Sitting at a desk for extended periods of time is not healthy and can lead to a host of health problems. As more and more studies show the detriments of prolonged sitting, some companies are taking action to protect their employees’ health by installing upright work stations. These desks take the person from a seated position and move them into one where they are leaning. As a result, most of the workers are enjoying several health benefits.
1. What Is Invisalign Teen?
Invisalign Teen is the virtually invisible way to straighten your teen’s teeth without the restrictions that come with metal braces. Rather than wires and brackets, Invisalign® uses a series of clear, removable aligners that have been custom-made for your teen’s teeth. Your teen simply wears them over their teeth and changes them out for a new set of aligners every two weeks. Little by little, your teen’s teeth gradually shift into place, achieving that confident smile.
Have you ever wanted to just escape for a day? Maybe you have had one of those weeks and just need to disconnect and relax. Do you have a lady’s day to plan? Have a birthday coming up? Well, Spa Blu is right here in the region and has all you need to be the perfect match for all your spa needs. The team at Spa Blu keeps very up to date with all the hot new services and they asked that I come and try some of the latest new services they offer.
In recognition of the 2017 Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, March 12 to 18, Hoyt Ervin and Misty Fancher were crowned the “Pulmonary Rehab King and Queen” during a special celebration at St. Mary Medical Center. Both patients are active members of the hospital’s cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program.
A new telemetry/observation area opened March 20 on the second floor of Franciscan Health Crown Point. The unit, an expansion of the existing medical-surgical program, is a 22-bed facility with telemetry capabilities that will improve the efficiencies of patient bed placement through critical care departments of the hospital during times of high census.
Pink Ribbon Society Supports NorthShore Health Centers' Breast Cancer Services with $10,000 Donation
On Friday March 10th, Ann Peters, President and Founder of the Pink Ribbon Society met with representatives of NorthShore Health Centers at the NorthShore Administrative Office in Portage to present them with a check for $10,000.
The Rev. Anthony Janik, director of Spiritual Care Services at Franciscan Health Crown Point, blesses with holy water the new satellite office of the Franciscan Health Dyer and Hammond Outpatient Behavioral Health Center, during a celebration at the 2050 N. Main St., Suite C, location on March 13. The Crown Point facility will have three therapists, a psychiatrist, a nurse practitioner and a medical assistant.
Hip and knee pain can be debilitating, and when it gets to the point that non-surgical care won’t work, it could be time to consider having a joint replacement. Many people put it off and suffer through unnecessary pain for too long. And, it keeps them from doing the things they love to do.
Participants showed up early to beat the weather on Thursday evening for Methodist Hospitals’ ‘Healthy Night Out with the Girls’ at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center in Merrillville. Once inside, the women were primped and pampered, leaving all worries of the cold behind.