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Porter County Coroner Educates Community in Learn@Lunch

Porter-Starke-Learn-at-Lunch-2Porter-Starke Services hosted their monthly Learn@Lunch series on Tuesday morning with an informative and educational lecture by Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris. The lecture was called "The True Face of Drug-related and Mental Health Deaths in Porter County," and Harris discussed different points that were relevant to the topic at hand.

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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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Where Should I Go?

ER-Urgent-1The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there were 129.8 million visits to the emergency room in 2010. Maybe you were one of them. Sometimes situations arise and there is confusion about where to get treatment – emergency room or urgent care center. If you’re not sure where to go, read on. Making the right choice could save your life.

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Mental Health America of Porter County- Open Door Social Club

Mental-Health-America-Porter-CountyOpen Door Social Club welcomes adults that have been diagnosed with a mental illness and are compliant with treatment. One goal of the Club is to promote positive peer to peer interaction through safe and healthy social engagements. We provide a stigma-free atmosphere for the members and plan activities where they can feel safe engaging in their community. Club is held on Tuesdays at 4 pm to 7 pm and Wednesdays/Fridays 10 am to 2 pm. For more information on our Open Door Social Club, please contact Mental Health America of Porter County at (219) 462-6267.

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2nd Annual Back to School Fun Run

Extra-Mile-Back-to-SchoolStart the school year off on the right note with the staff of EXMI & Saucony!

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What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Fish Oil Supplements

article-107-fish-oilWe see articles everywhere these days about the benefits of omega-3 for everything from improving cardiovascular health to warding off the risk of Alzheimer’s. Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential part of our daily requirement of nutrients and something that the body does not produce on its own, so it must be absorbed from the foods we eat. If you do not eat foods that are sufficiently high in omega-3 (vegetarians and vegans fall into this category), then you should probably consider a fish oil supplement. But which one?

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Free Class Presented by Rittenhouse of Valparaiso - Customer Service Focused Culture

rot1Rittenhouse Senior Living of Valparaiso will host a free class on Monday, August 18. Details are listed below.

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