- Of employees who misuse drugs or alcohol, eighty percent steal from their employers.
If you or someone you love has a chronic lung condition such as COPD or emphysema, don't miss this free seminar led by pulmonologist, Nikhil Madan, M.D. Dr. Madan will present tips and techniques for becoming a better breather, which is vital to the quality of life for people with lung conditions.
In recognition of World COPD Awareness Day, Wed., Nov. 20, St. Mary Medical Center is holding from 1 to 4 pm a FREE community educational health fair and seminar. The event places a spotlight on the signs and symptoms of COPD with a 1 pm presentation by Pulmonologist Gaurav Kumar, MD, on staff at St. Mary Medical Center. In addition, those in attendance will have access to a variety of free screenings including a COPD screening, spirometry testing and demonstrations on exercise and breathing techniques. Other support and resource personnel will be on hand to provide information about respiratory medications, oxygen therapy and smoking cessation.
Find out more about Heart Health at a seminar from 11:30 am to 1 pm, Nov. 14 at the Hobart Family YMCA. The seminar, presented by Cardiologist Anas Safadi, MD of St. Mary Medical Center, is part of the J.O.Y. (Just Older Youth) Fellowship Luncheon.
Influenza. Hepatitis A. Hepatitis B. Shingles. Measles. Pneumonia. Vaccines aren't just for children. Which ones do adults need, and when? Gerontologist and internal medicine physician Tania Ghosh, M.D., will provide the facts you need to make informed decisions.
According to Pulmonologist Nikhil Madan, M.D., healthy lungs are a vital part of everyone’s well-being. Join Dr. Madan to learn how to keep your lungs healthy and manage chronic conditions such as COPD and emphysema.
Join Pulmonologist Nikhil Madan, M.D., to find out how to identify asthma triggers, manage medications if symptoms worsen, and more.
The Drug-Free Workplace Symposium is hosted by EMPOWER Porter County, the county's initiative to reduce substance abuse, the Valpo Chamber, the Duneland Chamber, and the Portage Chamber, as a service to help provide valuable information and will allow for candid exchange of ideas to reduce the liability of employers, ensure the safety of employees, and increase the productivity and profitability of the business.
Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us as a Certified Lactation Consultant offers professional advice and practical tips to help prepare you for a successful nursing experience.
‘Healthy Path’ program is public service provided by health services students
Area residents who frequent the walking path at the Gleason Golf Course in Gary, immediately west of Indiana University Northwest, will have the opportunity to get free health screenings between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., October 3, 24 and November 14.
Topics, presented by guest speakers, will include advances in intervention pulmonology, the future of health care solutions, auto servo ventilation for complex sleep apnea, the synchronicity of ventilation and lung cancer screenings.