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Congrats on your new location! Terre Haute's A Little R & R has relocated from the original Poplar Street location to a new facility on Voorhees, just off US 41. The new store features the same favorites customers have come to love; including Wabash Valley Massage, along with second-hand retail offerings. We stopped by the store last week for some shopping and to check out the new, cozy store! Whether you're shopping or in for a massage with Wabash Valley Massage there's a little something...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Dr. Sharma and Digestive Health Associates for contributing as our guest blogger this month.  TROUBLE SWALLOWING It is also known as Dysphagia is a very common condition affecting millions of people across the world. It typically is experienced as food, liquid or pills hanging up in the throat or esophagus. It can affect any age group even though it is more common in the more mature population. Common reasons for Trouble swallowing are: Esophagus reflux...

Special thanks to Novelis for providing more information about Women in Novelis Month. To learn more read below: In addition to wearing green this month to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Novelis’ Terre  Haute employees are also wearing purple for a different celebration. March is Women in Novelis month, an opportunity for the company to celebrate diversity, develop skills and serve the community. Women in Novelis (WiN) is an employee program aimed at supporting the professional contributions and careers of female employees at Novelis. Throughout the month...

  The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Dr. Sharma and Digestive Health Associates for contributing as our guest blogger this month. SILENT REFLUX People of any age and sex can develop silent reflux. Some people, however, may be more likely to develop it. Risk factors for silent reflux include: lifestyle factors like diet, overeating, or tobacco or alcohol use OBESITY pregnancy Children and infants may experience reflux more frequently as their upper and lower esophageal sphincter muscles are not strong enough...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Dr. Sharma and Digestive Health Associates for contributing as our guest blogger this month. Low-FODMAP Diet :What is the Low-FODMAP Diet? FODMAP refers to a group of five sugars found in certain foods. These sugars are lactose, fructose (in excess), fructans, galactans and polyols. Specifically, FODMAP stands for: Fermentable Oligosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides And Polyols For some people, FODMAPs are poorly absorbed. When this happens, symptoms may include: Bloating or swelling in your belly. Gas. Belly...

Terre Haute Chamber President David Haynes submitted the below letter to the Tribune Star for publication. LT Editor: Community Effort We at the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce were disappointed that Jon Ford’s Senate Bill 354 failed in committee thereby stalling the prospects of a casino in Terre Haute. There were, however, some very positive efforts that will serve our community in the future. Despite the continued efforts of Representatives Heaton, Kersey and Morrison together with those of Senator Ford to represent west central Indiana,...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Dr. Sharma and Digestive Health Associates for contributing as our guest blogger this month. THE POWER OF ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND- A TECHNOLOGY WORTH KNOWING What is an Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)? For many patients who have, or who are suspected of having pancreatic OR biliary disease, their doctor may recommend that they undergo a type of procedure called an endoscopic ultrasound, or more often known as EUS. An EUS is a type of endoscopic examination.  It involves the...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Gene Griffin, our guest blogger for this month. Gene will share information about the Griffin Bike Park.  Well, looks like the "New Year" is going to have some new adventures for all of us. Just wanted to say congratulations and to renew my thanks for your help with the Park in 2016. You've probably got more on your plate now than you can handle, but I'll provide a few links for you to see just...

Annual Human Rights Day scheduled for March 7 Indiana State University will host the 16th Terre Haute Human Rights Day on Tuesday, March 7, at Hulman Memorial Student Union. The event is free and open to the public. This year, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Attorney Advisor Merilyn D. Brown will be featured as the keynote speaker. During her address, Brown will discuss housing discrimination among other issues. As attorney advisor in the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Ms....

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Dr. Sharma and Digestive Health Associates for contributing as our guest blogger this month. Barrett's Esophagus: What is Barrett's Esophagus? Having Barrett’s esophagus means the cells lining the esophagus (the tube that links the mouth and the stomach) have changed into a type of intestinal cells that are not normal and increase the risk of long-term problems. Barrett’s esophagus does not cause symptoms that you can feel. It is found through an upper GI endoscopy...