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Knee pain solutions explained at seminars

MUNSTER | The orthopedic specialists at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush are offering “Knee Pain Solutions for Active Adults,” a series of free, public seminars to discuss partial and total knee replacement surgery. While patients from all over the world come to see the knee physicians at Midwes…

October 15, 2014 12:00 am
Traveling nurse cares for patients around the world

Traveling nurse cares for patients around the world

Lacy Holevis’ career as a traveling nursing has taken her around the world, and she’s excited to begin her newest position in Tacoma, Wash.

October 08, 2014 12:00 am
Jobs and Careers in healthcare are alive and well in Northwest Indiana

Jobs and Careers in healthcare are alive and well in Northwest Indiana

Friendly Medical professionals

October 06, 2014 12:00 am

Turn in unwanted medicines Saturday at police stations

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is encouraging Hoosiers to drop off unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter pills Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

September 25, 2014 12:05 am
WALTER WILLIAMS: Some warning labels puzzle me

WALTER WILLIAMS: Some warning labels puzzle me

There are things that really puzzle me.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Show your support to kids with cancer

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Show your support to kids with cancer

Unless you've been under a rock or your wallet is $100 lighter, you've had a bucket of ice water dumped on your head in the name of ALS recently. Who knew such a thing would bring such awareness and resources to ALS?

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Much to celebrate on Medicare’s 49th anniversary

GUEST COMMENTARY: Much to celebrate on Medicare’s 49th anniversary

Medicare isn’t eligible for AARP membership yet, but at 49, it’s looking pretty darn good. Many Hoosiers seem to agree. More than 1 million Indiana residents use the program, and 98 percent of eligible Hoosier seniors were enrolled in Medicare in 2011.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN DAVIES: Center getting to ‘right’ in nursing care

JOHN DAVIES: Center getting to ‘right’ in nursing care

No, this is not about politics! It’s about doing the right thing for the right patient in the right way at the right time. It’s about doing it right and knowing what makes it right!

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MedCenter System

MedCenter System

The Med Center system is a clever pill box system that emphasizes the "date" rather than the "day of the week" for when medications should be taken. The date is located on each pill box and pill cavity, coupled with the visual display of the clock as well as audible alert messages. It is $34…

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST EDITORIAL: Americans bravely fighting Ebola

GUEST EDITORIAL: Americans bravely fighting Ebola

To be a missionary or a health care worker who tends to the poor has always required an admirable level of compassion, but now in West Africa it also requires remarkable courage.

August 05, 2014 12:00 am
Teen has ambitious plans to combine business and medicine

Teen has ambitious plans to combine business and medicine

Tony Dous has mapped out detailed plans for his future, and his determination has earned him the prestigious Fry Scholarship from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am

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
Teen headed from the stage to career in medicine

Teen headed from the stage to career in medicine

A brother and sister with autism steered Dolton, Ill. teen Kenye` Askew toward a career in medicine.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

JOHN DOHERTY: MLB should bid tobacco adieu

The late Ted Williams is the best hitter (career .344) of my lifetime. By the time he was 80-years-old, though, he was compelled to enter Fenway Park on a July 1999 night as passenger on a golf cart. It had been nearly four decades since he had played his final game there, an episode eloquen…

June 23, 2014 7:00 pm

Doctor who performed abortion in Gary scheduled to stand trial next year

CROWN POINT | A doctor who is accused of not properly reporting an abortion he performed on a teen girl in 2012 is scheduled to stand trial Jan. 26, 2015. 

June 16, 2014 6:30 pm

Teams bring favorite foods with them to Brazil

SAO PAULO | Italy packed Parmesan, olive oil and prosciutto. The U.S. brought oatmeal, Cheerios, peanut butter and A1 Steak Sauce.

June 16, 2014 5:00 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Good time to look at local safety as ATCs gather in Indy

A week from now, athletic trainers from across the country will gather in Indianapolis for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 65th annual Clinical Symposia which runs June 25-28.

June 16, 2014 4:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Plan for future health care needs

We have been saying for some time now that the nation has a looming doctor shortage and that the Affordable Care Act will mean more patients.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Patient cost is sore point in Pence's Medicaid plan

DOUG ROSS: Patient cost is sore point in Pence's Medicaid plan

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's plan to expand Medicaid, but under his terms rather than the federal government's, is getting early praise. It's better than nothing, but it's not the best it could be.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am Video

No new Middle East virus cases reported; governor to join media briefing

MUNSTER | A patient at Community Hospital with the first U.S. case of a deadly virus from the Middle East remains in good condition and is improving daily, according to a statement released Sunday by the Indiana State Department of Health.

May 04, 2014 8:00 pm
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