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Franciscan Medical Specialists’ Newest Building Receives Blessing

Ortho-Blessing-01Franciscan Medical Specialists’ newest facility was blessed and dedicated during a packed ceremony July 29.

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Community Hospital Community Programs, July 29, 2014

Aquapheresis-TherapyHartsfield Village Offers Free Support Group
An Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group will be held for those caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia on Aug. 13 from 6-7:30 p.m. The group will meet at Hartsfield Village, located at 10000 Columbia Ave., Munster.

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Franciscan St. Anthony Health: Crown Point Will Hold Lymphedema Program August 26

rot4A free program titled, “Prevention and Management of Lymphedema,” will be offered at noon Aug. 26 in the Breast Care Center of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point, located on the third floor of the Burrell Professional Building (southwest of the hospital’s main entrance).

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Briefs: Turkey Trot 5k Beginner Training Program & Valpo Half Marathon Intermediate Training Program

heather2Turkey Trot 5K Beginner Training Program
Extra Mile Fitness Co. offers a Beginner Run Program for the Valparaiso Turkey Trot 5K. The program is open to everyone age 10 and up, all paces welcome, and no running experience is required. Group runs begin September 10, and will happen twice a week through Thanksgiving morning. RRCA Certified coaches will lead the group runs and send weekly training emails to all participants. Call out meetings at the Extra Mile, 1330 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, on August 14 and August 28 at 6:00 p.m. Program fee is $55, includes registration and entry for the Valparaiso Turkey Trot 5K, race shirt, and Extra Mile tech shirt. The Turkey Trot benefits Porter Starke Services Foundation. Register for the program online at For more information, email Heather Henderlong at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the store at (219)-286-3606.

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Porter Health Care System Offers Free Legs for Life Screening Program

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonTo help patients uncover their risk for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), Porter Health Care System offers a free national screening program called Legs for Life at Porter Regional Hospital located at 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso. The quick and painless screening measures the circulation in both legs to detect the disease.

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Porter Health Care System Presents “Pink at Portage” on August 16

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonPorter Health Care System will host “Pink at Portage” from 7 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, August 16 in the Women’s Center at Portage Hospital, located at 3630 Willowcreek Road in Portage. “Pink at Portage” offers women getting their mammography screenings a complimentary brunch and massage one Saturday a month.

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NorthShore Health Centers to Participate in National Health Week, August 10 - 16, 2014

NHCW-2014NorthShore Health Centers will host a Patient Appreciation Health & Fun Fair on Thursday, August 14th. Details are listed below.

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