Cardiac specialists and cardiothoracic surgeons at Community Hospital in Munster Wed., Jan. 11, successfully performed the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures in Northwest Indiana. The less invasive technique gives hope to patients who suffer from severe heart disease, but who are not ideal candidates for a complex open heart surgery.
When Running or Not…Shoes, 1842 B 45th Street, decided to host a fund raising event in October, Breast Cancer Awareness month, owner Heather Loredo said it was important that the $1,000 raised through shoe sales stayed in NW Indiana to benefit family, friends and neighbors.
At Drone Prosthodontics, we have a strong commitment to using technology when appropriate for your comfort and safety. In our office, we use digital technologies for easy and convenient patient communications, as well as for diagnosing and planning treatments. There are some new dental technologies that are also very helpful in shortening both treatment and recovery times for our patients, and we are always researching new ideas that are being introduced in the dental industry.
Community Healthcare System is the region's largest integrated healthcare system. As non-profit facilities, the hospitals offer numerous free programs, special events, preventative screenings and support groups that help to improve the quality of life in Northwest Indiana.
Methodist Hospitals is offering Smoking Cessation classes to members of the community. Classes are seven 90-minute to two-hour sessions over a seven week period for $60.00 per person. The program is based on the highly successful American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking Program which has helped people across the U.S. take control of their health by quitting smoking.
It’s All in the Details: the Symphony of Dyer Provides Top Notch Amenities and Hospitality to Guests
The Symphony of Dyer is always moving forward. As one of the newest medical resorts in Northwest Indiana, Symphony of Dyer offers more than the average rehabilitation and senior living programs.
Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth and gums. Healthy teeth enable you to look and feel good and to eat and speak properly. Good oral health is important to your overall well-being.
In the early 1990’s Dr. Robert Melillo began seeing a marked increase in children with learning and behavioral issues visiting his practice. Parents were concerned and desperate to help their children. This was the beginning of a long and passionate journey for Dr. Melillo as he developed the Brain Balance Program.
If you have a tattoo that no longer fits your lifestyle because of the design, message or placement, specially trained staff at The Laser Erase Center of Community Hospital can help remove it safely and effectively. The center offers the most advanced, FDA-approved laser technology, called PicoSure®, that successfully removes tattoos of various colors and sizes with fewer treatments and less discomfort than other methods.