Diabetes has become a national epidemic over the last several years, and is an even greater health problem in Northwest Indiana, where the number of diabetics is higher than the national average, said Dorothy Klapak, a certified diabetes educator at Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Hammond. “It’s …
This year’s Hobart Lakefront Festival will feature something new - a cardboard boat race - and a lot of familiar events. It will run at Festival Park in Hobart, Ind., from Aug. 15 through 18.
Find out when all the musical acts and other forms of entertainment - including the Dam Duck Race — is taking place during the 22nd annual Lakefront Festival in Hobart.
The Hobart Parks Department is hosting a race of sea-worthy boats in the first annual Hobart Dam Duck Tape & Cardboard Cup Regatta at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, as part of the four-day Hobart Lakefront Festival.
Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor welcomes the community to the 22nd Annual Lakefront Festival running Aug. 15 through 18.
Financial worries, chronic illnesses, violence; there’s myriad reasons you may be feeling a piling on of stressors. Know how to recognize the symptoms of too much stress and how to deal with it.
Summer’s here and dehydration threatens. Discover who is most vulnerable and what can be done to minimize the risk and treat the symptoms.
Dr. Omer Ansari, a family physician at Porter Regional Hospital in Valparaiso, Ind., offers holistic treatment for chronic pain and fatigue.
Methodist Hospitals in Northwest Indiana has such technologies as Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy and Endobronchial Ultrasound to more quickly diagnose and better treat lung cancer.
Friendly Foot Care has been named in the ‘Best Podiatrist’ category of the Post-Tribune’s Neighbors’ Choice Awards for four years in a row. There are several good reasons.
Porter Regional Hospital now offers HEARTaware, a free online risk assessment tool to help determine a person’s chances for heart disease.
The Healthy 4 Life Center, at two hospitals in Northwest Indiana, offers medical weight-loss options with ongoing support.
Franciscan Alliance’s ExpressCare locations in Northwest Indiana offer medical facilities that patients can use without making appointments. They treat such ailments as bee stings, twisted ankles, allergic reactions and sprains and strains.
A spine specialist at Methodist Hospitals’ Southlake campus in Merrillville, Ind., gives advice on minimizing risk of osteoporosis and what medication treatments work best.
Diabetes is manageable and often preventable, but patients need to be more aware of its symptoms and treatment. An expert from Porter Regional Hospital in Valparaiso, Ind., helps to increase this awareness.
According to Jane Bogordos, fitness supervisor at Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness Center in Schererville, Ind., the more seniors exercise, the less medicine they’ll likely need.
Residences at Deer Creek, a retirement community in Schererville,Ind., provide care and assistance in the privacy of the client’s home within the community.
Good hearing may help people avoid depression, isolation and a whole lot of aggravation. A Fort Wayne, Ind., company has technicians who travel to convenient locations for clients to get their hearing tested and advise on ways to improve it.
A dietary specialist from Miller’s Senior Living Community in Portage, Ind., doles out advice for seniors about what foods will allow you to age with less problems.