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Survivor Spotlight: Oak Lawn carpenter gets a helping hand with disc replacement surgery

Survivor Spotlight: Oak Lawn carpenter gets a helping hand with disc replacement surgery

As a professional carpenter, Ed Stalzer uses an array of tools to work on his artisan craft projects. But the 46-year-old Oak Lawn man is the first to admit his most valuable tools are his hands.

October 22, 2014 3:29 pm Photos

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Spinal fusion improves quality of life for victims of trauma, arthritis and pain

Spinal fusion improves quality of life for victims of trauma, arthritis and pain

Spinal fusions, a surgery to permanently join together two or more vertebrae in the spine so there is no movement between them, are more common than they should be, says Elian M. Shepherd, M.D., FACS, Director of the Methodist Hospitals Spine Care Center and a board certified orthopedic surg…

October 22, 2014 3:29 pm
Sciatica can be a symptom of a bigger problem

Sciatica can be a symptom of a bigger problem

The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back all the way down to the toes says Alan Walker, Doctor of Chiropractic at the Healing Arts Center in Valparaiso, noting that sciatica pain refers to the pain—which can vary in intensity—experienced in any of the areas where the nerve runs.

October 22, 2014 3:29 pm

Ingalls hosts Cancer Survivor Day/Morning of Wellness Saturday in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | Ingalls Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a free morning of wellness from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Cancer Support Center, 2028 Elm Road in Homewood.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Ingalls to host the Fall Reveal Fashion Show on Sept. 10

TINLEY PARK | See what’s next from today’s hottest Chicago designers at Ingalls Memorial Hospital’s 16th annual fashion show — The Fall Reveal — Sept. 10, at the Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
CENTER FOR OTOLARYNGOLOGY & FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY: Dr. Bethany Cataldi's individual approach tailored to patients' unique beauty needs

CENTER FOR OTOLARYNGOLOGY & FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY: Dr. Bethany Cataldi's individual approach tailored to patients' unique beauty needs

In addition to being one of Northwest Indiana’s most accomplished ear, nose, and throat surgeons, Dr. Bethany Cataldi is also one of the area’s premier facial plastic surgeons. As the only female facial plastic surgeon in the region, Dr. Cataldi is especially in tune with the issues of beaut…

August 30, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Preventive Mastectomy Reduces Breast Cancer Risk to Less than 1%

Preventive Mastectomy Reduces Breast Cancer Risk to Less than 1%

Maureen Carlson of Homewood never imagined she’d be mentioned in the same sentence as movie star Angelina Jolie – much less share anything in common with her. Their paths have never crossed, and they probably never will.

August 30, 2014 2:30 pm
Rainy days, sunny days help hospital rooftop garden flourish

Rainy days, sunny days help hospital rooftop garden flourish

HARVEY | A new innovation at Ingalls Memorial Hospital is not inside the hospital but on top.

July 17, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

The Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey has a rooftop garden that is supplying vegetables to three Harvey food pantries.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

HARVEY | Thanks to careful tending, and an abundance of rain and sunshine over the last few weeks, a colorful array of vegetables are thriving in the month-old rooftop garden at Ingalls Memorial Hospital.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Three Harvey firefighters injured battling blaze

HARVEY | Three Harvey firefighters were sent to a local hospital Tuesday night after a roof on a burning building collapsed on them.

June 25, 2014 7:53 am

Free booster seats today at 'Babypalooza'

GLENWOOD | Trustee Terry Campbell will play a key role in a "Babypalooza" event taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in Harvey.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am

Ingalls announces upcoming community programs

Ingalls Health System announces upcoming health programs in the month of May.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Event to honor nurses

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Porter Health Care System will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. tonight on the front lawn of Porter Regional Hospital, in recognition of National Nurses Week.

May 06, 2014 12:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Expo to feature Olympian

MERRILLVILLE | Brian Hansen, a two-time Olympian in long track speedskating who lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago, will appear at an upcoming health and wellness expo.

March 31, 2014 11:45 am

Mind control: Alcohol, drug addiction stew in the brain

Alcoholism can destroy a liver. Heroin needles can spread HIV. And cocaine can stop a beating heart.

March 10, 2014 6:15 pm
Report: Two area hospitals among best in the nation

Report: Two area hospitals among best in the nation

Community Hospital in Munster and Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey have been ranked among the top hospitals in the country.

March 01, 2014 12:45 pm
Fifth-graders donate to Ingalls Hospital's Desser Memorial Fund

Fifth-graders donate to Ingalls Hospital's Desser Memorial Fund

HARVEY | The fifth-grade class of Sherwood School in Highland Park recently made a donation of $2,014.35 to the Richard K. Desser, M.D., Memorial Fund of Ingalls Memorial Hospital’s development foundation.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am
Fifth-graders donate to Ingalls Hospital's Desser Memorial Fund

Fifth-graders donate to Ingalls Hospital's Desser Memorial Fund

Fifth-grader Bennett Crane, grandson of the late Richard K. Desser, M.D., helped mobilize a school fundraiser for Ingalls Memorial Hospital's Desser Memorial Fund. Pictured are, from left, Bennett's mother Jodi Desser Crane, Bennett, his sister Allison, brother David, and his grandmother and…

December 26, 2013 12:00 am
Ingalls marks 90-year anniversary

Ingalls marks 90-year anniversary

It's been 90 years since a two-story brick building rose up from prairie grasses to serve the health needs of people in Chicago's south suburbs.

December 15, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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