Thanksgiving and exercise don’t always go hand-in-hand, but in Valpo a tradition of how families have spent their Turkey Day morning for years. For the 13th year Porter-Starke Services hosted their annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, which gathers people from around the region together to run a 5k or 10k around Valparaiso.
For a fifth year, families gathered with Community Healthcare System staff members, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network representatives and Indiana Lions Eye Bank officials to honor the area’s organ, eye and tissue donors.
During the holidays it’s hard to keep your kids away from sweet, sugary treats. Well-meaning grandparents want to spoil their grandchildren with cookies, holiday parties at school, holiday baking that brings the family together… It’s hard to keep it out of your little one’s hands and off of their teeth. That sugar can wreak havoc on a child’s mouth.
Keith Reich, DO, center, chairman of the Franciscan Medical Specialists rheumatology department and director its fellowship program, congratulates fellows Julie Jones and Mark Vercel, both DOs, for taking fourth place out of 16 teams competing in a Jeopardy quiz show-style Knowledge Bowl recently at the American College of Rheumatology’s national meeting, which had 16,000 attendees, and took place in San Francisco. No osteopathic rheumatology program previously had achieved that level of success.
Men with elevated and/or rising PSA levels concerned about a prostate cancer diagnosis or men in active surveillance of prostate cancer will get peace of mind with new 3T MRI technology being used at Community Hospital. Radiologists, urologists and oncologists are working together to identify, target and biopsy tumors more precisely than with conventional methods.
Knee and foot injuries are common for people of all ages. They tend to occur during day-to-day activities such as walking, climbing stairs and running. In most cases, people tend to ignore the pain and just ‘carry on’, leading to more injury and pain. Rest and medication help reduce pain. However, the residual effects of knee and foot injuries (loss of strength and mobility) are best treated with physical therapy.
Join us for our 3rd Annual HUFF Training Program. This program is a great way to end 2015 with all of your NWI running friends. Extra Mile will supply a team heated tent (with changing area), food (our "FAMOUS GRILLED CHEESE"), team shirts, weekly training runs (Tuesday @ 6 p.m. on the Track & Sunday @ 7:30 a.m. for 10 mile & 7 a.m. for 50K), experienced coaches, training runs on the trails of NW Indiana and entry into HUFF.
Do you know someone that struggles with their hearing or is unhappy with their current hearing aids? Please consider telling them about Zounds this month. We offer 100% FREE Hearing Evaluations in addition to 100% FREE Hearing Aid Trials.