Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Best Practices for Winter Recreation

Getting outside and working out can seem like a Herculean task, as the days get colder and the nights get longer. Most of us hit the pavement or gym and only the most dedicated of us can still tie up their running shoes. If you are going to do any sort of workout outside, you’re…

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Indiana Seniors Over 70 May Register for Covid Vaccine

    The ISDH just announced that vaccinations will begin for persons age 80 & older on Tuesday January 13th.       Residents age 80 and older can self-register for a vaccine appointment starting at 8:00 AM CST on  January 13th by going to ourshot.in.gov. (Please Note: The registration website will NOT go live until 8:00 AM…

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Common Car Problems During the Winter

Indiana Seniors Over 80 May Register for Covid Vaccine

    The ISDH just announced that vaccinations will begin for persons age 80 & older on Monday, January 11th.       Residents age 80 and older can self-register for a vaccine appointment starting at 8:00 AM CST on Friday, January 8th by going to ourshot.in.gov. (Please Note: The registration website will NOT go live until 8:00…

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East Chicago To Offer Vaccinations in January

      The East Chicago Health Department will begin administering the Moderna vaccine in January to protect against the COVID-19 virus.      Health Department Director Diana Garcia-Burns said residents should make an appointment for the first dose of the two-stage vaccine and bring a state-issued ID or driver’s license with them.    …

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Your COVID-19 Update for Lake, Porter and LaPorte Counties

     From cities to rural towns, people need to stay informed on where COVID-19 is spreading and to understand how it could affect families, commerce, and travel. It can be difficult and time consuming to follow new cases found each day and the total number of cases and deaths in Lake County, Porter and…

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Lake, Porter and Porter County Covid Test Sites

More NWIndiana Testing Sites Announced     Current Covid Conditions are by far the most challenging time that any of us has spent. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered so many aspects of our lives. The concept and realization that things are just going to be “normal” again is something that is hard to comprehend. Yes,…

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Healthy Changes to Make for the New Year

    There’s always a bit of a thrill in the promise of a new year that’s full of potential. As you change your calendar from December to January, it’s a perfect opportunity to make resolutions that will help strengthen one’s spirit, mind and body.  The New Year is chance to start fresh and say…

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Mistakes You Don’t Realize Hinder Your Workout

When you’re first beginning your journey into fitness, seeing how much there is to learn about working out effectively and safely can be daunting. To further your pursuit of a healthier lifestyle, read on to discover some possible mistakes you don’t realize hinder your workout. Forgetting To Plan Planning out an exercise routine when you’ve never…

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What The Media is Not Telling You About COVID-19

Something the media is not talking about is the fact that over the past few months, the COVID-19 virus has been found in the air in patient rooms, bathrooms, and in the hallways and also outside the patient’s rooms. This involves Nursing Homes, Day Care Facilities, Shopping Centers, Medical facilities and anyplace there is multitude…

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Health Risks After a House Fire

Health Risks After a House Fire

A house fire is the absolute nightmare of homeowners everywhere. Even though you can replace your things and rebuild your home, there are still many medical problems that pose a threat. Here are four health risks after a house fire that you must be prepared to overcome. Smoke Inhalation Smoke inhalation is a severe threat…

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