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Brain Balance Achievement Centers: Five Non-Traditional Sports for a Child with Social Issues


Brain-Balance-Achievement-Centers-Five-Non-Traditional-Sports-for-a-Child-with-Social-IssuesEvery child needs exercise, but every parent knows that scheduling the recommended 60 minutes of moderate physical activity each day isn’t easy. The challenge is magnified when your child doesn’t like or struggles to participate in the group sports and activities most schools provide. Soccer, baseball, hockey and cheerleading aren’t for everyone. Kids who are easily distracted, uncoordinated, shy or don’t enjoy team environments may prefer one of these five ideas for fun and exercise that help to limit the anxiety that can result from forced group participation:

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Pumps Fitness: Try This Trending Fitness Meal


rot3What you eat will make or break your fitness results so if you aren’t happy with your current body then I’ll bet that your diet could use some improvement.

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Dr. Miljan Stankovic - Making Northwest Indiana and NorthShore Health Centers Home


miljan-stankovicOriginally from the former Yugoslavia, Dr. Miljan Stankovic is now a physician with NorthShore Health Centers practicing at the local health care provider’s Portage-Scottsdale location.

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Shannon Houx: Taking on New Challenges in a Familiar Place at Life Care Center of The Willows

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Shannon Houx, the new therapy director at Life Care Center of The Willows, is a Dyer native who attended Lake Central High School. She then continued her education at Ivy Tech Community College where she graduated from the Physical Therapy Assistant Program.

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Porterfield Family Chiropractic: How Upper Neck Misalignments Are Related To TMJ Dysfunction


article-113-neck-tmjThe temporomandibular joints, TMJ, are the lower jaw hinges that sit on either side of the head in front of each ear. They are responsible for the lower jaw opening, closing, sliding, and rotating. The TMJs are the most body’s most complex joints. The typical person uses them more than 5,000 times a day by talking, laughing, yawning, chewing, eating, smiling, and swallowing.

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Porter Regional Hospital: Women's Heart Attack Symptoms can be Different from Men's


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The simple fact is that women ARE different than men and the same applies when it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Compared to men, women may experience different symptoms of heart disease, which may often go unnoticed or undiagnosed until she has a heart attack.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: Bishop Brings Blessings, Healing Words to the Sick


Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-Bishop-Brings-Blessings-Healing-Words-to-the-SickMost Rev. Donald Hying, bishop of the Gary Catholic Diocese, visited and prayed with patients, among them Elvira Villarreal of Gary, at Franciscan Health Crown Point recently, during a Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick program.

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Methodist Hospitals Offers Walk-In Clinic Hours at Midlake Campus


rot1Residents of the Gary community now how have access to prompt illness and injury care offered by Methodist Hospitals Nurse Practitioners at the Midlake Campus in Gary. Current hours of operation are Tuesdays and Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Brain Balance Achievement Centers: Winter Tips for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder


Brain-Balance-Achievement-Centers-Winter-Tips-for-Kids-with-Sensory-Processing-DisorderTransitioning between seasons can be tough for any child, but for children with sensory processing disorder (SPD), the arrival of winter can be particularly difficult. With a new season comes a whole slew of new feelings, each of which may be overwhelming and uncomfortable for anyone with a sensory integration dysfunction. Luckily, there are some steps that parents can take to minimize the seasonal transition. The following tips can help ensure kids with sensory issues feel as comfortable and secure as possible during the winter.

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Hearts of Hope Lights the Way for Cardiovascular Research in Northwest Indiana

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The 12th Annual Hearts Of Hope ceremony was held at St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart on Wednesday. The Hearts of Hope campaign raises funds for the Cardiovascular Research program at the hospitals within the Community Healthcare System. The Cardiovascular Research program provides local access to new treatment options available only through national clinical trials and studies, which aim for better detection, treatment and prevention of heart disease.

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A Year of Education: A 2016 Recap of the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals

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2016 was a year of education for both the staff at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals and for patients of the center regarding the breast cancer disease.

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