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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Report ranks health of Indiana counties

The newest report about Indiana's health outcomes shows mixed results in the northwest corner of the state.

March 25, 2014 11:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Get moving on improving region's health

For several days last week, The Times reported on the top causes of death in Northwest Indiana. Some of the information might surprise you.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
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
GUEST COMMENTARY: A comprehensive view of health care

GUEST COMMENTARY: A comprehensive view of health care

A community’s quality of life is measured by many factors, but physical and emotional health is, arguably, the most important.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am

Further educating nurses, increasing their number and keeping them key

CROWN POINT | Chief nursing officers, statewide health care professionals, and current and future nurses gathered Tuesday at Crown Point High School’s auditorium to discuss the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nursing Research Study's findings on the future of nursing.

June 13, 2012 5:30 pm
MARK KIESLING: Fat, drunk and stupid? Welcome to Lake County

MARK KIESLING: Fat, drunk and stupid? Welcome to Lake County

So it turns out compared to the rest of Indiana, we in Lake County are too fat, smoke and drink too much and are too stupid to figure it out.

April 20, 2011 12:00 am

Lake County stays at bottom of healthiest Indiana counties list

INDIANAPOLIS | For a second consecutive year, Lake County has ranked in the Top 10 counties with the poorest health in the state, coming in 84th both years, according to a statement from the State Department of Health. Indiana has 92 counties.

March 30, 2011 12:15 am
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