January 26, 2016

Methodist Hospital Northlake showers new moms with information

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune January 26, 2016, 7:27 pm BY SUE ELLEN ROSS Post-Tribune Usual participants at a baby shower are the expectant mom, the hostess and a few guests. But at the recent Baby Steps Community Baby Shower hosted by Methodist Hospital Northlake, 24 new or expectant mothers were ...Read More
January 22, 2016

NWI trauma surgeon handles influx of cases

Courtesy of NWI Times January 22, 2016 8:30 am • Giles Bruce giles.bruce@nwi.com, (219) 853-2584 Last summer, Calvin Taylor was on I-80/94 near Gary when a car came into his lane and forced his motorcycle between a semi and a van. He quickly put on the brakes, which turned the ...Read More
January 20, 2016

POP program celebrates MLK Day by learning about medicine

Courtesy of NWI Times January 20, 2016 11:00 am • Times Staff About 40 students had the opportunity to visit a working emergency room Monday when Project Outreach and Prevention Against Teen Violence, or POP, spent the day at Methodist Hospital in Gary. The students celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. ...Read More
January 14, 2016

Green, Leafy Vegetables Each Day May Help Keep Glaucoma at Bay

Courtesy of NWI Times January 14, 2016 12:00 pm • By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating green leafy vegetables daily may decrease the risk of glaucoma -- a serious eye disease -- by 20 percent or more over many years, a new study ...Read More
January 9, 2016

Tips from the experts for a heart-healthy lifestyle

Courtesy of NWI Times January 31, 2016 9:00 pm • Times Staff When it comes to good advice about heart health, we went straight to the experts who have their finger on the pulse of the topic: local nurses who work with cardiac patients on a daily basis. It was ...Read More
January 8, 2016

Methodist sees 60 percent increase in trauma cases

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune By Christin Nance Lazerus • Contact Reporter • Post-Tribune January 8, 2016, 5:49 PM The emergency room at Methodist Hospital Northlake has always been a busy place, but since becoming an "In the Process" Level III trauma center in 2014, it's seen a 60 percent increase ...Read More
January 7, 2016

NWI hospitals implant MRI-friendly heart devices

Courtesy of NWI Times January 07, 2016 9:00 am • Giles Bruce giles.bruce@nwi.com, (219) 853-2584 MERRILLVILLE — Ernest Cook, 36, recently experienced congestive heart failure. Because of his age, his doctors figured he would probably need an MRI at some point in the future. So they recommended he get a ...Read More
January 1, 2016

Baby boy makes mark as first of new year

Courtesy of NWI Times January 01, 2016 6:30 pm • Joyce Russell joyce.russell@nwi.com, (219) 762-1397, ext. 2222 GARY — Little Robin Grant Johnson pumped his fist in the air from his bassinet Friday afternoon as if to tell his mom everything would be OK. "He'd give a thumbs up during ...Read More
January 1, 2016

Hospital’s first baby of 2016 is a boy

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune By Carrie Napoleon • Post-Tribune January 1, 2016, 4:01 PM New Year's Day was one of firsts for Robyn Johnson of Gary. The first-time mother welcome her first child on the first day of the new year. Robin Grant Johnson was delivered at 3:52 a.m. Friday ...Read More