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Franciscan Health Crown Point Offers EMT Course to High Schools


rot4The Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Training Academy will sponsor, beginning when classes resume in August, a free course for Hanover Central High School students in Cedar Lake wishing to become emergency medical technicians.

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NorthShore Health Centers Offering Discounts During 2017 Men's Health Month


NorthShore-Mens-Health-Month-2017National Men's Health Month is here!
Spots are limited, so call today and make your appointment for these discounted health screenings:

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St. Catherine Hospital Awards $25,000 in Scholarships to 23 Healthcare Students

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Twenty-two healthcare career students became recipients of the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Award Program for the 2017-18 academic school year.

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Experienced Training and Quick Thinking Lead Valparaiso YMCA & St. Mary Medical Center's Christy Cleveland to Save a Life

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In an emergency, you want someone at the ready who is quick on their feet, has a take-charge attitude, and has the know-how to keep everyone safe and healthy. Thanks to Christy Cleveland, a Registered Nurse at St. Mary Medical Center and Health & Wellness Coordinator at the Valparaiso Family YMCA, a crisis with the potential to turn into a catastrophe was averted with ease and quick-thinking.

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La Porte Hospital 2017 Women's Fair Presents Healthy Information through Interactive Education

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La Porte Hospital held its annual multi-vendor Women’s Fair at Purdue University Northwest’s Student Services and Activities Complex in Westville on Tuesday, and interactive education was the emphasis to appeal to a wide audience of all ages.

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Regional Mental Health: How We Can Help Those with PTSD


lucinda-francoIn honor of National PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder) Awareness Day, which is Tuesday, June 27, we need to take time to understand what those living with PTSD experience and what can be done to help those suffering. Posttraumatic stress disorder is a mental health problem that some develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, such as a natural disaster, car accident or assault. According to the National Center for PTSD, it is even more common after certain types of trauma, like combat and sexual assault.

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St. Mary Medical Center Offers New PET/CT Technology with Advanced Diagnostics for Patients


St-Mary-Medical-Center-Offers-New-PET-CT-Technology_01 St. Mary Medical Center Cancer Care Center in Hobart offers one of the most advanced diagnostic tools available for cancer detection: the Siemens Biograph™ mCT 20 PET/CT imaging system. The device provides patients with a quicker, more comfortable imaging experience with access to two powerful diagnostic procedures that when combined, can detect cancer in its earliest stages.

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Lincolnshire Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center: Comfortable and Convenient for Northwest Indiana Residents


Lincolnshire-Healthcare-and-Rehabilitation-Center-Comfortable-and-Convenient-for-Northwest-Indiana-ResidentsThe Lincolnshire Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Merrillville provides a comfortable atmosphere to receive skilled nursing center for short-term or long-term care. With comprehensive rehabilitation with advanced therapy programs and equipment and skilled nursing services 24 hours a day, the staff and doctors of Lincolnshire are committed to providing the highest quality of care to every patient that comes through the door.

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Dietitians Truly Impacting Lives of Dialysis Patients at NWI Nephrology

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For patients at Northwest Indiana Nephrology, experiencing renal failure and having to take dialysis treatments complicates nearly every aspect of your life. Whether they’re on home dialysis or they visit one of the many dialysis centers across the region, their lives revolve around the treatments that they need to survive.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City: Cancer Survivor Program a Sweet Treat


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-City-Cancer-Survivor-Program-a-Sweet-TreatCancer survivors and their families enjoy sweet treats, including ice cream, cookies, candies and other delights, at a third-annual National Cancer Survivor Day program, sponsored by Franciscan Health Woodland Cancer Care Center in Michigan City, June 7. Approximately 100 people were on hand for the ice cream social, which also included music, refreshments, camaraderie and a photo booth.

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Marram Health Center Celebrates Men’s Health Month


Marram-HCIn honor of National Men’s Health Month, Marram Health Center will be encouraging men in the community to access health services.

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