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Bionic body parts: Technology and innovation create fully functioning replacements

Bionic body parts: Technology and innovation create fully functioning replacements

Microprocessors are being used to replace and renew body parts thus creating bionic limbs, functions and systems.

August 24, 2014 1:15 pm Photos

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Infraredx Technology: A global study to see heart attacks before they happen

Infraredx Technology: A global study to see heart attacks before they happen

A Nobel Prize winner and a leader in the research on the causes of heart attacks is excited about a new, large-scale study aimed at preventing…

August 23, 2014 1:15 pm

Kidney Stone Dissolution: A modern method for treating painful scourge

Kidney Stone Dissolution: A modern method for treating painful scourge

Laser surgery is a long-accepted procedure to correct many conditions, from cataracts to plantars warts. Yet new uses for laser are still bein…

August 23, 2014 1:15 pm

Ask the Expert: Dr. Gustavo E. Galante

Ask the Expert: Dr. Gustavo E. Galante

DR. GUSTAVO E. GALANTE

August 20, 2014 11:10 am Photos

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Get Healthy: New Products

Get Healthy: New Products

The Cetaphil® Brand Unveils New Limited-Edition Moisturizing Cream Available Exclusively at CVS/pharmacy

August 19, 2014 9:53 am Photos

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Get Healthy: New Products

Get Healthy: New Products

BrainCare for stroke and traumatic brain injury

June 19, 2014 9:53 am Photos

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T-Levels can cause a wide range of effects

T-Levels can cause a wide range of effects

Though hormones are most often associated with women, men are just as affected by these chemical messengers.

June 18, 2014 4:00 pm

Around the Clock: Sleep disorders can have wide-ranging consequences

Around the Clock: Sleep disorders can have wide-ranging consequences

Ulcers, hyperglycemia, diabetes, hypertension, gastric intestinal problems are not always caused by diet - they could be linked to a disrupted…

June 18, 2014 1:30 pm

Sleep-friendly foods for a good night's rest

Sleep-friendly foods for a good night's rest

On any given night, over 50 million Americans are having difficulty falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night or unable to call it …

June 18, 2014 9:29 am

Men's cardiac awareness can help avoid disease

Men's cardiac awareness can help avoid disease

Most men may attribute to feeling low energy, being easily fatigued or experiencing shortness of breath as being out of shape, but they may be…

June 17, 2014 9:34 am

Lung cancer rates higher in men

Lung cancer rates higher in men

More than 200,000 new cases of lung cancer will be detected this year.

June 17, 2014 9:29 am

Dementia impacts patients, loved ones

Dementia impacts patients, loved ones

Forgetfulness is a normal part of the aging process and it can be hard to know when forgetfulness goes from a momentary lapse to a serious med…

June 16, 2014 4:00 pm

Yoga could be answer to a good night sleep

Yoga could be answer to a good night sleep

Lacking restful sleep? Experts say yoga might be the answer.

June 16, 2014 9:29 am

Ask the Expert: Dr. Baghar Mohideen

Ask the Expert: Dr. Baghar Mohideen

Dr. Baqhar Mohideen is the medical director for the Porter Regional Hospital Center for Sleep Medicine and is a diplomat of the American Board…

June 15, 2014 11:10 am Photos

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Men's skin doesn't have to be rough and rugged

Men's skin doesn't have to be rough and rugged

If you’re a man, you probably shave every day. No big deal. Grab a razor, slather, scrape, inspect, and you’re done. But maybe you shouldn’t be.

June 13, 2014 9:29 am Photos

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Study: Teens are drinking less, texting more

Study: Teens are drinking less, texting more

NEW YORK | American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they're texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time o…

June 12, 2014 12:50 pm Photos

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A New You In 1 Hour

A New You In 1 Hour

Life is good.

