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IMA Physicians Perform 250th TIF Procedure

Physicians affiliated with Internal Medicine Associates (IMA) were recognized by EndoGastric Solutions Inc. for outstanding achievement for th…

September 04, 2014 10:00 am Related

CENTER FOR OTOLARYNGOLOGY & FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY: Dr. Bethany Cataldi's individual approach tailored to patients' unique beauty needs

CENTER FOR OTOLARYNGOLOGY & FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY: Dr. Bethany Cataldi's individual approach tailored to patients' unique beauty needs

In addition to being one of Northwest Indiana’s most accomplished ear, nose, and throat surgeons, Dr. Bethany Cataldi is also one of the area’…

August 30, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Preventive Mastectomy Reduces Breast Cancer Risk to Less than 1%

Preventive Mastectomy Reduces Breast Cancer Risk to Less than 1%

Maureen Carlson of Homewood never imagined she’d be mentioned in the same sentence as movie star Angelina Jolie – much less share anything in …

August 30, 2014 2:30 pm

Q&A: Gene Diamond, CEO Franciscan Alliance's Northern Indiana Region

Q&A: Gene Diamond, CEO Franciscan Alliance's Northern Indiana Region

Q. What are the great strengths of your health care system?

August 30, 2014 1:54 pm

Franciscan Healthcare-Munster, Franciscan St. Anthony Health, earn highest distinction in hospital safety scores

Franciscan Healthcare-Munster, Franciscan St. Anthony Health, earn highest distinction in hospital safety scores

Franciscan Healthcare-Munster and Franciscan St. Anthony Health recently received A grades, the highest given, as a reflection of superior hos…

August 30, 2014 11:00 am

Several breakthroughs in cancer research proving to increase survival rates

Several breakthroughs in cancer research proving to increase survival rates

When there is a diagnosis of cancer, the best, most advanced treatments are essential. Michiana Hematology Oncology Advanced Centers for Cance…

August 30, 2014 10:30 am Photos

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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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Q&A: John Gorski, COO Community Healthcare System

Q&A: John Gorski, COO Community Healthcare System

1. What are the great strengths of your healthcare system?

August 23, 2014 4:30 pm

Low-Cost Provider: HealthLinc expands a holistic approach to underprivileged

Low-Cost Provider: HealthLinc expands a holistic approach to underprivileged

HealthLinc now takes a holistic approach to meeting the healthcare needs of the uninsured and the underinsured.

August 23, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Modern Midwifery: The best of birth at a center or a home

Modern Midwifery: The best of birth at a center or a home

Though the vast majority of expectant mothers in Europe employ the assistance of midwives, it's a different story on this side of the Atlantic.

August 23, 2014 4:14 pm

Innovation in imaging: MRI technology experiences rapid advances

Innovation in imaging: MRI technology experiences rapid advances

The days of patients being fed into a horizontal tube with expectations to stay there for sometimes half an hour while a machine snaps detaile…

August 23, 2014 2:30 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

Community Healthcare forms a clinical integration model for patient care

Community Healthcare System will soon be implementing an integrated approach to its patient care. Community Healthcare Partners, a clinical in…

August 23, 2014 12:30 pm

Neonatal Care: Special technology dedicated to saving the youngest and most fragile

Neonatal Care: Special technology dedicated to saving the youngest and most fragile

It takes a certain type of medical professional to work in the hospital unit that treats the most fragile patients.

August 23, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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The Specialists: Cochlear implants taking root in Northwest Indiana

The Specialists: Cochlear implants taking root in Northwest Indiana

Cochlear implants have been provided for decades, but often only at large, often university-affiliated hospitals. Now, Dr. Matthew Provenzano …

August 23, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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A Mystery Disease: Clinic delves into the locus painful gout attacks

A Mystery Disease: Clinic delves into the locus painful gout attacks

Just try nudging the big toe of someone who’s enduring a gout attack in that joint and you’ll probably hear an agonized yelp. In fact, “A bad …

