Category Archives: Health and Wellness

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Vaping Inside? Here’s How It Affects Your Surroundings

Vaping has quickly become a popular activity among people of all ages from all around the world. Some use it as a healthier (yet still not completely harmless) alternative to smoking, while others cite curiosity or boredom as the reasons why they’ve reached for e-cigarettes in the first place. In most cases, people tend not…

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Auto Accident Victims Receive Treatment at Integrated Body and Medicine in Highland Indiana

According to the Indiana State Police, there were 202,909 truck and car accidents in 2021. That’s a 14.3% increase from the previous year. In addition, car accidents are on the rise in Northwest Indiana and surrounding areas. After all, accidents happen. No matter how careful you are, you can’t account for the actions of other…

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Ways To Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

Ways To Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

If you or one of your loved ones use a wheelchair, you may find it difficult to get a home that accommodates your accessibility needs. Most homes don’t have designs that account for wheelchairs. As a result, it often falls to you to retrofit your house so that it allows people in wheelchairs to go…

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Integrated Body Medicine Gives 5 Reasons You May Need Chiropractic Care

Maybe you already have a pretty well-rounded wellness routine: You hit the gym a few days each week, eat vegetables at every meal, hydrate, and even practice healthy screen-time habits. But something’s not right.  You have nagging pain, or you wake up with unexplained headaches. Maybe your stress levels are out of this world or you keep experiencing…

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Labor Day 15 Mile Bike Ride

      The 19th annual Active Living Faire 2022 at Wolf Lake in Hammond Indiana will feature a fishing clinic for youngsters and the bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on Monday, Sept. 4, 2022.      Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the 15-mile ride, with frequent stops along the way,…

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Blueberry Picking in Northwest Indiana

     One of the 3 Major SuperFoods That Will Change Your Life and Health is blueberries. Steven Pratt, M.D., is a renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in disease prevention. He is a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA. Kathy Matthews has co-authored several health and…

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There’s something firefighters have in common with athletes: they must stay fit. Learn different ways for firefighters to remain active in and out of work.

Stay Healthy: Ways for Firefighters To Stay Active

There’s something firefighters have in common with athletes: they must stay fit. Learn different ways for firefighters to remain active in and out of work.

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Paws in the Park – Munster

     Humane Indiana’s 30th annual “Paws in the Park“ event is set for Saturday, June 4h, 2022  at Community Park in Munster.    This Fair Features:   • One Mile Walk • Vendor Fair • Food and Music • Games and Prizes • Pet Activities • Health & Fitness Attractions • Entertainment • Pet Adoptions. •…

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On The Go Massage Therapy Goes Everywhere

by Becky Mateja Lombardini       There are all different kinds of massage therapy-Swedish, deep tissue, sports, but Kyle Feck brings that massage therapy to you!  That’s right, Massage on the Go.  And the prices are very affordable.  His cliental ranges from anyone who wants to enhance his/her quality of life to athletes looking to…

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Northwest Indiana farmers markets

Farmers Markets Are NOW Open!

     One thing Northwest Indiana has plenty of is Farmers Markets. Over the years, these markets have changed from your old time venue to be more up-scale and popular activity for young and old.      Some have live music, Craft Beer, Arts and Crafts and even Antiques!  So support your local farmers, you’ll find all…

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