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Health & Wellness

  • Get healthy with IU

    Full-time academic and staff employees enrolled in an IU-sponsored medical plan are eligible for free online tobacco cessation and weight-loss programs.

  • Wellness survey

    Remember to fill out your employee health survey.

  • $3.2 million grant

    IU researchers earned a multi-year grant to develop and improve therapies for pancreatic cancer.

  • New gene identified

    A genome-wide imaging study has identified a new gene associated with Alzheimer's plaques.

  • Check yourself

    Employees of IU Northwest and IU Bloomington can now check their own blood pressure on campus.

  • 'Let's Talk'

    IU East will host a health-focused forum series this spring.

  • Flu season

    With the arrival in full force of flu season, take steps to avoid getting this nasty bug.

  • Check your labels

    The majority of generic drugs have safety-warning labels that differ from the equivalent brand-name drug.

  • Stem cell success

    Hal E. Broxmeyer is the first author on a new study that could improve results for thousands of cancer patients.

  • Mother instinct

    Kinsey research shows that postpartum women are less stressed by threats unrelated to the baby.

  • Tumor relief

    New therapy from the IU School of Medicine helps combat a previously untreatable tumor in kids.

  • Blood test for alcoholism

    An IU scientist will use a $1.15M grant to research biomarkers for heavy drinking.

  • HIV screenings

    A recommendation that clinicians routinely screen for HIV infection ultimately could save lives, says an IU researcher.

  • Improved chemo results

    IU research could mean improved results for thousands of cancer patients.

  • Top Docs

    More than 200 IU School of Medicine physicians were recognized as "Top Docs" in Indianapolis Monthly magazine.

  • Curbing tobacco

    Nearly 75 percent of Hoosiers support a statewide or community indoor workplace smoking ban.

  • Clinical management

    A new system has been selected to manage clinical trial information across the IU School of Medicine system.

  • Improving eye care

    IU Optometry and Saving Sight Indiana begin a partnership to improve eye care for the state's underserved patients.

  • Bike it

    Health experts from IU South Bend and IUPUI tout the benefits of bike riding.

  • Mathematical modeling

    Mathematical modeling being tested by researchers at IUPUI and the IU School of Medicine has the potential to impact the treatment of several diseases.