News for Health

Wednesday, January 09, 2019
La Porte Hospital and Dr. Ashley Kirkwood of La Porte Physician Network are focusing on helping women in our community prevent cervical cancer.  One of the great success stories in cancer research, since annual Pap test cervical cancer screenings were introduced in the 1950s, cases of what was once the number one cancer in women have plummeted. Human Papillovirus (HPV) vaccination has further ...read more
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Friday, January 04, 2019
SOUTH BEND, IN, January 4, 2019 - The Institute for Excellence in Memory Care, a division of Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Indiana, announced its certification course schedule for the first quarter of 2019. Dementia Care With Heart © will be offered in both St. Joseph County and Indianapolis. Dementia Care With Heart © is one of three nationally recognized certification curriculum by the ...read more
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Monday, December 17, 2018
La Porte, Ind. – La Porte Hospital has added yet another free class to the series of childbirth and family care classes – this one focused on how to help brothers and sisters adjust to a new baby in the house. The Super Siblings class is a one-session class that helps children ages 3 to 7 prepare for the new baby and learn positive sibling skills. A parent must attend. The class is one Saturday ...read more
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Monday, December 17, 2018
La Porte, Ind. – La Porte Hospital offers a variety of diabetes education and programs to the community, some free of charge. Classes are as follows:Pre-Diabetes Individual Appointments Come learn about the risk factors for diabetes and steps to manage pre-diabetes. This information is perfect for individuals who may have had an abnormal blood sugar reading, or whose doctors have expressed ...read more
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