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Pumps Fitness: How to Eat for Best Results

Pumps-Fitness-How-to-Eat-for-Best-ResultsThe foods that you eat make a huge impact on your fat loss results. But it’s not just about what you are eating, it’s also about how much and how frequently you eat.

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How Chiropractic Can Help Prevent Migraine Headaches

article-169-migraine-headachesMigraines affects an estimated 38 million people, including children, in the United States alone. Worldwide, that total jumps to 1 billion. In fact, migraine ranks number three among prevalent illnesses in the world and number six among disabling illnesses. More than 90% of people who suffer from migraines are not able to function normally or work during an attack.

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Full Hearts at the LaPorte Goes Red for Women Breakfast


Members of the La Porte County community donned their brightest red attire and convened at Michigan City’s Uptown Center on March 16th for a very special morning of celebration, nourishment, support, and action. Presented locally by Franciscan Health Michigan City, as well as Team Toyota, and Strack & Van Til, the La Porte County Goes Red for Women Breakfast opened the door to one and all, inviting them to participate in a fun, social environment that was tempered with awareness for women’s heart issues. As Jennifer Young, Socials Director for American Heart Association, put it, “LaPorte County Goes Red, made possible by Franciscan Health Michigan City, Team Toyota, and Strak & Van Til is uniting the county raise awareness for the number one killer of women - heart disease. Today, our hearts were impacted as we are challenged to be...

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Life Care Center of Valparaiso Hosts Rehab Reunion

Life-Care-Center-of-Valparaiso-Rehab-Reunion-2018On Sept. 29, 2017, Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, hosted a rehab reunion for former patients who had completed their rehab over the last year.

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Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso Hosts Author, Elaine Pereira, to Discuss Alzheimer's


On Tuesday evening, Journey Senior Living hosted author, Elaine Pereira, a licensed Occupational Therapist, to discuss her book and answer questions regarding dementia and Alzheimer's. Journey Senior Living is a senior care facility located in Valparaiso which offers assisted living and memory care for residents.

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The Vein & Laser Institute Couture En Fleur Provides Evening of Pampering and Awareness


Treating a happy crowd of over 200 women to a ladies' night out, the Vein & Laser Institute/Beyond Pink Couture En Fleur show provided the perfect opportunity to get pampered with style at the new Allure on the Lake in Chesterton. With a stylish fashion show, a demonstration of the famous Vampire Facial, music, and delectable desserts, there was not a better way to spend the evening with friends!

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Why You Should Consider Chiropractic If You Suffer From Frozen Shoulder

article-168-frozen-shoulderAdhesive capsulitis, also known as frozen shoulder, is a condition that causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. The onset of symptoms is gradual, steadily worsening over time, then resolving. The entire process occurs over a one to three-year period. The limited range of motion in the shoulder that is a primary symptom is also one of the signs that doctors use to diagnose the condition. An x-ray may be used to determine if an underlying condition such as a broken bone or arthritis may be causing the problem.

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Chesterton Physical Therapy Opens Up a New Location in Michigan City


With over 20 years of experience, Chesterton Physical Therapy is opening their second location in Michigan City. Chesterton PT will begin offering their services to patients the Monday following its grand opening that’s being held on March 16.

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Healthy Night Out with the Girls Inspires Fun, Wellness


The Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospital held their Healthy Night Out with the Girls event Thursday night, bringing women together for pampering as well as health education. The focus for this quarterly event was the new blood pressure guidelines. 

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Pumps Fitness Spotlight on Rachel Nidelchoff-Henry


My name is Rachel Nidelchoff-Henry. I am a mom, wife and nurse. Life is pretty busy and we are a family that is always on the go. When I was younger I was active and outgoing but for years my “baby” weight has bothered me or kept me from doing things because I was uncomfortable. I’ve always had the mindset “one day I will find the time” or “one day when I get time”. It was the excuse that I told myself because I felt guilty or selfish for taking time away from my family to do something for myself. As time has moved on my babies are 9 and 10 and it is no longer “baby” weight and it was time for a change. As a nurse I know the importance of taking care of myself and the long-term effects that an unhealthy lifestyle can take on the body. We have health issues in my family that I also knew would eventually catch up to me if I didn’t make...

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St. Catherine Hospital Receives $20,000 Grant to Promote Breast Cancer Screenings for Uninsured & Underinsured Residents


The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust has awarded a one-year, $20,000 grant to St. Catherine Hospital for the breast screening and awareness program called, “Pretty in Pink.”

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