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Don “Mike” Morgan could have met Dr. Walter Halloran almost 25 years ago. Mike was diagnosed with an insufficient aortic valve in the early 1990s. His doctors recommended he undergo a Ross Procedure, during which a patient’s aortic valve is replaced by a pulmonary valve. The patient’s pulmonary valve is then...
The CDC recommends washing your hands to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. This is especially important when flu, coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) and other respiratory illnesses are spreading. Washing your hands is easy. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from one person to another and throughout an...
by Coley Parker, Fitness Coordinator, Elkhart Health & Aquatics Almost two months in to the year, a lot of new year's resolutions are no longer a priority. Everyday life has interfered with fitness goals and other promises to get in shape or eat healthier. But it's not too late! Here are...
by Kate Glick, RD, LD Elkhart General Hospital Outpatient Clinical Dietitian  It’s inevitable: A new year hits and you feel an unexplainable push to “be better.” New Year’s resolutions are everywhere you turn in January. And lucky for us, not only are we starting a new year, but we are also fortunate...
Every year, in the month or so between Thanksgiving and Christmas, a conference room at the Ronald McDonald House Charities ® of Michiana becomes a winter wonderland. Hundreds of toys and other gifts fill up the space in Beacon Memorial Hospital’s Skyway building. Hundreds of stuffed animals, dozens of Lego sets,...
7-year-old returns to hockey just one month after surgery to remove tumor in his skull Rudy Chapman loves sports. He plays hockey and soccer. He collects baseball cards and attends almost every Notre Dame hockey game each season. He watches his favorite team, the Chicago Blackhawks, any time he can. The 7-year-old’s...
Ed Farmer remembers all the details of his time in Europe during World War II. He speaks of storming the beach at Normandy, of crossing the Rhine, of being hit by shrapnel and spending weeks in a Paris hospital. He also speaks of the people he helped at Memorial Hospital for more...
Beacon Health System is honored to have joined with South Bend Venues Parks & Arts, South Bend Community School Corporation and the City of South Bend to create the new Leeper Park. Community Impact Executive Director Patty Willaert joined South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Common Council President Tim Scott and students...