Vim & Vigor - Fall 2016 - Community Healthcare - (Page 1)

Contents FALL 2016 THE BIG STORY Didn't like them as a kid? You will now. PAGE 46 It's your (other) full-time job: keeping your family healthy and safe. PAGE 14 IN EVERY ISSUE 2 3 32 33 38 40 42 FEATURES 4 22 52 9 10 28 54 Babies First Teaching new moms and dads the best way to care for baby, including safe sleep practices, is critical to reducing infant mortality. Drs. Mom and Dad Parents know: Kids need constant care and attention to be as healthy as possible. Dad-vocate Actor Chris Pratt is spreading the word about premature birth after his son was born nine weeks early. 14 Get Schooled Whether your kids are 3 or 18, backto-school time is always an adjustment. We have some advice that can help them and you. Building an Alzheimer's Toolkit It isn't always easy to communicate with a loved one with Alzheimer's, but it is possible-and important. 49 50 Training for Daily Life Class offers help with functional movements for older adults. Keeping Kids Safe Spotlight: From food allergies Community (know the signs) Hospital to crib bumpers (don't use Cardiac rehabilitation helps them!), there's a lot to know patients like Helene Sambor, to protect your children. 88, live a full life despite heart disease. Spotlight: St. Catherine Hospital It's the first in Northwest Indiana to receive the highest rating in diabetes care. Spotlight: St. Mary Medical Center A partnership with the Valparaiso Family YMCA brings important health services to the community. 44 46 48 56 Community Message Community Briefs The Quick List This Just In The Truth: ADHD How To: Prepare for a Colonoscopy Freak Out or Chill Out: Childhood Illnesses At a Glance: Smoking In the Market: Brussels Sprouts Health by the Numbers: Organ Donation Ask the Expert What's your body shape telling you? PAGE 34 6 Good Things in Small Packages Moms and babies receive the best of care and amenities at the Family Birthing Centers. COVER PHOTO BY GETTY IMAGES/ALBERT L. ORTEGA FALL 2016 1

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