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Frontline Foundations Inc. teams up with NorthShore Health Centers to offer new Vivitrol treatment


At Frontline Foundations, the mission is simple: be a hopeful presence for young men and women suffering from substance abuse. Frontline strives to provide effective treatments and an immediate and strong recovery support system to those who are struggling.

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Centers of Excellence at St. Mary Medical Center Provide Highest Standard of Gynecologic Surgery and Care

St-Mary-Medical-Center-Provide-Highest-Standard-of-Gynecologic-Surgery-and-Care-2019_01 St. Mary Medical Center is a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) and for Robotic Surgery (COERS). These complementary designations, awarded by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), attest that the gynecologists and clinical teams at St. Mary Medical Center bring the highest levels of knowledge, expertise and professionalism to the practice of women’s healthcare.

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Community Hospital, Munster Earns Comprehensive Stroke Center Status From the Joint Commission, American Heart Association, American Stroke Association


Community Hospital joins an elite group of hospitals in the state of Indiana by earning The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The certification program recognizes Joint Commission accredited hospitals for their demonstrated expertise in offering higher-quality standards in the treatment of patients who have suffered the most severe types of stroke.

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St. Catherine Hospital Receives $20,000 Grant for Breast Cancer Screenings

St-Catherine-Hospital-Receives-20000-Grant-for-Breast-Cancer-ScreeningsThe Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust (IBCAT) has awarded a one-year, $20,000 grant to St. Catherine Hospital for the breast cancer screening and awareness program called, “Pretty in Pink.”

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Addison Pointe Testimonial: Janet Clark

Addison-Pointe-Testimonial-Janet-ClarkRecently, Janet Clark had a total knee replacement surgery performed by Eric Szczesniak with Lake Shore Bone and Joint. When Janet was told that she would need to go to a Health and Rehabilitation Center after her total knee replacement, she was a little unsure what to expect. Janet, in discussion with some of her friends, decided that Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center was the right place for her rehabilitation.

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Interventional radiologist Dr. Vivek Mishra, M.D., offers highly-specialized care


As the trend continues to offer procedures that are less invasive and require much less recovery time, the field of interventional radiology is becoming more widely recognized by patients in general. Enter Dr. Vivek Mishra, M.D., an interventional radiologist with expertise in minimally-invasive procedures who specializes in the treatment of varicose veins. He practices at the Vein & Laser Institute locations in Valparaiso, Munster, and Crown Point.

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Porter Physician Group Primary Care Office Now in Wheatfield


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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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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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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Why Mousse the chocolate Labrador loves McAfee Animal Hospital


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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