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Medicine

IMA Physicians Recognized for Outstanding Achievement by EndoGastric Solutions

TIF-250-PhotoPhysicians affiliated with Internal Medicine Associates (IMA) and the Methodist Hospitals GERD Center were recognized by EndoGastric Solutions Inc. for outstanding achievement for their ongoing contributions to treating and improving the quality of life for patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) also known as acid reflux. Gastroenterology physicians Drs. Daniel B. Hurwich, Peter Mavrelis, Ahmad B. Shughoury and Kumar Venkat have performed over 250 Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) procedures, a highly successful procedure to repair the antireflux valve with no incisions.

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Porter Health Care System Offers Free Preventive Wellness Screenings

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonPorter Health Care System will offer bone density and blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index screenings in August.

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Free Sports Clinic for Student Athletes at Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute

High-School-SportsLakeshore Bone and Joint Institute offers a free Sports Clinic to student athletes on Saturday mornings, 8 am, at the Chesterton location. Any student athlete from any school, and any grade, who is injured while playing a sport is welcome to come to the sports clinic.

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Porter Regional Hospital Named Screening Center of Excellence by Lung Cancer Alliance

Khabbaz headshotPorter Regional Hospital has been named a Screening Center for Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for its commitment to improving lung cancer detection and care in Northwest Indiana.

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Something Good to Know About NorthShore Health Centers: X-Ray Technology

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NorthShore Health Centers has state of the art digital x-ray equipment allowing NorthShore's x-ray technicians to preview immediate images eliminating costly film processing and showing a wider dynamic range which makes images more forgiving for over- and under-exposure. The ability to apply special image processing techniques that enhance overall display of the images is also available. All of these improvements lead to better images for diagnosis.

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Community Hospital Achieves Top Honors for Excellence in Women's Health

HG Womens Health Trophy Image 2014Community Hospital has achieved the Healthgrades® 2014 Women’s Health Excellence Award™. The recognition distinguishes Community Hospital as a best-performing hospital regarding women’s health. It is the sixth consecutive year that the Munster hospital has achieved this award. Community Hospital is among only 176 facilities recognized across the nation this year for the inpatient care provided to women for common conditions and procedures.

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