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Glidefit Class at Fitness Pointe Takes Small Group Cross-training to a Whole New Level


Glidefit-Class-at-Fitness-Pointe-Takes-Small-Group-Cross-training-to-a-Whole-New-LevelIf you like a challenge and enjoy the water, the new GlideFit CardioWave “floating fitness” workout is designed especially for you.

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How Headache Sufferers Benefit From Chiropractic


article-229-headachesA number of studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of chiropractic care for headaches – which is good news for the 90% of Americans who suffer from headaches at some point in their lives. Chiropractic care is not only excellent for treating headaches, it is also gentle, non-invasive, does not require prescription medications, and is known for being relatively free of side effects.

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Community, providers show appreciation at La Porte Hospital LifeWorks campus social

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La Porte Hospital’s LifeWorks Campus providers love their work.

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New Franciscan ExpressCare location gets blessing in St. John


New-Franciscan-ExpressCare-location-gets-blessing-in-St-John-2019_01Franciscan Health staff, members of the St. John Chamber of Commerce and local officials welcomed the newest Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell location during a blessing and open house on Wednesday, May 8.

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A Residences at Coffee Creek Employee Spotlight: Natalie Reisen

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Natalie Reisen, Marketing Coordinator for Residences at Coffee Creek, didn’t know she had found her calling until she was right in the middle of it. After receiving her bachelor of arts in communications from Purdue University Northwest and her master of business administration from University of St. Francis, Reisen was looking for a position to use her business development and marketing skills.

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See local agencies compete in Battle of the Medics during EMS Week


rot4Members of the media are invited to cover the annual “Battle of the Medics,” where local first responders will compete in a five-station race against the clock, testing their skill and knowledge.

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Students Explore Careers at NorthShore Health Center in Part Two of Healthcare 360

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Healthcare 360 is an annual event organized by the Portage Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with Portage Township Schools and healthcare providers such as NorthShore. Students witnessed and learned about jobs in optometry, pharmacy, nursing, mental health, and more.

“Students were introduced to 15 different careers during this event,” said Jeff Smith, Lake Station NorthShore Site Director. “We feel it’s important to open their eyes to the fact that there are so many careers within healthcare. It’s not just doctors and nurses.”

The students talked with NorthShore experts about how to navigate finding a career in healthcare, what the day-to-day looks like, and how each job plays an important role in making a difference in the community.

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Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Members Row, Row, Row Their Way Into Second Place in World Challenge


Community-Hospital-Fitness-Pointe-Members-Row-Row-Row-Their-Way-Into-Second-Place-in-World-ChallengeAfter a month-long competition, members of the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe® team rowed their way to a second place finish in the World Rowing competition. Despite their best efforts, Fitness Pointe lost the title to one team, SLP Rowing of St. Louis Park, Minnesota. With 242 participating members, SLP finished with 21,245,978 meters. Fitness Pointe’s team with 182 members rowed 17,550,329 meters to earn second place.

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Why Chiropractic Should Become Part of Your Lifestyle & Not Used Just For Pain


article-228-chiropractic-lifestyleIf you are considering incorporating regular chiropractic care into your lifestyle, you are definitely on the right track. There are many great benefits that chiropractic offers that extend far beyond a simple treatment for pain. It is something you should be including in your regular health maintenance. If you aren’t convinced, take a look at these chiropractic benefits and see for yourself.

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Porter Regional Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Centers+ Designation for Cardiac Care

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized Porter Regional Hospital with a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated providers that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.

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Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C.: serving community members across the Region for 19 years

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For 19 years, the skilled providers at Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C., have been taking care of community members across the Region. Led by Dr. Keith Pitchford, founder, president and CEO, the team at Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine can effectively address everything from knee replacements to tennis elbow, and beyond.

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