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Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System Partner in Small Acute Care Hospital with ER in La Porte

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Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System have announced plans to build a small acute care hospital equipped with a 24-hour Emergency Department in LaPorte, IN, adding to the I Street campus where Beacon Medical Group is currently located, according to Franciscan and Beacon Health officials. The project includes approximately 28,000 square feet of new construction and a 19,000 square foot renovation of the current space. When completed, the entire facility will include 92,500 square feet of space.

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How Porterfield Chiropractic Benefits Cyclists


article-196-cyclistsCycling is a great cardiovascular workout, building strength, stamina, and balance. However, it can be tough on the body, especially if you put in a lot of miles. This is true of any activity that is repetitive, though. Certain muscles can become more tense and others that aren’t used become weaker. This can cause your spine to become misaligned. Bending over the handlebars can also cause back pain as well as wrist, neck and shoulder pain and affect your posture if you remain in that position for long stretches or are not using proper form. Chiropractic for cyclists can help combat these effects and keep...

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A “Snore-Fire” Way to Hurt Your Relationship

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He shudders. She gasps. Their snores could wake the neighbors!

In all my years of treating patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, I have heard it all. While the wide variety of sleep sounds that come from bed partners can range from soothing to scary, the truth is that snoring, in particular, can indicate a real behind-the-scenes problem.

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Residences at Coffee Creek Employee Spotlight: Peta Harrison

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As Residences at Coffee Creek prepares to open their doors, Executive Chef Peta Harrison is refining the menu to welcome new residents to tastes of home and abroad.

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Primary Care Physician Robert Khoury, DO, joins St. Mary Medical Center's Portage Health Center II

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As a new primary care provider at St. Mary Medical Center’s Portage Health Center II, 3545 Arbors Blvd., Robert Khoury, DO, considers himself not just a family doctor, but also a leader in overall care and the prevention of illness and disease. That leadership aspect of general practice is one reason Khoury said he chose to pursue primary care.

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Community Healthcare System Cuts Ribbon on St. Mary Medical Center Occupational Health Clinic

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On Tuesday evening, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the new Community Healthcare System Occupational Health clinic in Valparaiso to celebrate the location’s opening this month. The clinic is located at 1051 Southpoint Circle, south of US 30 and just west of Marsh St. This is the fifth Occupational Health location that Community Healthcare System has launched in Northwest Indiana.

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Addison Pointe Stays on the Cutting Edge of Fun, Effective Physical Rehab

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Getting yourself or a loved one back on their feet after a surgery seems like a daunting task at first. Rigorous physical training, often outdated methods, or simply taking the time out of a day can all make it difficult. Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton has made it a goal since they first got their start to stay on the cutting edge of rehab programs and make sure that their guests have a fun, quick, and successful experience that gets them back into their everyday routine.

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Heavy Backpacks: Their Negative Effects & How Your Kids Can Avoid Them


article-195-heavy-backpacksSummer is ending and the school year is starting. Time for new shoes, haircuts, homework, and backpacks. As you do your back to school shopping, think about the backpack your child will be carrying. Sure, they load them up with books, but did you know that wearing a heavy backpack for a long time can actually hurt your child? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has provided some helpful guidelines for choosing a backpack for your child and avoiding the injury that can result from one that is too heavy.

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Vein and Laser Institute Open House Celebrates a Year of Exceeding Expectations

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In celebration of their first anniversary in Valparaiso, Vein & Laser Institute opened it doors to the public Thursday evening.

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Journey Senior Living Celebrates the Individual with Quality Food Choices and Personalized Memory Care

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Journey Senior Living, voted the Best of Senior Living 2018 by SeniorAdvisor.com, understands that love, compassion, and dignity are the true difference makers in providing quality senior care. Every aspect of Journey Senior Living’s award-winning support is hands-on and personalized, from their menu to their memory care.

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Franciscan Health Now Taking Applications for EMT and Paramedic Training Programs


rot4The Franciscan Health Emergency Medical Services Academy Crown Point will accept applications until 4 p.m. November 30 for its next emergency medical technician and paramedic training programs.

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