CHESTERTON | Sara Franiak has heard every cliche in the book.
ST. JOHN | In the Vuckovic family, becoming a lifeguard is almost a rite of passage.
Emergency situations can bring out the best in people, and there was no truer example than the way our community responded in the aftermath of the recent Interstate 94 motor vehicle accident.
For all the ongoing angst involving concussion, the injury is almost always far less debilitating than a torn ACL in the knee.
At least one local person was treated for a hand injury related to unclogging a snow blower Monday, as the bitter cold and snowy conditions landed people in local hospitals.
As we begin 2014, we will all experience changes in our health care due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. All areas of health care will strive for an increased focus on preventative care as well as outcome based medicine. EMS and pre-hospital care will be experiencing some dr…
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.
Emergency medical service is the lifeblood of Stevan Vuckovic, D.O.
Athletes affected by head, heat and heart injuries or conditions attract immediate attention in the media.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers soon may be forced to pay a "convenience fee" when using a credit or debit card to pay municipal or utility charges under a new law signed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation making military veterans with at least two years of recent training and experience in emergency medicine immediately eligible for an Indiana emergency medical service provider license is headed to Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans with training and experience in emergency medicine would be immediately eligible for an Indiana emergency medical service provider license under legislation separately approved Monday by the Senate and House.
Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Gregory Larkin deserves credit for gathering information on the state's trauma care system. There are obvious gaps — including in Northwest Indiana, where no trauma center exists.
Do you know the No. 1 killer of Hoosiers under age 45? It is injury, more specifically trauma.
VALPARAISO | David Cummins has gone full circle.
Discussion of a trauma designation has been as unrelenting as talks about a teaching hospital in Northwest Indiana. Both are major concepts dealing with quality of care in the region. The economic impact is estimated to be between $300 million to $600 million.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation intended to ensure drinkers get medical attention when they drink too much was approved 95-0 by the Republican-controlled Indiana House Tuesday.
As Franciscan Physicians Hospital experiences increases in patient volume, it is staffing physicians to cover acute and emergency situations at all times.
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