Friday was the 75th anniversary of the most famous farewell in the history of sports. On July 4, 1939 in Yankee Stadium, just two weeks after being diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Lou Gehrig told the crowd, “I consider myself the luckiest man on the fac…
Tuesday, the state of Indiana submitted its proposal for the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
An instinctive bond exists between humans and other living systems that is necessary for both physical and emotional well-being. And the beauty of Point O’Woods, a Robert Trent Jones Sr. masterpiece, is the ideal environs for such a bond. The course, one of Jones’ favorites in the United Sta…
The Spa on Elm and Medical Center is a one-stop shopping destination for all your beauty care needs. It is an integrated spa and medical center that offers a holistic approach towards beauty and wellness providing comprehensive medical and spa services.
When it comes to choosing the right podiatrist it is easy to get lost in vast amount of information. Traditional research on search engines or word-of-mouth from friends, family or referring physicians simply does not cut it. “The health of your feet are extremely important and you must seek…
Podiatrists Dr. Michael Nirenberg and Dr. Michael Lacey are now using a hi-tech treatment to help alleviate heel pain.
HAMMOND | A city physician agreed to plead guilty Friday to accepting kickbacks for Medicare patient referrals and illegally dispensing prescription drugs, federal court records show.
At its worst, it's like plugging your nose and sucking air through a narrow cocktail straw.
The biggest cause of death in the region often follows a circuitry of life choices and genetics, with the final kill switch thrown by the victims themselves.
The NFL and GE announced 16 winning groups in the first round of their $20 million “Head Health Challenge” just six days ago. Looking at the list of winners, three are from outside the United States. Among the American groups, 12 states are represented.
2013 has come and gone, and IU Health and UnitedHealthcare have still not reached a new agreement for the new year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana needs a comprehensive, statewide health strategy.
Colin Aburto’s engaging smile lights up a room, even as the 9-year-old boy's life is filled with rounds of monthly blood transfusions, trips to doctors and the hope for a bone marrow transplant.
HOBART | Trinity Lutheran School of Hobart is holding a Healthy Eating Day for students on Wednesday.
LAKE STATION | A Halloween Benefit Bash starts at 6 p.m. Saturday for Edison High School math teacher Cindy McKnight.
INDIANAPOLIS | Since the turn of century, the biggest concerns among sports medics have been ACL injuries — particularly in women — concussions, elbow injuries — particularly among pitchers — heat illness, steroids, spinal injuries, and conditions which might cause sudden cardiac arrest. Exc…
Driving home Saturday night after watching Butler play Dartmouth, my daughter and I were listening to the radio when Frank Sinatra's “Fly Me to the Moon” came on.
HOBART | The 15th annual Footin' for a Cancer Cure is Oct. 6 at the Hobart Community Center, 45 E. Cleveland St.
At North Point Orthopaedics, Dr. Gregory McComis is committed to excellence and pledges to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. Dr. McComis has almost 20 years of experience in treatment of acute trauma, spine care, general orthopaedic and sports injuries.
Twenty years ago Dr. Andrew Mansueto returned to Northwest Indiana after earning his Optometry degree from Indiana University to open his Dyer optometric office. When he opened his business, it was quiet enough that he answered his own phones, performed the eye exams, filed the insurance, an…
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