November 15, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Honors Dedicated Volunteers at Annual Volunteer Service Awards

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com  •  November 15, 2017 Written by Jennifer Bissonnette On Wednesday, Methodist Hospitals hosted their annual Volunteer Service Awards at Innsbrook Country Club in Merrillville. The banquet, which honors volunteers who have given their hours of time throughout the year, served a delicious lunch and provided entertainment from Wolffgang. ...Read More
November 14, 2017

Doctors offer tips to stay healthy and happy during the holidays

Courtesy of Indiana Gazette • November 14, 2017 Written by Carrie Rodovich, Times Correspondent The holidays are rapidly approaching, which means more parties, more food, more germs, and less sleep. But doctors offer easy tips and tricks to keep you healthy and thriving throughout the season. Dr. Thomas Sleweon, medical ...Read More
November 10, 2017

Study: Indiana is 10th fattest state in the country

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 10, 2017 Written by Giles Bruce Indiana is the 10th most overweight state, according to a study by the website WalletHub. In the report, the state ranked eighth in health consequences, 15th in overweight and obesity prevalence, and 16th in food ...Read More
November 9, 2017

Rooftop garden feeds residents at Veterans Village

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune. • November 9, 2017 Written by Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune John Mesman said he's been farming and canning the fruits of his labor his whole life. These days, the Highland native and Army veteran tends to the raised garden that snakes around the rooftop of his current ...Read More
November 1, 2017

Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings Offered at Methodist Hospitals During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com  •  November 1, 2017 Written by Methodist Hospitals November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about lung cancer Methodist Hospitals is offering Low-Dose Computer Tomography (CT) Lung Cancer screenings for $49. Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings are now covered by Medicare and most insurance ...Read More
November 12, 2016

Neighbors calendar

Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune • November 12, 2016 Monday Central Park Plaza Ice Rink to open The Central Park Plaza Ice Rink will open to the public at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at 55 Napoleon St., Valparaiso. In addition to open skate, the rink will offer ice skating and ...Read More
November 11, 2016

Local chefs cook up cash for March of Dimes

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 11, 2016 By Damian Rico Damian.rico@nwi.com, (219) 933-3248 HOBART —Eric and Rachel Best know just how important the work of March of Dimes can be to babies as their three children combined spent more than 150 days in the NICU and ...Read More
November 8, 2016

IN: Broadway Metro Express Buses Will Roll Out in ’17

Courtesy of MassTransitmag.com • November 8, 2016 By Andrew Steele On Nov 8, 2016 Source: McClatchy Gary Public Transportation bus riders will have a quicker trip along the busy Broadway corridor beginning next summer, when the transit agency begins its Broadway Metro Express service. The GPTC board approved a plan ...Read More
November 7, 2016

Broadway Metro Express buses will roll out in ’17

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 7, 2016 By Andrew Steele Gary Public Transportation bus riders will have a quicker trip along the busy Broadway corridor beginning next summer, when the transit agency begins its Broadway Metro Express service. The GPTC board approved a plan for faster ...Read More
November 6, 2016

The Porter County Community Foundation Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Courtesy of PortageLife.com • November 6, 2016 Written by : Andrew Rowe On Saturday, November 5th, over 370 friends of the Porter County Community Foundation gathered at the Porter County Expo Center to celebrate the Foundation’s 20th Anniversary. The evening began with a review of the work of the foundation ...Read More
November 6, 2016

The Porter County Community Foundation Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Courtesy of ValpoLife.com • November 6, 2016 Written by: Andrew Rowe On Saturday, November 5th, over 370 friends of the Porter County Community Foundation gathered at the Porter County Expo Center to celebrate the Foundation’s 20th Anniversary. The evening began with a review of the work of the foundation over ...Read More
November 3, 2016

Patient Saved by Impella Device and Heart & Vascular Team

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • November 3, 2016 By Crusader Within a few minutes after the heart stops, brain and the heart muscle are deprived of oxygen and valuable nutrition, causing irreversible damage. Hence the saying Time is Muscle and Brain. On August 29, 2016 Quinn Hochstetler, 55, was ...Read More
November 2, 2016

