Cardiovascular specialists of Community Healthcare System have successfully performed the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) procedure in Northwest Indiana. This highly-complex minimally invasive technique, completed Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Community Hospital in Munster, provides a new treatment option for patients who have undergone a previous mitral valve replacement but are not candidates for another open heart surgery.
Cancer Resource Centre in Munster Offers Free Music Wellness Classes for Cancer Patients, Caregivers
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.
Here’s an easy meal that epitomizes lean eating! It’s a simple skillet dish that doesn’t require any highfalutin kitchen skills, yet turns out tasting phenomenal! So often healthy eating is brushed off in favor of a quicker, easier option – however with a recipe this simple there’s simply no excuse to put off eating healthy any longer.
The medical field is full of caring people who want to help others look and feel their best. The team at Vein and Laser Institute is no exception as they provide exceptional care and service to those in need of vein or non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Heather Parker, a Radiologic Practitioner Assistant with Vein and Laser Institute, is no exception to this.
Horizon Bank has long been known for sponsoring popular fitness events in the community such as Tour de La Porte, but they also place a great emphasis on health and wellness among their team. With a wellness program that boasts many incentives for employees to engage in healthy activities and maintain a healthy lifestyle, Horizon has cultivated an atmosphere that truly values fitness and health.
Migraines affects an estimated 38 million people, including children, in the United States alone. Worldwide, that total jumps to 1 billion. In fact, migraine ranks number three among prevalent illnesses in the world and number six among disabling illnesses. More than 90% of people who suffer from migraines are not able to function normally or work during an attack.
Members of the La Porte County community donned their brightest red attire and convened at Michigan City’s Uptown Center on March 16th for a very special morning of celebration, nourishment, support, and action. Presented locally by Franciscan Health Michigan City, as well as Team Toyota, and Strack & Van Til, the La Porte County Goes Red for Women Breakfast opened the door to one and all, inviting them to participate in a fun, social environment that was tempered with awareness for women’s heart issues. As Jennifer Young, Socials Director for American Heart Association, put it, “LaPorte County Goes Red, made possible by Franciscan Health Michigan City, Team Toyota, and Strak & Van Til is uniting the county raise awareness for the number one killer of women - heart disease. Today, our hearts were impacted as we are challenged to be...
On Tuesday evening, Journey Senior Living hosted author, Elaine Pereira, a licensed Occupational Therapist, to discuss her book and answer questions regarding dementia and Alzheimer's. Journey Senior Living is a senior care facility located in Valparaiso which offers assisted living and memory care for residents.
Treating a happy crowd of over 200 women to a ladies' night out, the Vein & Laser Institute/Beyond Pink Couture En Fleur show provided the perfect opportunity to get pampered with style at the new Allure on the Lake in Chesterton. With a stylish fashion show, a demonstration of the famous Vampire Facial, music, and delectable desserts, there was not a better way to spend the evening with friends!