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St. Catherine Hospital Hosts 22nd Annual Wings of Healing Illumination Ceremony

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St. Catherine Hospital, of East Chicago, hosted its 22nd annual Wings of Healing Angel Illumination Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the hospital chapel.

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Meet the Newest Providers of NorthShore Health Centers in Lake Station

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NorthShore Health Centers is full of wonderful providers capable of giving top notch care to their clients. From dentistry to women’s health, these providers are caring, compassionate, and eager to help the communities they live in.

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Muller Acura of Merrillville Supports Red Cross with Vital Blood Drive

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Friday afternoon at Muller Acura of Merrillville, employees and customers alike braved the frigid cold to give blood at the Red Cross Blood Mobile parked in front of the picturesque dealership. This is not the first time that Muller Acura has hosted the Blood Mobile at the dealership to aid them in their life saving mission.

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Centers for Vein Care Provides Comprehensive Vein Care Treatment

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Millions of Americans suffer from pain, cramping, fatigue and swelling in their legs. The majority of people do not get the proper treatment to relieve their symptoms and simply continue to bear the discomfort. In most people these symptoms are caused by chronic venous insufficiency, which is easily treatable.

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Marram Health Emphasizes Women's Health and Screenings

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Marram Health Centers recently took the time to emphasize women’s health and its importance to women in the community. Focusing on the subject over the course of a month, they aimed to educate, examine, and aid many women in need.

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Douglas A. Smith Shares Outlook on Happiness at Annual Cancer Resource Centre Fundraiser


Douglas-A-Smith-Shares-Outlook-on-Happiness-at-Annual-Cancer-Resource-Centre-FundraiserTeacher, writer and advisor Douglas A. Smith will share his advice on how to maintain a positive outlook on life as the guest speaker for the 11th annual Share the Love event, Tue, Jan. 23 at the Center for Visual & Performing Arts in Munster. Smith is the author of Happiness: The Art of Living with Peace, Confidence and Joy. He also teaches an undergraduate course at DePauw University and leads sessions at the Canyon Ranch health resorts on “The Science & Skill of Happiness.”

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Franciscan Health: Women Inspired to Live Happier, Healthier Lives

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A Franciscan Health, Inspiring Women Happy, Healthy Holiday event drew nearly 200 attendees to Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton Nov. 30, where they were offered screenings for balance, blood glucose and pressure, bone density, body mass index, foot health and skin cancer, along with entertainment, refreshments and a wealth of information from expert speakers such as William Espar, MD, who is shown discussing heart health for the holiday season.

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VNA Continuing Their Christmas for the Elderly Drive this Year

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Each year, the VNA uses the holidays and it’s spirit of giving to shed light on their Christmas for the Elderly drive. With a focused effort on raising funds for the cause, the spirit of giving shines through during the colder months of the year.

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Methodist Hospitals Recognized for Fragility Fracture Patient Care


rot1A broken bone on a patient with osteoporosis is considered a fragility fracture. Fragility fractures are a serious complication of osteoporosis and often the first sign that a person has the disease. Unfortunately, only about 20% of the nearly two million individuals who experience fragility fractures each year are tested or treated for osteoporosis.

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New Linx Procedure at Munster Community Hospital Has Patients Saying Goodbye to GERD


New-Linx-Procedure-at-Munster-Community-Hospital-Has-Patients-Saying-Goodbye-to-GERDA flexible quarter-sized device being used by surgeons at Community Hospital in Munster is greatly improving quality of life for many chronic heartburn sufferers. LINX is currently the only medical device approved by the FDA as a safe and effective treatment for gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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NorthShore Health Centers Offering On-Site Pharmacy


rot10A person’s relationship with their local pharmacy is one that should not be taking lightly. When it comes to you or your family’s health, you need to know that you are getting the best care. So, when the pharmacy you rely on closes for good, there is no easy decision on what to do next. NorthShore Health Centers are there to make that leap much easier.

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