Category Archives: Health and Wellness

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LaPorte To Become the First HEARTSafe Community In Indiana

Chances of survival of cardiac arrest are 10%. Chances of survival increasd to 30% when CPR is administered quickly. Chances increase to 50% when an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) AND CPR are used together. This explains why bystander intervention is critical to saving lives. Immediate intervention by a bystander is just one of many recommendations…

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Get Inspired at the Art Of Healthy Living Seminar Merrillville Indiana

“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind, and spirit.” – B.K.S. Iyengar The Art of Healthy Living workshop is a collaboration that you won’t want to miss! Join us for a day of inspiration and knowledge-sharing as four different wellness professionals come together to share ways to keep you living the…

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What To Do During Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

During Winter Storms and Extreme Cold • Stay indoors during the storm. • Walk carefully on snowy, icy, walkways. • Avoid overexertion when shoveling snow. Overexertion can bring on a heart attack—a major cause of death in the winter. If you must shovel snow, stretch before going outside. • Keep dry. Change wet clothing frequently…

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St. Mary Hospital Recognized for Family Birthing Excellence

NORTHWEST INDIANA | Community Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center again have been recognized for their commitment to infant and maternal health. All three earned accolades from the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA), in partnership with Gov. Eric Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Lindsay Weaver, MD, FACEP, at the fourth annual INspire Hospital of…

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How To Properly Dispose of Special Waste

How To Properly Dispose of Special Waste

Trash is a big part of our lives, but we don’t give it much thought. Most waste—food, paper, plastic, metal, and more—it easy to dispose of. Toss it in the garbage, toss that garbage bag in your dumpster, and let the garbage collectors pick it up. However, certain kinds of waste need special handling. Here’s…

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Snow Shoveling Tips to Protect Your Heart

     With snow predicted to fall across large portions of Indiana this week, the American Heart Association encourages Hoosiers to protect their hearts while shoveling snow and to seek immediate treatment if they experience any signs or symptoms of a heart attack.      “Shoveling snow can be a very vigorous activity, and you’re…

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Top 20 Trending Blogs of 2023

Now that we’re towards the end of 2024, as we look back, we have posted hundreds of blogs this year. Below are the TOP BLOGS that from 2023, that you may want to check out, to see what you might have missed. It’s Quite Indicative of lifestyle changes and trends that took place in 2023.…

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The Student Athletes Kitchen High Protein High Energy Recipes for Active Lifestyles

The Student Athlete’s Kitchen: High-Protein, High-Energy Recipes for Active Lifestyles

Juggling a demanding academic schedule with sports responsibilities presents a significant challenge for college students. Between studying for exams, attending classes, and keeping up with training, finding the time and energy to prepare nutritious meals can often fall by the wayside. This is where high-protein, high-energy recipes come into play, offering the perfect solution for…

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Signs Your Job Is Hurting Your Mental Health

Signs Your Job Is Hurting Your Mental Health

Work has always been a significant part of human life. We work not just to make a living but to be able to advance our careers and achieve our dreams. But what happens when our jobs negatively affect our mental health? For many people, work can lead to depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems.…

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Health Risks of Being a Long-Haul Driver

Health Risks of Being a Long-Haul Driver

Explore the health challenges long-haul drivers face, including sedentary lifestyle risks, irregular sleep patterns, and unhealthy dietary habits.

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