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St. Catherine Hospital Helps Create Home Gardens with "Let It Grow"

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A pot, some soil, water, and a handful of seeds can turn into a sustainable source of healthy, convenient food on a budget. On Wednesday, St. Catherine Hospital partnered with a Lake County Master Gardener and Purdue Extension wellness coordinator and the City of East Chicago Parks and Recreation Department Greenhouse and Aqua Garden manager to demonstrate that process and help community members start eating healthier.

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StoryPoint Senior Living to publish resident-focused book


StoryPoint-LogoStoryPoint Senior Living is excited to share its newest resident-focused endeavor: The publication of a book, “Old Wise Tales: Life Lessons for Future Generations.” The book will share the stories, poems and more from residents across all communities from StoryPoint and its sister company, Independence Village, including StoryPoint Fort Wayne.

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Porter Physician Group Primary Care Office Now in Wheatfield

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Porter Physician Group has opened an office in Wheatfield, Indiana. The new site is located at 3988 W. State Road 10, Wheatfield, IN directly across from Wheatfield High School. The office is open every week day.

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How Musicians Can Benefit From Chiropractic


article-221-musiciansMusicians put their bodies through a lot. They practice for hours a day and, depending on the instrument played, engage certain parts of their bodies in repetitive type motions for long periods of time.

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Behavioral Health Services’ treatment helps suicide survivor cope


Behavioral-Health-Services-treatment-helps-suicide-survivor-copeBy Debra Gruszecki
L.E. slit her wrist, parked her car in the middle of the Coronado-San Diego Bay Bridge, said a prayer and jumped into pitch-black nothingness. The aspiring graphic design artist had tried to take her life twice before. She’d grown weary of battling a diagnosis of bipolar disorder and an OxyContin addiction that flared after a snowboard accident.

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Dr. Tariq Hameed joins Franciscan Physician Network


Dr-Tariq-Hameed-joins-Franciscan-Physician-NetworkFranciscan Physician Network Cardiology Crown Point has welcomed Tariq Hameed, MD, FACC, to its staff.

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Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso working together with Porter Home Health to better the lives of their residents


Journey-Senior-Living-of-Valparaiso-working-together-with-Porter-Home-Health-to-better-the-lives-of-their-residentsJourney Senior Living of Valparaiso has many amenities that they offer their residents. One of these great amenities is a fitness center. Residents are able to use the fitness center at their leisure and they can also use it when they are in need of therapy. Journey Senior Living and Porter Home Health have come together to ensure that when residents are in need of a therapy service, Porter Home Health is willing to provide these services right in the comfort of their own home.

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Dr. Neal Jain to Join Medial Team as Orthopedic Consult for Addison Pointe


Dr-Neal-Jain-to-Join-Medial-Team-as-Orthopedic-Consult-for-Addison-PointeDr. Jain became interested initially in orthopedics as an undergrad at Northwestern. There, Jain majored in biomedical engineering, which he was than able to tie into orthopedics. Jain also enjoys building and constructing things, which he says ties together with medicine through orthopedics. Orthopedics is the perfect bridge between the two interests, enabling him to build people up to get back to their desired level of activity.

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What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Bell’s Palsy


article-220-bells-palsyPeople with Bell’s Palsy usually have limited treatment options. Because the condition affects each person differently, there is no one-size-fits-all treatment. The steroid prednisone is often prescribed to treat patients, but there are many harmful side effects. Massage and physical therapy may also be used, but the results. Chiropractic care is a noninvasive, medication free way to treat Bell’s Palsy and there are several studies that prove it.

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Why Mousse the chocolate Labrador loves McAfee Animal Hospital

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Like all of Donna Soboleski’s dogs, Mousse, a chocolate Labrador, is more than just a pet. He is a part of the family. When Mousse suffered an injury while chewing on a bone that caused a nerve to be exposed, Soboleski was alarmed, but she knew where to take Mousse for the best care. For over two decades, Soboleski has turned to McAfee Animal Hospital to care for the health and well-being of her most beloved animals.

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Addison Pointe Testimonial: James Grogan


Addison-Pointe-Testimonial-James-GroganTwo weeks ago, James Grogan was on path to go home, but things changed when his blood sugar level dropped. According to James, “If it were not for the nurses at Addison Pointe responding to hearing me gurgling, I would not be here today.” James believes that Addison Pointe is a fantastic place to get therapy. He has been to other nursing centers but believes that Addison is the best around.

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