Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Indiana Dunes Hikers Asked to Use Designated Trails

The Michigan City Parks & Recreation Department is asking that patrons use the designated trails (see attached) instead of using unmarked “social” trails.  Using “social” trails results in immediate and long-lasting damage to the dunes.  Several of the designated trails have beach mats for ease of use and access.  These beach mats are located on…

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How Drinking Water May Save Your Life!

     Water. We all need it—and know we need it—for optimum health and wellness, but a shocking few live daily life in a properly hydrated state. One doctor-driven report revealed that fully 75 percent, of Americans may suffer from chronic dehydration. Over time, failure to drink enough water can contribute to a wide array…

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Breaking News – Indiana Not Moving to Stage 5

   Indiana will not be moving to Stage 5 of its “Back on Track” plan on July 4th  Gov. Holcomb announced Wednesday.  Instead, according to a new Executive Order, a “Stage 4.5” will hold for the next two weeks. Holcomb began Wednesday’s briefing by announcing that there’s been an “uptick” in the state’s COVID-19 cases.…

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3 Essential Jobs You Haven’t Thought Of

3 Essential Jobs You Haven’t Thought Of

Though some nonessential Indiana and Illinois workers are returning to work as the state initiates reopening measures, many remain at home. Companies all over the country often encourage employees to work from home, perhaps even to the end of the year, in an effort to reduce person-to-person contact. Meanwhile, essential workers remain on the job.…

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Tips to Avoid Getting Sick at the Gym

Tips to Avoid Getting Sick at the Gym

As Indiana and Illinois begin to lift stay-at-home orders, the closer we get to gyms opening again. Phase 3 of the plan sees gyms allowing for personal training and other limited activities, with phase 4 opening gyms’ doors with a capacity limit. Even with gyms opening once the state reaches phase 5, cleanliness is going…

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Four Ways That Raw Honey Can Benefit Your Skin

Four Ways That Raw Honey Can Benefit Your Skin

Honey is a delicious addition to many types of foods and beverages. It goes with almost everything. But did you know you can also add raw honey to your cosmetics products to get glowing skin? Here are four ways that raw honey can benefit your skin. Make Your Own Face Mask Using raw honey to…

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Stage 4 Begins June 12th!

Stage 4 is 75% Capacity for Most Venues GUIDELINES FOR ALL HOOSIERS • Hoosiers 65 and older and those with known high-risk medical conditions should adhere to social distancing guidelines and remain cautious at work and in their communities • Continue remote work as needed • Face coverings are recommended • Social gatherings of up…

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4 Safety Tips to Drink Responsibly this Summer

4 Safety Tips to Drink Responsibly this Summer

For many people, the celebrations of summer aren’t complete without an ice-cold beer beside the grill, margaritas on the beach, or cocktails on a night out with friends. While alcohol can add to some incredible summer memories, it’s important to stay safe and responsible when drinking this summer. From staying hydrated in the heat to…

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George Floyd | BLM Protests Planned in Northwest Indiana

Trying to find the local Protests is very difficult. Even though protesters are required to register in the city where they are planned, it is often a secret where they are to be held. Here’s what we have been able to find: UPCOMING EVENTS: Juneteenth Celebration, June 19th, Marquette Park, Gary, 1pm – 6pm Juneteenth…

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Hammond Declares Emergency & Curfew

In Hammond, there were peaceful protests on the streets of Hammond on May 30, 2020, which were assisted by the City of Hammond. These protests ended after being dispersed around 171st Street and Calumet Avenue after being halted by the Hammond Police Department when it was apparent the protesters intended to march onto I-80/94, which…

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