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UnitedHealthcare Eye Care Program Gives Children Across the Country Access to Comprehensive Eye Exams and Glasses

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UnitedHealthcare has launched a new program that will help improve access to comprehensive eye exams and prescription glasses for children across the country, helping address the unique eye-health challenges young people face.

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Franciscan Health: Heat Exhaustion Or Heat Stroke?


Franciscan-Health-Heat-Exhaustion-Or-Heat-Stroke_01 With heat indices exceeding 100 degrees for the next week, it's important to take measures such as:

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UnitedHealthcare Debunking Your Diet: Coffee


United-Healthcare-Coffee Before you pour that next cup, coffee drinkers, have you heard all the health news on your beverage of choice? Some studies give java high marks, while others recommend cutting back. With all that back-and-forth, it can be hard to track the mixed buzz around coffee.

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Community Healthcare System Treats the Athlete in All Through Sports Medicine Program

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Those with an active lifestyle or have children involved in athletic programs know the risks involved with sports and strenuous movement. Avoiding all the risks isn’t an option, but being prepared is when a problem arises. That’s why Community Healthcare System has an amazing group of athletic trainers involved in their Sports Medicine program who are dedicated to treating the athlete in everyone!

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Patients and Partners Speak of Compassionate Care at Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center

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The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospital consistently provides excellent care for their patients. Perhaps none know this better than those who have experienced their care and those who partner with them throughout the year.

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dōTERRA Essential Oils Support: Digestion, Immunity, Memory, Movement, Rest, Stress Relief & Emotional Health


Inspiration-doTERRA-2018We could all use a little support now and then. Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) Essential oils can offer support with no harmful side effects. In fact, dōTERRA essential oils can offer side benefits as well. There are three ways to use CPTG essential oils: Aromatically, Topically & Internally. Yes, internally. Many of dōTERRA essential oils can be taken internally (always check the bottle to make sure the oil is safe for ingestion). dōTERRA also offers supplements with the benefits of essential oils built right in. The number one selling product for dōTERRA is the Lifelong Vitality Pack. The kit consists of three supplements called; Alpha CRS+, xEOmega & Microplex VMz.

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Dr. LaKia Brown of Centers for Pain Control and Vein Care Explains the Wonders of Chiropractic Care and More

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Most agree it is all too common for people to ignore their aches and pains until they simply cannot take it anymore. Attributing issues to daily wear and tear is simple, but can lead to long-term issues or worsening health. Catching pain when it appears and addressing issues before they grow are key, and that is why Dr. LaKia Brown and the Centers for Pain Control and Vein Care of Northwest Indiana are dedicated to providing access to the highest quality physical medicine in the Region.

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Advanced Dental Concepts Wants to Change Your Perception of a Trip to the Dentist

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For many people, going to the dentist can be a daunting experience. Everything from the tools to the procedures can cause a great bout of anxiety in anyone. But in the right environment with the right professionals, that anxiety can melt away. Advanced Dental Concepts has cultivated a new attitude towards dentistry by offering compassion and care along with expertise and experience.

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NorthShore Health Centers Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for Flagship Facility


rot5NorthShore Health Centers of Indiana recently announced the ground breaking for its flagship facility. The new office will be located in Portage, Indiana on Willowcreek Road one block south of Route 6 across the street north from Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute and west from Porter Regency Hospital – Northwest.

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Public Access Bleeding Control Station Donated to DSC


BleedingControlKitThe Duneland School Corporation (DSC) recently received a donation of a "Public Access Bleeding Control Station" from a New York based company that is operated by a graduate of Chesterton High School. Tony Emanuele, a federal law enforcement officer currently based in Washington, D.C., is the co-owner of Medicine in Bad Places. He and his partner/co-owner, Shawn Soler, travel around the country teaching tactical medicine courses to police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel. Emanuele recently spent time in Chesterton training DSC employees on the use of tourniquets as a primary source of first aid for serious bleeding.

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Porter Regional Hospital Partners with The Milk Bank, Accepts First Milk Bank Donation

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A new milk depot at Porter Regional Hospital is offering babies in our communities access to the highly-nutritional benefits of human breast milk, while providing an opportunity for local mothers to donate their excess breast milk for our tiniest infants in need.

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