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  • LaQuest launches with tools to lose weight, prevent diabetes

    04/08/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte County, Ind. – With Spring time finally here, it doesn’t feel so good to be stuck at an unhealthy weight. And, being overweight is also dangerous to your health. A new county-wide initiative is now available to help our communities get off the couch, eat well, and lose weight – all with the goal of preventing diabetes and getting healthier. La Quest is La Porte County’s… Read More

  • Put spring into your step

    04/07/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Michigan City, Ind. – Spring is here, which means most of us in the region are thinking about the things we love to do: gardening, golfing, camping, sports, or just playing with our families in the park. If anything is keeping you from physically enjoying what you love, it’s time to put the spring back in your step. Spring into LifeWorks is a free community event from 2-6 p.m., April 30… Read More

  • World-renowned expert Dean Ornish, MD, to speak in La Porte County

    04/03/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    Michigan City, IN – One of the world’s foremost researchers into healthy living, Dean Ornish, M.D., will deliver a very personal message to our community in May. It’s the overall resounding message that living healthy is directly related to living joyfully. Discover Health & Joyful Living – An Evening with Dr. Dean Ornish, is brought to the community by Indiana University… Read More

  • IU Health La Porte Announces Exclusive Negotiations

    03/30/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – The Board of Directors of IU Health La Porte Hospital is entering into exclusive negotiations with a subsidiary of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS) and IU Health to strengthen and advance healthcare services in Northwest Indiana. The three organizations have signed a non-binding agreement to form a joint venture limited liability company that will include IU Health La Porte… Read More

  • Auxiliary awards $37,900 for critical health needs

    03/25/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN – The La Porte Hospital Auxiliary awarded $37,900 in gifts and scholarships today to entities of IU Health La Porte Hospital in support of critical needs related to healthcare in our community. The theme of the awards presentation was “Growing, Changing & Planting Seeds of Hope.” The funds were raised by the Auxiliary through sales in the Wishing Well Gift Shop, and… Read More

  • Colorectal Comedy Hour takes jab at cancer

    03/11/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN – Let’s face it. The butt has been the “butt” of some phenomenal jokes for decades. And so we present: The Colorectal Comedy Hour, featuring nationally-recognized comic Ryan Clauson. Because comedy is funny. Colon cancer isn’t. In the spirit of laughter and health – and in recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month  -  Indiana… Read More

  • Healing Music - Healing Touch theme of classic symphony concert

    03/09/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN – Healing Music – Healing Touch will be the theme of the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra’s Classic Concert sponsored by Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital this month. The program begins at 3 p.m., March 22, at Elston Performing Arts Center, 317 Detroit St., Michigan City, and features works by Bach, Bruckner & Brahms. Tickets range from $18-20 and are… Read More

  • Cafe 1007 opens at IU Health La Porte

    03/06/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, IN – The community is invited to experience the area’s newest eatery – Café 1007, open March 4 at Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. The newly-remodeled facility in the hospital’s lower level has been transformed from a typical cafeteria to a high-end, health-infused eatery with exciting new features such as sauté… Read More

  • Flu visitor restrictions ending March 1

    02/27/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    IU Health La Porte, Starke hospitals will end flu visitor restrictions March 1 Beginning March 1, IU Health La Porte and Starke Hospitals are lifting visitor restrictions that have been in place since December to help reduce the spread of flu. Regular visiting policies will again take effect, allowing those under the age of 18 to visit patients inside the hospital. Even though flu season… Read More

  • Culinary chaos to ensue at Cooking with Thor & Local Chefs

    02/18/2015 | | IU Health La Porte Hospital

    La Porte, Ind. – Twelve teams, two cooking challenges, and the taste buds of local fourth graders. Who will win in the end? Get ready for some culinary chaos and lots of fun for the whole family, with the first-ever Cooking with Thor & Local Chefs competition. The community is invited to this free event from 2-4:30, March 8 at the La Porte High School Cafeteria, 602 F Street, La Porte. Thor… Read More

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