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Continual education takes precedence at Cavanaugh and Nondforf Orthodontics

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Taking the Ken Blanchard approach that “None of is as smart as all of us,” Dr. Robert Cavanaugh and Dr. Matthew Nondorf of Cavanaugh and Nondorf Orthodontics founded the Dental Excellence in Northwest Indiana Study Club. This club was created to allow local dental professionals to gather and learn from each other.

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Get summer ready with hair removal by Vein & Laser institute

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Summertime means shorts, sundresses, workout-wear, and pool-side fashion. But it can also mean the inconvenience of shaving legs, underarms, and other areas – not to mention the uncomfortable and often itchy shave bumps and heat rash that can occur. Before summer hits, consider an appointment at Vein & Laser Institute to explore hair removal treatment.

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Porter Health Care System celebrates employees at recognition banquet

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Porter Health Care System honored their employees’ tenure Wednesday evening at St. Patrick’s Church Trinity Hall. It was a night of fun for co-workers, their families, and a chance to celebrate while taking a well-deserved night off.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City nursing team members make ‘You Can Be a Nurse’ presentation at Edgewood Elementary School


Franciscan-Health-Michigan-City-You-Can-Be-a-Nurse-2019_01 In celebration of National Nurses Week, nursing team members from Franciscan Health Michigan City presented their annual “You Can Be a Nurse” program at Edgewood Elementary School.

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Glidefit Class at Fitness Pointe Takes Small Group Cross-training to a Whole New Level


Glidefit-Class-at-Fitness-Pointe-Takes-Small-Group-Cross-training-to-a-Whole-New-LevelIf you like a challenge and enjoy the water, the new GlideFit CardioWave “floating fitness” workout is designed especially for you.

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How Headache Sufferers Benefit From Chiropractic


article-229-headachesA number of studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of chiropractic care for headaches – which is good news for the 90% of Americans who suffer from headaches at some point in their lives. Chiropractic care is not only excellent for treating headaches, it is also gentle, non-invasive, does not require prescription medications, and is known for being relatively free of side effects.

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Community, providers show appreciation at La Porte Hospital LifeWorks campus social

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La Porte Hospital’s LifeWorks Campus providers love their work.

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New Franciscan ExpressCare location gets blessing in St. John


New-Franciscan-ExpressCare-location-gets-blessing-in-St-John-2019_01Franciscan Health staff, members of the St. John Chamber of Commerce and local officials welcomed the newest Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell location during a blessing and open house on Wednesday, May 8.

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A Residences at Coffee Creek Employee Spotlight: Natalie Reisen

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Natalie Reisen, Marketing Coordinator for Residences at Coffee Creek, didn’t know she had found her calling until she was right in the middle of it. After receiving her bachelor of arts in communications from Purdue University Northwest and her master of business administration from University of St. Francis, Reisen was looking for a position to use her business development and marketing skills.

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See local agencies compete in Battle of the Medics during EMS Week


rot4Members of the media are invited to cover the annual “Battle of the Medics,” where local first responders will compete in a five-station race against the clock, testing their skill and knowledge.

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

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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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