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Learn about Atrial Fibrillation at Free Seminar June 20, 2015

rot5A free educational program on the latest treatments for atrial fibrillation will presented as part of Franciscan Alliance’s Heart to Heart series at 9 a.m. June 20 at Teibel’s Family Restaurant, U.S. 30 and U.S. 41.

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Learn the Latest in Sinus and Allergy Care at Franciscan Alliance Program June 17, 2015

rot5Franciscan Alliance’s Spirit of Women health education program will offer a free Conversations at the Club event, featuring discussions on sinus care and allergy treatments, from 5 to 8 p.m. June 17 at White Hawk Country Club, 1001 White Hawk Drive.

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Porter Regional Hospital Offers Childbirth Education Classes for July 2015

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonPorter Regional Hospital will present the following childbirth education classes in July:

Childbirth Education
This comprehensive class covers all aspects of pregnancy, labor, and birth, postpartum and newborn care. Natural coping methods will be discussed, such as relaxation and breathing, as well as the use of pain medication and epidural anesthesia. Your partner or support person is encouraged to attend with you. Register in your fourth or fifth month of pregnancy and take the classes in your seventh or eighth month. Classes will meet for four consecutive weeks from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on July 8, 15, 22 and 29 in the Women & Children’s Pavilion classroom at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso. The cost for the Childbirth Education class is $65 per couple. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 1-800-541-1861.

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State Offers Help for Those Who Can’t Afford Insurance

rot7Persons who cannot afford health insurance are invited to attend free informational seminars on the state’s Healthy Indiana Plan this month in Michigan City and in Hammond.

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NorthShore Health Centers Helps Drive The Way to Car Seat Safety

NorthShore-CarSeat-1NorthShore Health Centers in Lake Station had their car seat clinic on Saturday morning. This educational event not only provided new car seats for children, but also taught parents the correct way to use and when to dispose of their old car seats. Members of the community were able to line their cars in the parking lot at the Health Center and get their car seats checked by the certified car seat technicians.

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Franciscan Alliance Programs will Discuss Medicare Insurance and Options

rot4Franciscan Insurance Services will offer Medicare benefits informational presentations June 9 and 10.

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Franciscan St. Anthony Health Offers Baby-Sitting Class on June 11, 2015

rot2Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter baby-sitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 11.

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