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Six at Purdue Research Park are tech finalists

            WEST LAFAYETTE – Five companies and an entrepreneur based in the statewide Purdue Research Park network have been named finalists for the 2011 TechPoint Mira Awards.             The Purdue Research Park network has locations in West Lafayette, Merrillville, Indianapolis and New Albany and is home to 200 businesses that employ 4,000 people.             The …

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Community begins using new pacemakers

            MUNSTER – Cardiologists at Community Hospital have announced they are among the first in Northwest Indiana to begin implanting MRI compatible pacemakers in patients. The Medtronic Revo MRI Surescan device is safe for use around or in magnetic resonance imaging equipment.             “It has been estimated that up to 50 percent of patients with …

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Community Hospital part of cancer study

            MUNSTER – Community Hospital in Munster is one o 200 hospitals nationwide that will participate in a National Cancer Institute-sponsored study to evaluate the cholesterol drug Rosuvastatin (Crestor) as a treatment to reduce the risk of colon cancer.             Rosuvastatis is in a class of drugs that lower cholesterol. The study was developed because …

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IU Health LaPorte opens Arrhythmia Center

            LAPORTE – Indiana University Health LaPorte Hospital has opened a new Arrhythmia Center offering heart patients local access to high-quality tests and procedures for irregular heartbeats.             The Arrhythmia Center provides 24-hour advanced cardiac care. The lab was modeled after facilities at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.             “The …

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Community health fair set for LaPorte

            LAPORTE – Valparaiso University nursing students, along with Indiana University Health LaPorte Hospital, will hold a free community health fair from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the IU Health LaPorte Hospital Auditorium.             Glucose and blood pressure screenings will be offered and education programs on diabetes, diet, vaccines, osteoporosis, heart disease, …

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Mixdesign hires new director of operations

            SCHERERVILLE – Mixdesign has named Sarah Kiger as its director of operations and new business. She will be responsible for management of daily operations and development of new accounts.             “As Mixdesign continues to grow throughout Northwest Indiana, Sarah’s ability to serve current clients and provide development insights to new ones is a benefit …

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Purdue joins competitiveness consortium

            WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University is part of a new consortium set up to improve the competitiveness and innovation capacity of small- and medium-sized businesses.             The National Digital Engineering and Manufacturing Consortium was announced March 2 in Washington, D.C. The project is being led by The Council on Competitiveness, a nonpartisan group of …

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Innovation is subject of chancellor’s breakfast

            HAMMOND – Purdue University Calumet and the Center for Innovation Through Visualization and Simulation will be featured at the Chancellor’s Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 6.             The meeting will be held in the Student Union & Library, Alumni Hall on the third floor. The meeting was originally scheduled for Feb. …

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Porter Health hosts Healthy Women program

            VALPARAISO – To help women learn more about daVinci Robotic Surgery, Porter Health System’s Healthy Women Program will hold a “Just Say NO to Abdominal Hysterectomy” seminar.             Cheryl Short, an OB/GYN, will present the program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at the hospital’s Education & Rehabilitation Campus, 1401 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso.             …

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Hasiak named to Munster Plan Commission

            MUNSTER – Jill Hasiak, vice president of cash management at Citizens Financial Bank, has been elected chairperson of Munster’s Plan Commission for 2011.             “Munster is the headquarters of Citizens Financial Bank and we feel a special relationship to the residents and businesses in Munster and Lake County,” said Dale Clapp, executive vice president …

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