“Real Bears Fans Wear Pink” Event Boosts Battle Against Breast Cancer

Courtesy of PortageLife.com • November 2, 2106 Written by: Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center The Chicago Bears and Bears Care officially recognized National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the "Real Bears Fans Wear Pink" luncheon, featuring Emmy Award-winning journalist Zoriada Sambolin, who herself is a cancer survivor who shared her ...Read More
November 2, 2016

“Real Bears Fans Wear Pink” Event Boosts Battle Against Breast Cancer

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • November 2, 2016 Written by: Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center The Chicago Bears and Bears Care officially recognized National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the "Real Bears Fans Wear Pink" luncheon, featuring Emmy Award-winning journalist Zoriada Sambolin, who herself is a cancer survivor who shared her ...Read More
November 2, 2016

“Real Bears Fans Wear Pink” Event Boosts Battle Against Breast Cancer

Courtesy of ValpoLife.com • November 2, 2016 The Chicago Bears and Bears Care officially recognized National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the "Real Bears Fans Wear Pink" luncheon, featuring Emmy Award-winning journalist Zoriada Sambolin, who herself is a cancer survivor who shared her personal and inspiring story with the attendees. ...Read More
November 2, 2016

National Hygiene Specialist® Excellence Award Recognizes Sharon Jones – Environmental Services, Methodist Hospitals of Indiana, Gary Campus

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • November 2, 2016 Written by: Methodist Hospitals Sharon Jones, a member of the Environmental Services (ES) team at Northwest Indiana’s Methodist Hospitals, Gary Campus, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Hygiene Specialist® Excellence award sponsored by UMF Corporation, a Chicago-based developer of high-performance infection-prevention ...Read More
November 2, 2016

National Hygiene Specialist® Excellence Award Recognizes Sharon Jones – Environmental Services, Methodist Hospitals of Indiana, Gary Campus

Courtesy of ValpoLife.com • November 2, 2016 Written by: Methodist Hospitals Sharon Jones, a member of the Environmental Services (ES) team at Northwest Indiana’s Methodist Hospitals, Gary Campus, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Hygiene Specialist® Excellence award sponsored by UMF Corporation, a Chicago-based developer of high-performance infection-prevention ...Read More
November 1, 2016

Methodist Hospitals Holds Celebration of Life Event to Honor Patient Saved by Impella Device and Heart & Vascular Team

Courtesy of ValpoLife.com • November 1, 2016 Written by: Methodist Hospitals Within a few minutes after the heart stops, brain and the heart muscle are deprived of oxygen and valuable nutrition, causing irreversible damage. Hence the saying Time is Muscle and Brain. On August 29, 2016 Quinn Hochstetler, 55, was ...Read More
November 1, 2016

Methodist Hospitals Holds Celebration of Life Event to Honor Patient Saved by Impella Device and Heart & Vascular Team

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • November 1, 2016 Written by: Methodist Hospitals Within a few minutes after the heart stops, brain and the heart muscle are deprived of oxygen and valuable nutrition, causing irreversible damage. Hence the saying Time is Muscle and Brain. On August 29, 2016 Quinn Hochstetler, 55, was ...Read More
November 1, 2016

Standard Operating Procedure

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly Magazine • November 1, 2016 The future is now with advancements in robotic surgery. by Laurie Wink John Lynam, DO, had little exposure to robotic surgery during his urology residency. When he started his practice with Porter Physician Group in 2011, it was cutting ...Read More
November 1, 2016

7 spine surgeons & neurosurgeons on the move in October 2016

Courtesy of Becker's Spine Review • November 1, 2016 Written by Megan Wood Here are seven spine surgeons and neurosurgeons that joined new organizations or received promotions in October. Salem, Mass.-based North Shore Medical Center added spine surgeon Jason Bessey, MD, to its medical team. Texas Medical Center's Memorial Hermann ...Read More