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Community Healthcare System offering Back to School Physicals in 2018

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Cost does not include immunizations, medications and diagnostic tests or follow up. Payment is due at the time of service. Insurance will not be billed for exam. Appointments are required. Please bring school forms.

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Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Enjoys Visit from National American Miss Indiana

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Living well is the lifestyle you will find at Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton. Our well-trained, compassionate staff supervise every aspect of resident's wellness. With 24-hour nursing care, Addison Pointe focuses on the entire spectrum of one's well-being; from their physical and emotional health to their needs for friendship and intellectual stimulation.

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Pocket Technology Provides Instant Report Card for Rehab Patient, Family

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Rehabilitation patients at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System have help in the palm of their hand tracking progress toward their recovery goals. RehabTracker is a phone app that enables the patient to view updates from their therapy team, track progress on areas of functional improvement and share the results with designated friends and family. Through a partnership with Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS), this app has been made available to Community Healthcare System patients.

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NWI Nephrology Focuses on Patient Care and Education at Merrillville Location

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Finding a quality location for kidney treatment can be paramount in understanding the steps necessary to take care of yourself. The team at NWI Nephrology in Merrillville is consistently striving to provide quality care and education for their patients.

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St. Catherine Hospital Sponsors Kawann Short STEM and Youth Football Camp

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Every summer for the past three years, NFL stars have gathered on the football field at East Chicago Central High School for a camp hosted by alumnus, Kawann Short. Thanks to a partnership with Community Healthcare System’s St. Catherine Hospital, it grew into something beyond simple coaching into a day for training, education, and, most importantly, health.

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Check Out These 5-Star Reviews for Chesterton Physical Therapy!

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Some businesses dread getting a new review online, uncertain of what that little paragraph will hold. Chesterton Physical Therapy, however, has happy, satisfied customers who are constantly providing positive reviews for them!

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St. Catherine Hospital Sponsors ‘Health Zone’ at Kawann Short Stem Expo & Youth Football Camp

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St. Catherine Hospital is teaming up with Carolina Panthers Defensive Tackle Kawann Short Sat, July 7, for the STEM Expo + Youth Football Camp, held at East Chicago Central High School, 1100 W. Columbus Dr.

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New Franciscan Health Program Fit to Provide Help in Addiction Recovery


rot4Franciscan Health and The Intrepid Phoenix are excited to announce a collaboration to provide fitness services to residents of Porter and Lake counties who are recovering from drug and alcohol addictions.

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Center for Hospice Care’s 10th Annual Bike Michiana for Hospice will be September 23, 2018


Bike-Michiana-for-Hospice-2018 Center for Hospice Care (CHC) and the Hospice Foundation are excited to announce that the 10th Annual Bike Michiana for Hospice will take place on Sunday, September 23, 2018. For the first time, the ride will start and finish at Center for Hospice Care’s Mishawaka Campus next to Central Park, along the scenic St. Joseph River. This year's ride is presented by Trek Bicycle Store Granger, and will have many exciting changes.

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Franciscan Health and Fitness: Slam Dunk for Diabetes Basketball Camp Offers Lessons for on and Off the Court

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Coach Isaiah Webster watches a shot go up during the second day of a three-day, eighth-annual Moses E. Cheeks Slam Dunk for Diabetes Basketball Camp at Franciscan Health and Fitness Centers in Schererville. Webster and coach Anthony Wofford are from the Chicago Bulls Training Academy and led the free program, which had 24 participants.

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Your Allergy Questions, Answered


your-allergy-questions-answered Your nose is running, your eyes are itchy and you have a pounding headache. You may be suffering from allergies, along with more than 50 million other Americans. Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States and can be caused by things like pollen, dust, food, insect stings, animal dander, mold, drugs and latex.

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