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Having trouble sleeping?

Do you have trouble waking up in the morning?  It may be because you’re having trouble falling asleep at night.  Try out some of these sleeping tips! Stick to a schedule.  Try going to bed and waking up at the same time every day, even on weekends.  This will help control your body’s internal clock.  [...]

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HealthNet Northeast Health Center Celebrates One Year Anniversary!

Truck driver Pierre Roberts, 39, knew something wasn’t right when he began feeling more tired than usual. It had been well over a year since he’d been to a doctor. His busy work schedule made it easy to put off the visit. Through the recommendation of a friend, Pierre made an appointment at HealthNet Northeast [...]

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Get To Know: Dr. Cantrell

Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A:  Born and raised in Indianapolis on the East Side near the State Fair Grounds.  I have a wife of 12 years, 5 children, 8 brothers and sisters and an amazing immediate/extended family.  I love my faith, my family and my friends.  Then, I love being a [...]

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Speedway Chamber of Commerce Donate to West Health Center Campaign

BIG thanks to the Speedway Chamber of Commerce for their generous gift of $1,000 to be directed to HealthNet West Health Center! In December 2012, a renovated Blockbuster Store at 6029 West 10th Street became home to HealthNet’s newest health care facility – HealthNet West Health Center. The 4,500 square foot center offers adult primary [...]

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Take the Test. Take Control. #NHTD

Today is National HIV Testing Day and we are encouraging you to “Take the Test. Take Control.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV and nearly one in five aren’t aware that they are infected. It is extremely important to get [...]

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Better Indy Babies Celebrates National Child Passenger Safety Week!!!

Post by Tricia Tomson HealthNet is celebrating because of a grant we received from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. The Child Restraint Distribution Grant program provided us with funding to purchase and distribute infant car seats to expecting mothers enrolled in our Better Indy Babies Program who cannot afford one. In celebration of National Child [...]

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Easy Weight-Loss Math = Recipe for Success!

As a part of this month’s Give A Care About Home series, today’s blog focuses on some simple weight-loss calculations to help you and your family eat healthier and stay fit! Post by Rick Reifenberg, MD The generally accepted conversion is that one pound of stored fat is equal to about 3,500 calories.  This could be thought of as [...]

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Hopes & Dreams for Indy Communities

Forty-four years ago, a group of Southwest side residents in Indianapolis had a GREAT idea. They would organize to bring about something that hadn’t been done before in their neighborhood: the availability of affordable, quality health care for people who needed it, but didn’t have access to it. To reach their dream, they tirelessly hosted endless fundraiser rummage [...]

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Get a Sneak Peek TODAY of the New Avondale Meadows Health and Wellness Center!

Indy residents can get a first-hand look at and chance to talk to representatives from organizations involved with the future Avondale Meadows Health and Wellness Center during a community open house from 6-7:30 p.m. today. The event will take place at the Challenge Foundation Academy, 3980 Meadows Drive, Indianapolis. The future $20 million, 70,000-square-foot facility [...]

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A Mirror is not the only Reflection!

post written by Dr. Varon Cantrell.  Click here to learn more about our entire blog team. When I have young children and teenagers in the clinic I do my very best to talk to them and to encourage them regarding their current “roles” in society.  I stress with them that they only have two responsibilities.  [...]

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