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December 20th, 2010 - Staff
Get Healthy is proud to introduce a redesign of its website. We’ve packed it full of all the great content you’re used to, plus the site will be the new home for engaging news stories about health care in Northwest Indiana.
Please bookmark our new URL here.
With access to the leading health experts right here in the region, Get Healthy offers readers a local perspective on what’s best for your health, including nutrition, fitness, mental health and environmental health. Along with the magazine, email newsletter and Facebook page, Get Healthy offers an array of valuable content that is both relevant and proactive.
The easy-to-navigate Get Healthy site will have even more beneficial content in the near future—including blogs and expert columns—so stay tuned. We’re here for you 24/7, so check it out, and let us hear from you!
June 26th, 2009 - By American Cancer Society, Carole Biancardi, Juli Doshan and Erika Rose
Cancer is big and dark and scary, but cancer patients don’t have to struggle through the storm alone. The many hospitals, resource centers and specialized practices in Northwest Indiana are reaching out their hands to help patients cope with—and hopefully beat—cancer. Help is everywhere you look. We’ve identified where to find it.
Check out all of the articles here: Less Trauma, More Precision at NWI Hospitals; The Environmental Factor; The Small Stuff and Northwest Indiana Cancer Resources.
June 24th, 2009 - By the American Cancer Society and Juli Doshan
American Cancer Society Programs
The following programs and services—provided by the American Cancer Society (ACS)—are available to Northwest Indiana residents.
Reach to Recovery is a program where breast cancer survivors are paired with newly diagnosed breast cancer patients to serve as a mentor. Volunteers are trained to give support and up-to-date information. For more information, call 800.227.2345.
The Look Good Feel Better program is a community-based, free, national service. It teaches female cancer patients beauty tips to increase self-esteem and morale during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. For a complete schedule, call 219.793.1030.
Free wigs, hats, turbans and scarves are available for women with cancer, through the ACS’s various community wig banks. To obtain information on a free wig, call 800.227.2345.