November 25, 2019

Cancer Survivor Series: Shirley Edwards

Courtesy of NWI.Life • November 25, 2019 By: Stacey Kellogg You would think that being a nurse would give you the upper hand when you learn you have cancer. Perhaps, in terms of the knowledge base, but not in terms of the fear factor. Just ask Shirley Edwards. “I found ...Read More
November 25, 2019

Access Scientific Announces Guaranteed Reduction in Infections and Central-Line Usage

Courtesy of FOX 40 WICZ TV • November 25, 2019 SOURCE Access Scientific, LLC First Vascular Access Company to Guarantee Hospitals Will See Cost Savings and Improved Overall Patient Outcomes SAN DIEGO, Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Scientific, LLC, manufacturer of POWERWAND™ midline and extended dwell catheters, is now ...Read More
November 22, 2019

Methodist Hospitals invests in new technology to treat patients with chronic kidney disease

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 22, 2019 Joseph S. Pete joseph.pete@nwi.com, 219-933-3316 Methodists Hospitals is the first hospital in Northwest Indiana to invest in a new technology that creates endovascular AV fistulas for chronic kidney disease patients who require hemodialysis. BD or Becton, Dickinson and Company, ...Read More
November 20, 2019

Methodist Hospitals diabetes prevention program works for its employees

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • November 20, 2019 Program has been performed at senior citizens and veterans residential facilities When Methodist Hospitals Diabetes Center repeated the Centers for Disease Control study of the effects of lifestyle changes on diabetes prevention using the hospitals own employees as subjects, their results ...Read More
November 13, 2019

Methodist Hospitals’ Diabetes Center completes yearlong Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 13, 2019 Joseph S. Pete joseph.pete@nwi.com The Methodist Hospitals’ Diabetes Center recently completed its Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program aimed to improve the health of its employees and lower their risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Graduates of the yearlong course ...Read More
November 12, 2019

Robotic surgery expands in the Region with improved technology and more specialties

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 12, 2019 Written by Bob Moulesong Robotic surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2000. The technique has been rapidly adopted by hospitals in the United States and Europe for treatment of ...Read More
November 11, 2019

Regular screening, immunotherapy among latest weapons against lung cancer

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 11, 2019 Bob Moulesong According to the statistics from the American Cancer Society, 14% of all new cancer diagnoses are lung cancer. In 2018, there were 234,030 new cases in the U.S. — 121,680 in men and 112,350 in women. Lung ...Read More
November 8, 2019

Lakeshore Update, November 8, 2019

Courtesy of Lakeshore Public Radio • November 8, 2019 Dee Dotso On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on election night coverage around the Region, U-S Representative Pete Visclosky announced he will not seek re-election in 2020, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr is making a bid for ...Read More
November 8, 2019

Students to participate in inaugural STEM event

Courtesy of Herald Argus • November 8, 2019 MERRILLVILLE – Over 100 students will participate from high schools in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties in the American Heart Association’s inaugural STEM event on Nov. 12 at NIPSCO’s headquarters in Merrillville. The students will learn about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) ...Read More
November 4, 2019

‘My heart ached’: More Indiana baby boxes seen as necessary tool to fight infant mortality

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • November 4, 2019 By Meredith Colias-Pete As three babies have been left safely in baby boxes, more are coming to Northwest Indiana hospitals and firehouses — a better alternative than a busy road or freezing park, officials said. St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago unveiled ...Read More
November 1, 2019

Lakeshore Update, November 1, 2019

Courtesy of Lakeshore Public Radio • November 1, 2019 By Dee Dotson On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on another chemical spill at a U S Steel plant, an Indiana woman was found dead with an 8-foot-long python wrapped around her neck, Jill Sheridan reports on ...Read More