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Doctors join Franciscan Physician Network in Michigan City


Doctors-join-Franciscan-Physician-Network-in-Michigan-CityFranciscan Physician Network Coolspring Health Center and Franklin Health Center in Michigan City have each welcomed a new doctor to their staffs.

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What Age Should You Begin Chiropractic?


article-219-chiropractic-all-agesIn the last few decades chiropractic care has enjoyed a tremendous boost in popularity among adults. They use it to help manage their pain, relieve chronic conditions, prevent injury, and improve range of motion, flexibility, and overall wellness. But at what age should you begin chiropractic? What is the best time to start seeing a chiropractor?

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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's


Alzheimer-s-AssociationMemory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or other dementia. Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don't ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor.

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Community Healthcare System offers dozens of free classes, events to improve community health

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In the Spring of 2019, Community Healthcare System (CHS) will be offering an extensive range of free classes, programs, and presentations at Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart. Community Healthcare System media and public relations specialist Elise Sims says these programs are intended to improve the quality of life for community members.

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How Safe Is Bottled Water?


article-218-bottled-waterDrink more water. Stay hydrated. Water is good for you. These are the messages that we hear over and over as we pursue a healthy lifestyle, strive to lose weight, or overcome many chronic conditions. It seems that water is a vital part of life – and it’s accurate. The problem is, it seems every “expert” has a different opinion of just what is the best way to get this life sustaining substance. There are many different messages out there about what is the best water, the best source – what’s healthy and what isn’t. How do you cut through all the hype and get to the truth? The answer isn’t as cut and dry as you might think.

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Life Care Center of the Willows Employee Spotlight: Dr. Michael Mirochna

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A passion for serving and helping people is what drove Michael Mirochna, M.D., to become the new medical director at Life Care Center of the Willows. Mirochna works hard to build a trusting rapport with his patients at this skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, making sure their questions are always answered and their personalized plans for health and healing are clear and concise.

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Crown Point EMS Academy recognizes graduates of 2018 program


Crown-Point-EMS-Academy-recognizes-graduates-of-2018-programNine months of hard work paid off for the nine graduates of the Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy.

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Candace Parker Puts a Full-Court Press on Alzheimer's


Candace-Parker-Puts-a-Full-Court-Press-on-AlzheimersCandace Parker, star of the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team from 2004 to 2008, earned a wealth of accolades during her college career. She was the first woman to dunk in an NCAA tournament championship game, a two-time consensus national player of the year and led the Lady Vols to two NCAA championships.

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Can Chiropractic Be Used On My Pets?


article-217-petsYou hear a lot about people going to the chiropractor to relieve their pain and other conditions, but did you know that your pet can get those benefits as well? Chiropractic for pets has been steadily gaining in popularity and now some pet insurance policies even cover it. In the same ways that it helps human patients, it also helps animals, offering a less invasive, medication free way to manage their pain and correct many health issues, including arthritis and joint injuries. A number of pet owners claim chiropractic is not only great for their pets, but that their pets are excited to go to appointments and see their chiropractors.

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Vein & Laser: Top Coolsculpting Practice in the Region

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As the premier provider of Coolscultping in the Region, the Vein & Laser Institute is making the world’s #1 non-surgical fat removal treatment procedure convenient and accessible to patients across NWI, by offering up to a 25% discount for new clients.

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Recovery Connection creates culture of healing

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Living in recovery from substance abuse requires as much support from community resources as it does personal perseverance. Many of those recovering find themselves struggling to find the resources they need to heal and live an effective, engaged life. Recovery Connection’s objective is to create a culture of recovery in the heart of our community.

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