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SICK WATCH - Beware of food poisoning at summer picnics, barbecues

As you head out for summer picnics and barbecues, remember food safety. E. coli infections from food poisoning spike in the summer months.

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SICK WATCH: Preventing heat exhaustion

The summer can be dangerous, and doctors say it's important to be alert to signs of overheating or hyperthermia.

SICKWATCH: Doctors offer ways to avoid tick-related illnesses

We are in the heart of tick season, and doctors are encouraging us to take steps to avoid being bitten. An infected tick could carry Lyme Disease, which begins with a rash and can spread to joints, your heart and your nervous system.

SICK WATCH: Swimmer's ear

With kids hitting the pool and "in and out" of the water all day, they may develop an infection called 'swimmer's ear.'

SICK WATCH: Poison Ivy time

You may start scratching if you get near poison ivy. It's very common right now. The oil from the leaves is what causes that reaction.

Heart attack turns inspiration for local family

When we think of heart attack victims, we don't picture a 35-year-old woman who's active, loves running and has no health problems.

SICKWATCH: Play time at the hospital

Play time at the hospital - It seems unlikely, but child life specialists say it's key for children to get well.

Healthy Indiana expanding; state officials in town to detail plan

Officials from Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's administration were in Mishawaka on Thursday to detail the expansion of the Healthy Indiana plan. Last week, Pence announced expanding the current Healthy Indiana plan, and on Thursday, a conversation about the future of healthcare in Indiana was held.

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