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Little girl playing in sprinkler

When is Hot Too Hot?

July 20, 2018

Heat-related emergencies occur when a person’s body is unable to cool itself through sweating. It is most common when a person is dehydrated in elevated temperatures with high humidity and no breeze. Learn about these three types of heat-related emergencies on the blog.

Children in pool

Your Kids and the Pool

July 06, 2018

Summer is in full swing with many families hopping into the pool to cool down from the heat. However, many things can happen at the pool when adults get distracted. Before heading to the pool this summer, be prepared to prevent emergencies from happening.

Little boy celebrating 4th of July safely

Forth of July Safety Tips

June 22, 2018

The Fourth of July is a wonderful time to go outside, kick back with family and friends, throw some burgers on the grill and enjoy a spectacular fireworks-show. We’ve put together some helpful tips so you can be sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time.

Applying sunscreen

How a Sunburn Can Land You in the Emergency Room

June 08, 2018

We all know that before sending your children outside that they should apply sunscreen, yet sunburns are responsible for tens of thousands of visits to the emergency room every year.

So, whether your kids are in a summer league or just love spending all day out by the pool, here are some helpful before letting them out in the sun.

St. Vincent Neighborhood Hospital exterior

St. Vincent, Anthem Reach Deal On Microhospitals

June 04, 2018

Hoosiers with Anthem insurance are now covered for care at St. Vincent’s “neighborhood hospitals.” The two organizations have reached a deal to include the hospitals in the network.

Woman suffering from emergency headache

When Does a Headache Warrant a Trip to the Emergency Room?

May 25, 2018

For many people, headaches seem like nothing more than a mild annoyance. For others, they can cause severe, disabling pain. Headaches are one of the leading reasons patients visit St. Vincent Neighborhood Hospital. So, when are headaches just a bothersome aching or something more serious?

Managing Your Blood Pressure

May 11, 2018

Hypertension, commonly called "the Silent Killer," has no symptoms. However, learning more about high blood pressure and how to manage it can prevent problems from arising.

Allergic Reactions in Children

April 27, 2018

National Asthma and Allergies Awareness Month has arrived and so have the itchy, watery eyes and runny noses. While many allergies can be minor, some can be serious and even life threatening if not treated quickly. Here are some tips for allergies including signs or allergic reaction, common allergens, and when an allergic reaction can become an emergency.  
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St. Vincent Neighborhood Hospital Receives Excellence In Healthcare Award

April 18, 2018

St. Vincent Neighborhood Hospital was recently recognized with an Award of Distinction for Excellent Performance in Patient Experience for emergency departments by national healthcare market research company Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC).

Woman in bed having stomach pain

Why Does My Stomach Hurt?

April 13, 2018

When it comes to abdominal pain, there’s an extensive list of symptoms that could point to underlying health problems. Identifying the location, severity, duration and accompanying stomach pain symptoms can significantly help when determining if your stomach ache is an emergency.
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