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Methodist Hospitals’ Executive Sous Chef Pamela Ward Publishes, Signs ‘Three Generations Cooking With Sole’ At Southlake Campus


On Friday, the Methodist Hospitals Auxiliary hosted a book signing and fundraiser at their Southlake Campus featuring the newly published “Three Generations Cooking With Sole” by Methodist Hospital's own Executive Sous Chef, Pamela Ward.

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NorthShore Health Centers Offering Affordable Dental Care during National Dental Health Month 2016


In honor of National Dental Health Month all NorthShore locations will be offering free examinations & X-rays and free dental screenings.

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Porter Cardiologist Dr. Maya Kommineni Delves into the Heart of a Woman

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Keeping with the heart health theme during American Heart Month, Porter Health Care System held another interesting and informative event that targeted the ladies called “The Heart of a Woman”.

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St. Mary Medical Center's 12th Annual Hearts of Hope Program Shines Red Light on Heart Disease


The 12th Annual Hearts Of Hope ceremony was held by St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart on Wednesday. The Hearts of Hope campaign raises funds for the Cardiovascular Research program at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System. The Cardiovascular Research program provides local access to new treatment options available only through national clinical trials and studies, which aim for better detection, treatment, and prevention of heart disease.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Updates, February 10, 2016

rotCHappy Wednesday! Thank you to everyone that came out and supported the Liz Scott Memorial run/walk this past Saturday at Coffee Creek. It was wonderful to see everyone on a beautiful morning. We appreciate all of the sponsors and volunteers that helped with donations too. Stay safe on the roads!

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Porter Partners with the American Heart Association to Make the Region Healthier

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February is American Heart Month, and this time of year is dedicated to raising awareness on heart disease and stroke all across the country. The American Heart Association (AHA), the oldest and largest voluntary health organization, champions this effort. Heart disease and stroke are the number 1 and number 4 causes of death among Americans. The AHA is an avid advocate of good lifestyle and eating habits, positive behavior, and funds the latest research and educational programs that are dedicated to heart health.

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Franciscan Alliance Nurse Practitioners ‘SNAP’ to it, Benefit Area Needy

Franciscan-Alliance-Nurse-Practitioners-SNAP-to-it-Benefit-Area-NeedyDuring the last 12 years, members of the Society of Nurses in Advanced Practice (SNAP) have supported the free clinics of Franciscan Alliance with gifts donations more than $12,000. The latest was a $1,000 gift. The group, whose members hail from Northwest Indiana and Illinois, supports the Catherine McAuley Clinic in Hammond and the St. Clare Health Clinic in Crown Point, not only because they treat the uninsured of Lake County, but because the clinics are managed by nurse practitioners.

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Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Offers Specialty Exercise Classes for Baby Boomers


Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, a medical fitness facility in Munster, offers a number of effective programs and classes led with guidance by certified, trained staff to help improve overall health and well-being. One of the newest classes is called FLEE (Functional Living Exercises for Everyone) that includes exercises specifically geared to active older adults.

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Zounds Offers Solutions to Common Hearing Aid Issues

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Conventional hearing aids and their"noise reduction technology" simply reduce the overall volume within a noisy environment.

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Why Hydration Is Important to Spinal Health

article-057-disc-hydrationThere is no denying that a healthy diet is integral to overall wellness and staying hydrated is absolutely vital. Every organ, every cell in your body contains water. In fact, when you don’t drink enough water and keep your body properly hydrated, it does not function as it should.

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4 Ways the Heart Affects the Body

heartconnectionwomanBecause of the heart’s vital role in pumping blood, heart trouble can wreak havoc on other parts of the body. If you experience unexplained physical symptoms like the ones listed below, pay attention — your heart may be trying to tell you something.

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