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Franciscan Health: Alison Sweeney urges crowd to Move It, Shake It, Live It!


Franciscan-Health-Alison-Sweeney-urges-crowd-to-Move-It-Shake-It-Live-It-2017_01Actress, TV host, producer, director and author Alison Sweeney, known as a woman who can balance career, family, health and wellness, brought an inspirational message to nearly 300 Northwest Indiana residents Oct. 8 as keynote speaker at the Inspiring Women Move It. Shake It. Live It! event at the Franciscan Health Fitness Centers in Schererville. The free event was sponsored by Franciscan Health and focused on women’s health, also by offering free health screenings for women of all ages.

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Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Celebrates Five Years of Survivors with Pink Party

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Pink balloons swayed in the autumn sun as dozens of women, men and children formed an enthusiastic parade of pink, spreading Breast Cancer awareness for this very special occasion.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy Accepting Paramedic Training Applications through November 1st

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CROWN POINT | The Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy is accepting applications until Nov. 1 for its next paramedic training program, which will take place starting in January.

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Community Healthcare System's PVD Awareness Symposium Educates the Public on Specifics of the Disease

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Education is key to maintaining the health of the community, and that’s exactly what Community Healthcare System is doing with their L.I.V.E. Program and their Peripheral Vascular Disease Awareness Symposium that they held at Community Hospital on Thursday.

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Porter Regional Hospital: Injury Pain or Just a Good Workout?

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Is that twinge you feel indicative of an injury, or just the sign of a good workout? Whether you’re an athlete, a weekend warrior or someone trying to work fitness into your daily routine, you’ve probably dealt with pain at some point. There’s a difference, though, between the “burn” you feel after a hard workout and injury pain.

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Porter Hospital: Ostomy 101 – Local Support is Right Here


Porter Hospital-ostomy-101Millions of Americans live with wound, ostomy, and continence disorders. There’s a place right here at home where community members can get care and support in a comfortable atmosphere.

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Porter Regional Hospital: Need a Screening Mammogram on a Saturday? Porter Has You Covered.


Pink-at-Porter-RegionalLadies – you’re busy. We know how it feels! Pink at Portage is here to help.

Presented by Porter Health Care System, this special monthly event is offered the third Saturday of each month so women can conveniently complete their annual screening mammogram. The next program is from 7 a.m. to Noon, Sept. 9, in the Women’s Center at Portage Hospital, 3630 Willowcreek Road, Portage.

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NorthShore Health Centers’ "Patient Appreciation Health & Fun Fair" Brings Lake Station Community Together to Celebrate National Health Center Week

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On Tuesday, NorthShore Health Centers kicked off their National Health Center Week celebration by hosting patients and the community at their Lake Station location for the annual Patient Appreciation Health & Fun Fair.

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NWI Great News Show: Porter Health Care System CEO, Steve Lunn On Healthcare Innovation and Dedication to Community Service

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Porter Health Care System CEO, Steve Lunn recently met with Ideas in Motion Media (IIMM) Founder, Chris Mahlmann, in the Great News Studio for an NWI Great News Show interview. Topics and questions included innovations at Porter Regional Hospital, the state of health care today, and Porter Health Care System’s dedication to each community throughout the region.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City: Future Nurses Given Leg Up on Their Educations


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-City-Future-Nurses-Given-Leg-Up-on-Their-Educations Audrey Rice, of Westville, and Mackinnon Tracy, of Mill Creek, are co-recipients of the annual Franciscan Health Michigan City Maria Petti Scholarship. The $2,500 awards are given to students who are pursuing education in surgical healthcare and exemplifies excellence through volunteer work, leadership and academic promise.

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Porter Regional Hospital: Think You Might Have Arthritis? Here’s How to Find Out (and Find Relief)


Porter-Regional-Hospital-you-might-have-arthritis-2017The term “arthritis” refers to more than 100 different conditions and diseases, according to the Arthritis Foundation, and they all have different symptoms and causes. So how do you know what is causing your joint pain?

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