Healthcare Blog

Our blog is not intended to replace the services of a trained physician or health care professional, or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please be sure to establish a physician relationship for all your healthcare concerns. At DeKalb Health, you can find a local physician or specialist to fit your specific healthcare needs.

Heart Health: What You Need to Know Your Pacemaker

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

Working with your cardiologist will help you get back in fighting form after the insertion of a pacemaker and can ensure your heart health for years to come.

Your Teen and Sports: How to Prevent and Treat Injuries

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

Sports are often one of the most rewarding aspects of a teenager’s life. Proper orthopedic sports care now can facilitate a lifetime of physical activity.

Orthopedic Guidelines: Bone Health Tips for Every Age

Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Bone health becomes especially important in old age, but it’s something we can influence throughout our lives. Learn more from DeKalb Health Orthopedic Care.

How to Determine When It’s Time to Use Urgent Care

Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Urgent care provides an alternative to the ER. DeKalb Health explains why you should consider going to a walk-in clinic.

The Reasons Why You Should Learn Basic Life Support Methods

Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

It’s not just doctors and paramedics who save lives. With a bit of training from DeKalb Health, you could be a heart hero to a friend, neighbor, or coworker.

Autism Support Groups: The Benefits and Getting Started

Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

An autism diagnosis can leave parents with many questions, fears for the future, and feelings of isolation. With an autism support group, help and community are always close at hand.

The Top Reasons Why Adults Need to Get Flu Shots Too

Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Flu season will be arriving soon in Indiana. See the reasons why adults, and not just children, need annual flu shots too.

Postpartum Recovery: What to Expect and How to Make it Easier

Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

No matter how many books you’ve read or people you’ve spoken to, recovering from childbirth can be difficult. The Family BirthPlace at DeKalb Health helps our patients ease postpartum recovery.