Contrary to what the talking heads on ESPN said over the weekend, Derrick Rose did not suffer another torn “ligament” or a torn “medical” meniscus.
CROWN POINT | Sudhish Chandra, M.D., is this year’s recipient of Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point’s St. Raphael Award, which recognizes physicians who have helped improve patient care through their relationship with the nursing staff.
HOBART | Two Hobart men attempted to obtain pain medication through a forged prescription, police said.
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.
Through years of practice as a general surgeon — much of it caring for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer — it is clear that there are some general misconceptions about the disease. Who’s at risk? Who should get routine mammograms? I can understand the confusion.
For as long as Sarah Compton can remember, she's fought a losing battle with her sinuses.
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…
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…
Individuals that know they have severe allergies will carry an epi pen that administers a shot of Epinephrine, also known as adrenaline. Those who have these severe allergies should carry at least two pens and make sure the adrenaline is not expired.
Can you imagine waking up and not remembering your own son or daughter? Well, that was the case with both of my grandmothers. They had Alzheimer's, a neurological disease that affects the brain and causes those afflicted with it to slowly and increasingly forget.
The revenue generated by Lake Station's ambulance service isn't as healthy as the city's emergency medical services director would like.
There's a new remedy to the old fashioned pill box for people who simply forget to take meds, are confused about the proper dosage and timing, or lack the personal organization to carry out the daily task. Martin Cooper created a talking system of remembering daily medications using the date…
Athletes affected by head, heat and heart injuries or conditions attract immediate attention in the media.
VALPARAISO | A Valparaiso University international student has been diagnosed with rubella, also known as German measles, health officials said.
EAST CHICAGO | Sherrette Pearson cared for developmentally disabled patients for more than a decade, but didn't have the proper certification to continue to work as a nursing assistant when she came to Northwest Indiana to be closer to family.
HAMMOND | A doctor who practices in Illinois and Indiana was indicted Thursday on federal health care fraud charges, according to court records.
Mid-level Practitioners are Redefining Roles in Health Care
First, let’s be clear, Second Impact Syndrome (SIS) is extremely rare. I know of only one documented case in the last 25 years in Indiana.
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