New Philadelphia, Ohio: Obesity affects as many as 30 percent of Americans, and the condition is linked with about 300,000 adult deaths annually. Kathy Wise, RD, LD, LWC, Director of Health & Wellness at Mercy Medical Center, will present “New Year, New You, New Weight,” on Wednesday, January 19, at 6 p.m., inside Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County.
Topic: Dr. Adel M. Zakari, Interventional Pain Management Physician at Mercy Pain Management, will present community lecture on Low Back Pain | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: More than 76 million people live with pain caused by disease, disorder, accident or surgery. Low back pain continues to be one of the most common types of pain reported. Join Mercy Interventional Pain Management physician, Adel M. Zakari, M.D., as he presents a community health lecture entitled, “Low Back Pain: Treatment & Non-Surgical Options”, on Tuesday, January 25, 6 p.m.
Canton, Ohio: Losing weight is a popular New Year’s Resolution. Nearly two thirds of adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese. Mercy Weight Management offers OPTIFAST, a medically safe, weight-loss program that can help you lose weight and keep it off.
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has been awarded recertification for its Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Homecare is offering a “drive-in” influenza vaccination clinic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, Wednesday, Dec. 8, and Wednesday, Dec. 15. Stop by Mercy Homecare, located at 7569 Whipple Ave., N.W., in North Canton, and if you are unable to get out of the car, just drive into the parking lot: A Mercy Homecare nurse will come to you.
Topic: Know Your Numbers Blood Screenings | Contact: Cindy Hickey
New Philadelphia, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Tuscarawas County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, December 10th from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m and on Saturday, December 11th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
Topic: Know Your Numbers December 2010 | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Jackson, Louisville and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in December. Each facility will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8, at their respective locations on the following dates:
Canton, Ohio: East Canton resident, Dusty Kintigh, knew there was something special about her Rottweiler, Sassy. She knew that Sassy had the ability to help other people with her loving and gentle personality. “I prayed that the Lord would open doors for her to help people – she has so much more to offer than I could alone,” commented Kintigh.