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GUEST COMMENTARY: Service dogs can improve quality of life

GUEST COMMENTARY: Service dogs can improve quality of life

I remember when I was 6, leaving a Denny’s restaurant one evening near my hometown. Several strides behind my family and me I noticed a black Labrador retriever. Why would a dog be in a restaurant?

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Tradewinds 3

Tradewinds 3

Rhythm exercises at TradeWinds.

May 01, 2014 8:00 am
Coverletters

Coverletters

Business man going over his cover letter with a professional.

January 26, 2014 12:32 pm
New law loosens physical therapy restrictions

New law loosens physical therapy restrictions

Bonnie Quinn, a physical therapy assistant at Accelerated Rehab Center in Munster, demonstrates in this 2011 photo stretching she does in preparation for exercising her hip during therapy for her hip replacement. A law that went into effect Monday allows people to be evaluated and treated by…

July 06, 2013 12:00 am

Veterans find peace, healing in equine therapy

PLAINFIELD, Ind. | Doug McLaughlin wasn't hoping to die. Neither was he particularly interested in avoiding it when he bought his motorcycle in 1998.

July 01, 2013 12:00 am
Sleep Apnea and CPAP

Sleep Apnea and CPAP

June 21, 2013 4:36 pm
OFFBEAT: Priest/author Greeley's funeral slated Wednesday in Beverly

OFFBEAT: Priest/author Greeley's funeral slated Wednesday in Beverly

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 03, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Campagna Academy offers new addictions treatment program

Campagna Academy is most pleased to announce the opening of our addictions treatment program, called Foundations, offered to all residents of Campagna Academy.

February 22, 2013 12:00 am

Purdue Calumet Center offering invididual, couple, family therapy

HAMMOND | The Purdue University Calumet Couple and Family Therapy Center is offering therapy to individuals, couples and families on a sliding fee scale basis.

February 04, 2013 2:31 pm
Munster prosthetics pros step up patient therapy

Munster prosthetics pros step up patient therapy

There was no one more surprised than Karen Steif when she maneuvered around the cones of an obstacle course set up in a Chicago park.

September 20, 2012 12:00 am
Boy shows horses to beat abnormality

Boy shows horses to beat abnormality

Austin Cannon, 13, of Mount Zion, Ill., watches a group of children receive riding lessons at his home in Mount Zion. Cannon is an award-winning rider despite being born with a chromosomal abnormality that affects his communication, balance and fine-motor skills.

August 19, 2012 12:00 am
Boy shows horses to beat abnormality

Boy shows horses to beat abnormality

Austin Cannon, 13, cues his horse, Chole, to speed up during his horse riding demonstration.

August 19, 2012 12:00 am
Boy shows horses to beat abnormality

Boy shows horses to beat abnormality

DECATUR, Ill. | Austin Cannon's belt buckle gleamed and glinted in the sun as he helped his little sister, Sydney, lead Chloe, the 6-year-old mare they both show, out of the arena at Lazy Creek Acres.

August 18, 2012 8:45 pm Photos

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Dyer woman compares two hip replacement surgeries

Dyer woman compares two hip replacement surgeries

Bonnie Quinn demonstrates stretches she does as part of her physical therapy after hip replacement.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am

The healing properties of mud

Since ancient times, people have recognized the healing properties of the mud surrounding Israel's Dead Sea. Its "salts" are a complex mix of minerals purported to draw toxins from the body and nourish the skin. Folks travel from around the world to soak in the water and bathe in the mud. Ma…

April 20, 2011 12:00 am
New facility offers therapy services for children

New facility offers therapy services for children

When Kim Power was a child, both she and her sister underwent speech therapy, and the experiences she had helped her form her career path. For the last 12 years, the Munster native has been a speech pathologist, and on March 1 she opened her own clinic, Kid Power Therapy.

March 08, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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New facility offers therapy services

New facility offers therapy services

Developmental therapist Kate Mahoney plays with a patient in a room at Kid Power Therapy.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am
New facility offers therapy services

New facility offers therapy services

Kim Power recently opened Kid Power Therapy, which provides speech, developmental, and physical therapy to kids over three years old.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am
Confidential Care offers comprehensive outpatient psychiatric, addiction treatment

Confidential Care offers comprehensive outpatient psychiatric, addiction treatment

Confidential Care, Ltd. at 720 45th St. in Munster provides comprehensive psychiatric and addiction outpatient care for adolescents and adults.

January 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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VNA to provide help for grieving children, families

VNA to provide help for grieving children, families

In an effort to help children, teens and young adults learn to cope with their grief, the Visiting Nurse Association has developed a free program that provides age-appropriate support groups and activities for families who have lost loved ones cared for by hospice.

December 22, 2010 12:00 am
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