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Novel Coronavirus: What You Should Know

While cases of COVID-19 have been documented in more than 60 countries and more cases are being reported in the United States, health officials are working to increase awareness of the virus and help diminish misleading claims or false information.

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March 18, 2017 – Cancer Treatments

On Wellness Matters in March we will look at cancer treatments.

Cancer has had a major impact on society in the United States.   While there is still no cure for cancer, research has helped come up with new ways to fight it.   Using a person’s own DNA scientists and doctors can customize a course of treatment for those affected with advanced forms of cancer and advances in radiation technology have made it possible to be more precise when treating tumors or specific regions of the body.

Dr. Jeff Bird will be joined in studio by Dr. Salfi Ibrahim the director of the IU health precision genomics program at Ball Memorial Hospital to talk about their unique program.  We will take a tour of the new linear accelerator at the IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center with Radiation physicist Joe Butts and we will learn why colonoscopies are an important screening tool in the fight against colorectal cancer.

Cancer Treatment Resources:

For more information about the IU Health Ball Memorial Heart and Lung Center or the Cardiopulmonary Rehab Facility and services, call (765) 747-3773.

February 18, 2017 – Matters of the Heart

Kicking off the season will be matters of the heart. February is Heart Health month, after all.

Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, according to the American Heart Association, and one of the most widespread and costly health problems facing our nation. There are many types of heart disease, but according to the AMA, heart failure is one of the most common reasons for hospital admissions for older adults.

Dr. Jeff Bird will be joined in the studio by Dreu Doestler, Nurse Practitioner of the IU health Ball Memorial Heart and Lung Center, to talk about heart failure and what services are available though the Heart and Lung Center, which opened in the fall of 2016. WELLNESS MATTERS will also visit the IUBMH Cardiac Rehab program and facilities, learn about paramedicine, and offer up some low sodium diet tips.

Heart Health Resources:

For more information about the IU Health Ball Memorial Heart and Lung Center or the Cardiopulmonary Rehab Facility and services, call (765) 747-3773.

State of the State Address (live stream)

September 2013

Footlite Musicals

MemberCard #: 160

September 2013: Valid for 2-for-1 admission on tickets purchased during the month for “Sunset Boulevard“; Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton; visit footlite.org for performance dates and times, subject to availability.

August 2013

Cabaret at The Columbia Club


August 2 & 3, 8PM; food or two beverage minimum required; subject to availability; visit TheCabaret.org or call 317.275.1169 for more information.

July 2013

Conner Prairie Interactive History Park

MemberCard #: 165

Valid for 2-for-1 general admission during the month, must present MemberCard at time of purchase at the welcome center ticket desk, subject to availability; not valid for special events, programs, classes, camps, groups, 1859 Balloon Voyage or in combination with any other discounts; not valid for cash redemption.

Visit: www.connerprairie.org for more information.

WIPB Production


If studio production is what you need, we offer two state-of-the-art studios both with virtual and practical space. Unlike any facility in the Midwest, our studios will accommodate productions of any scale.

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Austin City Limits:
Alabama Shakes “Hold On”

ACL, the longest running music series in the country, showcases popular music legends and innovators from all genres. Great music. No limits.

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WIPB Fall Telesale: Auction, Oct. 29 – Nov. 9


The Fall Telesale is one of the ways that viewers and local businesses support WIPB. Businesses donate items that WIPB makes available for auction through this web site. Viewers Watch, Learn, Bid and Win.

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