August 25, 2019

Healthier Living Presentation & Cooking Demonstration

Courtesy of The 411 News Nutrition Tips for Senior Adults Introduction: Methodist Hospitals recognizes maintaining a well-balanced diet is important when it comes to living longer and healthier lifestyles. Adding fruits and vegetables to meals on a routine basis can make a difference between staying energized or developing chronic health ...Read More
August 21, 2019

Cost of Living: How to afford insulin, diabetes care in Northwest Indiana

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Jeremy Krsak remembers growing up with Type 1 diabetes, when he and his family would go to the drug store, grab a bottle of insulin out of the refrigerator, bring it to the counter, pay $20 cash and be out the door. That ...Read More
August 16, 2019

Why adults also need to keep their vaccinations up to date

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Bob Moulesong A critical, but possibly overlooked, component of an adult’s health plan is vaccines and booster shots. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the number of adults who received an influenza vaccination in 2016 declined ...Read More
August 16, 2019

RailCats Sign RHP Carbone to First Pro Contract

Courtesy of OurSports Central GARY, IND. - The Gary SouthShore RailCats signed right-hander pitcher River Carbone to his first professional baseball contract before Friday's game vs. the Milwaukee Milkmen. In order to make room for Carbone on the 23-man active roster, Gary placed right-handed pitcher Darin May on irrevocable waivers. ...Read More
August 7, 2019

Methodist Hospitals offering Prepared Childbirth Classes and Breast Feeding Walk-In Clinics at both Campuses

Courtesy of The 411 News • Prepared Childbirth Classes Prepared Childbirth Classes are four week classes designed to assist pregnant mothers and their partners learn about labor, delivery and the immediate post-partum period. The first three weeks focus on labor – relaxation, breathing and breast feeling. Week four discusses parenting ...Read More
August 2, 2019

Methodist Hospitals offers Medicare made simple seminars at Northlake Campus

Courtesy of NWLife When it comes time to choose a Medicare plan, reviewing your options can be overwhelming.  For this reason Methodist is offering Medicare Made Simple Seminars at the Northlake and Southlake Campuses on the following dates: Northlake Campus, South Pavilion Auditorium: 600 Grant St. in Gary, IN. Thursday, ...Read More
August 2, 2019

Methodist Hospitals offers Medicare made simple seminars at Southlake Campus

Courtesy of NWLife When it comes time to choose a Medicare plan, reviewing your options can be overwhelming.  For this reason Methodist is offering Medicare Made Simple Seminars at the Northlake and Southlake Campuses on the following dates: Southlake Campus, Pavilion B Conference Room: 200 East 89th Avenue in Merrillville, ...Read More
August 2, 2019

Free weight loss surgery seminars being offered by Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of NWLife Obesity is more than just being overweight. For many, it is a threat to physical and psycho-social health. Bariatric surgery reduces obesity-related health complications and helps patients lead healthier, more active lives. Free weight loss surgery informational seminars are scheduled to be presented by Dr. James Siatras, ...Read More
August 2, 2019

Skin cancer screenings in Northwest Indiana can catch disease early

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — It's that time of year when many of us are having fun in the sun — on the beach, in boats, at the ballpark — with the golden tans to show for it. Skin cancer is often ...Read More
August 2, 2019

Skin cancer screenings in Northwest Indiana can catch disease early

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — It's that time of year when many of us are having fun in the sun — on the beach, in boats, at the ballpark — with the golden tans to show for it. Skin cancer is often ...Read More
July 31, 2019

Methodist’s Neuroscience Institute recognized by two groups

Courtesy of The Chronicle The American Heart and Stroke Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society recognized the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist Hospitals for their commitment to exceptional patient care Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Plus Target: Stroke Elite Award. ...Read More
July 24, 2019

Methodist Hospitals received a thank you from the NWI Food Bank

Courtesy of The Chronicle “Thank you, Methodist Hospitals, for hosting a food & fund drive on behalf of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. Your contribution will provide over 1,000 meals to children, adults, and seniors throughout Northwest Indiana,” said Allyson Vaulx, Director of Development at the Food Bank.
July 24, 2019

The Neuroscience Institute at Methodist Hospitals recognized by two prestigious organizations

Courtesy of NWI Life The American Heart and Stroke Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society recognized the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist Hospitals for their commitment to exceptional patient care. Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Plus Target: Stroke Elite Award. ...Read More
July 23, 2019

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center’s Bears Care program makes a difference for women in Lake County

Courtesy of NWlife • July 23, 2019 10:45 am Written by Mandy Haack In 2013, the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals was determined to make a change. Jennifer Sanders, Manager of the Center, refused to allow another woman to leave their doors without treatment just because she ...Read More
July 20, 2019

P.O.P. hosts 4th Annual Scholarship Dinner Luncheon

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • July 20, 2019 Posted by Leslie Project Outreach and Prevention (P.O.P.) will honor youth and community leaders for their work in helping end violence in Northwest Indiana and South Chicago at their 4th Annual Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday, July 20 at the Chateau Banquet ...Read More
July 18, 2019

