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LOCAL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Cordova cousins set records for Peregrines’ cross country

LOCAL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Cordova cousins set records for Peregrines’ cross country

So who’s going to set a new Purdue Calumet record next?

October 16, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Infraredx Technology: A global study to see heart attacks before they happen

Infraredx Technology: A global study to see heart attacks before they happen

A Nobel Prize winner and a leader in the research on the causes of heart attacks is excited about a new, large-scale study aimed at preventing heart attacks. He’s also delighted that Methodist Hospitals in Gary and Merrillville are vigorously joining in the effort.

August 23, 2014 1:15 pm
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
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

Every year, about 935,000 Americans experience a heart attack.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am
Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

While physicians say prevention, a healthy diet and exercise is the best way to prevent a heart attack what do you do if you start to feel chest discomfort or pain?

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Blueberries, strawberries linked to lower risk of heart attacks in young women

Blueberries, strawberries linked to lower risk of heart attacks in young women

A recent study published by the American Heart Association found that eating three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries a week might reduce the risk of heart attacks in young and middle-aged women by one-third.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am
Women's heart disease can bring unexpected symptoms

Women's heart disease can bring unexpected symptoms

Six years ago, Jennifer Buss began to feel ill as she drove her car. Just as she was able to pull off the road and stop, she passed out. A trip to a cardiologist revealed she needed immediate open heart surgery.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Dancing high-steps it to health at Franciscan Alliance event

Dancing high-steps it to health at Franciscan Alliance event

MERRILLVILLE | The Franciscan Alliance set a message Sunday about women becoming and staying healthy to music.

February 12, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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Women (and men) Go Red for heart health

Women (and men) Go Red for heart health

CROWN POINT | Red was the color of the day as 275 men and women gathered for the Crown Point Go Red luncheon Friday in support of the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day.

February 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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New chest pain coordinator shares knowledge about heart attacks

New chest pain coordinator shares knowledge about heart attacks

Connie Adams empowers patients by raising awareness about heart health, and the signs and symptoms of heart attacks, as the new chest pain coordinator for The Methodist Hospitals.

March 23, 2011 12:00 am
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