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SLEEP SCHEDULES AND GOING BACK TO SCHOOL

- As the school year approaches, parents struggle with getting their kids back into their non-summer sleep routines. Kids need enough sleep to perform in school and over-tiredness is linked to academic and behavioral problems. Children in elementary school need at least 10 to 11 hours of sleep each night, middle school aged children…

Free back-to-school dental exams

- La Porte, Ind. - The Indiana University Health La Porte Cental Center will be busy in August with the return of the free school dental exam program for children without dental insurance. The exams meet the requirement of the La Porte Community School Corporation and appointments are required. Exams are available from: 8-10 a.m.,…

PREVENTING HEAT STROKE THIS SUMMER

- The most severe form of heat illness is heat stroke. The definition of heat stroke is when your body temperature is greater than 105 degrees. Heat stroke is when the body’s heat-regulating system is overwhelmed by excessive heat. Heat stroke is a form of a medical emergency and someone should seek medical attention right away.…

IU HEALTH WHITE MEMORIAL WELCOMES NEW HOSPITALIST

- Indiana University Health White Memorial is pleased to announce John P. Carney, DO has recently joined our Hospitalist department. John P. Carney, DO enjoys working in the inpatient setting because he likes the variety and interactions with patients and their families while coordinating their care. His goal is to always put the patient…

IU HEALTH ARNETT WELCOMES NEW ANESTHESIOLOGY PROVIDER

- Indiana University Health Arnett is pleased to announce Chan Lee, MD has recently joined our Anesthesiology department. Chan Lee, MD chose to practice anesthesiology to provide comfort to patients during their treatments or procedures. His goal is to provide best care in preoperative environment. He is also board certified in internal…

Free hearing screening

- La Porte, Ind. – Individuals who want to learn if they have a possible hearing problem or hearing loss can participate in a free hearing screening from 1-3 p.m., July 28 in La Porte. Appointments are required by calling 219-325-7648. The screening is for people ages five and older. It involves listening to a series of tones…

Free concert features local talent in a Night of Sacred Music

- La Porte, Ind. - Amazing local talent will be featured in a Night of Sacred & Patriotic music, a free concert sposored by the La Porte County Familiy YMCA Acquatic Department. The event is from 6-8 p.m., July 25 at the IU Health La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. It is free and open to the public. Performing…

Free Zumba in July, August

- La Porte, Ind. - The community is invited to get your wiggle on with a variety of free Zumba classes in July and August. Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital Wellness Outreach presents Zumba - Latin-infused exercise programs combining upbeat music and trendy dance moves - several days a week at The Crossing, 1203 Washington…

Vouchers still available to cover mammogram costs

- Knox, Ind. - Vouchers are still available to cover the cost of screening mammograms and some diagnostic follow-up procedures for women in Starke and Marshall counties who are due for their annual mammograms. The vouchers are for low-income, uninsured or underinsured women age 40 and older, and women of any age who are at high risk…


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