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Franciscan Health’s third annual Diaper Drive distributes 30,000 diapers for families in need.

Franciscan Health's Third Annual Diaper Drive In Northwest Indiana And South Suburban Chicago Distributes 30,000 Diapers For Families In Need

12.13.19

NORTHWEST INDIANA and SOUTH SUBURBAN CHICAGO - Franciscan Health's third annual Diaper Drive had distributed 30,000 diapers to help meet the needs of families in Northwest Indiana and the South Suburbs of Chicago. The effort has become a tradition during Diaper Insecurity Month every October, with the goal of making sure that families receive this need prior to the holidays.

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Reduce injuries while shoveling snow

Snow Shoveling Safety

12.13.19

Shoveling snow is more than a dreaded chore this time of year, it can lead to aches, pains and potentially serious health problems for those with heart disease or asthma.

Reduce your risk of injury shoveling snow this cold season by taking a few precautions and listening to your body.

What Shoveling Snow Does To Your Heart

While shoveling snow can be a great workout, the activity can come with its own risks. What makes shoveling snow so risky?

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, Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Department physician Michael Todd, MD, was recognized by the hospital’s nursing staff with the St. Raphael Award.

Emergency Physician Michael Todd, MD, Recognized By Colleagues At Franciscan Health Crown Point With St. Raphael Award

12.13.19

CROWN POINT, Indiana - For his compassionate work with trauma patients, Franciscan Health Emergency Department Crown Point physician Michael Todd, MD, was recognized by the hospital's nursing staff with the St. Raphael Award on December 5, 2019.

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Santa Claus visits Franciscan Health Indianapolis

When Saint Nicholas Visited Franciscan Health Indianapolis

12.13.19

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – There was a knock on the door, and he stepped into the  room. "Well, good morning, young lady, and Merry Christmas!" Six-year-old Kamryn bolted upright in the patient bed, her eyes widened and beamed as she proudly proclaimed, "Look Mommy! It's Santa Claus, he's really here!"

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Franciscan Health Foundation accepted a $1,400 donation to the Franciscan Health Munster Breast Center from Dr. Gustavo Galante, MD.

Munster Physician's Donation Aimed At Early Detection Of Breast Cancer

12.12.19

MUNSTER, Indiana - The Franciscan Health Foundation accepted a $1,400 donation on December 4 to the Franciscan Health Munster Breast Center from Dr. Gustavo Galante, MD.

Dr. Galante, a board-certified plastic surgeon, made the donation using revenues from his practice set aside during October in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. He's made such donations for the past five years.

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Installation of the new Medication Take-Back Box in the Franciscan Health Olympia Fields main lobby.

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Adds Medication Take-Back Box To Hospital Lobby

12.11.19

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Illinois - The rate of prescription drug abuse and the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs continues to be alarmingly high. Most of 9.9 million Americans who abused prescription drugs say they obtained them from friends and family, often from home medicine cabinets. 

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Franciscan Health’s third annual Diaper Drive distributes 30,000 diapers for families in need.
12.13.19

Franciscan Health's Third Annual Diaper Drive In Northwest Indiana And South Suburban Chicago Distributes 30,000 Diapers For Families In Need

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, Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Department physician Michael Todd, MD, was recognized by the hospital’s nursing staff with the St. Raphael Award.
12.13.19

Emergency Physician Michael Todd, MD, Recognized By Colleagues At Franciscan Health Crown Point With St. Raphael Award

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Franciscan Health Foundation accepted a $1,400 donation to the Franciscan Health Munster Breast Center from Dr. Gustavo Galante, MD.
12.12.19

Munster Physician's Donation Aimed At Early Detection Of Breast Cancer

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Features
Santa Claus visits Franciscan Health Indianapolis
12.13.19

When Saint Nicholas Visited Franciscan Health Indianapolis

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9 Fabulous Fall Foods to Try
10.10.19

9 Fabulous Fall Foods To Try

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After feeling a pattern of tiredness for no reason, Debra went to the doctor. The diagnosis: atrial fibrillation, or afib, a condition where the heart beats too quickly and irregularly.
09.26.19

Advances In AFib Treatment Help Crawfordsville Nurse

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Blogs
Reduce injuries while shoveling snow
12.13.19

Snow Shoveling Safety

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Santa working out
12.11.19

How To Stay Healthy Over The Holidays

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Measles Cases On The Rise: What Parents Need To Know
12.11.19

Measles Cases On The Rise: What Parents Need To Know (Infographic)

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Northwest Indiana
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South Suburban Chicago
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