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Love Motivates Caretakers and Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter


“Love is the reason that caregivers support family members with Alzheimer's disease,” Natalie Sutton said.

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What Consumers Need To Know About Specialty Benefits

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People looking to save money on health care costs might consider skipping specialty benefits such as vision, dental or disability during open enrollment, the time each fall when millions of Americans, including Northwestern Indiana residents, select or switch their health benefits for 2019.

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Franciscan Health of Michigan City, Beacon Health Systems Announce $21.6 Million Hospital Project in La Porte


Representatives of Beacon Health System and Franciscan Health welcomed local residents and city officials to the blessing and groundbreaking celebration of the new, $21.6 million Franciscan Beacon Hospital project.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City Recognized for Heart Center

rot6The Heart Center at Franciscan Health Michigan City has been awarded as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Heart Center has maintained this distinction since 2016.

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Porterfield Family Chiropractic Can Drastically Improve Your Quality of Life

Porterfield-Family-Chiropractic-Can-Drastically-Improve-Your-Quality-of-LifeDr. Ryan Porterfield is a licensed chiropractor serving patients in Valparaiso, Indiana. Dr. Porterfield and the rest of the friendly team at Porterfield Family Chiropractic are dedicated to your total health and well being.

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Cavanaugh & Nondorf Orthodontics Set the Record Straight on Common Braces Myths


Braces are a big step toward getting the smile of your dreams. While many believe only kids or adolescents get braces, that’s untrue! Many adults opt for braces to correct their smiles. Cavanaugh & Nondorf Orthodontics has seen it all, but like the example mentioned above, there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding orthodontics.

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Vein and Laser Institute Offers Popular Cosmetic Procedures Rooted in PRP Therapy


Cosmetic procedures have numerous benefits: covering visible scars, improving skin’s appearance; enhancing different features ; boosting one’s self-esteem. But in many cases, receiving cosmetic treatments means undergoing surgery or invasive procedures that carry risks or involve lengthy recovery time. Luckily, there are plenty of non-invasive options for those seeking to enhance their natural beauty without with little or no downtime.

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St. Mary Medical Center Is First Hospital in NW Indiana to Offer Robot-assisted Knee-replacement Surgery

chs-stock St. Mary Medical Center of Hobart has become the first hospital in Northwest Indiana to offer robot-assisted, partial and total knee replacements using the Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery System. This latest advancement in knee replacement surgery benefits patients by providing a personalized surgical experience that can help shorten recovery time and reduce pain following the procedure.

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IHA Honors Munster Community Hospital's Puntillo for Safe Sleep Efforts


Nurse clinician Mary Puntillo of Community Hospital, Munster, has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2018 Douglas J. Leonard Indiana Caregiver of the Year award. The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) award honors an individual whose performance in the delivery of care is considered exemplary by patients and peers.

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Vein and Laser Institute Presents PRP Therapy: What it is and Why it's Right for You


Whether you’ve sprained a ligament in your knee or suffer from osteoarthritis, pain can leave you struggling with day-to-day responsibilities and affect your overall health and wellness. Luckily, there are non-surgical, state-of-the-art therapies offered by the Vein and Laser Institute that can treat your pain.

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Franciscan Health Opens First Hobart ExpressCare and WorkingWell


On Thursday, Hobart celebrated and welcomed the new Franciscan ExpressCare and Franciscan WorkingWell in their community with a blessing, an open house, and a ribbon cutting. This marks Franciscan Health’s first presence in the Hobart region, which is a huge step forward for the community. The Franciscan team have been working hard and rapidly to get the Urgent Care and Occupational Health facility up and running. They have evaluated that the opening of this facility is spot on with the market and just in time to provide for the ever changing needs of the area.

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