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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.
Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
Many region trauma patients are transferred here, to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., for care.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities with the Gary/Chicago International Airport and Gary emergency units staged a mock crash to test its response.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Jan. 17, I got into my car to go on some errands.
Sgt. Michael Grennes with the Valparaiso Police talks with the media about the train crash in Porter County.
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.
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