Sunday, January 24, 2021
The FDA issued an expanded recall of infants' oral ibuprofen solution because it may have potentially higher concentrations of ibuprofen than labeled. Tris Pharma, Inc., initially recalled the drug in December. The FDA said the company's Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, were sold...
Study ranks Gary 123 out of 127 Indiana cities Crusader Staff Report Gary residents are getting more sleep during the coronavirus pandemic, but the city ranks at the bottom compared to most Indiana cities, according to a survey by Sleepopolis, an online publication that aims to improve the quality of Zs...
Governor Eric Holcomb recently said Indiana has received an extension to continue operation of the state’s Healthy Indiana Plan thro-ugh Feb. 28. The current HIP program was set to expire Jan. 31. “We had hoped to receive approval of our expanded HIP program by Wednesday. We’re close but we are...
The Methodist Hospitals’ Board of Directors is reviewing the future of Methodist Hospitals. At issue is whether the hospital system which operates two facilities in Northwest Indiana, will continue as an independent facility or partner with another health care system. It has been reported that the board has been in...
Valentine Sanchez and Michelle Jeffers The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. One nurse from each campus is honored with this award three times a year. Patients and visitors may nominate a deserving nurse by...
In mid-July, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) sent a letter to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), calling on the agency to create a program entitled the “Black Women’s Healthy Heart Program,” which would focus directly on increasing awareness of both the risks to and prevention tools available...
Commits to meaningful investments to close racial disparities in kidney health State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) has been appointed co-chair of the Kidney Disease Prevention and Education Task Force, a new panel charged with raising public awareness and presenting solutions to reduce the prevalence of kidney disease and racial disparities...
Jason Akers, General Manager, and the staff of Team Toyota on 41 in Schererville, have not only been long-time supporters of the life saving mission of the American Heart Association as local presenting sponsors for the Go Red for Women Movement in Northwest Indiana, but it is a passion...
Olivia Shorter, a 9-year-old Matteson, Illinois resident, was joined by business leaders, elected officials and her family as she hosted a huge party for over 100 children who like herself have been diagnosed with Sickle Cell. Earlier this year Olivia sat down with her parents, Adam and Danielle Shorter, and...
Marram Health Center has made several changes to its service delivery method and has collaborated with other organizations to assist patients, staff, and the community throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. The clinic began telephone and video-based services for patients in March and will continue to do so during the State’s phased...