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Porter Health Care System Offers Healthy Heart Diet Classes

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonPorter Health Care System will offer Healthy Heart Diet classes in December. The free classes will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-healthy food, along with teaching basic heart healthy food preparation tips.

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Valpo Video Board - "A Crucial Catch" w/ Valparaiso, Lake Central High School, ACS

pcctc-video-prod-media-studies-logoWatch Part 1 and Part 2 of the Valpo Video Board announcement for the "Crucial Catch" campaign fundraiser featuring VHS Football Coach Dave Coyle, Lake Central Football Coach Brett St. Germain and Hana Tepe of the American Cancer Society, produced by the Porter County Career and Technical Center's Video Productions and Media Studies class.

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Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point Honors Latest ECHO Grads

Franciscan-St-Anthony-Health-Crown-Point-honors-latest-ECHO-gradsThe Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point School of Echocardiography Class of 2014 was honored during a graduation program that took place November 20 at the Marian Education Center.

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Physician Honored for Volunteering at Clinic, Serving the Needy

Physician-Honored-for-Volunteering-at-Clinic-Serving-the-NeedyBenjamin Schmid, MD (center), a gastroenterologist, receives the annual McAuley Clinic Gratitude Award from Thomas Gryzbek, Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Hammond president, during a program at the hospital Nov. 20. Schmid, who has been with the hospital for 34 years and volunteered at the clinic since it opened in 1996, said he was “very humbled” to receive the honor, adding, “I didn’t think I deserved it, but I try to do my best to help my patients.” Schmid also thanked the clinic’s staff for its assistance and his wife of 39 years, Ann, for “making me dinners at 10 or 11 at night, when I get home, sometimes.”

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2014 Porter Regional Hospital Holds Battle of the Blood Sugar Event

Porter-Hospital-Diabetes-1Porter Regional Hospital firmly believes that the first step to prevention is education. The hospital held its Battle of the Blood Sugar event on the evening of Tuesday, November 19. Endocrinologist Ashley Therasse, MD, discussed the growing rate of pre-diabetes, which can lead to Type 2 diabetes, and eventually an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney damage and more.

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Porter Health Care System to help Consumers Sign Up for Health Insurance Coverage

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonBeginning November 15, Porter Health Care System will help area residents learn about and enroll in health insurance options on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Steel Family Health Care Center and United States Steel Family Medical Center to Join Porter Physician Group

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonPorter Physician Group, a division of Porter Health Care System, is pleased to announce that it will own and operate the medical practices of United States Steel Family Medical Center in Merrillville, and the Steel Family Health Care Center in Chesterton as of Dec. 1, 2014. The two primary care medical centers will continue to provide its existing medical services including radiology, lab and mammography services. Its existing staff including primary care physicians, nurses and staff will continue to practice and join Porter Physician Group.

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