August 23, 2014 10:45 am

Putting an end to GERD: Non-surgical TIF procedure stops acid reflux

Putting an end to GERD: Non-surgical TIF procedure stops acid reflux

Cathy Reed was suffering from acid reflux, also known as GERD, when she read about the transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure i…

August 23, 2014 10:15 am Related

Combined therapies: New tools for addiction and illness for mental health professionals

At Confidential Care in Munster which provides services for mental health and substance use issues, Drs. Vijay and Sanker Jayachandran, both b…

August 23, 2014 10:15 am

Something That Works: Corporate partnerships with healthcare centers are a win-win for employees and employers

Something That Works: Corporate partnerships with healthcare centers are a win-win for employees and employers

More and more employers are realizing that fitness is good business.

August 23, 2014 9:35 am Photos

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New Age of E-Health: Providing care online and at home sparks an industry

New Age of E-Health: Providing care online and at home sparks an industry

Telehealth, in all its forms, has become an important tool for both medical professionals and their patients.

August 22, 2014 3:52 pm

Stopping Arthritis Pain: Advances in rheumatology progress to eliminate suffering

Stopping Arthritis Pain: Advances in rheumatology progress to eliminate suffering

There it is—that pain, the one that seems to holler, “inflammation!” It comes and goes, but each time it’s just as hard to endure. Or maybe it…

August 22, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert

Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert

Whether it’s within the walls or out in communities, health care facilities strive to be ready for emergencies from power outages to extreme w…

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Franciscan St. Anthony Health–Crown Point receives national kudos for emergency care

Franciscan St. Anthony Health–Crown Point receives national kudos for emergency care

The Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care has been awarded to Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point.

August 22, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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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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Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.

August 19, 2014 5:52 pm Photos

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Cardio Risk: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in women

Cardio Risk: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in women

The number one killer of women in America can go completely unrecognized until it’s too late.

August 19, 2014 10:25 am

The subtle message in moving away from the word 'cure' towards finding a way to 'prevent'

The subtle message in moving away from the word 'cure' towards finding a way to 'prevent'

What we talk about when we talk about a disease that has no cure

August 19, 2014 9:01 am Photos

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Hearing Loss and Aging

Hearing Loss and Aging

Hearing problems often start as nuisance before developing into a truly debilitating issue. Luckily, help is available to lessen the hurt of h…

June 17, 2014 4:06 pm

Centenarians: On the rise and proud of it

Centenarians: On the rise and proud of it

Centenarians serve as motivation for living healthy, outgoing lives.

June 17, 2014 3:54 pm

How to age gracefully

How to age gracefully

Getting older doesn’t mean you have to lose your style, grace or good looks. Aging gracefully is an art, and one that you can master with prac…

May 20, 2014 5:27 pm

Fueling up the smart way: Proper nutrition is a vital component for Mom's health

Fueling up the smart way: Proper nutrition is a vital component for Mom's health

Just as gasoline is needed to run most cars, food is needed to energize the human body.

May 11, 2014 9:30 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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Live to 100 Mom!: Zumba and Tabata offer fun ways to keep moving and keep in shape

Live to 100 Mom!: Zumba and Tabata offer fun ways to keep moving and keep in shape

“Our bodies are designed to move and our lifestyles have disabled that – leading us to becoming more and more sedentary,” says Sharon Sporman,…

May 11, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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CANCER RESEARCH: Breast gene link to high-risk uterine cancer

CANCER RESEARCH: Breast gene link to high-risk uterine cancer

Women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to l…

April 16, 2014 12:00 pm

I ‘Heart’ You: Marriage linked to better prognosis for cardiac issues

I ‘Heart’ You: Marriage linked to better prognosis for cardiac issues

A recent large-scale study conducted by researchers in Finland says that being married and cohabiting – especially among middle-aged couples –…

April 15, 2014 11:49 am

Health Problems? Find the Light

Health Problems? Find the Light

Spending time outdoors during pleasant, sunny weather is a pastime enjoyed by many. New research finds that it also may be vital to senior health.

March 18, 2014 3:21 pm

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