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Pumps Fitness Wraps New Year’s Revolution Challenge


While New Year’s Resolutions spawn from the best of intentions, everyone can agree that they are often a challenge to stick to. Who hasn’t started the year with a vow to improve some aspect of his or her life, only to get bogged down by the pressure or by sheer routine?

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Valpo YMCA and St. Mary Medical Center Team Up for Health Fair to Promote Community Wellness

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On a bright and bustling Saturday morning, the Valpo YMCA, in partnership with St. Mary Medical Center, held a health fair to benefit the community members passing through their doors.

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Porter Accepts Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure From American Heart Association


Porter Regional Hospital staff accepted a Gold Plus level award from the American Heart Association on Wednesday, who recognized the hospital’s achievement in the AHA’s Get With The Guidelines program for heart failure. Porter is the only hospital in Northwest Indiana with this achievement.

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VNA Annual Recognition Dinner Celebrates Hard Work and Dedication of Staff


Thursday night, the Visiting Nurse Association of NWI held their annual recognition dinner to honor its staff, volunteers and supporters. The evening welcomed and awarded VNA staff and supporters who continue to help those who need it most.

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Methodist Hospital Sheds Light on New AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines


Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. dies of heart disease- but with the right knowledge and lifestyle changes, that number could easily plummet. Methodist Hospital hosted a presentation and blood pressure screenings at Innsbrook Country Club on Thursday, with the hope of arming the community with the information they need to be more heart healthy.

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Journey Senior Living Ribbon-Cutting for Valpo Location Sends Message of Authentic Care for Seniors

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Bubbly glasses of champagne, comforting melodies from a live harpist, and one pair of oversized scissors marked the official opening of a new Journey Senior Living center at the Valparaiso location’s ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday evening.

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StoryPoint Chesterton Models Now Open


StoryPoint Chesterton Senior Living is proud to announce that the Model Apartments are now open! Interested parties now have an opportunity to schedule a visit, where the Community Specialist, J.J. Swiatkowski, can walk them through a finished apartment, giving a more vivid idea of what living at StoryPoint Chesterton is like.

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Porter Regional Hospital Puts Spotlight on Women’s Heart Health with Dynamic Symposium


Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, making up for one of every three deaths each year in females. No one knows heart health like Porter Regional Hospital, which houses Northwest Indiana’s only Heart Center for Women. That’s why they hosted a fun, educational evening on Wednesday, gathering women of all ages and backgrounds to talk to professionals in the field on how to build and maintain a healthy heart, in very surprising ways.

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Porter Regional Hospital and the American Heart Association Gather to Discuss Gold Plus Achievement, New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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On Wednesday morning, Porter Regional Hospital and the American Heart Association gathered to celebrate their partnership, Porter Regional Hospital’s Gold Plus Achievement, and discuss the newest updates to the American Heart Association’s blood pressure guidelines.

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Vale Park Animal Hospital Offers Dental Health Special for Dental Health Month


Dental care is something I've always advocated for my patients. I've told clients how important it is to get infected teeth removed, and how unhealthy teeth can contribute to heart and kidney disease. Pulling teeth is often necessary, I would tell clients, and really our pets do fine with a few less teeth.

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Fit Body Boot Camp Transformation Tuesdays: From Size 14, to Size 4

Fit-Body-Boot-Camp-Transformation-Tuesdays-From-Size-14-to-Size-4Today's Transformation Tuesday centers around Lori, who went from a size 14, to a size 4 with FBBC!

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