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The Rehabilitation Games Mark the End of National Rehab Week Celebration

Rehabilitation-Games-mark-the-end-of-National-Rehab-Week-CelebrationPatients got in on the action as Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Franciscan St. Anthony Health celebrated National Rehabilitation Week with a day of Rehabilitation Games on Sept. 26 in Michigan City. Inpatient Rehabilitation unit staff gathered patients for a morning of fun outdoor games that emphasized motions they typically practice during their regular physical, occupational and speech therapy sessions.

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New Heart Center Provides Patients Convenient, Comprehensive Services

New-Heart-Center-provides-patients-convenient-comprehensive-services-01Deacon Dale Walsh presided over a blessing and dedication program for the new Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City Heart Center Oct. 1. The center offers one-stop, comprehensive, patient-centered services provided by a team of board-certified cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, electrophysiologists and advanced practice nurses, all of whom have a track record of diagnosing, treating and preventing heart disease. Additionally, patient education services and support groups, such as a congestive heart failure clinic and smoking cessation program, are part of the center’s program.

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Access Your Hospital Records, 24/7

connectWith the launch of our My Health Home Portal, you can have 24-hour access to your inpatient hospital records.

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Community Hospital Community Programs Available This Fall

Aquapheresis-TherapyFree Baby & Me Exercise Class
This postpartum class enables new parents to share their fitness with baby ages six weeks through crawling. The postnatal fitness expert takes you through an enjoyable workout and provides you with a series of exercises to do at home. Classes are held at Community Hospital Fitness Pointe located at 9950 Calumet Ave., Munster, Ind.

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Get Healthwise with Danny: How to Calculate a Healthy Body Weight

DannyKnowsGraphic2Danny Gonzalez, RN for St. Mary Medical Center and Health and Wellness Coordinator for the Portage Township YMCA is here to answer all of your health-related questions. It's hard to know where to start when taking steps to better your health these days. Asking the questions are easy, but find the answers...that's another story. Lucky for us, Danny makes it easy with his clear and concise (and humorous) answers to our tough health questions. Get ready to get some knowledge dropped on you!

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Porter Health Care System Welcomes Ashley Therasse, MD

Ashley-TherassePorter Health Care System welcomes Endocrinologist Ashley Therasse, M.D. to the hospital’s network, Porter Physician Group. Dr. Therasse will be seeing patients at Porter Endocrinology, located at 1101 E Glendale Blvd Ste 103 in Valparaiso.

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Ask the Doctor: Acupuncture

AtassiQ: What conditions can be treated with acupuncture?

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