Share Your Good News With Us   Follow ValpoLife on Facebook   Follow ValpoLife on Twitter   Subscribe to ValpoLife's RSS Feed   Visit PortageLife   Visit LaPorteCountyLife   Visit NWIndianaLife


Ask the Doctor: Acupuncture

AtassiQ: What conditions can be treated with acupuncture?

Read more

Community Hospital Community Programs, September 23, 2014

Aquapheresis-Therapy$30 Cholesterol Screening
Community Hospital offers a Coronary Health Appraisal on Oct. 9 from 8:00-10:30 a.m., at the Community Hospital Outpatient Center located at 9660 Wicker Ave, St. John, Ind. The screening includes cholesterol (Total, LDL, HDL, triglycerides), blood sugar testing, blood pressure & more.

Read more

Franciscan Alliance Brings Trauma Education to Northwest Indiana

Franciscan-Alliance-brings-trauma-education-to-Northwest-IndianaThe first Franciscan Alliance Northern Indiana Region Trauma Symposium, which included physicians, nurses, emergency medical services personnel and other health care professionals and students from Franciscan Alliance and throughout Northwest Indiana, recently took place before a packed audience in the Marian Education Center at Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point.

Read more

Nursing and Emergency Medical Services Students have First Joint Drill

Nursing-and-Emergency-Medical-Services-Students-have-First-Joint-DrillA first-ever disaster drill involving University of St. Francis nursing students and Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy trainees, as well as local fire departments and paramedics and a University of Chicago Medicine medevac helicopter, depicted rescuing victim-actors from five vehicles that were heavily damaged in accidents.

Read more

Join Extra Mile Fitness Company for Autumn Equinox

HOKA-OneIt's the Autumn Equinox! Really what does that really mean?

The Weather Channel shares, "During both the vernal and autumnal equinox, day and night are balanced to nearly 12 hours each all over the world.

Read more

Who Else Wants to Know the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

article-112-strain-sprainMost people are understandably confused about what constitutes a sprain and what constitutes a strain. Both injuries cause pain and can interfere with your ability to move. The difference is really quite small: a strain involves injury to a muscle or tendon and a sprain involves injury to a ligament.

Read more

Get Healthwise with Danny: The Benefits of Swimming

DannyKnowsGraphic2Danny Gonzalez, RN for St. Mary Medical Center and Health and Wellness Coordinator for the Portage Township YMCA is here to answer all of your health-related questions. It's hard to know where to start when taking steps to better your health these days. Asking the questions are easy, but find the answers...that's another story. Lucky for us, Danny makes it easy with his clear and concise (and humorous) answers to our tough health questions. Get ready to get some knowledge dropped on you!

Read more

1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - ... Last