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La Porte Hospital Breaks Ground on New, $125 Million Hospital

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Building for the future, the La Porte community celebrated the groundbreaking of the New La Porte Hospital on August 23. This project marks the largest update to the downtown La Porte area in decades and the new facility is projected to open its doors Fall of 2020. Hospital and community officials expect that the $125 million-dollar investment will progress healthcare in the community, and benefit the city both economically and from a healthcare standpoint.

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dōTERRA Essential Oils Support: Digestion, Immunity, Memory, Movement, Rest, Stress Relief & Emotional Health


Inspiration-doTERRA-2018We could all use a little support now and then. Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) Essential oils can offer support with no harmful side effects. In fact, dōTERRA essential oils can offer side benefits as well. There are three ways to use CPTG essential oils: Aromatically, Topically & Internally. Yes, internally. Many of dōTERRA essential oils can be taken internally (always check the bottle to make sure the oil is safe for ingestion). dōTERRA also offers supplements with the benefits of essential oils built right in. The number one selling product for dōTERRA is the Lifelong Vitality Pack. The kit consists of three supplements called; Alpha CRS+, xEOmega & Microplex VMz.

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Tour de La Porte 2018: Going the Distance for Cancer Care

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The Tour de La Porte (TdL) is a cycling, running and walking event benefiting patients with cancer in our community. 100 percent of the proceeds provide direct assistance to patients. The 17th annual event is scheduled for August 24, 25 and 26, 2018 and all events begin at Cummings Lodge.

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Community Hospital Welcomes Practitioners to Physician Network


chs-stock Community Hospital recently welcomed new physicians to the Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) team of physicians. The CCNI physicians of Community Healthcare System are closely affiliated with Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.

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Wellness Warriors at Inspiration Wood Go Green with Essential Oils for Cleaning

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There is no need to get out the rubber gloves and masks when cleaning this spring. You can make simple and inexpensive non-toxic cleaners from essential oils. Creating your own cleaning products is safer for the environment and for your family and pets as well.

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Midwestern Triathletes Return to La Porte for 39th Annual La Porte County Family YMCA Triathlon

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Competitors from across the Midwest and around the world once again flocked to the sandy shores of Stone Lake in La Porte, Indiana for the 39th annual La Porte County Family YMCA Triathlon. The popular race is one of the biggest events for the local YMCA.

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Addison Pointe Offers Stroke Recovery Program


Addison-PointeAddison Pointe now has two nationally certified stroke rehabilitation specialists: BethAnn Fabugais OTR, CSRS and Flora Ellis PT, CSRS!

Addison Pointe offers:

  • A specialized approach to stroke rehabilitation integrating the clinical expertise of our nationally certified therapists with well-founded evidence based researched strategies to achieve maximum functional outcome utilizing high tech rehab equipment standardized assessments.
  • Evaluations completed in less than 24 hours including weekends.
  • Therapy 7 days a week and follow-up outpatient services with flexible scheduling and private entrance.
  • Specialized rehab equipment to enhance treatment outcomes.
  • Alter G Zero Gravity Treadmill
  • ACP Modalities
  • Biodex Balance Trainer
  • Keiser Hydraulic...

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Okuyamba Fest 2018: Celebrating a 10-Year Partnership Between Center for Hospice Care and PCAU

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On any given day, most would not think twice about the accessibility to over-the-counter medicine for a headache or a visit to the doctor for a fever. For many parts of the world, access to any healthcare is a challenge, especially end-of-life care. The Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) is focused on expanding access to palliative and hospice care to all in Uganda. PCAU also encourages us to think about our own privileges, be thankful for them, and consider those who are not so fortunate.

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Northwest Indiana Nephrology's New Munster Dialysis Center Showcases New Standard for Renal Care

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Many dialysis patients spend three or more hours three times a week at a dialysis center getting essential, lifesaving treatment. For these patients, little is more important than than a modern, comfortable facility with friendly and trustworthy staff. On July 31, the American Renal Associates and Northwest Indiana Nephrology opened their brand new, large-scale dialysis center to the public for an open house to showcase a new standard in the region for renal care.

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Chesterton Physical Therapy, Inc. Goes Beyond the Basics

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In this day and age of accessibility, it’s easy to treat ailments through prescribed medications. The problem is, prescription drugs aren’t always the smartest or safest option when it comes to managing pain. Chesterton Physical Therapy, Inc. offers a variety of specialized treatments to manage those tricky circumstances that lead to pain and damage.

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Center for Creative Solutions and Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Announce “Happiness=Health=Creativity=Happiness”


Healthcare-Foundation-of-La-Porte-logoEver feel stressed or overwhelmed by life? Do you ever wish you had more joy, fulfillment and peace? If so, a special program, “happiness=health=creativity=health,” is for you!

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