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Advanced Dental Concepts offers Dental Wellness Program to patients

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Whether it’s toothaches, cavities, or just a standard check-up and cleaning, we rely on our dentists to provide us with the healthcare we need. Though they are a crucial part of adequate oral hygiene, these treatments can be difficult to afford if insurance won’t cover much of the cost, or if patients don’t have insurance at all. Fortunately, Advanced Dental Concepts (ADC) in Crown Point is making sure everyone can access the dental care they need with their Dental Wellness Program.

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Methodist Hospital Southlake’s screenings & smoothies spring health fair

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Community members lined up out the door Saturday morning to participate in Methodist Hospital’s Screenings & Smoothies Spring Health Fair. The annual event invites the community to learn more about their individual health and the services available to them through Methodist Hospitals. And it all starts with a free smoothie!

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Porter Regional Hospital Invites the Public to its Support Groups in May

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Porter Regional Hospital is offering the following support groups in May. All support groups are free.

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Tobacco Education & Prevention Coalition for Porter County: Tobacco Facts 101

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Did you know Indiana has the second highest smoking rate in the U.S.? The Tobacco Education & Preventions Coalition for Porter County (TEPCPC) was formed with the support of Smoke Free Indiana and Valparaiso University’s College of Nursing, and funded through a grant from the Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation agency.

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VNA of NWI Forever Society to present Contingency Notebook workshop


vna-logoThe public is invited to attend a Contingency Notebook workshop on Monday, April 29th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Porter County Public Library—Portage Branch, 2665 Irving Street in Portage. The workshop is sponsored by the VNA Forever Society of the Visiting Nurse Association of NWI.

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A Day in the Life of a Veterinarian at McAfee Animal Hospital

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The team at McAfee Animal Hospital (MAH) never knows what the day will all entail. The dedicated veterinary team sees more than 130 patients on any given day, and it’s anyone’s guess who is going to walk through the door next.

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During Donate Life Month, hear the stories of those impacted by organ donation at donor celebrations in Dyer, Crown Point

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Currently, more than 113,000 people nationwide and 1,300 people in Indiana are awaiting life-changing organ and tissue transplants. April’s Donate Life Month is a special time to honor those donors and their families that said yes to donation.

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StoryPoint Senior Living Opens Newest Community in Chesterton

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StoryPoint Senior Living is excited to announce its newest community, StoryPoint Chesterton, has officially opened its doors.

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3 Benefits Chiropractic Patients Enjoy That Others Don’t


article-226-benefits-chiropracticIt’s no secret that we’re a little biased when it comes to chiropractic care. We believe in it, we’ve seen how great it works, and our many happy patients are a great testimony to how well it works.

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A look back at Porter-Starke Services annual Living Health, Balance and Hope Symposium

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A Look Back at Porter-Starke's Annual Living Health, Balance and Hope Symposium

The Porter-Starke Services Foundation’s 10th annual Living Health, Balance and Hope Symposium is coming up next month! The Symposium, which includes a keynote breakfast and breakout sessions with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., is vital to educating and generating awareness within the community Porter-Starke Services serves. The Symposium is just one way that Porter-Starke Services encourages community members to come together and learn more about mental health and wellness.

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Pre Retirement Thoughts with Lakeside Wealth

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Sure, I Have Enough Money, But Am I Really Ready to Retire?

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