American Heart Association
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.
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.
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).
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.
Felton Armand lay in a hospital bed after suffering a stroke and thought of all the things he never did.
A Q&A with Porter Regional Hospital's CEO Jonathan Nalli.
CROWN POINT | Logan Castleton, 9, clapped, smiled and worked the packed crowd as well as the keyboard to the Kool & the Gang hit "Celebration."
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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 …
HAMMOND | The Montessori Children’s Schoolhouse in Hammond will be holding the 14th annual American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraising event on May 31.
A new “back to the land” movement is starting to sprout in region elementary schools.
Students from Highland's Johnston Elementary School get their hands in the dirt Thursday as they help plant a garden.
Master gardener Joe Janostak, of Highland, helps Johnston Elementary second-grade students Michael Pottorf and Aidan Boyle, right, plant lettuce Thursday at the Highland school.
MERRILLVILLE | The American Heart Association raised nearly $600,000 for cardiovascular research, education and advocacy at Saturday's Heart of Gold Gala, the group announced Tuesday.
Under a sunny blue sky early Wednesday afternoon, 116 ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor workers traversed a hilly, muddy and sometimes sandy path on a mile-long loop through a patch of woods on company property.
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