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Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them—in hospitals, health pavilions, workplaces, schools and homes.

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jaundice - a yellow discoloration of the skin and whites of the eyes due to abnormally high levels of bilirubin (bile pigmentation) in the bloodstream.

jejunostomy - operation to create an opening in the jejunum to a hole (stoma) in the abdomen, to allow for enteral nutrition.

jejunum - middle section of the small intestine between the duodenum and ileum.

joint - where the ends of two or more bones meet.

joint locking - extremely painful condition usually caused by entrapment of a loose body within the joint.

Jordan frame - Specialized stretcher developed for transport of suspected spinal injured patients.

jugular veins - veins that carry blood from the head back to the heart.

jumper's knee (Also called patellar tendonitis.) - a condition characterized by inflammation of the tendons in the knee area that causes local pain and tenderness.

juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) - a form of arthritis in children ages 16 or younger that causes inflammation and stiffness of joints for more than six weeks. Unlike adult rheumatoid arthritis, which is chronic and lasts a lifetime, children often outgrow juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. However, the disease can affect bone development in the growing child.

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  • Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
  • Indy Eleven
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Health and wellness shopping

  • Home Health Medical online store for medical supplies and equipment
  • Wellspring Pharmacy
  • FigLeaf Boutique
  • Jasmine gift shop