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Cavanaugh & Nondorf Orthodontics Set the Record Straight on Common Braces Myths

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Braces are a big step toward getting the smile of your dreams. While many believe only kids or adolescents get braces, that’s untrue! Many adults opt for braces to correct their smiles. Cavanaugh & Nondorf Orthodontics has seen it all, but like the example mentioned above, there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding orthodontics.

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Vein and Laser Institute Offers Popular Cosmetic Procedures Rooted in PRP Therapy

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Cosmetic procedures have numerous benefits: covering visible scars, improving skin’s appearance; enhancing different features ; boosting one’s self-esteem. But in many cases, receiving cosmetic treatments means undergoing surgery or invasive procedures that carry risks or involve lengthy recovery time. Luckily, there are plenty of non-invasive options for those seeking to enhance their natural beauty without with little or no downtime.

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St. Mary Medical Center Is First Hospital in NW Indiana to Offer Robot-assisted Knee-replacement Surgery


chs-stock St. Mary Medical Center of Hobart has become the first hospital in Northwest Indiana to offer robot-assisted, partial and total knee replacements using the Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery System. This latest advancement in knee replacement surgery benefits patients by providing a personalized surgical experience that can help shorten recovery time and reduce pain following the procedure.

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IHA Honors Munster Community Hospital's Puntillo for Safe Sleep Efforts

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Nurse clinician Mary Puntillo of Community Hospital, Munster, has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2018 Douglas J. Leonard Indiana Caregiver of the Year award. The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) award honors an individual whose performance in the delivery of care is considered exemplary by patients and peers.

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Vein and Laser Institute Presents PRP Therapy: What it is and Why it's Right for You

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Whether you’ve sprained a ligament in your knee or suffer from osteoarthritis, pain can leave you struggling with day-to-day responsibilities and affect your overall health and wellness. Luckily, there are non-surgical, state-of-the-art therapies offered by the Vein and Laser Institute that can treat your pain.

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Franciscan Health Opens First Hobart ExpressCare and WorkingWell

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On Thursday, Hobart celebrated and welcomed the new Franciscan ExpressCare and Franciscan WorkingWell in their community with a blessing, an open house, and a ribbon cutting. This marks Franciscan Health’s first presence in the Hobart region, which is a huge step forward for the community. The Franciscan team have been working hard and rapidly to get the Urgent Care and Occupational Health facility up and running. They have evaluated that the opening of this facility is spot on with the market and just in time to provide for the ever changing needs of the area.

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Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System Partner in Small Acute Care Hospital with ER in La Porte

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Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System have announced plans to build a small acute care hospital equipped with a 24-hour Emergency Department in LaPorte, IN, adding to the I Street campus where Beacon Medical Group is currently located, according to Franciscan and Beacon Health officials. The project includes approximately 28,000 square feet of new construction and a 19,000 square foot renovation of the current space. When completed, the entire facility will include 92,500 square feet of space.

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Community Healthcare System Cuts Ribbon on St. Mary Medical Center Occupational Health Clinic

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On Tuesday evening, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the new Community Healthcare System Occupational Health clinic in Valparaiso to celebrate the location’s opening this month. The clinic is located at 1051 Southpoint Circle, south of US 30 and just west of Marsh St. This is the fifth Occupational Health location that Community Healthcare System has launched in Northwest Indiana.

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Vein and Laser Institute Open House Celebrates a Year of Exceeding Expectations

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In celebration of their first anniversary in Valparaiso, Vein & Laser Institute opened it doors to the public Thursday evening.

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Hospitals of Community Healthcare System Earn Get With the Guidelines Stroke Quality Achievement Awards

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The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has presented the hospitals of Community Healthcare System with Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. St. Catherine Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center have achieved Gold Plus status and Community Hospital has earned Silver Plus.

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Region Native Dr. Dalal helps Women take Charge of their Health at Community Healthcare System

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is still a month away, but the hospitals of Community Healthcare System are not resting when it comes to tackling the disease that 1 in 8 US women will develop over their lifetime. Dr. Janushi Dalal, MD, a radiologist who works at the healthcare system's locations across the Region including St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart; Community Hospital, Munster and St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, is dedicated to making sure women around Northwest Indiana are armed with the knowledge they need to detect and battle breast cancer.

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