May 19, 2014 12:15 pm

A mom monitor: Every move you make, every vow you break

A mom monitor: Every move you make, every vow you break

About a year ago this time, I test drove a Jawbone UP bracelet and then went out and bought one of my own, even though I had seen the original…

May 11, 2014 9:00 am

Moms Unplug: Busy female executives make wellness a life priority

Moms Unplug: Busy female executives make wellness a life priority

Whether an executive, Realtor/trainer, or business owner, these busy women who all work 40 plus hour weeks, have learned to manage their time …

May 11, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Outside in NWI: Local parks provide fun day trips as the season finally changes

Outside in NWI: Local parks provide fun day trips as the season finally changes

Looking for a day trip to take with the family? You don't have to venture far to find the perfect trip.

May 10, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Fancy Footwear: High heels can have surprising effects

Fancy Footwear: High heels can have surprising effects

Everyone knows that high heels can be the ultimate sacrifice on the altar of “beauty is pain”. But is it true?

April 16, 2014 6:20 pm Photos

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Senior Scope: How to prevent broken bones

Senior Scope: How to prevent broken bones

They’re one of the most feared events for an older adult: falls that cause fractures. A broken bone can mean surgery, hospitalization, and cer…

April 16, 2014 1:20 pm Photos

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Losing weight naturally

Losing weight naturally

For anyone deciding it’s time to grab onto a diet plan and hang on for dear life, there are plenty of diets out there. But which to choose?

February 19, 2014 9:00 am Related

Looking younger, more toned after weight loss surgery

Looking younger, more toned after weight loss surgery

While weight loss surgery produces a new lease on life, one of the negative after-effects tends to be excessive loose neck and facial skin tha…

February 19, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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The thyroid and weight management

The thyroid and weight management

It’s tiny gland, but when our thyroids get out of whack, it’s big trouble. According to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12 percent…

February 19, 2014 6:30 am

Managing diabetes the healthy way

“Whether a person can be managed with or without medication depends on the type of diabetes the individual has,” says Irene Woodruff, MA, RD, …

February 19, 2014 6:30 am

Go Red For Women celebrates 10 years

Go Red For Women celebrates 10 years

At a time when only one in five women know heart disease is their greatest health threat, the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women ca…

February 02, 2014 2:40 pm Photos

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Stroke: The Warning Signs

Stroke: The Warning Signs

Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States, and if you’ve had heart issues in the past, you may be at greater risk.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Preparing for Heart Surgery

Preparing for Heart Surgery

The thought of undergoing any type of heart surgery can be overwhelming. Although you may be nervous, it is important to remember that doctors…

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Heart Health Screenings

Heart Health Screenings

You know the risk factors associated with heart disease: high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood glucose.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Heart Disease Factors

Heart Disease Factors

For the first time, the American Heart Association has defined what it means to have ideal cardiovascular health.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

American Heart Month

American Heart Month

February doesn’t devote only one day to the heart anymore. Yes, you can still spoil your sweetie on Valentine’s Day, but medical professionals…

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Controlling Your Blood Pressure

Controlling Your Blood Pressure

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is a constant battle for some people, but it is a fight that they shouldn’t have to face on their own.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Heart-Healthy Diet

Heart-Healthy Diet

Eat nutritious foods. It’s a simple statement, indeed, but not always easy to live by.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Franciscan Alliance Bariatric: The Cahill Connection

Franciscan Alliance Bariatric: The Cahill Connection

Dr. Gerald Cahill’s bariatric patients are making strides to best health.

December 29, 2013 4:26 pm Photos

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Lifestyle changes can have positive impact on arthritis

An estimated 50 million adults in the United States suffer from some form of arthritis. In fact, there are more than 100 different types of ar…

December 18, 2013 11:40 am

Under Pressure: Migraines and seasonal headaches

More than a headache gone bad, migraines, those excruciating headings whose symptoms include throbbing pain, pulsing sensations, nausea, vomit…

December 18, 2013 10:57 am

Lowering your BMI and improving your health have many benefits

With the cold weather and the holidays approaching, local health experts suggest now is the time to start lowering your body mass index and im…

November 03, 2013 12:00 pm

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