2015 has been off to a healthy start with some great stories from the Portage community. Here are our top 5 picks for the best health-related articles for PortageLife!
Dr. Bewick Fills Kids in on Dental Dos and Don'ts
February is Children’s Dental Month, and the young minds at Myers Elementary in Portage are getting educated throughout the entire month with activities, games, lessons, and presentations. A special guest came to Mrs. Campbell’s first grade class on Friday morning. Dr. Keary A. Bewick D.D.S. came in full work garb, armed with a giant toothbrush, to teach the kids about proper dental care.
Get Healthwise with Danny: Vexed by Vitamins
Danny Gonzalez, RN for St. Mary Medical Center and Health and Wellness Coordinator for the Portage Township YMCA is here to answer all of your health-related questions. It's hard to know where to start when taking steps to better your health these days. Asking the questions are easy, but find the answers...that's another story. Lucky for us, Danny makes it easy with his clear and concise (and humorous) answers to our tough health questions. Get ready to get some knowledge dropped on you!
Porter Career Center hosts Drive Safe Chicago’s PSA Contest winners
Two students from the Porter County Career Center, Rachel Diaz and Ryan Malarik, took first and second place, respectively, for the Drive Safe Chicago PSA contest, sponsored by The National Road Safety Foundation.
Porter Regional Hospital Hosts Potluck for Senior Circle Members
A crowd of Porter Health Care System Senior Circle members recently braved frigid weather conditions to ring in the New Year at a special potluck dinner.
Porter-Starke Services Celebrates American Heart Month with Recognition as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite
A fit-friendly worksite meets the requirements set by the American Heart Association that meet a healthy work environment. There are four levels of achievement running from Community Innovation all the way up to Gold Level.