Procedure Helps Patients With Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremors – St. Vincent Indianapolis
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Dr. Albert Lee, neurosurgeon with the Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine at St. Vincent Indianapolis, is the first in Indiana – and among a select group of physicians in the United States – trained in a new surgical technique by Medtronic called Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy for advanced Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and Cervical dystonia. Dr. Michael Sermersheim, neurologist with JWM at St. Vincent Indianapolis, was also interviewed about the procedure. The therapy helps to reduce some of the symptoms of advanced Parkinson’s disease or tremors by allowing patients to achieve long-term relief and return to a happier lifestyle.
7 Steps To Find The Best Cardiologist for You – St. Vincent Heart Center
Dr. Mary Norine Walsh, cardiologist and medical director of the Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation programs at St. Vincent Heart Center, and vice president of the American College of Cardiology, provided insight on the process of selecting a cardiologist.
Check Up 13: Identifying Risk Factors For Heart Disease – St. Vincent Heart Center, St. Vincent Indianapolis, St. Vincent Anderson Regional, St. Vincent Fishers, St. Vincent Jennings, St. Vincent Clay, St. Vincent Williamsport, St. Vincent Kokomo, St. Vincent Carmel
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. As part of a monthly partnership with WTHR, nine St. Vincent ministries offered $49 HeartScan for those who called or registered online on August 13. To promote this offering, Dr. Michael Ball, cardiologist with St. Vincent Heart Center, and one of his cardiology patients who benefited from receiving a HeartScan were interviewed.
Finding the Healthier Options At The Indiana State Fair – St. Vincent Women’s
The popular foods at the Indiana State Fair aren’t exactly the healthiest options. Anna Busenburg, registered dietitian with St. Vincent Women’s, provided recommendations and tips for making healthier choices at this year’s fair.
Baby Brain: What Was I Saying? I Forget… – St. Vincent Medical Group
Nicole Pence, anchor and reporter with FOX-59, recently announced that she is pregnant with twins and has created a dedicated blog page to pregnancy topics. This week, Dr. Susan Benson, OB/GYN with St. Vincent Medical Group, was asked about the validity of a phenomenon commonly referred to as ‘baby brain’.
Back to School, Back to the Doctor? Health Concerns When School Starts – Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent
When kids return to the classroom, they are often at an increased risk of acquiring a virus that may cause a runny or stuffy nose, coughing and a sore throat. Dr. Christopher Belcher, medical director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent, was interviewed about the common back-to-school health ailments.
The Facts about Kim Kardashian’s Morning Sickness Drug – St. Vincent Medical Group
Reality star Kim Kardashian recently got a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for failing to mention any of the risks associated with the prescription morning sickness drug Diclegis in a promotional image she posted with the product on Instagram. Dr. Jamie Cooper, OB/GYN with St. Vincent Medical Group, was interviewed about the safety and intended use of this drug for a recent article on whattoexpect.com.
Josh McRoberts is Healthier, Confident Heading into Year 2 in Miami – St. Vincent Sports Performance
Former Carmel basketball star Josh McRoberts found his niche in the NBA two seasons ago, putting together his best complete year with the Charlotte Bobcats. Following that season, he signed a three-year deal with the Miami Heat. The Indianapolis Star caught up with McRoberts as he was training at St. Vincent Sports Performance last week and published a Q&A.
Pike Basketball Players Enjoy Their Shining Moments in NCAA Tourney – St. Vincent Sports Performance
Anthony White Jr., former Pike High School basketball player, played professionally last year in Australia. But this past week, he worked out with several local professional and college players as part of a skills training program with St. Vincent Sports Performance.
Doyel: Officer Back On The Streets, With A Story To Tell – St. Vincent Anderson Regional, St. Vincent Indianapolis
Anderson police officer Marty Dulworth was working security detail at the Indianapolis Colts camp recently when he was approached by several players and thanked for his service. Dulworth lost part of his left leg when he was responding to a call of shots fired in 2012. He was immediately taken to St. Vincent Anderson Regional for life saving treatment before being flown via St. Vincent StatFlight to St. Vincent Indianapolis Trauma Center.
Health Conference Coming to Kokomo – St. Vincent Kokomo
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The Reformation Faith Ministries in Kokomo will host the first Kokomo Health Partners Conference. Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams will be a keynote speaker at the conference. Several other speakers will also be presenting with a focus on infant mortality and morbidity, obesity in Indiana, lowering tobacco use and increasing immunizations. Dr. Dana Stewart, medical director of the nursery at St. Vincent Kokomo, will serve as an expert during a Q&A session with event attendees.
Davis Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day Set For Sept. 3 – St. Vincent Randolph
St. Vincent Randolph is providing free health screenings – blood pressure testing and skin cancer screening – for attendees of the annual Davis-Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day on Sept. 3, 2015.
Good Morning: Madison County’s Got Talent is Aug. 15 – St. Vincent Anderson Regional
St. Vincent Anderson Regional is sponsoring Madison County’s Got Talent, a fundraiser to support Intersect, a local nonprofit promoting drug and alcohol prevention.