Roger Schwertfager thought when he fell down one night he was just tired. It wasn’t until the next day he realized he had a stroke.
The Indiana State Department of Health reported the death Wednesday morning. Overall, flu activity is said to be minimal
While that extra hour of sleep may be nice for some this weekend when Daylight Saving Time ends, for your little ones it may mess up their sleep schedule.
In peak hot dog season — which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day — Americans typically eat 7 billion hot dogs, according to the NHDSC.
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The update moves the society closer to guidelines from an influential task force that recommends starting routine screening at age 50.
Weight Watcher’s shares soared $5.09, or 75 percent, to $11.88 in premarket trading about an hour before the mart open.
The recall involves bags of spinach distributed in 13 states including Indiana and Ohio because of a possible health risk from Salmonella.
Steven Assanti wants to have gastric bypass surgery. At 6 feet 1 inch tall, he said he must slim down to 550 pounds to be eligible. After, he hopes to eventually drop to 180 pounds.
There have been complaints of low staffing levels, low pay and troublesome attendance policies.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is urging residents to reduce their risk of lung cancer by having their homes tested for the naturally-occurring radioactive gas responsible for more than 2,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States.
Public health advocates told an Indiana legislative committee there’s no scientific consensus on whether electronic cigarettes pose any health risks even as a growing number of youths are trying them.
FDA officials say research shows young people who identify with hip-hop are more likely to smoke than their peers.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Health Department unanimously approved a resolution Monday calling for a needle-exchange program to slow the spread of hepatitis C among intravenous drug users.
The number of students dealing with homeless has risen dramatically in Indiana during the last five years. Local school districts have support staff in place to help serve those most in need.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and 37 other attorneys general are urging the Senate to pass the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015.
Flu season occurs annually, typically starting around October and continuing through May. Seasonal flu viruses can vary from year to year, so medical experts recommend getting a flu vaccine every year.
The money will be used to identify people who aren’t aware they have hypertension. The nine-month grant also will help those diagnosed with high blood pressure manage their condition.
Government researchers say “deplorably” few college students are warned by doctors about the danger from alcohol and drugs or encouraged to reduce drinking or substance use.
Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient’s risk.