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June dates set for blood drives at Franciscan Health


2019-blooddriveFranciscan Health will host several Heartland blood drives in June. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome and will be seen if the schedule permits. Photo ID is required. Eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating. For more information about these drives or to schedule an appointment, visit www.heartlandbc.org or call 800-7-TO-GIVE.

    • Wednesday, June 5, 9 AM to 2 PM, Franciscan Physician Network Hammond Clinic, mobile coach, 7905 Calumet Ave., Munster. Donors will receive an official NFL licensed Chicago Bears hat while supplies last.
    • Thursday, June 6, noon to 4 PM, Franciscan Health Dyer, 4th Floor – Classroom G, 24 Joliet Street, Dyer. Donors will receive an official NFL licensed Chicago Bears hat...

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Porter Regional Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Centers+ Designation for Cardiac Care

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized Porter Regional Hospital with a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated providers that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.

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VNA of NWI Forever Society to present Contingency Notebook workshop


vna-logoThe public is invited to attend a Contingency Notebook workshop on Monday, April 29th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Porter County Public Library—Portage Branch, 2665 Irving Street in Portage. The workshop is sponsored by the VNA Forever Society of the Visiting Nurse Association of NWI.

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Dr. Uzelac and Sleep Airway Solutions Team Provides Results and Patient Satisfaction

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A good night’s sleep is essential for leading a happy and healthy life. Fortunately, Dr. Uzelac and the Sleep Airway Solutions team provide the considerate care that is necessary for full success.

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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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Cancer Resource Centre in Munster Offers Free Music Wellness Classes for Cancer Patients, Caregivers

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If you listen carefully, you may hear the sound of music coming from the Cancer Resource Centre in Munster every first and third Monday of the month. The Centre is offering free Music Wellness classes to cancer patients and their caregivers.

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The President's Weekly Message: The Magic of Christmas

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Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.

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Porter Regional Hospital - Need to See the Doctor? Check in Online and Do the Waiting at Home!

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Porter Health Care System’s CareEXPRESS urgent care clinics, ERs, and primary care doctors with Porter Physician Group are turning your living room into your own private waiting room, with a convenient online check-in service. InQuicker online check-in is now available at porterhealth.com.

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Porter Hospital - Preventive Care is Investing in Your Future

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Perhaps one of the best investments we can make is taking charge of our health. And while we can’t always control what our bodies will do, especially when it comes to genetics, there are several steps we can take to help detect and prevent diseases.

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NorthShore Health Centers Take Part in National ‘Give Kids A Smile’ Program

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NorthShore Health Centers recently took part in the American Dental Association’s Give Kids A Smile program that made dental care available for the week of January 30th to February 2nd to underinsured or uninsured kids throughout NorthShore locations across Northwest Indiana.

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St. Catherine Hospital Brings The Heart Truth Campaign to East Chicago During National Wear Red Day Observance 2017

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To raise awareness that heart disease is the number one health threat among women, St. Catherine Hospital is partnering on Friday, Feb. 3, with Multicultural Wellness Network/MOTTEP and Healthy East Chicago to host The Heart Truth® campaign.

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