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January 17, 2014 12:00 am
Avoiding foods: Learning the procedures food allergies can be the difference between life and death

Avoiding foods: Learning the procedures food allergies can be the difference between life and death

Individuals that know they have severe allergies will carry an epi pen that administers a shot of Epinephrine, also known as adrenaline. Those who have these severe allergies should carry at least two pens and make sure the adrenaline is not expired.

September 08, 2013 10:15 am
Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care

Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care

Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care

June 05, 2013 10:53 am

New law entitles recent vets to in-state college tuition

INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

May 04, 2013 5:15 pm Related
Urgent care serves in-between cases

Urgent care serves in-between cases

Carol Cicchetto, lab assistant at the Chesterton Health and Emergency Center, which opened a year ago, and is one of only three facilities of its kind in the state.

March 14, 2013 2:49 pm
Urgent care serves in-between cases

Urgent care serves in-between cases

Technician Bridget Shipley works in the open MRI room at the Chesterton Health and Emergency Center that opened a year ago. The stand-alone medical center is a full-service emergency department.

March 14, 2013 2:49 pm
Urgent care serves in-between cases

Urgent care serves in-between cases

The Chesterton Health & Emergency Center opened a year ago, and is one of only three facilities of its kind in the state. The stand-alone emergency medical center is a full emergency department, said Brenda Rogers, director for emergency services, behavioral medicine and education for Fr…

March 14, 2013 2:49 pm

Stolen ambulance results in Gary chase

GARY | A Police Department ambulance was stolen Friday afternoon — resulting in a police chase — after the medical response vehicle was left running after being sent to treat a prisoner.

March 02, 2013 12:45 pm
Responding to trauma

Responding to trauma

Many region trauma patients are transferred here, to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., for care.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am
Election would go on if disaster hit Indiana

Election would go on if disaster hit Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | The images of houses under water in New York and New Jersey because of Superstorm Sandy call to mind the thousands of Northwest Indiana homes flooded in 2008 following a major storm.

November 02, 2012 6:30 pm
Calumet Twp. hosts emergency management fair

Calumet Twp. hosts emergency management fair

Shana Pearson, right, a GearUpGetReady project member, talks with Gary resident Delores Teamer about filling out a communications plan that would help her family in case of an emergency.

June 21, 2012 4:31 pm
Calumet Twp. hosts emergency management fair

Calumet Twp. hosts emergency management fair

Dave Ward, owner of Safety By Design, demonstrates basic CPR to Audie Lucius, of Gary, during the GearUpGetReady fair hosted by the Calumet Township trustee's office in Gary.

June 21, 2012 4:31 pm
Airport simulates crash drill

Airport simulates crash drill

Authorities with the Gary/Chicago International Airport and Gary emergency units staged a mock crash to test its response.

June 06, 2012 9:59 pm
At Home: Bracing for disaster

At Home: Bracing for disaster

Apparently, there’s just no escaping disaster. When I lived in California, we got earthquakes. In Colorado, we got blizzards. In Kansas, we dodged tornadoes. Now in Florida, we brace for hurricanes.

June 06, 2012 8:00 pm

Now is a good time to prepare for a water emergency

Editor's note: This is the third article in a weeklong series for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.

May 07, 2012 7:00 pm

Glenwood sees surge in false alarms

GLENWOOD | An increase in the number of alarm systems installed in homes and businesses in the village has resulted in a growing number of false alarm responses for the Glenwood Fire and Police departments.

April 01, 2012 6:30 pm
Paramedic turned doctor is back home in emergency medicine

Paramedic turned doctor is back home in emergency medicine

Dr. David Cummins, a former Portage paramedic who went to medical school at age 30, now is director of emergency medicine for Porter hospital. "I always sort of suspected I would stay in emergency medicine," he said.

March 08, 2012 4:25 pm

Hammond really needs firefighters, police officers

On Jan. 17, I got into my car to go on some errands.

January 29, 2012 12:00 am
VIDEO: Valpo police discuss train crash

VIDEO: Valpo police discuss train crash

Sgt. Michael Grennes with the Valparaiso Police talks with the media about the train crash in Porter County.

January 06, 2012 5:52 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Still no movement toward emergency preparedness

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Still no movement toward emergency preparedness

A year ago, I presented the fact that there are very few community emergency response teams in south suburban Cook County. Chicago Heights and Tinley Park are the only two of 50-plus communities.

December 04, 2011 12:00 am
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