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NorthShore Health Center Hosts Diabetic Diner Events to Educate Community


When managing a chronic condition like diabetes, one thing is extremely important: education. Learning how to manage a condition properly takes more than just a few minutes of thought, it requires a supportive community, opportunities to learn, and resources to learn from. A diabetes diagnosis means quite a few alterations to meals, personal care, and daily routines, and knowing which resources are available to make all the difference when learning the ropes.

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Have Fitness Resolutions You Want To Keep For Once? Here Are 12 Game Changing Do’s and 8 Dont's Straight From Fitness Experts


The gap between the holidays and New Year’s Day can be a long week for some of us. The winter blues combined with too much turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and more is enough to make one forgo adulthood in favor of hibernation. While motivation may seem far off, with 2018 around the corner, there’s no better time to pull yourself from the snowy trenches and get crackin’ on paving the way for personal improvement.

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A Look Back at Porter-Starke's Annual Turkey Trot


It’s an annual tradition here in Valparaiso, and now, registration is open for the 15th annual Turkey Trot!

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Franciscan Health Reps Walk the Walk to Fight Heart Disease


Some 165 Franciscan Health representatives were among hundreds of participants who turned out in force to support the war against cardiovascular disease, the number-one killer of Americans, during an annual American Heart Association Heart Walk at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point recently.

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Anyone Can Do A 5K!

Anyone_Can_Do_A_5k21-1---2017-08-30_22_01_21On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, Franciscan Health Fitness Centers-Schererville is hosting its sixth annual Anyone Can Do A 5k walk/run. With a start time of 8am, it’s a great way for you and your family to begin a Saturday.

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Methodist Hospitals Farmer’s Market Is a Healthy Hit with Local Residents


For four years now, Methodist Hospitals has held a Farmer’s Market at its Northlake Campus in Gary providing valuable services and produce to the local community. The market provides healthy, fresh food options to local residents including fruits, veggies and healthy wraps as well as tips and demonstrations.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City: Prizes Fit for Healthy Winners

Franciscan-Health-Michigan-City-Prizes-Fit-for-Healthy-WinnersSister Cheryl Dazey, Franciscan Health Michigan City vice president of mission services, awards with a new mountain bike and other goodies St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic School fourth-grader Darek Shatat, who completed the most miles and steps during a recent Healthy Kids Initiative fitness effort conducted in cooperation with the school, the hospital, local pediatrician Gerard Roberts, MD; the area YMCA , and MDwise, a state health insurance agency.

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Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Members Row, Row, Row Their Way into First Place in World Challenge, Ninth Consecutive Win


For a ninth consecutive year, members of the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe® team have been named champions of the World Rowing competition. Overall the team placed first, this time rowing a whopping 24,549,595 meters, beating out 67 other international teams entered in the Health/Fitness division.

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NorthShore Health Centers Announce 2017 Biggest Loser Challenge Winners


Thank you to all who completed the Biggest Loser Challenge. There were 102 NorthShore employees that completed the challenged and will receive 1 NSA point. There were also 19 employees who achieved over 5% weight loss which will receive an additional NSA point for this accomplishment. The top three are:

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Porter Regional Hospital: Grow Your Own Way

Porter-Regional-Hospital-Grow-Your-Own-WayAs if fresh veggies or flowers aren’t reason enough, there are plenty of health reasons to have a summer garden.

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Online Registration Ends Soon for Biggest Loser Race Series

Biggest-Loser-Run-Walk-Logo"The Biggest Loser" Race Series is coming to Crown Point, Indiana on Sunday, April 30th, as it hosts a Half Marathon, 5K, and a new "Motivational Mile." The half marathon will start at 8:00 a.m., the 5K will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the "Motivational Mile" will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Lake County Fairgrounds. The last day to register online is April 28.

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