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Dena Lopez Finds Inspiration and Encouragement at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center

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Working in an inspiring and encouraging environment is something many people wish for. For some, when they find that place, it encourages them to become even more involved. For Dena Lopez, a radiologic technologist, the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center was that environment.

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What Is Cervicalgia & Can Chiropractic Help?


article-147-cervicalgiaHave you ever had a pain in the neck? And your kids or significant other don’t count. If you’ve ever had a stiff, sore neck then you’ve more than likely experienced cervicalgia. You’re not alone. The American Osteopathic Association estimates that more than 25% of Americans have experienced or chronically experience neck pain. In fact, neck pain is one of the primary causes of chronic pain, ranking number three behind knee pain (number two) and back pain (number one). Chronic pain affects around 65% of people in the United States, ranging in age from 18 to 34. They either have experienced it firsthand or care for someone who has recently experienced it. That number increases as the population...

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Life Care Center of the Willows Celebrates at Hoosier Region Awarding Excellence Banquet

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Each year, The Life Care Centers of America hosts a Rewarding Excellence Dinner, intended to honor Certified Nursing Assistants and staff from their facilities who often go above and beyond to provide amazing service and care to those in need.

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Pumps Fitness: 13 Reasons to Exercise


Pumps-Fitness-13-Reasons-to-Exercise-2017Let's face it, some days you just don't feel like exercising. You get too busy, too stressed and quite simply too tired. Here's a list of 13 of the top reasons to exercise. Pull out this list and read it when you're having one of those days.

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Porter Regional Hospital Rallies Community to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer with "Blow Away Breast Cancer"

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A little rain couldn’t offset the mood as dozens of staff, administration, and breast cancer survivors gathered in the main lobby of Porter Regional Hospital on Wednesday to celebrate the raising of the flag for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Pumps Fitness Pilates Reformer Classes Begin October 16, 2017


Pumps-Fitness-Pilates-Reformer-Classes-10-2017What Is Pilates Reformer?
One of the best things about the reformer is its versatility. Exercises can be done lying down, sitting, standing, pulling the straps, pushing the footbar, perched on the footbar, perched on the shoulder blocks, with additional equipment upside down, sideways and all kinds of variations thereof.

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Pumps Fitness Recipes: Dark Chocolate Coconut Cups


Pumps-Fitness-Recipes-Dark-Chocolate-Coconut-Cups Oh yah! These dark chocolate coconut cups are about to become your new sweet tooth obsession!

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Franciscan Health: Alison Sweeney urges crowd to Move It, Shake It, Live It!


Franciscan-Health-Alison-Sweeney-urges-crowd-to-Move-It-Shake-It-Live-It-2017_01Actress, TV host, producer, director and author Alison Sweeney, known as a woman who can balance career, family, health and wellness, brought an inspirational message to nearly 300 Northwest Indiana residents Oct. 8 as keynote speaker at the Inspiring Women Move It. Shake It. Live It! event at the Franciscan Health Fitness Centers in Schererville. The free event was sponsored by Franciscan Health and focused on women’s health, also by offering free health screenings for women of all ages.

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Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Celebrates Five Years of Survivors with Pink Party

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Pink balloons swayed in the autumn sun as dozens of women, men and children formed an enthusiastic parade of pink, spreading Breast Cancer awareness for this very special occasion.

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How Chiropractic Helps Relieve Trigger Points & Other Myofascial Pain


article-146-trigger-pointsMany people think of joints, bones, and the skeletal system when they think of chiropractic, but in fact, the muscles also play an integral part in supporting the body. The muscles are layers and interwoven work to move and stabilize the spine, facilitate the movement of the body’s joints, and aid in respiration. When there is pain within this system, chiropractic can be a very effective treatment. More patients are turning to chiropractic care to treat a variety of painful conditions because it does not use addictive pharmaceuticals with unpleasant side effects; it is completely natural. Chiropractic can also keep patients from requiring surgery in many cases. So when it comes to myofascial pain and trigger points, this form of treatment is often considered optimal.

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A Look Back at Porter-Starke's Annual Turkey Trot

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It’s an annual tradition here in Valparaiso, and now, registration is open for the 15th annual Turkey Trot!

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