Tag: parkview hospital

Help yourself, family quit smoking

Help yourself, family quit smoking

| December 19, 2016

The new year is fast approaching, and it’s a great time for fresh starts. If you’re a tobacco user, the best thing you can do is to make a quit plan. Smoking is still the number one cause of preventable death in Indiana. Making the decision to quit in 2017 can dramatically reduce your risk […]

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Community organizations join forces to educate on black infant mortality

Community organizations join forces to educate on black infant mortality

| August 9, 2016

By Stephanie C. Woodson Historian Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.-Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter On Tuesday, Aug.2, three community organizations presented an informative listening session focused on the issue of black infant mortality in the 46806 zip code. “Healing our Community” was hosted by The Fort Wayne Urban League, Women’s Health Link and Zeta Phi Beta […]

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Spotlight on Mr. Wil Smith for being a fantastic asset to the community

Spotlight on Mr. Wil Smith for being a fantastic asset to the community

| July 13, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because when Joe Jordan, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne shared with me that Mr. Smith has been an incredible role model and mentor to so many professionals for so many years and that he demonstrates […]

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Shooting victim dropped off at local hospital

Shooting victim dropped off at local hospital

| April 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:46 a.m., April 8, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 2200 Randallia Drive, the site of Parkview Hospital, in reference to a shooting victim arriving at the emergency room. The victim reportedly walked into the emergency room and appeared to be suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. A physician […]

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HB 1001 huge step forward for Indiana health

HB 1001 huge step forward for Indiana health

| February 15, 2016

By Nancy Crip Tobacco Free Allen County joins public health advocates across the state in celebrating HB #1001’s passage out of the Indiana House of Representatives. Ostensibly a roads funding bill, HB 1001 offers great hope for a healthier Indiana through a provision that proposes to increase the state cigarette tax by $1 per pack. […]

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Make a plan to quit smoking

Make a plan to quit smoking

| February 8, 2016

By Patricia Turner Special to Frost Illustrated Every New Year’s Day, people all over the world make resolutions to improve their health and lifestyle. If you’re a smoker, the best thing you can do is to make a quit plan. Smoking is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death in Indiana. Making the decision […]

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Local civic, political leader Walter Paul Helmke crosses over at 88

Local civic, political leader Walter Paul Helmke crosses over at 88

| January 25, 2016

Father of former Mayor Paul Helmke served in numerous public posts FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its well-known political leaders last week. Walter Paul Helmke, 88, of Angola, Ind., formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at his home on Lake James surrounded by three generations of descendants. Born […]

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Local man says legal battle with hospital exposes legal system bias|

Local man says legal battle with hospital exposes legal system bias|

| December 29, 2015

Dexter Rogers’ uphill fight with Parkview about justice for common folk FORT WAYNE—Dexter Rogers is fighting a so-called giant. He isn’t afraid. For more than four years, the Fort Wayne man has been engaged in a battle to find out what happened to his mother, Carrie Bell Rogers, while she was a patient at Parkview […]

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