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Franciscan St. Anthony Health Offers Heart Program February 19, 2015

fillerA free program titled, “Love Your Heart: Understanding the New Prevention Guides,” will be offered at The Heart Center at Franciscan St. Anthony-Michigan City from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19.

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Porter Regional Hospital Hosts Potluck for Senior Circle Members

SC-Potluck-1A crowd of Porter Health Care System Senior Circle members recently braved frigid weather conditions to ring in the New Year at a special potluck dinner. Senior Circle is a program that encourages adults age 50 and over to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle through education, wellness and social activities. During this event, members put on their festive sweaters and gathered in the cafeteria at Porter Regional Hospital for an afternoon of camaraderie and fun.

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Porter Regional Hospital Seeks to Enroll Uninsured Community Members

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonIf you’re uninsured, there’s still time to sign up for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace and avoid the penalty. Under the Affordable Care Act, 2015 is the first year Americans must prove they had qualifying health insurance (or an approved exemption) for the previous year (when filing 2014 taxes), or face a tax penalty.

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Community Hospital Community Programs, February 3, 2015

chs-stockFree Yoga Class
Learn how movement, stretching and strengthening can resolve discomfort with Yoga and Pain Management on Feb. 23 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, located at 9950 Calumet Ave., Munster, Ind.

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Slow and Steady for the Heart

Porter-Slow-and-Steady-for-the-HeartFebruary is American Heart Month, a time for all of us to ask: What am I doing for my heart? Fortunately, you don’t have to run 10 miles a day to make a difference.

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8 Mammogram Excuses Busted!

10-Convenient-FacilitiesBreast cancer awareness has grown to new heights over the past 10 years with the American Cancer Society's Pink Ribbon Campaign, Avon's Walk for Breast Cancer, and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. And the message is loud and clear – mammograms are the best method to detect breast cancer early when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms.*

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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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