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Methodist to start national search for new leader

GARY | The Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors voted to start a national search for a new president and chief executive officer.

11 hours ago

Cancer center programs serve patients and families

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit classes and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register.

23 hours ago

Mosquitoes in two Indiana counties test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties have tested positive for West Nile virus, state health officials announced Wednesday.

July 09, 2014 8:33 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Group tastes wine Thursday

MICHIGAN CITY | The Alzheimer's Association will host a free volunteer event at 4 p.m. Thursday at Shady Creek Winery, 2030 Tryon Road.

July 08, 2014 12:05 am

Chesterton woman overcomes traumatic accident to help others

CHESTERTON | Sara Franiak has heard every cliche in the book.

July 06, 2014 10:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Stuff of legends in a Crown Point sandlot

MARC CHASE: Stuff of legends in a Crown Point sandlot

Storybook endings aren't always the things of, well, storybooks. Sometimes they're real and right in our neighborhood sandlots.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Munster teen brings best friend's story to D.C.

The two Munster girls met as children, playing along the sidelines at their older siblings' soccer games.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am
Mega magnet arrives in Munster

Mega magnet arrives in Munster

MUNSTER | After more than three hours of prepping counterweights for a crane and removing a rectangle of roof, workers lowered a 55,000-pound U-shaped magnet into place Wednesday at a new MRI office.

July 02, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Fireworks can trigger unpleasant memories for veterans

The Fourth of July brings booming blasts, crackling bursts and the smell of gunpowder.

July 02, 2014 3:30 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Heat rises above head at NATA conference

INDIANAPOLIS | While athletic trainers from across the country were here last week for the NATA’s 65th annual meeting, concussion dominated headlines nationwide.

June 30, 2014 7:00 pm

Supreme Court ruling draws mixed reaction from Indiana

Politicians and organizations, including some from Indiana, issued comments of support and of disappointment following a Supreme Court ruling regarding contraceptive coverage.

June 30, 2014 5:00 pm
New unit at Community Hospital opens Tuesday

New unit at Community Hospital opens Tuesday

MUNSTER | The new Intermediate Care Unit at Community Hospital will open to patients Tuesday.

June 30, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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HEALTH BRIEFS: Hospital offers diabetes education classes

CROWN POINT | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Crown Point will offer a series of diabetes courses on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July, August and September.

June 30, 2014 2:45 pm

New Highland gym offers 24-hour access

HIGHLAND | A new gym that allows members around-the-clock access has opened at 9622 Cline Ave. Anytime Fitness opened the location in May.

June 26, 2014 5:45 am

Aliveness Project hosts National Get Tested Day event

GARY | The Aliveness Project of Northwest Indiana will host a “Take the Test, Take Control” event Friday aimed at testing as many people for HIV as possible.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Exercise, education and support offered to cancer patients

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit classes and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register for all programs.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am
NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

June 25, 2014 4:56 pm
NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players. More than 4,500 former players have filed suit, including former Bears…

June 25, 2014 4:56 pm

Training session focuses on systematic review

MUNSTER | The meeting room on the first floor of the Hampton Inn and Suites Munster is at capacity this week, a sign that the all-day, week-long training session is dealing with a topic that's catching on.

June 25, 2014 4:15 pm
Franciscan, Purdue Cal center partner for project

Franciscan, Purdue Cal center partner for project

DYER | When hospital officials wanted to show employees and the community what was happening beyond the construction barriers at the Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital Emergency Department in Dyer, they turned to a high-tech center in Hammond. 

June 25, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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