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Start clean eating with these 5 simple steps.

5 Easy Ways To Start Clean Eating

10.11.19

You may have heard the expression, "eat clean." But do you know what clean eating means? Eating clean means eating food as close to its natural state as possible and replacing processed meals and snacks with fresh, whole-food ingredients like vegetables, fruits, nuts, healthy fats and proteins. Clean eating is important because of this: The more natural our food, the more nutritious it is. Our body was designed to eat this way. So, what can you do to eat clean?

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9 Fabulous Fall Foods to Try

9 Fabulous Fall Foods To Try

10.10.19

Summer has come and gone with its abundance of brightly colored fruits and vegetables. Fear not! Fall is here with a unique array of fresh produce in fall colors. Oranges, yellows, browns, greens, reds, and whites go along with the falling leaves, harvests, Halloween, and Thanksgiving.

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Franciscan Health Dyer nurse Marie Weaver, RN, the hospital's first DAISY Award winner.

Franciscan Health Dyer Nurse Given Hospital's First DAISY Award

10.09.19

DYER, Indiana - Colleagues and a former patient surprised Franciscan Health Dyer nurse Marie Weaver, RN, presenting her with the hospital's first DAISY Award, which recognizes nurses who provide extraordinary, compassionate and skillful care.

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New nicotine products are tempting teens and tweens

Beyond Vaping: New Nicotine Products And Teens

10.07.19

Once again, the tobacco industry proves to be nimble. A rash of mysterious lung illnesses associated with e-cigarettes has prompted the government to regulate their use. So tobacco companies have introduced new smokeless (but just as addictive) products to the market. What’s worse, these new products seem designed for kids: They’re cheap, flavored and can be used undetected.

Here’s what you need to know about a slew of new nicotine products:

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Why can't I lose weight after I turned 40?

Why Is It Harder For Women To Lose Weight After 40?

10.07.19

You're not imagining it. Losing weight becomes harder as you age.

At age 30, you started losing a half-pound of muscle each year. If not properly rebuilt or maintained, this natural muscle loss can effectively slow your metabolism for years to come.

In your 40s and 50s, women go through menopause, which causes a litany of hormonal changes and an increased risk for weight gain.

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Nathan Windsor, DPM

Podiatrist Nathan Windsor, DPM, Joins Franciscan Physician Network Hammond Clinic In Munster

10.04.19

MUNSTER, Indiana - Franciscan Physician Network Hammond Clinic in Munster, Indiana, welcomes podiatrist Nathan Windsor, DPM, to the Hammond Clinic staff in Munster.

Dr. Windsor was trained at the Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine, Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. He performed his residency at Midwestern University and at Franciscan Health Dyer.

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Franciscan Health Dyer nurse Marie Weaver, RN, the hospital's first DAISY Award winner.
10.09.19

Franciscan Health Dyer Nurse Given Hospital's First DAISY Award

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Nathan Windsor, DPM
10.04.19

Podiatrist Nathan Windsor, DPM, Joins Franciscan Physician Network Hammond Clinic In Munster

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10.02.19

Franciscan Physician Network Launches New Vascular Surgery Group In Indianapolis

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Features
9 Fabulous Fall Foods to Try
10.10.19

9 Fabulous Fall Foods To Try

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After feeling a pattern of tiredness for no reason, Debra went to the doctor. The diagnosis: atrial fibrillation, or afib, a condition where the heart beats too quickly and irregularly.
09.26.19

Advances In AFib Treatment Help Crawfordsville Nurse

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Genetic testing female patient
09.23.19

Rhonda's Story: Genetic Testing Leads To An Early Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer (Video)

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Blogs
Start clean eating with these 5 simple steps.
10.11.19

5 Easy Ways To Start Clean Eating

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New nicotine products are tempting teens and tweens
10.07.19

Beyond Vaping: New Nicotine Products And Teens

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Why can't I lose weight after I turned 40?
10.07.19

Why Is It Harder For Women To Lose Weight After 40?

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