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NorthShore Health Centers Take Part in National ‘Give Kids A Smile’ Program

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NorthShore Health Centers recently took part in the American Dental Association’s Give Kids A Smile program that made dental care available for the week of January 30th to February 2nd to underinsured or uninsured kids throughout NorthShore locations across Northwest Indiana.

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St. Catherine Hospital Brings The Heart Truth Campaign to East Chicago During National Wear Red Day Observance 2017

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To raise awareness that heart disease is the number one health threat among women, St. Catherine Hospital is partnering on Friday, Feb. 3, with Multicultural Wellness Network/MOTTEP and Healthy East Chicago to host The Heart Truth® campaign.

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Northshore Dental Day Offers Moms Free Cleanings

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Nearly 40% of U.S. adults have not had a check up with their dentist this year. NorthShore Health Center is taking initiative to bring these numbers down for the state of Indiana. With funds from a Delta Dental Foundation grant, they were able to bring in ten mothers for a dental cleaning and awareness of other NorthShore services.

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NorthShore Health Centers Providing Free Backpacks to Students at their ‘Back To School Health Fair’

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With the 2016-2017 school year fast approaching, parents are scrambling to get all the supplies their kids will need for the upcoming year. Along with all the pencils, erasers and notebooks that every students needs to be prepared for class, parents are also scheduling doctor appointments to make sure their children have the required school physicals, sports physicals and immunizations.

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Count on Porter’s CareExpress Urgent Care Centers for Prompt Care of Minor Illnesses and Injuries

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When you need to see a doctor but you can’t get an appointment until next week, what do you do? Take the next available opening? Go to the ER? Decide to tough it out? With Porter’s CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Centers you now have another choice – a smart, cost-effective and convenient one.

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We’re On Top at Porter

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By focusing on quality care for our patients, and by always striving to do what’s right, Porter has earned “Top Performer” recognition for the second year in a row.

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Porter-Starke's Recovery Center is Helping Individuals with Opioid Addictions


Methadone-Porter-StarkeAddiction is a very real genetic disease. Someone who suffers from addiction can’t simply “turn it off”; assistance is required through AA meetings, therapy, medical intervention, or other means. And before all this can happen, a person has to admit that there is a problem and then seek help. Otherwise the cycle of recovery and relapse will continue.

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HIP 2.0 Now Accepting Applications


HIP-2-300x200The new Healthy Indiana Plan (or “HIP 2.0”) is an affordable health insurance program from the State of Indiana for uninsured adult Hoosiers. The Healthy Indiana Plan pays for medical expenses and provides incentives for members to be more health conscious. The Healthy Indiana Plan provides coverage for qualified low-income Hoosiers ages 19 to 64, who are interested in participating in a low-cost, consumer-driven health care program.

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NorthShore Health Centers Welcomes Dr. Shah Chowdhury into the Fold

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NorthShore Health Centers is happy to announce that there is a new pediatrician working at the new Chesterton location. Dr. Shah A. Chowdhury, MD is a board certified pediatrician and he officially began seeing patients on Monday January 4, 2016, and he is ready to help more people in the community using his 30+ years of experience in medicine.

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Are Your Hips a Pain?


hippainOccasional discomfort in your hips has turned into near-constant pain. What can you do to calm the irritated joints?

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Emergencies Don’t Take a Break for the Holidays. Neither Does Porter Regional Hospital


Porter-Regional-Holspital-30-minute-holiday-2015If you are experiencing an emergency, or even if you are just feeling really sick, remember that we’re here for you – even during the holidays.

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