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JOHN DOHERTY: Nothing lucky about Lou Gehrig's disease

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…

July 07, 2014 5:15 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: HIP 2.0 shows the way forward in healthcare reform

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.

July 01, 2014 11:00 pm
Point O'Woods: A course that taps into well-being through the serenity of sports

Point O'Woods: A course that taps into well-being through the serenity of sports

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…

May 11, 2014 1:27 pm
The Spa on Elm and Medical Center: One-Stop for Beauty and Healthcare Needs

The Spa on Elm and Medical Center: One-Stop for Beauty and Healthcare Needs

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.

May 10, 2014 1:27 pm
Taking care of you from heel to toe: Institute of Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery

Taking care of you from heel to toe: Institute of Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery

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…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Heel Pain Relief Goes Hi-Tech at Friendly Foot Care

Heel Pain Relief Goes Hi-Tech at Friendly Foot Care

Podiatrists Dr. Michael Nirenberg and Dr. Michael Lacey are now using a hi-tech treatment to help alleviate heel pain.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond doctor agrees to guilty plea in alleged kickback scheme

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.

February 28, 2014 3:48 pm
What's killing the region? Gasping for air

What's killing the region? Gasping for air

At its worst, it's like plugging your nose and sucking air through a narrow cocktail straw.

February 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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What's killing the region? 12 years, 24,000 deaths

What's killing the region? 12 years, 24,000 deaths

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.

February 15, 2014 10:30 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Indiana leads Head Health Challenge

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.

January 27, 2014 6:30 pm

IU Health, UnitedHealthcare fail to reach agreement

2013 has come and gone, and IU Health and UnitedHealthcare have still not reached a new agreement for the new year.

December 31, 2013 2:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Indiana needs a comprehensive health strategy

BRIAN HOWEY: Indiana needs a comprehensive health strategy

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana needs a comprehensive, statewide health strategy.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am
Benefit slated to help Crown Point boy struggling with rare blood disease

Benefit slated to help Crown Point boy struggling with rare blood disease

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.

November 05, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Trinity School students learn about nutrition Wednesday

HOBART | Trinity Lutheran School of Hobart is holding a Healthy Eating Day for students on Wednesday.

October 31, 2013 12:05 am

Halloween bash to benefit Edison High School teacher

LAKE STATION | A Halloween Benefit Bash starts at 6 p.m. Saturday for Edison High School math teacher Cindy McKnight.

October 13, 2013 12:05 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Ignored aspect of health deserves more thought

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…

September 30, 2013 6:15 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Waste from haste leaves more than bad taste

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.

September 23, 2013 6:00 pm

Hobart councilwoman, cancer survivor, feted at Oct. 6 walk

HOBART | The 15th annual Footin' for a Cancer Cure is Oct. 6 at the Hobart Community Center, 45 E. Cleveland St.

September 20, 2013 12:05 am
Dr. Gregory McComis: Committed to excellence

Dr. Gregory McComis: Committed to excellence

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. 

September 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Dr. Mansueto welcomes all customers

Dr. Mansueto welcomes all customers

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…

September 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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