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Employees commit to healthy habits at walking event

Employees commit to healthy habits at walking event

BURNS HARBOR | From maintaining a healthy blood pressure to incorporating more exercise into their lives, a group of ArcelorMittal employees pledged Wednesday to lead healthier lives.

April 02, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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INNSBROOK ACT II: Welcome Back, Kate!

INNSBROOK ACT II: Welcome Back, Kate!

Innsbrook Director of Event Operations Kate Leto Welcomed Back with Open Arms

February 17, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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Association recognizes two local companies for promoting health

Two local companies are among 47 in Indiana recognized Thursday by the American Heart Association for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace.

February 13, 2014 12:00 pm
Students campaign again for heart health

Students campaign again for heart health

SCHERERVILLE | Jump for Heart is returning to St. Michael School next week. This is St. Michael's seventh year participating in the nationwide campaign to raise money for the American Heart Association. The St. Michael School Community has raised $33,500 in donations since 2007. Students wil…

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
'Heart Hero' honors father with fundraising

'Heart Hero' honors father with fundraising

PORTAGE | Matteo Buscemi is like a lot of 6-year-olds.

February 12, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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HEALTH BRIEFS: Learn basic life-saving skills

MUNSTER | A basic lifesaving skills class will be offered twice next week.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Fitness foundation necessary for athlete success

If you saw the Sunday Special in this section two days ago, you learned how unwise it is to specialize in one sport at the youth and high school levels. As reported by Times sports writer Hillary Smith, the data is pretty clear.

December 09, 2013 9:00 pm
Hospitals strive to provide streamlined care

Hospitals strive to provide streamlined care

This year has been a year of change for the health care industry, as hospital officials strive to implement technology designed to streamline patient care and keep costs down while they build new brick-and-mortar outpatient facilities closer to where their patients live.

November 27, 2013 3:15 am Photos

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Taft Middle School raises funds for American Heart Association

Taft Middle School raises funds for American Heart Association

CROWN POINT | Taft students, and the Physical Education and Health Departments at Taft Middle School paired up with the American Heart Association (AHA) for a Hoops for Heart event last spring. Final tallies for the event were published by the AHA recently.

November 21, 2013 11:32 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: On World Stroke Day, let's beat stroke

GUEST COMMENTARY: On World Stroke Day, let's beat stroke

This year, 795,000 people in the United States will have a stroke. That’s someone every 40 seconds. In 2001, I was one of those people suffering an trans ischemic attack (mini stroke).

October 29, 2013 12:00 am
Walking to fight heart disease

Walking to fight heart disease

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
Heart Walks held in Crown Point and Chesterton

Heart Walks held in Crown Point and Chesterton

More than 1,000 local residents laced up their sneakers in support of the American Heart Association Northwest Indiana Heart Walks in Lake and Porter counties last month.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am
White Sox honor local stroke victims

White Sox honor local stroke victims

Felton Armand lay in a hospital bed after suffering a stroke and thought of all the things he never did.

September 17, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Q&A PORTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL CEO JONATHAN NALLI

Q&A PORTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL CEO JONATHAN NALLI

A Q&A with Porter Regional Hospital's CEO Jonathan Nalli.

September 08, 2013 3:03 pm Photos

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Valpo boy puts his heart into local American Heart Association efforts

Valpo boy puts his heart into local American Heart Association efforts

CROWN POINT | Logan Castleton, 9, clapped, smiled and worked the packed crowd as well as the keyboard to the Kool & the Gang hit  "Celebration."

September 07, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Valpo boy puts his heart in raising awareness of disease

Valpo boy puts his heart in raising awareness of disease

Nine-year-old Logan Castleton plays a keyboard for participants of Saturday's Northwest Indiana Heart Walk at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point. Castleton, of Valparaiso, served as the Heart Victor for the event.

September 07, 2013 4:43 pm
Valpo boy puts his heart in raising awareness of disease

Valpo boy puts his heart in raising awareness of disease

Logan Castleton, 9, of Valparaiso, performs for hundreds of walkers Saturday at the Northwest Indiana Heart Walk in Crown Point. Castleton, who has a congenital heart defect and wears a pacemaker, will be taking part in another heart walk set for Sept. 28 at Coffee Creek Center in Chesterton.

September 07, 2013 4:43 pm
Lansing students are all heart

Lansing students are all heart

Oak Glen students in Lansing take a break from their hoops play after surpassing their goal and raising more than $3,000 for the American Heart Association.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing students are all heart

Lansing students are all heart

LANSING | Students in Oak Glen School’s third-, fourth- and fifth-grade classes participated in a fundraiser for the American Heart Association called “Hoops for Heart.”

June 28, 2013 12:00 am
Students raise thousands for American Heart Association

Students raise thousands for American Heart Association

LANSING | Students in Oak Glen School’s third, fourth and fifth grade classes participated in a fundraiser for the American Heart Association called “Hoops for Heart.” Through collecting donations, 110 students raised $3,442.74, the largest amount the school has raised for an American Heart …

May 29, 2013 5:50 pm Photos

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