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Community Hospital's New Patient Tower

OpenHouse14Come join us for an open house for our New Patient Tower! On Sunday June 8, 2014 from 1pm-4pm at 901 MacArthur Boulevard Munster, IN (Use the West Pavilion entrance), head out for tours, fun for the kids, and to meet some celebrities!

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NorthShore Health Centers Takes Care of the Men

Mens-Health-Week-2014Take care of the men in your life by having them get their checkup. Men's Health Week takes place June 9-13, 2014 and NorthShore Health Center has health screenings ready for the dad, brother, son, husband, friend, grandpa, and the men in our lives.

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IWCI Shows Knowledge on Workers Compensation at Seminar

IWCI-Seminar-2014-1The Work Comp 360: IWCI Northwest Indiana Chapter Annual Seminar took place on Wednesday at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville. The IWCI (Indiana Worker's Compensation Institute, Inc.) is a networking group of workplace professionals who promotes and conducts programs of general education in worker's compensation and related areas.

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How Low Back Pain Sufferers Benefit From Chiropractic

article-88-low-back-painHere's your latest Health & Wellness update from Dr. Ryan Porterfield

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Music Helps Cancer Patients Heal on a Positive Note

Ukulele-II-2013If you listen closely, you may hear the sounds of pickin', strummin' and hummin' coming from the Cancer Resource Centre in Munster. The Centre is offering beginner and intermediate Ukulele Classes to cancer patients and their caregivers.

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President Honors Volunteers during Red Cross Month

blood-drivePeople worldwide rely on humanitarian aid from the American Red Cross during times of great need. For 133 years, the American Red Cross has been a place where people mobilize to help their neighbors during emergencies and disasters. And each spring since 1942, starting with Franklin Roosevelt, the U.S. President acknowledges that role and encourages volunteerism and blood donation by proclaiming March as Red Cross Month.

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How Chiropractic Can Help Chondromalacia Patella

Chondromalacia-PatellaOne of the most frequent causes of pain in the knees is due to chondromalacia patella, a condition that involves the softening or degeneration of the articular cartilage located behind the kneecap. The pain and inflammation of this condition is usually due to incorrect tracking of the kneecap as it glides across the bottom of the thigh bone. There are a few possible causes for this abnormal tracking: if we examine those with the highest risk of chondromalacia patella, such as young people; women; the knock-kneed and flat-footed; dancers; runners; skiers; and soccer players, we can see why most cases are due to the influence of hormones, misalignment in the hip, knee or foot, congenital defects and excessive wear and tear.

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