October 31, 2018

Community news

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Community vigil for victims of Pittsburgh shooting on Friday Gary’s Temple Israel will host a Community Vigil and Shabbat service to show solidarity of the victims of last weekend’s shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The temple, located at 601 N. ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Lamman Rucker in Gary for Heart Health Forum

Courtesy of The Gary 411 Association of Black Cardiologists and Methodist Hospitals partner for Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness Methodist Hospitals is partnering with the Association of Black Cardiologists in a Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness Call to Action Forum for community leaders. Leaders from civic, healthcare, faith-based, business and other organizations ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Breast cancer survivors thrive in an evening honoring their journeys

Courtesy of Centre Daily Times Seventy people, seven limousines and seven destinations in Northwest Indiana reminded those who have fought or are fighting breast cancer that they are not alone. The Educate Create Innovate Entrepreneur Relationships Foundation, or ECIER Foundation, and its supporters hosted the Jubilation fundraiser to honor survivors ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Breast cancer survivors thrive in an evening honoring their journeys

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Anna Ortiz Seventy people, seven limousines and seven destinations in Northwest Indiana reminded those who have fought or are fighting breast cancer that they are not alone. The Educate Create Innovate Entrepreneur Relationships Foundation, or ECIER Foundation, and its supporters hosted ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Crown Point woman survives cancer with the help of the Bears

Courtesy of the Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce Shelly Recktenwall had just watched her friend die. The friend had felt a lump in her breast but couldn't afford a mammogram. By the time the woman was diagnosed, it was too late. She died not long after. Later, ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Franciscan Alliance partners with Northwestern for brain care

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce Franciscan Alliance has partnered with Northwest Memorial Hospital to bring neurology services to Northwest Indiana. Dr. Kevin Jackson, a Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeon, is now practicing at Franciscan Health hospital in Crown Point, and Northwestern telestroke services will be offered ...Read More
October 26, 2018

Northwest Indiana health briefs: Purdue startup introduces less invasive, liquid biopsies

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Purdue startup introduces less invasive, liquid biopsies Tests to determine if you have cancer can be frightening, uncomfortable and time-consuming. Now, Purdue University researchers have developed and are commercializing a new method that could make early detection of cancer and other diseases easier, ...Read More
October 26, 2018

The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) and Methodist Hospitals partner

Courtesy of the Chicago Crusader Methodist Hospitals is partnering with the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) in a Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness Call to Action Forum for community leaders Friday, November 2, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Avenue in ...Read More
October 23, 2018

Fall Community Health & Education Fair

Courtesy of The 411 News Featuring music and Channel 7 Chicago's Val Warner will emcee Methodist Hospitals and the Association of Black Cardiologists, under its signature community-based program Spirit of the Heart, will host a Free Fall Community Health Fair in partnership with other local and national sponsors. This event ...Read More
October 22, 2018

Pink Party celebrates 6 years of NWI Breast Care Center

Courtesy of The Chicago Tribune Written by Sue Ellen Ross Cloudy skies on a recent Saturday didn’t deter dozens of people from participating in the 5K walk/run that kicked off the Pink Party at Methodist Hospital Southlake. The occasion was to celebrate six years of operations for the hospital’s Northwest ...Read More
October 19, 2018

Crown Point woman volunteers at hospital that saved her life

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — Evelyn Cole liked the hospital that treated her for breast cancer so much that she never left. Well, she does go home at night, but the 77-year-old is at Methodist Hospitals Southlake campus most days of the ...Read More