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Franciscan Health Michigan City receives generous gifts to two community spaces at the new hospital.

Franciscan Health Michigan City Celebrates Horizon Bank And NIPSCO For Donations To New Hospital's Community Room And Café

02.20.19

MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana - Franciscan Health Michigan City and the Franciscan Health Foundation saluted Horizon Bank and NIPSCO last week for their generous gifts to two community spaces at the new hospital.

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5 Immune-Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season

5 Immune-Boosting Foods For Cold & Flu Season

02.20.19

The ultimate goal for cold and flu season? Trying not to get sick in the first place. Prevention is the best way to protect yourself. Good nutrition – along with exercise and getting enough sleep – is key to keeping your body in peak condition so it can fight off germs.

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Dogs are blessed during the pet therapy services opening at Franciscan Health Munster.

With Tails Wagging, Therapy Dogs Come To Franciscan Health Munster

02.19.19

MUNSTER, Indiana - With a prayer and a blessing for a half-dozen dogs and their handlers, Franciscan Health Munster welcomed the pet therapy program to its hospital on February 15.

"Bless these therapy dogs and their handlers as they begin their ministry today for our patients and staff," said Rev. Francis S. Tebbe to pet therapy program participants and hospital staff during the blessing and introduction in the hospital's lobby.

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Healthy trends to know for 2019

6 New Health Trends For 2019

02.19.19

Another day, another spin class? Ho hum. Try something new to breathe much-needed life into a routine that's feeling stagnant. We've rounded up some of the latest (science-backed) health trends for you to check out.

See something that sparks your curiosity? Test it out! Maybe a few of these fun new ways to care for yourself will be a good fit for you. 

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Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy Class of 2018

Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy Recognizes Graduates Of 2018 Program

02.19.19

CROWN POINT, Indiana - Nine months of hard work paid off for the nine graduates of the Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy.

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The quiet power of preventive medicine with family heart health.

The Quiet Power of Preventive Medicine

02.18.19

"It is hard to deny that we live in an era of almost miraculous cardiovascular interventions," states Dr. Atul R. Chugh, a cardiologist with Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians in Crawfordsville. "Cardiovascular specialists can fix cardiac valves without opening the chest.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City receives generous gifts to two community spaces at the new hospital.
02.20.19

Franciscan Health Michigan City Celebrates Horizon Bank And NIPSCO For Donations To New Hospital's Community Room And Café

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Dogs are blessed during the pet therapy services opening at Franciscan Health Munster.
02.19.19

With Tails Wagging, Therapy Dogs Come To Franciscan Health Munster

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Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy Class of 2018
02.19.19

Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy Recognizes Graduates Of 2018 Program

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Dangerous Winter Temperatures: Protect Your Health

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Does CBD oil work, and is it safe?
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What's All The Fuss About CBD Oil?

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The Road to Recovery: Helping Hearts in a Close-Knit Community
11.29.18

The Road To Recovery: Helping Hearts In A Close-Knit Community

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5 Immune-Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season
02.20.19

5 Immune-Boosting Foods For Cold & Flu Season

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Healthy trends to know for 2019
02.19.19

6 New Health Trends For 2019

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The quiet power of preventive medicine with family heart health.
02.18.19

The Quiet Power of Preventive Medicine

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