Community news

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • July 18, 2019 Libraries to host community programs The Lake County Public Libraries have a variety of programs scheduled. The Munster branch will host the Calumet Astronomical Society in a program for children from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at 8701 Calumet Ave. Registration required 219-836-8450. The ...Read More
July 17, 2019

Methodist to offer Medicare Made Simple Seminars

Courtesy of Crusader • July 17, 2019 06:36 am Posted by Leslie When it comes time to choose a Medicare plan, reviewing your options can be overwhelming. For this reason Methodist is offering Medicare Made Simple Seminars at the Northlake and Southlake Campuses on the following dates: Northlake Campus, South ...Read More
July 16, 2019

What’s up, doc? Region physicians share their diet, workout routines

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • July 16, 2019 Written by Giles Bruce Doctors are, by their very nature, overachievers: educationally, economically, work-ethically. So it's perhaps not a surprise that many of them outperform the rest of us when it comes to health and fitness. We asked several ...Read More
July 12, 2019

Methodist Hospitals offering Medicare classes

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • July 12, 2019 By Time Staff When it comes time to choose a Medicare plan, reviewing your options can be overwhelming. For this reason, Methodist Hospitals is offering Medicare Made Simple seminars at the Northlake and Southlake Campuses on the following dates: ...Read More
July 10, 2019

Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • July 10, 2019 Contributed By:The 411 News Support and Education Group Methodist Hospitals offers a variety of programs for patients with Diabetes. Listed below is the schedule of programs in July, August and September: Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes involve all aspects of treatment education ...Read More
July 9, 2019

METHODIST HOSPITALS OFFERS EDUCATION CLASSES FOR PATIENTS WITH DIABETES

Courtesy of NWILife.com • July 9, 2019 Written by Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals is offering a variety of programs for patients with diabetes. Listed below is the schedule of programs in July, August, and September: First three Wednesday and Tuesday of every month: Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes involve all aspects ...Read More
July 5, 2019

Doctor uses personal history, medical knowledge to inspire youth and prevent violence

Courtesy of WGN -TV • July 5, 2019 By Micah Materre GARY Ind. — He is a doctor, a businessman and an advocate for America’s youth. Dr. Michael McGee does more than treat victims of gun violence, he spends his days trying to prevent it. As chief of the ER ...Read More
July 5, 2019

Gary OKs funds to improve marketing of Genesis Center

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • July 19, 2019 Written by Gregory Tejeda The Gary Common Council juggled funds around portions of the city’s budget so as to improve various programs, including a measure meant to improve the marketing efforts of the Genesis Convention Center in the city’s downtown. Council members ...Read More
July 1, 2019

‘We are trying to save lives’: New black-owned urgent care fills void on South Side

Courtesy of The Chicago Tribune Written by Darcel Rockett Dr. Airron Richardson’s patient had waited hours in the ER with a piece of hearing aid stuck in her ear canal. She finally walked into Richardson’s practice, where he removed the fragment in 10 minutes — a benefit of having an ...Read More
June 21, 2019

Methodist Hospitals offer a variety of support groups and programs this summer

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • June 21, 2019 Cardiac, Stroke & Head Injury, Loss of Loved One, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Sometimes talking with people who are going through what you're going through can help the healing process. At Methodist Hospitals, we hope you will find that connecting with others ...Read More
June 19, 2019

America’s favorite past time- RailCats’ 2019 promotional schedule loaded with family fun, fireworks

Courtesy of The Chronicle • June 19, 2019 Written by Chronicle Staff The Gary SouthShore RailCats promotional schedule is loaded with family fun as the RailCats kick off the 2019 season at the Steel Yard. RailCats fans can enjoy eight giveaways, twelve fireworks shows, and numerous special events. Since Opening ...Read More
June 8, 2019

Chair yoga provides the discipline’s balance, stretching, strength benefits to those with limitations

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 8, 2019 Written by Jane Ammeson Times Correspondent Yoga is designed to increase flexibility, balance, strength and range of movement. Add a chair and some modifications to poses and the discipline is opened to those with mobility issues, says Arlene Santiago, ...Read More
June 7, 2019

Northwest Indiana breast milk donation drive collects more than 1,000 ounces of ‘liquid gold’

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • June 7, 2019 Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — Northwest Indiana's first-ever breast milk donation drive collected about 1,400 ounces of the so-called liquid gold here this week. The event was held Tuesday at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus and brought in donations ...Read More
June 6, 2019

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at the Methodist Hospital present Healthy Night Out

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • June 6, 2019 Written by Taylor Bundren Many people have loved ones that have suffered from breast cancer. It’s important to be familiar with the risk factors and signs of breast cancer in order to know when to reach out to a medical professional for a ...Read More
June 5, 2019

What’s The Top Health Issue Employers Should Be Concerned About?

Courtesy of Building Indiana • June 5, 2019 Written by Nick Dmitrovich What’s the top health issue employers should be concerned about? Why should they care? How can they address the issue? Building Indiana reached out to health experts from around the state to learn more about their recommendations for ...Read More