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Porter Regional Hospital Social Worker Receives Oncology Certification

Antoinette-CardenasAntoinette Cardenas, MSW, LSW, OSW-C, Porter Regional Hospital’s discharge facilitator and social worker, recently received the designation of Certified Oncology Social Worker from the Board of Oncology Social Work.

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Porter Health Care System Offers Support Groups in September

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonPorter Health Care System will offer the following monthly support groups in September:

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Porter Regional Hospital Names New Intensive Care Unit Director

Stephanie-DickardStephanie Dickard, RN, has been named the new Director of the Intensive Care Unit at Porter Regional Hospital.

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Porter Health Care System Welcomes New Director of Emergency Services

Brenda-RogersBrenda Rogers has been named the new Emergency Services Director at Porter Regional Hospital and Portage Hospital.

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Community Hospital Community Programs: August 19, 2014

Aquapheresis-TherapyCommunity Hospital Offers Free Baby Class
New parents can take our free Taking Care of Baby class which covers basic baby care on Sept. 8 from 6:00-8:45 p.m., at the Community Hospital Outpatient Centre, located at 9660 Wicker Ave., St. John.

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Where Should I Go?

ER-Urgent-1The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there were 129.8 million visits to the emergency room in 2010. Maybe you were one of them. Sometimes situations arise and there is confusion about where to get treatment – emergency room or urgent care center. If you’re not sure where to go, read on. Making the right choice could save your life.

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What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Fish Oil Supplements

article-107-fish-oilWe see articles everywhere these days about the benefits of omega-3 for everything from improving cardiovascular health to warding off the risk of Alzheimer’s. Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential part of our daily requirement of nutrients and something that the body does not produce on its own, so it must be absorbed from the foods we eat. If you do not eat foods that are sufficiently high in omega-3 (vegetarians and vegans fall into this category), then you should probably consider a fish oil supplement. But which one?

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