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NWI Nephrology: Home Dialysis Nurses Helping Patients Win Back Their Freedom

shawn-kroftFinding out that you have renal failure can be a devastating prognosis that changes a person’s life in an instantaneous and dramatic way. Your routine and daily life takes a backseat to the dialysis treatments that you will need several times a week to stay alive.

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Why Chiropractic Adjustments Are Better Than Muscle Relaxants

article-096-chiropractic-muscle-relaxantsNearly everyone, more than 80 percent of the world’s population, will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. Just ask the 31 million Americans suffering from low back pain at any given time.

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Survivor Series: Sue Jones

survivor-series-sue-jonesGetting the news that you have cancer changes everything. Your life gets put on hold, your plans derailed and those close to you are devastated. For Sue Jones, that’s exactly what happened. Life came to a screeching halt. Now, three years later, she’s cancer free and taking what she learned from her experience to mentor and guide others who are going through the very same thing that she went through.

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Employee Spotlight: Kimberly Von Holtz of Life Care Center of The Willows Nourishes Residents With Food, Love, and Compassion


Kimberly Von Holtz started working for Life Care Center of The Willows 14 years ago, but recently accepted the role as the Dietary Director of the facility just a few months ago. She started out with a part-time position at the center and continued to train and work her way up into the management position she holds today.

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FirstLight Home Care Provides Its Services To Wherever Clients Call Home

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First Light Home Care has been open for business in Valparaiso for the past 5 years. In those 5 years, the company has achieved franchise of the year for the past 2 consecutive years, and changed many lives.

“We’re excellent at what we do, because we care,” said Community Care Coordinator, Danielle Webb. “Caring is our calling. Period end of story. And in order to work us, you have to have that. I don’t make us what we are. The team does. It's a passion we all have. “

First Light is a company that provides at home assistance for many different varieties of clients. Clientele includes: seniors, those recuperating from injury or surgery, people with disabilities, veterans, busy mothers, and anyone who may request their services

“We have some clients that are actually very depressed. So, their family...

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La Porte Hospital and Porter Regional Hospital Announce New Combined Occupational Health Service Line – Workforce Health

Workforce-Health-LogoLa Porte Hospital and Porter Regional Hospital have combined the hospitals’ two occupational medicine service lines – Porter’s Health At Work and La Porte’s Occupational Health – to become one new comprehensive program called Workforce Health. The new service will combine the unique strengths of both occupational health and wellness initiatives under one umbrella and serve Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan.

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Porter Regional Hospital: Are Those Sounds in Your Joints Normal?

Porter-Are-Those-Sounds-in-Your-Joints-NormalOur joints can make suspicious sounds. Learn more about why they are noisy and when it’s time to see a doctor.

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What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Fitness Trackers

article-095-fitness-trackersExercise is usually a great compliment to chiropractic treatment. In fact, many chiropractors recommend regular exercise to their patients. It helps with pain management and speeds healing as well as give your mood a healthy, natural boost.

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All Treats No Tricks in October 2016 at Blue Chip Casino’s spa blu

Blue-Spa-Blu-October-2016 Treat your skin to the natural benefits of a Pumpkin Peel Enzyme Facial. The 50-minute Blu Pumpkin Facial is $80 ($100 value). The offer is valid Monday-Thursday in September; one discount per person. Call 888-879-7711 ext 2583 to book an appointment today.

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Find Out More about the Health Insurance Marketplace with Community Healthcare System

chs-stockDo you have questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace or Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0? Staff members at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System are providing free information sessions on “Navigating the Marketplace.” Our licensed certified Indiana Navigators will be on hand to discuss all of the options, answer questions and schedule an appointment to help you complete your application online. Open enrollment begins 11/1/16 and ends 1/31/17.

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Community Hospital Achieves Top Accreditation for Bariatric Surgery Program

Community-Hospital-Achieves-Top-Accreditation-for-Bariatric-Surgery-2016-Program_01Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and related conditions can count on Community Hospital for excellence in care. Community Hospital, Munster has achieved accreditation as a Comprehensive Center for metabolic and bariatric surgery by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This national designation recognizes Community Hospital for meeting the highest quality standards in delivering safe bariatric patient care.

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