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Franciscan Health Mooresville has been named the No. 1 hospital in Indiana for medical excellence in joint replacement care.

Franciscan Health's Joint Replacement Program In Mooresville Rated Best In Indiana

03.18.19

MOORESVILLE, Indiana – Franciscan Health Mooresville has been named the No. 1 hospital in Indiana and No. 6 nationally for medical excellence in joint replacement care. The 2019 ratings come from CareChex®, an information service of Quantros, Inc. The hospital earned similar ratings in 2018.

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Maya Harrell tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and injured her meniscus playing basketball.

Girls At Greater Risk For Some Sports Injuries Than Boys

03.18.19

FLOSSMOOR, Illinois - Homewood-Flossmoor High School junior Maya Harrel loves sports and plays basketball, soccer, volleyball and runs track. But she was almost permanently sidelined by a basketball injury her freshman year. 

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New Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Apps Track Irregular Heartbeats

New Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Apps Track Irregular Heartbeats

03.18.19

It's not just for crushing candy, sending GIFs or syncing calendars...your smartphone could monitor your heart – and save your life.

A new generation of apps available on smartphones and activity trackers is making it easier than ever to screen for and monitor atrial fibrillation. AFib is a type of arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) that could increase your risk of stroke. 

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Carrot, Edamame and Brown Rice Skillet

Recipe: Carrot, Edamame And Brown Rice Skillet

03.15.19

Whether it's for a Meatless Monday, a Friday in Lent or just a desire to eat more plant-based meals, adding vegetable-based meals can add a boost of color to your winter dinner table. And even if it's early spring, you can still find colorful options for your dinner plate.

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Tips you can take after crossing the marathon finish line to optimize your recovery.

Marathon Day Tips: Do These 6 Things To Recover From Your Race

03.14.19

After training for months, your marathon is finally here. You've done your research on pre-race training; you run the marathon and finish with feeling of accomplishment, but now what?

According to Catherine Reese, MD, a sports medicine specialist with Franciscan Physician Network, there are recovery tips that you can take within 72 hours after crossing the finish line to optimize your recovery.

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Franciscan Health Lafayette East Among Top 5 Percent Of U.S. Hospitals For Clinical Outcomes According To Healthgrades March 14, 2019

Franciscan Health Lafayette East Among Top 5 Percent Of U.S. Hospitals For Clinical Outcomes According To Healthgrades

03.14.19

LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Franciscan Health Lafayette East announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2019 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™.

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Franciscan Health Mooresville has been named the No. 1 hospital in Indiana for medical excellence in joint replacement care.
03.18.19

Franciscan Health's Joint Replacement Program In Mooresville Rated Best In Indiana

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Franciscan Health Lafayette East Among Top 5 Percent Of U.S. Hospitals For Clinical Outcomes According To Healthgrades March 14, 2019
03.14.19

Franciscan Health Lafayette East Among Top 5 Percent Of U.S. Hospitals For Clinical Outcomes According To Healthgrades

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Franciscan Health Michigan City Chooses Daisy Award Winner For March 2019
03.14.19

Franciscan Health Michigan City Chooses Daisy Award Winners For March 2019

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Features
Maya Harrell tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and injured her meniscus playing basketball.
03.18.19

Girls At Greater Risk For Some Sports Injuries Than Boys

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Franciscan Health Nurse Tina Scott donated her kidney to Franciscan Health Nurse Cathy Woodard
03.08.19

Ultimate Gift: Franciscan Health Nurse Donates Kidney To Fellow Nurse In Need

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The afib and stroke connection. What you should know about this heart condition and your risk of stroke.
03.04.19

The Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Connection

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Blogs
New Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Apps Track Irregular Heartbeats
03.18.19

New Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Apps Track Irregular Heartbeats

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Carrot, Edamame and Brown Rice Skillet
03.15.19

Recipe: Carrot, Edamame And Brown Rice Skillet

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Tips you can take after crossing the marathon finish line to optimize your recovery.
03.14.19

Marathon Day Tips: Do These 6 Things To Recover From Your Race

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