Articles Posted in the 03/16/11 Category

  • Want to impress the boss?  Get a raise?  Do better at work?

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    Want to impress the boss? Get a raise? Do better at work?

    If you are looking for a simple way to improve your on-the-job performance and reduce mental errors at work, you might be interested in the results of a recent study conducted by brain health supplement…

  • Proper lifting improves patient safety

    Proper lifting improves patient safety

    by David Milen One of the areas we often forget within in our facilities concerning patient safety deals with back injuries. I’m not talking about back injuries to the patients per se, but the back…

  • Local YMCAs raise money for leukemia

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    Local YMCAs raise money for leukemia

    For staying in shape and living active, few things are better than the rigors of running, swimming and biking. Just doing exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle is one thing, but when they are done…

  • The history of St. Patricks Day

    The history of St. Patricks Day

    St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17, his religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000…

  • Permanent art gallery to be unveiled

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    Permanent art gallery to be unveiled

    The Hazel Hannell Collection will be unveiled at a reception on March 20 at Pines Village Retirement Communities in Valparaiso from 2–5 p.m. Special guest speaker will be artist, Harriet Rex Smith. This permanent gallery will…

  • Hot list

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    Wednesday, March 16 Families and professionals are invited to learn valuable information about the veteran’s programs at 2 p.m. at the Dyer-Schererville Library. The focus of this presentation will be on the Veterans Aid &…

  • Empowering Teens to Make Healthy Choices

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    Empowering Teens to Make Healthy Choices

    Professionals and interested parents and community members are invited to attend “Women & Girls at Risk,” a CE-accredited seminar sponsored by A Positive Approach to Teen Health (PATH, Inc.) on April 12 from 8 a.m.–4:30…

  • Valued Vikings: Valparaiso Duo Proud

    Valued Vikings: Valparaiso Duo Proud

    by Mike Siroky They have been playing basketball together since the sixth grade. So it is only fitting Valparaiso High School’s top basketball players, Adam Butterfield and Jerrick Suiter, will go out together competing against…

  • Taking emergency room visits to the 21st century

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    Taking emergency room visits to the 21st century

    People typically do not enjoy waiting for things, so places offering services people desire or need have adapted. Hair salons set appointments and restaurants make reservations so that people can sit at home or go…

  • Staying encouraged during marathon job hunt

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    Staying encouraged during marathon job hunt

    by Jean M. Phelps While recent unemployment rates have slowly declined, the average job hunt is still lasting six to eight months, discouraging many job seekers. Despite positive reports, such as CNNMoney’s recent survey where…