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GUEST COMMENTARY: Focus on choosing ACA health care plan

GUEST COMMENTARY: Focus on choosing ACA health care plan

Just weeks into the Affordable Care Act open enrollment process, one thing is clear: Choosing a health care plan through the Indiana Health Insurance Marketplace is a big decision that will have a significant impact on the lives of all Hoosiers.

December 13, 2013 12:00 am
Six decades later, Korean War wounds remain

Six decades later, Korean War wounds remain

Charles "Mike" Mikovetz wears two pairs of socks to keep his feet warm. Even in the summer.

October 26, 2013 10:43 pm Video Photos

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Webinar: Gardening with Effective Arthritis Management

LAPORTE | Gardeners who suffer from arthritis will learn that they still can find ways to continue their hobby. Purdue Extension – La Porte County will host a one-hour webinar about Gardening with Effective Arthritis Management on Wednesday, May 29, beginning at 2:00 p.m. CDT (3:00 p.m. EDT)…

May 14, 2013 4:54 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Safe baby-sitting class offered

CROWN POINT | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Crown Point will offer its next Safe Sitter baby-sitting course from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 16 in the Marian Education Center, in the hospital at 1201 S. Main St.

March 05, 2013 12:00 am
Making muscles smarter

Making muscles smarter

This new machine, called the off-axis neuromuscular trainer, is an offshoot of the trusty elliptical trainer that has been a workout favorite for decades.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
Decoding Cat Behavior

Decoding Cat Behavior

Cats are known as mysterious creatures. While some of the things they do can be puzzling at times, you don't have to be a super sleuth to decode your pet's behaviors.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am

Curcumin: An ancient remedy for cancer prevention and survival

Patients undergoing cancer treatment often look to augment their health through alternative means. Many integrative medical interventions can make a real difference in cancer prevention, recovery and survival. Supplements are a popular choice, although they can sometimes lead to a buyer-bewa…

October 19, 2012 10:54 am
PHIL WIELAND: Fluoridating the water? I'll drink to that

PHIL WIELAND: Fluoridating the water? I'll drink to that

Those who say, "It must be something in the water" might be right. The water has plenty of stuff in it, including fluoride, and once again this week a Valpo resident asked the city to stop fluoridation.

October 12, 2012 12:00 am

Healthy eating is matter of survival for this chef

Looks can be deceiving. Take Seamus Mullen.

July 25, 2012 12:00 am
Ted Potter Jr. wins Greenbrier Classic in playoff

Ted Potter Jr. wins Greenbrier Classic in playoff

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. | Ted Potter Jr.'s first PGA Tour victory means a lot more than a big paycheck. The 28-year-old rookie can take a trip to August National off his wish list.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pm
How to keep your joints healthy for life

How to keep your joints healthy for life

Even youngish joints can feel creaky and painful without proper care. Experts say it's more important than ever to protect our bodies. Luckily, the following lifestyle changes can help you stay active longer.

March 18, 2011 12:00 am
New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

MERRILLVILLE | Jim Hickey was alone as he walked along U.S. 30 in Merrillville on Wednesday, but the thoughts of his family never left him.

January 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

New Jersey resident Jim Hickey waits Wednesday to cross U.S. 30 in Schererville during his walk across America.

January 19, 2011 2:45 pm
New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

New Jersey resident Jim Hickey walks west Wednesday along U.S. 30 in Schererville. Hickey is walking across the country to raise awareness for cancer, cystic fibrosis and arthritis research. This is Hickey's fifth attempt at completing the journey

January 19, 2011 2:45 pm
New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

Jim Hickey, of New Jersey, carries a large backpack with a "Cancer Walk Across America" sign attached while headed west Wednesday along U.S. 30 in Schererville. Hickey walks alone on his journey.

January 19, 2011 2:45 pm
New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

New Jersey man honors family with cross-country walk

New Jersey resident Jim Hickey travels through Schererville on Wednesday on his way to California.

January 19, 2011 2:45 pm
Wanatah child serves as ambassador for Oct. 2 Arthritis Walk

Wanatah child serves as ambassador for Oct. 2 Arthritis Walk

MERRILLVILLE | Caleb Reyes, of Wanatah, is a typical 7-year-old, keeping busy with sports and school and going places with his family.

September 24, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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