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Federal health officials are warning parents about the dangers of teething remedies which they say can lead to serious health consequences and sometimes death. Now the FDA is asking manufacturers to stop selling certain products intended for babies and toddlers. “Could be problematic because of......

SOUTH BEND — The South Bend Clinic has a new honor. Managed Health Services presented it with the annual Summit Award for Excellence in Care. It’s one of two statewide awards this year. MHS recognizes Indiana healthcare providers who exemplify exceptional performance. It says the clinic’s......

SOUTH BEND — A new study suggests women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander. Researchers believe people might be hesitant touch a woman’s chest. According to the study, only 39-percent of women suffering cardiac arrest in a public place were......

Childbirth without narcotics, painkillers or opioids? If you’re a mom who’s been through it, you may be in disbelief. But a doctor at the South Bend Clinic in Granger has been offering it to his pregnant moms for the last five years. Fourteen-month-old Oaklee Powell......

Get to know our new pediatrician, Dr. Christine Ramirez. She is passionate about teaching kids the life-long skills they need to stay healthy and is also bilingual. Take a look....

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — In Indiana, there were more than 400 cervical cancer related deaths in four years. This is prompting doctors and lawmakers across the state to encourage families to consider the Human Papillomavirus vaccine which prevents the disease. Right now, many Hoosier teens......

SOUTH BEND — South Bend’s mayor wants parents to have more time with their babies. That’s why he’s proposing an addition to the city’s 2018 budget that would include a parental leave policy. Parents would still get paid if they decide to take advantage of the......

SOUTH BEND — You may notice changes at your child’s next checkup. Doctors are now screening our little ones for a long term medical condition that mostly affects older people. The changes reflect new guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics. They are calling on pediatricians......

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — Local pediatricians are reporting a disturbing trend among kids and teens in our area. Now, more than ever, they’re seeing kids coming to them with symptoms related to bullying. Doctors say the increase in bullying is directly correlated to social media. Social......

Doctors in our area say they’ve seen cases of Lyme disease this year and Indiana health officials have warned about Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and the Heartland virus — all diseases spread by ticks. That’s why officials are reminding you to do tick checks on......

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — The number of sleep-related infant deaths in St. Joseph County is increasing. Now, doctors and community organizations are speaking out about safe-sleep practices. This year, there have already been five sudden unexplained infant deaths in St. Joseph County. While doctors can’t be......

“She always walks in the room with a smile on her face.”    “She remembers certain details about every one of her patients.” “She really cares.”  “She doesn’t sugar coat things, and especially when a patient becomes a teenager.  Moms really like that.”  Those are sentiments......

“So many people have said, ‘You changed my life.’ That’s what I’ll miss the most,” Dr. Mary Harder says as her voice cracks, all the while glancing around at her nearly empty office at The South Bend Clinic. She has been practicing at The South......

SOUTH BEND (WNDU) — Skin cancer is the leading form of cancer in the U.S., reports the CDC. But that’s never surprised Dr. Holly Harris, a cosmetic dermatologist at the South Bend Clinic. “That’s been true as long as I can remember and have been in practice,” she......

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WSBT) — This year’s flu outbreak is shaping up to be one of the worst in recent history. Widespread flu activity has been reported in 46 states, including Indiana and Michigan. There’s a shortage of flu medication. The CDC says there’s a shortage......