Top 10 NWIndianaLife Health Articles of 2013

By: Karin Woodside Last Updated: December 13, 2013

HealthArticleImageNWILWe are almost to the end of another great year! 2013 will soon reach an end, and now is the time to look back upon all that has happened throughout two-o-thirteen.

Here at, we’ve shared many stories of the year in our Health section, from others achieving their fitness goals to new, innovative practices offered by our healthcare community.

Check out some of the top articles from across NWIndianaLife’s Health Section for 2013!

The Conquer Chiari Walk Across America


Chiari research and additional networking was accomplished in a positive atmosphere at the Conquer Chiari Walk.

Brickie Community Health Clinic Opens at HHS


Through a partnership with St. Mary Medical Center, the School City of Hobart opened a wellness center within Hobart High School.

Come Visit the Maria Reiner Center in Hobart


The Maria Reiner Center offers members of the senior community a home away from home.

Walk To End Alzheimer’s Raises Money For Research


Many are affected by Alzheimer's disease and walkers gathered at Hidden Lake to support each other and raise money for research.

Surviving and Thriving as a Working Mother


How does one balance a work life and a mom life? A life coach presented on this topic to women at a recent Porter Regional Hospital event.

Local Residents Qualify for the Boston Marathon


Local runners have used their time from the Chicago Marathon to qualify for next year's Boston Marathon

Porter Drug Free Symposium Addresses


Drug-free Workplaces Empower Porter County presented on employee drug use and their initiative to help prevent substance abuse in Porter County.

HealthLinc Expands, Opens New Facility to Better Serve Community


Furthering healthcare to the Valparaiso community, HealthLinc opened a new facility to offer many services to local residents.

NorthShore Throws a Baby Shower for Expectant Moms


Having a baby is no walk in the park so NorthShore pampered mothers in their Prenatal Care Coordination Program with a special baby shower.

Thousands Flock to Valparaiso to Participate in 2013 Turkey Trot


Around 3,800 runners and walkers left their turkeys at home Thanksgiving to run or walk a 5K or 10K this year.