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East Side Scouts learn first aid

East Side Scouts learn first aid

Lori Postma, RN, shows Wolf Scouts Matthew Vale and Aiden August a few first aid techniques using their own Scout uniform.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts learn first aid

East Side Scouts learn first aid

CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet on the East Side at Annunciata Parish, had the opportunity recently to learn first aid from Lori Postma, RN, a supervisor in surgical/recovery at Franciscan Healthcare Munster.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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East Side Scouts learn first aid

East Side Scouts learn first aid

Lori Postma, RN, stops during the Readyman Training to pose with Webelos I and II Scouts of Pack 773. Postma spent the afternoon teaching the skills that prevent accidents and making these young Scouts "Readymen" to help in emergencies.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

IU Health La Porte Hospital offers First-aid, CPR, AED courses

LAPORTE | Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital offers first-aid, CPR and AED courses to the public in La Porte.

February 19, 2014 6:46 pm
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

First aid, CPR class is April 6 at Lincoln Center in Highland

HIGHLAND | A first aid and CPR class will be held April 6 at the Lincoln Center.

March 11, 2013 12:05 am
Apps can track heart health

Apps can track heart health

Just a download away are hundreds of apps on your iPhone or Android that can help save your life.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Are you prepared to face an emergency?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Are you prepared to face an emergency?

Recently while on vacation, I was involved with two individuals suffering medical emergencies. Fortunately, both of these strangers ended up being fine. Afterward, the conversation revolved around the benefits and hesitations that people share when providing care. In particular, the discussi…

July 15, 2012 12:00 am
Two teachers recognized for saving students

Two teachers recognized for saving students

LAPORTE | Two LaPorte School Corp. teachers have been recognized for recently saving the lives of two students choking on food.

February 26, 2012 7:30 pm
Bone up on pet first aid

Bone up on pet first aid

When Roxy overeats, she goes whole hog.

June 11, 2011 12:00 am

Kouts officer honored for heroism

KOUTS | Kouts Assistant Police Chief Jim Smith was off duty in a town store recently when a woman walked in with a 1-month-old baby.

March 21, 2011 9:30 pm
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