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Surprising Sources Of Gluten (Infographic)

08.07.20

Eating a gluten-free diet means a new approach to food. A gluten-free diet often means not eating most grains, pasta, cereals, and processed foods. This is because they often contain wheat, rye, and barley. You’ll need to become an expert at reading ingredient labels on packages.

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James Pickford, MD

New Doctor Joins Franciscan Physician Network In Portage

08.07.20

PORTAGE, Indiana - Franciscan Physician Network has welcomed Dr. James Pickford, MD, who is now seeing new patients in Portage.

Dr. Pickford is board certified in internal medicine and received his training at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He did his residency in internal medicine at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago.

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Thermal Scanners Provide No-Touch COVID Screening

Thermal Scanners Provide No-Touch COVID Screening At Franciscan Health Hospital Entrances

08.06.20

MISHAWAKA, Indiana - In an effort to continue providing a safe environment for visitors and employees, Franciscan Health has added the latest in thermal scanning technology to the COVID screening process at hospital entrances.

The kiosks, which resemble a tablet computer on a stand, allow visitors to place their face near the screen to get a temperature reading within a few seconds. They are also able to determine if the visitor is wearing a mask or not.

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"Melanoma is dangerous because it's subtle."

5 Spots Melanoma Skin Cancer Hides

08.06.20

You might guess breast, lung or prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., but it turns out that skin cancer is the hands-down winner. The upshot: It's also one of the easiest cancers to prevent.

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Ways to boost your immune system

How To Boost Your Immune System

08.03.20

Your immune system does a remarkable job of defending you against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails: A virus or bacteria invades successfully and makes you sick.

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Franciscan Health Recruiting Adults For COVID-19 Clinical Trial

07.31.20

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – Franciscan Health Indianapolis has begun recruiting and treating patients in a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an antibody treatment drug, LY-CoV555, in patients with early mild to moderate COVID-19 illness caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2.

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James Pickford, MD

08.07.20

New Doctor Joins Franciscan Physician Network In Portage

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Thermal Scanners Provide No-Touch COVID Screening

08.06.20

Thermal Scanners Provide No-Touch COVID Screening At Franciscan Health Hospital Entrances

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07.31.20

Franciscan Health Recruiting Adults For COVID-19 Clinical Trial

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Features

Water skiing after total joint replacement

07.27.20

Back In The Water After Total Joint Replacement

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 Josh Syrett works with Franciscan Health and the Beech Grove Fire Department.

05.20.20

Training To Become A Paramedic During A Raging Pandemic

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A Walk Of Honor For Danny Miles At Franciscan Health Indianapolis

05.18.20

A Walk Of Honor For Danny Miles At Franciscan Health Indianapolis

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check out these gluten sources

08.07.20

Surprising Sources Of Gluten (Infographic)

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"Melanoma is dangerous because it's subtle."

08.06.20

5 Spots Melanoma Skin Cancer Hides

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Ways to boost your immune system

08.03.20

How To Boost Your Immune System

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