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Near-Death Patient Making Full Recovery Following Head Injury; Physician Credits God

Rifai-and-FelusHytham Rifai, MD, thought there was little hope of saving Peter Felus when Rifai encountered him at Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point on the morning of May 2.

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Franciscan Alliance Hospitals Offering Single-Incision Robotic Gallbladder Surgery

Eric-WooDa Vinci single-site cholecystectomy (gallbladder) surgery, a procedure that reduces scarring compared to other methods by requiring but one incision, is available at Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point and Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Dyer.

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Mental Health First Aid: Two Classes in the Week of August 11!

rot001You may know CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver. You can call 911. But can you administer first aid in a mental health crisis?

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Franciscan Healthcare-Munster Develops Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

New-Pulmonary-Rehabilitation-Program-Opens-01Franciscan Healthcare-Munster has developed an inpatient and outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program. This program provides chronic obstructive pulmonary patients (COPD) patients with pulmonary rehabilitation that focuses on exercise, self-care and nutrition education.

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Porter-Starke Services Presents: Learn @ Lunch, "The True Face of Drug-related and Mental Health Deaths in Porter County"

rot004On Tuesday, August 19, Porter-Starke Services will host its Learn@Lunch series with an informative educational lecture entitled, "The True Face of Drug-related and Mental Health Deaths in Porter County" from 11:30-1:00 PM at Porter-Starke Services located at 701 Wall Street in Valparaiso. Chuck Harris, Porter County Coroner will be the featured presenter.

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NorthShore Health Centers Celebrates National Health Center Week 2014

NHCW-2014NorthShore Health Centers is marking National Health Center Week 2014 (NHCW) with FREE Health Screenings and Health & Fitness Education Classes all week along with a Patient Appreciation Health & Fun Fair on August 14th, as part of a week-long celebration (August 10-16) to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers as local solutions for affordable and accessible health care.

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NorthShore Health Centers Receives Grant to Implement Worksite Lactation Program

Workforce-Lactation-Program-PRNorthShore Health Centers recently implemented a Worksite Lactation Program provided through funding from The Centers of Disease Control, The Department of Physical Activity & Nutrition, The Northwest Indiana Breastfeeding Coalition and NorthShore Health Center’s Prenatal Care Department.

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