registering for a $49 HeartScan. Dr. Michael Ball, cardiologist with St.Vincent Medical Group at St.Vincent Heart Center, was interviewed about heart disease and the non-invasive screening.

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Recognizing Warning Signs of Depression – Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent

WRTV-6, WIBC 93.1 FM

Actor and comedian Robin Williams’s death brought the issue of depression and suicide into the media this week. Mandy Grella, social worker with Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent, addressed the warning signs of depression and suicide and shared national and local resources available to help individuals who may be struggling with mental illness.

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Spreading Through Central Indiana Kids – St.Vincent Medical Group

FOX-59, WISH-8

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious viral illness, and it is currently on the rise among children in Central Indiana. While there is no vaccine to prevent the disease, Drs. Brian Aguilar and Kristine Powell, pediatricians with St.Vincent Medical Group, shared simple steps parents can take to reduce their family’s risk.

The FOX-59 article link

Robin Williams Had Early Stages of Parkinson’s Disease – St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute


Following news reports that Robin Williams had early stages of Parkinson’s disease, Dr. Jeffrey Hilburn was interviewed live in-studio about the neurological disorder, including symptoms, diagnosis and available treatment options.

Indy Gets Wet in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute


The ALS Association for Lou Gehrig’s disease has recently received an influx of donations and awareness thanks to a social media campaign, which has everyone dumping buckets of ice water on their head. Dr. Cynthia McGarvey, neurologist with JWM Neurology at St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute, was interviewed about the disease and was taped participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

The WISH-8 article link

On the Move – St.Vincent Medical Group, St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

The Indianapolis Star

Dr. Richard Fogel was appointed as president of the Heart Rhythm Society. Katelyn Becht, joined St.Vincent Medical Group at a nurse practitioner in Carmel, Ind. Dr. Mary Abernathy was promoted to executive director of medical education at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital. Dr. Wendy Schulte joined St.Vincent Medical Group at a pediatrician in Zionsville, Ind.

The Indianapolis Star article link

Way to Go – St.Vincent Sports Performance

The Indianapolis Star

The Indiana Sports Corp. presented Ralph Reiff, executive director of St.Vincent Sports Performance, with the Difference Maker Award at the Pathfinder Awards.

The Indianapolis Star article link

Doctor Marks 30 Years – St.Vincent Medical Group, St.Vincent Dunn Hospital


Dr. Deborah Craton, family medicine physician with St.Vincent Medical Group, was recognized for 30 years of practicing medicine in Lawrence County.

The Times-Mail article link

Kisses and Hisses – St.Vincent Jennings Hospital

North Vernon Plain Dealer

Residents of Jennings County recognized St.Vincent Jennings Hospital for providing health services in North Vernon for 40 years. Also, the Emergency Department at St.Vincent Jennings Hospital was publically acknowledged by a patient for providing compassionate care.

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