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St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital Hosts Community Conversation on Heroin

WTHR-13, FOX-59 (3 stories), WRTV-6, WIBC 93.1 FM, Current in Carmel

A panel of health care, emergency medical service, stress and public safety experts joined with members of the Indianapolis community gathered at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital to discuss the growing problem of heroin use and identify ways to combat it. Dr. Michael Kaufmann, medical director for St.Vincent EMS, Dr. Lewis Jacobson, chief trauma surgeon with the St.Vincent Trauma Center, Sheila Mishler executive director of St.Vincent Stress Center and patient services  and Troy Riggs, director of the Department of Public Safety, were interviewed.

The Current in Carmel article link

Social Worker Offers Parents Advice On How To Talk To Children About Recent Violence - Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent

FOX-59, WISH-8

Mandy Grella, licensed clinical social worker with Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent, provided tips for talking to young children about the recent violence in Indianapolis.

The FOX-59 article link

Diabetes Care - Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent

Kids Count Radio

Dr. Samar Rahhal, pediatric endocrinologist with Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent, was a featured guest on the recent Kids Count Radio Show. During the 30-minute public affairs program hosted by Indiana Youth Institute President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz, Dr. Rahhal addressed diabetes care for children.

The Kids Count Radio podcast link

July 4th Weekend Busy for Emergency Rooms - St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

WIBC 93.1 FM

Dr. Patrick Maier, emergency medicine physician at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, provided insight to the most common firework-related injuries that occur on Independence Day.

The WIBC 93.1 FM article link

Guitarist's Life Saved When Amp Malfunctions During Ribfest - St.Joseph Hospital, St.Vincent Heart Center

Kokomo Tribune

Kokomo resident Jeff Bonner was attending Ribfest when he suffered a major heart attack. He was treated at the St.Joseph Hospital Emergency Department prior to be rushed to St.Vincent Heart Center where he received two life-saving stents.

The Kokomo Tribune article link

Helping Hungry Kids - St.Vincent Jennings Hospital

North Vernon Plain Dealer

For the fourth consecutive year, children and adults are receiving free lunches through the Summer Meals for Kids Program in Country Squire Lakes. St.Vincent Jennings Hospital chaplain Colleen Malone has been instrumental in volunteer recruitment to support this effort.

The North Vernon Plain Dealer article link

St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital Cancer Support Group

The Alexandria Times-Tribune

St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital Cancer Center is offering a general cancer support group for individuals with cancer, survivors and their support persons.

The Alexandria Times-Tribune article link

Children's Clinic Classic Still Going Upward - St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital

The Herald Bulletin

The Children's Clinic Classic, a golf tournament operated by St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital, continues to grow. Funds raised at this annual event support a free-standing medical facility designed to treat children whose families cannot pay for treatment.

The Herald Bulletin article link

St.Joseph Hospital Lists Support Groups

Kokomo Tribune

St.Joseph Hospital announced its upcoming events, classes and support group information for July.

The Kokomo Tribune article link

Baby-Sitting Class Offered at Hospital - St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital

The Herald Bulletin

St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital is offering a Safe Sitter class on July 17. Safe Sitter is a nationally recognized program that prepares youth between ages 11-13 for the responsibility of babysitting.

The Herald Bulletin article link