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St. Catherine Hospital Hosts 22nd Annual Wings of Healing Illumination Ceremony

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St. Catherine Hospital, of East Chicago, hosted its 22nd annual Wings of Healing Angel Illumination Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the hospital chapel.

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Meet the Newest Providers of NorthShore Health Centers in Lake Station

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NorthShore Health Centers is full of wonderful providers capable of giving top notch care to their clients. From dentistry to women’s health, these providers are caring, compassionate, and eager to help the communities they live in.

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Keary A. Bewick DDS: End of Year is Near, Get Your Dental Exams Now!


Keary-A-Bewick-DDS-End-of-Year-is-Near-Get-Your-Dental-Exams-NowThe year is quickly coming to a close and dental exams are important to fit in! With the new year comes new deductibles. Take advantage of your insurance benefits in December! For years, adults and children throughout the area have made Keary A. Bewick D.D.S. their source for quality general dental care. No matter what you need, Dr. Bewick and his friendly staff tailor the services to you.

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Rittenhouse Village at Portage Focuses on Fall Prevention

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In the realm of senior care and senior care facilities, few topics take as much precedence as fall prevention. As a serious concern for many seniors and their families, it’s important to find a facility that recognizes the dangers and works to combat them early on.

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Douglas A. Smith Shares Outlook on Happiness at Annual Cancer Resource Centre Fundraiser


Douglas-A-Smith-Shares-Outlook-on-Happiness-at-Annual-Cancer-Resource-Centre-FundraiserTeacher, writer and advisor Douglas A. Smith will share his advice on how to maintain a positive outlook on life as the guest speaker for the 11th annual Share the Love event, Tue, Jan. 23 at the Center for Visual & Performing Arts in Munster. Smith is the author of Happiness: The Art of Living with Peace, Confidence and Joy. He also teaches an undergraduate course at DePauw University and leads sessions at the Canyon Ranch health resorts on “The Science & Skill of Happiness.”

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Franciscan Health: Women Inspired to Live Happier, Healthier Lives

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A Franciscan Health, Inspiring Women Happy, Healthy Holiday event drew nearly 200 attendees to Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton Nov. 30, where they were offered screenings for balance, blood glucose and pressure, bone density, body mass index, foot health and skin cancer, along with entertainment, refreshments and a wealth of information from expert speakers such as William Espar, MD, who is shown discussing heart health for the holiday season.

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VNA Continuing Their Christmas for the Elderly Drive this Year

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Each year, the VNA uses the holidays and it’s spirit of giving to shed light on their Christmas for the Elderly drive. With a focused effort on raising funds for the cause, the spirit of giving shines through during the colder months of the year.

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New Linx Procedure at Munster Community Hospital Has Patients Saying Goodbye to GERD


New-Linx-Procedure-at-Munster-Community-Hospital-Has-Patients-Saying-Goodbye-to-GERDA flexible quarter-sized device being used by surgeons at Community Hospital in Munster is greatly improving quality of life for many chronic heartburn sufferers. LINX is currently the only medical device approved by the FDA as a safe and effective treatment for gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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NorthShore Health Centers Offering On-Site Pharmacy


rot10A person’s relationship with their local pharmacy is one that should not be taking lightly. When it comes to you or your family’s health, you need to know that you are getting the best care. So, when the pharmacy you rely on closes for good, there is no easy decision on what to do next. NorthShore Health Centers are there to make that leap much easier.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: Pets Are Therapeutic for Hospital Patients


Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-Pets-Are-Therapeutic-for-Hospital-PatientsA nearly 2-year-old Pet Therapy Program and some of its participants at Franciscan Health Crown Point took center stage as the topic at a recent Crown Point Rotary Club meeting at Youche Country Club. Program originator and coordinator Julie Canady of Crown Point, far right, shown with Mieko; explained the program’s workings and advantages to the group. The dogs are known to bring relief and comfort to inpatients and are available upon request during hospital stays.

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Pink & Lavender Lights Glow With Hope of a Cancer-free Future


Pink-and-Lavender-Lights-Glow-With-Hope-of-a-Cancer-Free-Future-2017_01 As a radiology technician with Community Hospital Women’s Diagnostic Center in Munster, Laura Zlamal helps women understand the importance of regular mammography screenings for early detection of breast cancer. Breast cancer runs in her family. Both her mother and grandmother survived breast cancer diagnoses.

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