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Methodist to hold Free Fall Community Health Fair on Saturday, October 25th

METH-AD-2014-Fall-Community-Health-Fair-4.93x9Methodist Hospitals Fall Community Health Fair will feature a Farmer's Market with Healthy Food Demonstrations presented by Chefs from Methodist's Food Services Departments. Fruits and vegetables can be purchased at wholesale prices. In addition, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings will be offered along with other health screenings, health information, and health care vendor information.

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Avalon Springs Health Campus Honors World Alzheimer's Day with Educational Article Series - Article Seven: Current Alzheimer Treatment Strategies

fillerFamily members often wonder what steps are being taken to find the cause of Alzheimer’s disease, because it seems that no new information has been found. In fact, the latest therapeutic drug for it, Namenda, was approved by the FDA in 2003.

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Hospital Offers Lymphedema Info Program November 18

fillerA free program titled, “Prevention and Management of Lymphedema,” offered by the Breast Care Center of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point, will take place at noon Nov. 18.

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Community Hospital Community Programs, October 23, 2014

Aquapheresis-TherapyGet Your Body Back After Baby
A Community Hospital physical therapist presents “Get Your Body Back...The Perfect Postpartum Workout Solution” on Nov. 10 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe located at 9950 Calumet Avenue, Munster, Ind.

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Franciscan Alliance Offers Free Health Insurance Information

fillerFranciscan Alliance is conducting a series of free informational sessions to provide guidance on navigating the health insurance marketplace.

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Franciscan St. Margaret Health Feeds Area Needy through Food Donation

Franciscan-St-Margaret-Health-Feeds-Area-Needy-through-Food-DonationFranciscan St. Margaret Health-Hammond officials recently donated 55 cases of canned food items to be distributed to clients of the First Baptist Church’s City Rescue Mission and the St. Joseph Church Food Kitchen. The items were delivered to the hospital by its cafeteria provider, Michigan-based Gordon Food Services, and later distributed. The donation idea was said to be that of Thomas Gryzbek, hospital president (far right), but he refused to take credit, stating, “It was everybody’s idea – it is just good to help the community.”

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Porter Regional Hospital Presents Community Wellness Events for November

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonPorter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in November:

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