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Get a LEG UP on Summer!

Dr-Luis-BarajasGet a LEG UP on Summer! Make those veins vanish...

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Portage YMCA Celebrates Healthy Kids Day 2015

portage-y-healthy-kids-2015-1Children and families poured into the Portage YMCA on Saturday for Healthy Kids Day 2015. Healthy Kids Day is a worldwide initiative by YMCA USA to try and get kids motivated to stay fit and healthy going into the summer months. While most locations, like Portage, were holding their day of celebration today, several other YMCA locations across the world will host Healthy Kids Day throughout the rest of April and May.

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St. Mary Medical Center to Host Stroke Symposium during National Stroke Awareness Month

chs-stockEvery 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, according to the American Stroke Association, and one out of six Americans will suffer a stroke at some point in their lifetime. To raise awareness and help the community evaluate their risk for stroke, St. Mary Medical Center will host its annual Stroke Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 7 at the hospital, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave. in Hobart.

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Franciscan St. Anthony Health Offers Medical Terminology Course

rot4Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point will offer an introductory medical terminology class beginning May 5 and continuing every Tuesday for nine weeks.

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Porter Regional Hospital Offers Free Healthy Heart Diet Classes

Flag-RaisingPorter Regional Hospital will offer Healthy Heart Diet classes in May. The free classes will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-healthy food, along with teaching basic heart healthy food preparation tips.

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Denture Do's and Don't's According to Dr. Bewick

rot2At our office, the dentures we make look way more natural than dentures in the past. Years ago, you could tell when anyone was wearing dentures. Not so with today’s dentures, which look far more natural and can be mistaken for real teeth. We carefully match the teeth in your dentures to the size, shade, and shape of your existing or remaining teeth to ensure that you will have a confident smile, and a comfortable fit and a natural look. Unsure of what to do when it comes to getting dentures and denture care? Take a look below at our list of denture dos and don'ts.

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Symptoms and Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease

Dr-Bradford-BlakemanAortic Valve Disease weakens the heart and may lead to heart failure. It may not produce warning signs right away, making it difficult to detect at first. Join Cardiothoracic Surgeon Bradford Blakeman, MD, for an informational seminar discussing symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment options for Aortic Valve Disease.

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