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A 10-minute heart scan saved Liz's life

A Heart Scan Saved Liz's Life (Video)

09.16.19

Liz Price retired in November 2016 after being a Franciscan Health nurse of 40 years. She enjoyed the retired life with her husband, which included going to the gym to work out.

During her workouts, Liz noticed she was becoming short of breath and suffering from fatigue often. This was unusual for her, and Liz became worried.

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Franciscan Health Foundation Funds Items For Departments In Rensselaer

09.16.19

RENSSELAER, Indiana - In the last nine months, the Franciscan Health Foundation has funded the purchase of multiple pieces of equipment for Franciscan Health Rensselaer. These items will provide an array of services to patients and those entrusted with their care.

Items funded by the Franciscan Health Foundation are: 

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Exterior image of the Franciscan Health Mooresville expansion project.

Franciscan Health Mooresville Expansion Project Making Progress

09.13.19

MOORESVILLE, Indiana - Franciscan Health Mooresville – Morgan County's only full-service hospital – continues to move forward with significant infrastructure improvements that will pave the way for future building plans, including a new medical office building.

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Are Costume Contacts Safe For Halloween?

Are Costume Contacts Safe For Halloween?

09.12.19

Want decorative contacts for your Halloween or cosplay costume? It takes more than a quick run to the Halloween store.

Avoid the scare of serious eye injury or permanent damage to your eye from costume contacts with a trip to an optometrist or ophthalmologist before you buy. Whether you want vampire, zombie, "circle eye" or other specialty contacts, keep in mind having these festive Halloween looks requires getting a medical device – contact lenses.

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Incontinence Reduced with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy September 11, 2019

Incontinence Reduced with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

09.11.19

Many patients of all ages would rather suffer in silence than discuss incontinence issues with their primary care physicians. But Sarah Randolph-Kaminski, PT, DHSc, coordinator of pelvic health services at Franciscan Health, urges physicians to ask anyway since 80 percent of incontinence problems are due to a lack of muscle support which can be corrected with pelvic floor physical therapy.

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Microneedling is a non-surgical treatment that creates tiny punctures in the skin.

How Microneedling Can Help Your Skin

09.09.19

Microneedling is a non-surgical treatment that creates tiny punctures in the skin. Your skin starts producing collagen and elastin to repair these micro-perforations.

This natural repair mechanism results in tighter skin, smaller pores, improved hyperpigmentation, and diminished wrinkles and fine lines. Additionally, the overall health and circulation to your skin is improved.

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News
Exterior image of Franciscan Health Rensselaer
09.16.19

Franciscan Health Foundation Funds Items For Departments In Rensselaer

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Exterior image of the Franciscan Health Mooresville expansion project.
09.13.19

Franciscan Health Mooresville Expansion Project Making Progress

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09.08.19

Franciscan Alliance Spearheads Exciting 500-Plus-Acre Development In Crown Point

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Features
A 10-minute heart scan saved Liz's life
09.16.19

A Heart Scan Saved Liz's Life (Video)

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Incontinence Reduced with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy September 11, 2019
09.11.19

Incontinence Reduced with Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

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Volunteer Sylvia Richardson celebrates her 100th birthday with Sister Marlene Shapley, vice president of mission integration, and Bethel Griffin, director of volunteers at the Franciscan Health Crown Point.
09.09.19

Longtime Franciscan Health Crown Point Volunteer, Sylvia Richardson, Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

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Blogs
Are Costume Contacts Safe For Halloween?
09.12.19

Are Costume Contacts Safe For Halloween?

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Microneedling is a non-surgical treatment that creates tiny punctures in the skin.
09.09.19

How Microneedling Can Help Your Skin

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Kindness can help boost your health. Here's how
09.05.19

4 Ways Kindness Helps Your Health

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