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Womens Health

Former U.S. Surgeon General to addres Gender Matters conference at GSU

UNIVERSITY PARK | The Gender Matters conference will present an evening with Dr. Joycelyn Elders, featuring her keynote address, “Evolving Gender Roles in the 21rst Century.” This event takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in Sherman Music Hall.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Methodist Hospitals host Healthy Night out with the Girls education series

MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals is offering a health education series for women, Healthy Night out with the Girls at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning today, at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center on the Southlake Campus, Pavilion A, 101 E. 87th. Ave., Second Floor.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

Ingalls to host free women's heart event Feb. 22 in South Holland

Ingalls Health System invites women to learn about heart disease and how to prevent it at the Hearts in the Right Place event at 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at the South Holland Community Center, 501 E. 170th St.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am
Telling the truth about heart disease

Telling the truth about heart disease

EAST CHICAGO | To raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their No. 1 health threat, St. Catherine Hospital, the Multicultural Wellness Network Inc./MOTTEP, and Healthy East Chicago Inc. are partnering to promote The Heart Truth campaign on Friday, which is National Wear Red Day.

February 05, 2014 12:00 am

Judge nixes deadline for Franciscan to provide contraceptives to employees

A judge's order has blocked a federal mandate that would have required Franciscan Alliance to begin providing contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs to its employees free of charge starting Wednesday.

December 31, 2013 5:50 pm

Pence signs restrictions on abortion-inducing pills, clinics

INDIANAPOLIS | Citing a desire to protect women's health, Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday signed into law Indiana's first regulations on abortion-inducing pills and the clinics that distribute them.

May 01, 2013 5:45 pm Related

Ind. House panel OKs proposal for more abortion regulations

INDIANAPOLIS | The House Republican majority will soon have to decide what they hate more: government regulations or abortions.

March 27, 2013 11:12 am

Senate OKs new regulations on pill-induced abortions

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier women seeking pill-induced abortions would be forced to undergo at least one —likely transvaginal — ultrasound, and clinics distributing abortion pills would have to meet strict new standards under legislation approved 33-16 by the Indiana Senate on Tuesday.

February 26, 2013 4:15 pm Related

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Women's health program presented today

MUNSTER | Dr. Kimberly Arthur, gynecologist, will present “Women & Abnormal Bleeding” from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road.

July 18, 2012 12:00 am
Woman overcomes abuse to earn degree, inspire others

Woman overcomes abuse to earn degree, inspire others

Gary resident TJ Myricks, 33, escaped the cycle of domestic violence and will share her story in a book series titled PhatPhat Memoirs, available in August.

July 05, 2012 12:00 am

Franciscan Alliance offers new mammogram screening

A MAMMOthon program, consisting of digital mammogram screenings, free chair massages and giveaways, including watches, will take place Thursday at three Franciscan Alliance health locations:

May 08, 2012 11:04 am
Dancing high-steps it to health at Franciscan Alliance event

Dancing high-steps it to health at Franciscan Alliance event

Munster residents Helen Funk, 101, and her husband of 14 years, Maurice Basile, 90, dance Sunday at the event Spirit of Women – Day of Dance for Your Health hosted by the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. The couple danced the fox trot to Jimmy Durante's version of "As Time Goes …

February 12, 2012 7:24 pm
Women (and men) Go Red for heart health

Women (and men) Go Red for heart health

CROWN POINT | Red was the color of the day as 275 men and women gathered for the Crown Point Go Red luncheon Friday in support of the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day.

February 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Franciscan Alliance launches Spirit of Women health initiative

Franciscan Alliance's Northwest Indiana hospitals are introducing Spirit of Women, a new, monthly health education program for women and their families.

January 12, 2012 12:00 am

State asks court to restore ban on Planned Parenthood funding

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller asked a federal appeals court Monday to restore Indiana's law prohibiting Planned Parenthood from receiving payments from the federal government.

September 26, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum offers women guidance from professionals

Forum offers women guidance from professionals

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation is hosting a forum for women and by women Thursday at Valparaiso University's Harre Union.

June 20, 2011 4:15 pm
Community foundation presents 'Women's Wisdom'

Community foundation presents 'Women's Wisdom'

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation is hosting a forum for women and by women Thursday at Valparaiso University's Harre Union.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am

Applications being accepted for IUN cadaver program

GARY | The International Human Cadaver Prosection Program at the Indiana University School of Medicine - Northwest is now accepting applications for its 2011 session. This hands-on medical education program allows students and working professionals, including non-health care professionals, t…

January 09, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Take break from hot button issues

Mitch Daniels called it a truce. Another way to think about it is the necessity of setting priorities in an emergency.

January 08, 2011 12:00 am
More women embrace their gray hair color

More women embrace their gray hair color

Every now and then, Deborah Holloway says, people ask where she gets her hair colored. "I say, the Lord does this."

December 25, 2010 12:00 am
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