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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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

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

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

Early testing can get the jump on prostate cancer

Early testing can get the jump on prostate cancer

When Charles McDowell was diagnosed with prostate cancer almost two decades ago, he and his doctor, Dr. P.R. Unni, a board certified urologist…

June 16, 2014 12:45 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

A good night's sleep is important for healthy minds

A good night's sleep is important for healthy minds

"I get four to five hours of sleep." So say some high-profile high achievers. It can make some people wonder if they're just not being as prod…

June 16, 2014 9:29 am Photos

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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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Running for a Cause: Local races raise money for charities

Running for a Cause: Local races raise money for charities

Doug Early isn't the most experienced runner among his racing friends, but he perhaps has the most to gain.

June 13, 2014 11:52 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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Three-dimensional view: 3D mammography offers better chance to diagnose breast cancer at earlier, more treatable stages

Three-dimensional view: 3D mammography offers better chance to diagnose breast cancer at earlier, more treatable stages

Always one to take care of her health, Valparaiso resident, Teresa Linzy decided to have her annual mammogram at the new Valparaiso Health Cen…

May 19, 2014 2:58 pm

The impact of healing power goes beyond the absence of pain

The impact of healing power goes beyond the absence of pain

The ideal of complete physical and mental well being is behind Dr. Nancy Trimboli's dedication to her work and life.

May 18, 2014 2:23 pm

Point O'Woods: A course that taps into well-being through the serenity of sports

Point O'Woods: A course that taps into well-being through the serenity of sports

An instinctive bond exists between humans and other living systems that is necessary for both physical and emotional well-being. And the beaut…

May 11, 2014 1:27 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

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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Live to 100 Mom!: Cycling classes provide productive workout for all ages and skill levels

Live to 100 Mom!: Cycling classes provide productive workout for all ages and skill levels

Women of all ages and skill levels can get in shape at their own pace with cycling classes.

May 11, 2014 7:00 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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The Spa on Elm and Medical Center: One-Stop for Beauty and Healthcare Needs

The Spa on Elm and Medical Center: One-Stop for Beauty and Healthcare Needs

The Spa on Elm and Medical Center is a one-stop shopping destination for all your beauty care needs. It is an integrated spa and medical cente…

May 10, 2014 1:27 pm

Keeping the Region healthy: Local corporation and environmental advocate team up

Keeping the Region healthy: Local corporation and environmental advocate team up

Once a fight between industrial Goliaths and Save the Earth "tree huggers" is now an alliance in Northwest Indiana.

April 20, 2014 8:00 am

Perspectives on coping with loss: Local author writes about the caregiver's perspective on cancer

Perspectives on coping with loss: Local author writes about the caregiver's perspective on cancer

In times of turmoil, a man often feels like he is supposed to be strong and know what to do.

March 09, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Surviving the Season: Playing Outdoors in Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside, really cold but Vikki Armstrong, owner of Beyond Fitness in St. Joseph, (which she describes as a fully integrated sy…

February 23, 2014 12:31 pm

Hobart educator's children's book educates on Alzheimer's

Hobart educator's children's book educates on Alzheimer's

"A person learns and experiences so much during their lifetime. I believe if you can pass it along to others in a way that can help or enrich …

September 22, 2013 8:00 am

More Americans exercise while they work

More Americans exercise while they work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of reasons not to exercise.

September 19, 2013 11:30 am

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