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Students Explore Careers at NorthShore Health Center in Part Two of Healthcare 360


Healthcare 360 is an annual event organized by the Portage Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with Portage Township Schools and healthcare providers such as NorthShore. Students witnessed and learned about jobs in optometry, pharmacy, nursing, mental health, and more.

“Students were introduced to 15 different careers during this event,” said Jeff Smith, Lake Station NorthShore Site Director. “We feel it’s important to open their eyes to the fact that there are so many careers within healthcare. It’s not just doctors and nurses.”

The students talked with NorthShore experts about how to navigate finding a career in healthcare, what the day-to-day looks like, and how each job plays an important role in making a difference in the community.

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Why Chiropractic Should Become Part of Your Lifestyle & Not Used Just For Pain

article-228-chiropractic-lifestyleIf you are considering incorporating regular chiropractic care into your lifestyle, you are definitely on the right track. There are many great benefits that chiropractic offers that extend far beyond a simple treatment for pain. It is something you should be including in your regular health maintenance. If you aren’t convinced, take a look at these chiropractic benefits and see for yourself.

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Portage EDC's Healthcare 360 shows students every angle of healthcare


With futures full of possibilities, Portage High School students explored careers in healthcare in the first part of an event called Healthcare 360.

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St. Mary Medical Center to host 2019 Stroke Symposium: Time is Brain on Friday, May 3


When it comes to stroke, seconds count. That will be the message on Friday, May 3, as St. Mary Medical Center hosts its 2019 Stroke Symposium: Time is Brain, from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the West Lobby and Auditorium at 1500 S. Lake Park Ave. in Hobart.

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One-on-one with team at South Shore Foot & Ankle


South Shore Foot & Ankle’s doctors, Cynthia Lembcke-Grundy and Dominik Meyer, get to know their patients and find the best treatment so they can walk through life without pain.

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High school students get real world healthcare experience with Community Hospital


High school juniors and seniors are getting a jump-start on their careers thanks to a partnership between the Munster school system and Community Hospital.

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Methodist Hospital Southlake’s screenings & smoothies spring health fair


Community members lined up out the door Saturday morning to participate in Methodist Hospital’s Screenings & Smoothies Spring Health Fair. The annual event invites the community to learn more about their individual health and the services available to them through Methodist Hospitals. And it all starts with a free smoothie!

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Porter Regional Hospital Invites the Public to its Support Groups in May


Porter Regional Hospital is offering the following support groups in May. All support groups are free.

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Tobacco Education & Prevention Coalition for Porter County: Tobacco Facts 101


Did you know Indiana has the second highest smoking rate in the U.S.? The Tobacco Education & Preventions Coalition for Porter County (TEPCPC) was formed with the support of Smoke Free Indiana and Valparaiso University’s College of Nursing, and funded through a grant from the Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation agency.

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During Donate Life Month, hear the stories of those impacted by organ donation at donor celebrations in Dyer, Crown Point


Currently, more than 113,000 people nationwide and 1,300 people in Indiana are awaiting life-changing organ and tissue transplants. April’s Donate Life Month is a special time to honor those donors and their families that said yes to donation.

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3 Benefits Chiropractic Patients Enjoy That Others Don’t

article-226-benefits-chiropracticIt’s no secret that we’re a little biased when it comes to chiropractic care. We believe in it, we’ve seen how great it works, and our many happy patients are a great testimony to how well it works.

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