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Getting a Bump Start on Your Pregnancy

Getting a Bump Start on Your Pregnancy

By Theresa Holland, Manager Maternity Programs and Services For some women, pregnancy and baby care may seem instinctive, and for others, it might as well be rocket science. If you fall into the latter category, don’t fret. There are plenty of resources through the maternity services at Riverview Health to help you feel less overwhelmed. Our […]

Riverview Health Foundation Grateful Patient

Riverview Health Foundation Grateful Patient

Give them something to remember you by. This was Ralph Feuerstein’s motto. Whether it’s a waitress at a restaurant or doctor at an appointment, Ralph believed it was the interactions you had with people that could make any experience positive and memorable—even when facing a terminal prognosis. At the age of 74, Ralph was diagnosed […]

ER or Urgent Care?

ER or Urgent Care?

Medical issues often strike without warning and at the most inconvenient times. A mysterious rash develops on your baby over the weekend; you cut your hand chopping vegetables for dinner; your spouse wakes up in the middle of the night with a sharp pain in the abdomen. When faced with these situations, it’s common to […]

A Snapshot of Riverview Health Foundation

A Snapshot of Riverview Health Foundation

Year established: 1976 Address: 395 Westfield Road, Noblesville, IN 46060 Phone: 317.776.7317                   Mission and Vision Riverview Health Foundation creates meaningful charitable opportunities in support of Riverview Health to advance the community’s health and quality of life now and in the future. Our donors are partners in […]

Expecting the Unexpected

Expecting the Unexpected

For Ryan and Lauren Cole, having a baby was always a part of their plan. So, not too long after getting married in October 2017, they found out their new family of two would soon grow to three. While the journey to pregnancy can be a long one for some couples, Ryan and Lauren became […]

Beating the Odds and Learning to Walk Again

Beating the Odds and Learning to Walk Again

Sheila Dunn is one of those rare individuals with an unbreakable spirit—and a cancer diagnosis wasn’t going to change that. In June of 2016, Sheila began having back pain. After numerous doctors’ visits she still didn’t have answers, but she knew the pain she was experiencing wasn’t normal. By September of 2016, her back had […]

#MyFocus: A Journey to a Career in Neuropsychology

#MyFocus: A Journey to a Career in Neuropsychology

Growing up, Dr. Nathan Parmer wasn’t always certain about his career path, but one thing he did know was that he was always interested in what made people “tick”.. Originally from the south side of Indianapolis, Dr. Parmer attended Wabash College to study English and play football. As the first member of his immediate family […]

Reading Without Words: 5 Tips to Engage Children With Books

Reading Without Words: 5 Tips to Engage Children With Books

  Shared book reading with children is invaluable. Research suggests that shared reading at six months can improve language development and is predictive of future reading activities. These are 5 tips to help enhance reading time with your little ones. Here’s a hint…you don’t always have to read the words!   Talk About the Pictures […]

Going Down the Wrong Pipe - Am I Swallowing Right?

Going Down the Wrong Pipe – Am I Swallowing Right?

You’ve probably heard, ‘I’m okay, it just went down the wrong pipe,’ paired with coughing for the next few minutes. All of us have difficulty swallowing once in a while, but how do you know if your swallowing is appropriate or not? And why does it matter if you’re swallowing accurately? Keep reading to find […]

Tennis Elbow... But I Don't Play Tennis

Tennis Elbow… But I Don’t Play Tennis

  With today’s technology over use, what we call tennis elbow might need to be called texting or computer elbow in the future. The medical term for tennis elbow is Lateral Epicondylitis. It is an injury involving the extensor muscles of the forearm. These extensors originate on the lateral epicondylar region of the humerus; thus the medical name. It is a […]