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Physician Contribution Benefits Cancer Care Fund


Physician-Contribution-Benefits-Cancer-Care-Fund-2018Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Gus Galante, MD, has made a $900 donation to the Women’s Diagnostic Center of Community Hospital. The contribution to the breast diagnostic imaging fund will help local women – those without insurance and who otherwise couldn’t afford it - receive imaging and biopsy services at the Women’s Diagnostic Center.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City Unveils Its New Home at Hospital Blessing and Open Houses


Franciscan-Health-MC-Unveils-New-Home-at-Hospital-Blessing-and-Open-Houses-2018_01 In anticipation of the Jan. 12 opening, the new Franciscan Health Michigan City made its long-awaited debut with a hospital blessing and a series of open houses that showcased a $243 million project 2-1/2 years in the making.

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Blessing Held for Multi-Specialty Hepatitis C and HIV Clinic at Franciscan Health Hammond, the First of Its Kind in Indiana


blessing-held-for-multi-specialty-hepatitis-c-and-hiv-clinic-at-franciscan-health-hammond-the-first-of-its-kind-in-indiana_01State Department of Health officials from both Indiana and Illinois were in attendance on Thursday, Dec. 6, for a blessing and open house for a first-of-its-kind clinic in the state that aims to fill an urgent need to test and treat patients for hepatitis C and HIV.

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Mammography Services Move From Hammond Clinic to Breast Center at Franciscan Health Munster


rot4Mammography services at the Franciscan Physician Network Hammond Clinic have relocated to the Breast Center at Franciscan Health Munster, 701 Superior Drive.

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St. Mary Medical Center Ranks Among Top 10 Percent in Nation for Treatment of Sepsis


St-Mary-Medical-Center-Ranks-Among-Top-10-Percent-in-Nation-for-Treatment-of-Sepsis_01 Sepsis is a dangerous condition that can occur when an infection leads to tissue damage, organ failure or even death. In Hobart, St. Mary Medical Center has attained a new milestone in the battle against this potentially deadly illness.

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Public Open House for New Franciscan Health Michigan City Hospital Includes Health Screenings for Adults, Entertainment for Kids


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-CIty-Open-House-2018Family-friendly activities will welcome the public to a glimpse of the future of healthcare at the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital during an open house celebration from noon to 4 PM on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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UnitedHealthcare Offers Full Suite of Options for Companies Large and Small

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How do you manage costs when it comes to health care? According to Mike Telesky, Vice President of Key Account Sales and Account Management at UnitedHealthcare, you create a culture of health ownership. Health ownership not only empowers people to make better decisions about their health, but makes sure they are well-informed and present for decisions involving their health and future.

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Rose Parade Float Honors Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors, Carries Messages From the Heart


Donate-Life-Rose-Ceremony-2018For the eighth consecutive year, families gathered with Community Healthcare System staff members, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network representatives and VisionFirst officials to honor the area’s organ, eye and tissue donors.

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Rheumatoid Disorders Affect More Than Joints, Says Community Care Network Rheumatologist Kirk Jenkins, MD


COMHS-Kirk-Jenkins-MDMost people know about rheumatoid arthritis, a painful inflammatory condition that affects the joints. What many people don’t realize, according to Community Care Network Rheumatologist Kirk Jenkins, MD, who recently joined the staff at St. Mary Medical Center and Community Hospital, is that the same autoimmune disease that causes the arthritis can also affect other areas of the body including heart, lungs and skin.

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Franciscan ExpressCare Opens New Location in Hobart


rot4Franciscan ExpressCare is now open to provide a convenient alternative to the emergency room at its new location at 101 W. 61st Ave. in Hobart.

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Braces Preparation: Cavanaugh & Nondorf Provide Tips On The Procedure

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The process of getting braces may seem nerve-racking or intimidating, but Cavanaugh & Nondorf is here to change that stigma by providing a plethora of information on how to perfectly prepare.

Before the process can begin, one must fully understand it to alleviate any pre-stress or anxiety. Note that not all procedures will be the same due to varying treatments and doctors. No matter what you decide, the journey to braces requires one to be prepared and most importantly, comfortable.

The first step usually requires a referral by your dentist. Otherwise, you can set up an appointment directly with the orthodontist. The second step is the consultation with the orthodontist; this is where the reviewing process begins for a personally designed treatment just for you.

Each mouth is different, so each treatment will...

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