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Art Vasquez has been promoted to vice president and chief financial officer for St. Catherine Hospital.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Local patients affected by a recent cyber attack will be offered free identity theft protection, after their personal information was compromised.
CHICAGO | Local health leaders are asking resident to be quitters.
With school back in session, students will be sharing pencils and glue, but there's a chance they could share even more.
The Indiana Department of Insurance announced the state has more than 1,000 people trained to help Hoosiers apply for health care coverage.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Two new directors have been hired within Porter Health Care System.
Creating the comforting ambiance of personal and permanency in a rental space takes some planning, otherwise there goes the damage deposit when moving on.
PORTAGE | North Shore Health Centers was one of two Indiana health centers awarded federal funding to expand behavioral health services.
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will host a support group for Hope & Healing, geared for people coping with breast cancer, whether newly diagnosed or a long-term survivor.
International students spending time learning in the United States are not immune from immunization requirements.
Necessity was the mother of invention for one local mother. When their feeding tube-fed son AJ could not keep down eight types of formula, Chesterton parents Julie and Tony Bombacino looked to the Internet for help.
Indiana is nearly failing when it comes to policies supporting working mothers and fathers when a new child arrives, according to a report issued last month.
MUNSTER | A $60 million to $70 million expansion project has begun at Franciscan Healthcare-Munster to create a medical center campus.
GARY | The Indiana State Department of Health has notified a local doctor he cannot perform abortions at a Gary clinic because he failed to submit documentation proving hospital admitting privileges, which is required by a new state law.
GARY | The Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors recently elected new officers.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana announced Monday eight hospital campuses in the Franciscan Alliance system are new participating providers for Anthem members who bought individual health plans through www.healthcare.gov, the onli…
MICHIGAN CITY | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29.
From corn dogs and funnel cakes to less traditional fare like deep fried butter and doughnut sundaes, those salty and sweet treats draw crowds year after year to local festivals.
Although not supported as a whole, elements of the Affordable Care Act are becoming more palatable to Indiana residents, a new study shows.
HARVEY | A new innovation at Ingalls Memorial Hospital is not inside the hospital but on top.
DYER | The first phase of renovations at Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Dyer is finished, hospital officials announced Wednesday.
MERRILLVILLE | Support staff at Regional Mental Health Center Southlake campus voted Tuesday night to unionize.
VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System on Tuesday announced plans to open a full-service emergency department at the Valparaiso Medical Center, 1900 Roosevelt Road.
GARY | In an effort to fight the obesity epidemic and educate residents about healthy eating and cooking, the Methodist Hospitals food services department will host a farmers market and food fair on four upcoming dates.
From extended blood pressure cuffs to roomier dental exam chairs and wider terry cloth hospital slippers, the health care industry continues to adapt to larger patients as America's obesity rate climbs.
GARY | Surrounding cadavers on stretchers, grouped around backlit X-ray boxes and gathered in front of computer screens, participants in this year's International Human Cadaver Prosection Program spent Friday imaging the deceased.
GARY | The city of Gary, Ivy Tech Community College Northwest, Methodist Hospitals and NIPSCO are holding weekly wellness-oriented events called Fitness Fridays.
GARY | The Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors voted to start a national search for a new president and chief executive officer.
Mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties have tested positive for West Nile virus, state health officials announced Wednesday.
MICHIGAN CITY | The Alzheimer's Association will host a free volunteer event at 4 p.m. Thursday at Shady Creek Winery, 2030 Tryon Road.
MUNSTER | The expanded Family Birthing Center at Community Hopsital will be ready Tuesday for patients.
The two Munster girls met as children, playing along the sidelines at their older siblings' soccer games.
MUNSTER | After more than three hours of prepping counterweights for a crane and removing a rectangle of roof, workers lowered a 55,000-pound U-shaped magnet into place Wednesday at a new MRI office.
The Fourth of July brings booming blasts, crackling bursts and the smell of gunpowder.
Politicians and organizations, including some from Indiana, issued comments of support and of disappointment following a Supreme Court ruling regarding contraceptive coverage.
MUNSTER | The new Intermediate Care Unit at Community Hospital will open to patients Tuesday.
CROWN POINT | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Crown Point will offer a series of diabetes courses on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July, August and September.
MUNSTER | Authorities from the Chicago field office of the IRS Criminal Investigation unit were at a medical office building Friday morning.
MUNSTER | The meeting room on the first floor of the Hampton Inn and Suites Munster is at capacity this week, a sign that the all-day, week-long training session is dealing with a topic that's catching on.
DYER | When hospital officials wanted to show employees and the community what was happening beyond the construction barriers at the Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital Emergency Department in Dyer, they turned to a high-tech center in Hammond.
HOBART | St. Mary Medical Center Sleep Diagnostics Center recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
When it comes time to proffer a drop or vial of blood, or to step on a scale and to stand tall for a body mass index calculation in the work place, not everyone is on board.
State vaccination proponents are calling attention to a virus often linked to cervical, anal, vulvar, vaginal, penile and oropharyngeal cancers.
GARY | Northwest Indiana has expanded its emergency response capabilities by bringing on a fully equipped trailer dubbed a mobile hospital.
EAST CHICAGO | HealthLinc will begin accepting patients at its new location starting Monday.
HAMMOND | In response to demand for advanced practice nurses, Purdue University Calumet is poised to become a doctoral-granting university by participating in a collaboration to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in northwest Indiana.
Two local hospitals recently received A grades, which is the highest given, as a reflection of superior hospital safety.
MUNSTER | For the sixth year in a row, Community Hospital has achieved the Healthgrades 2014 Women's Health Excellence Award.
She went from working 70 hours a week managing an appliance store to working 24/7 without breaks or a vacation.
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