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"I Woke Up One Day and My Whole Life Changed" - Triple Amputee Walks and Eats On Her Own

01.23.17

Susan Wodrich survived a near-death experience that resulted in her becoming a triple amputee. Her saga began on the morning of February 22, 2016. "I woke up one day and my whole life changed. My mother told me something looked wrong and that I needed to go to the ER. I thought I was fine, that I was just coming down with the flu or something. When I got to the hospital in Starke County, I had a 107.8 fever, blood sugar was above 500, and I was septic," Susan said.

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Andrean Students in Northwest Indiana Raise Money to Fight Breast Cancer

01.18.17

CROWN POINT, Indiana - Juniors at Merrillville’s Andrean High School recently conducted a fundraiser to raise money for the battle against breast cancer. Some 300 shirts were sold to benefit patient treatment and services at Franciscan Health Breast Care Center Crown Point.

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Understanding Your Cervical Cancer Screening Results

01.17.17

Congratulations! You made a commitment to your health by being screened for cervical cancer. Whether you had only a Pap test or a Pap test and HPV test (a screening test for the human papillomavirus, a virus that's known to cause cervical cancer), these simple screenings are lifesavers.

Learn more about cervical cancer screening tests.

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Bowlers Strike Out to Assist McAuley Clinic in Hammond

01.17.17

DYER, Indiana - Some 180 participants made the recent, third-annual "Rolling for a Reason" Catherine McAuley Clinic fund-raiser a success.

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Franciscan Health Rensselaer Celebrates 100 Years of Service

01.17.17

RENSSELAER, Indiana - Franciscan Health Rensselaer (previously Jasper County Hospital) first opened its doors for service on January 19, 1917. Over the past 100 years, the hospital has seen much change including a new location, building addition and new ownership.

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Be Part of the Cervical Cancer Success Story: Get Screened

01.11.17

You can be part of the cervical cancer success story. Follow these three steps, and you can nearly prevent cervical cancer:

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News
01.18.17

Andrean Students in Northwest Indiana Raise Money to Fight Breast Cancer

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01.17.17

Bowlers Strike Out to Assist McAuley Clinic in Hammond

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01.17.17

Franciscan Health Rensselaer Celebrates 100 Years of Service

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Features
01.23.17

"I Woke Up One Day and My Whole Life Changed" - Triple Amputee Walks and Eats On Her Own

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01.04.17

Certified Surgical Technician is the January Ambassador of the Month at Franciscan Health Michigan City

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01.03.17

Special Delivery: New Year Babies Arrive at Franciscan Health Hospitals

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Blogs
01.17.17

Understanding Your Cervical Cancer Screening Results

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01.11.17

Be Part of the Cervical Cancer Success Story: Get Screened

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01.09.17

Be Prepared for That Winter Storm

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