Tag: Gary-Body & Health

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Dispelling the Myths of the HPV Vaccination

Dr. Janet Seabrook Happy New Year! I bet you thought my column was going to be about making resolutions for a healthier lifestyle in the New Year. While I am all for this, there is no need to wait for a specific date to make better choices when it...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 weeks ago

Marram Health Center achieves 100% HRSA compliance

THE PROUD STAFF at Marram Health Center recently celebrated completion of their annual evaluation for compliance with Health Resources and Services Administration. The center, which provides primary healthcare for patients in Northwest Indiana ach...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

How forgetful are you?

By Dr. Judy Ronan Woodburn, enews If the title of this article caught your attention, it’s likely that you have said this, thought this or know someone who has said it. More and more, people are wondering if they are getting Alzheimer’s disease, de...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Do you know the warning signs of diabetes?

By Marrison Worthington, health enews, a news service from Advocate Health Care Diabetes is a chronic condition in which your body doesn’t properly break down your food and turn it into energy. When someone has diabetes, their body either doesn’t p...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 months ago

Can breastfeeding prevent heart disease and stroke?

Afro mother with cute baby reading story book in the living room at home By Efua Richardson, health enews, a news service from Advocate Health Care  For years, medical experts have emphasized the importance of breastfeeding and the vast benefits i...

Midwest / Illinois - 5 months ago

POP Scholarship Luncheon celebrates NWI students

Dr. Reuben Rutland and Dr. Michael McGee (kneeling, center) with HPEP students and scholarship recipients at Avalon Manor for Third Annual POP Scholarship Luncheon. Project Outreach and Prevention on Youth Violence, Inc. (POP) held its 3rd Annual...

Midwest / Illinois - 6 months ago

Methodist Hospitals offering Farmer’s Market

Five years ago after Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment one of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a result Methodist Hosp...