Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Dec 10, 2009

Mercy Stroke Center Earns Gold Plus Achievement Award

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Stroke Center recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award, recognizing that the hospital continues to provide stroke treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.



Dec 10, 2009

Mercy Health & Fitness Center Offers Pilates, Yoga, SilverSneakers® and Dance Classes

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., NW, offers classes for adults of all fitness levels and ages. Extending the benefits of physical fitness to non-traditional exercisers–including people with obesity, diabetes, heart disease, pulmonary disease and other chronic conditions–the center’s experienced staff offers a variety of exercise classes.

Dec 10, 2009

Mercy Grief Support Group To Meet Jan. 5 – Feb. 23

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Loss through death is certainly a human experience, but the pain of grief is unlike any other pain. Mercy Grief Support Services is offering Seeds of Hope, a free bereavement support group to help members begin the journey towards healing and wholeness.



Dec 03, 2009

FUNdamental Movement Class Puts the FUN in Youth Sports Training

Topic: Free Trial Class To Be Held Tuesday, Dec. 15 | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Developing the proper fundamental movement skills, especially at a young age, provides a strong foundation for sport specific skills in the future. By breaking down sport skills into fundamental movement activities, athletes can develop a better foundation for their sport and improve speed, agility, quickness, balance and power while preventing common injuries.

Dec 03, 2009

Mercy Sports Medicine Offers “Learn to Lift: A Youth Sports Conditioning Clinic” Dec. 17

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Learning proper weight-lifting techniques is important for young athletes to develop good training habits and avoid injury. Mercy Sports Medicine is offering “Learn to Lift: A Youth Sports Conditioning Clinic” for individuals ages 10 to 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Mercy Sports Medicine, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., in North Canton.

Dec 01, 2009

Thomson Reuters Names Mercy One of Nation's 100 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center was just named as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® for cardiovascular care by Thomson Reuters.



Nov 04, 2009

Heart Failure And Women And Heart Disease

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Heart Center is sponsoring a free community education program from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Meyer's Lake Ballroom, located at 3218 Parkway St., NW, Canton. Guest speaker Todd L. Johnson, M.D., cardiologist at Mercy Medical Center, will discuss heart failure.

Nov 04, 2009

Mercy Heart Center to Present Talk On Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Intervention and Robotic Surgery

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Heart Center is sponsoring a free dinner and community education program from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Tuscarawas County Senior Center, located at 425 Prospect St. In Dover.

Oct 29, 2009

Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event in November 2009

Topic: To Help Seniors Prepare for Open Enrollment in November, Mercy’s Marketing Event Will Include Advantage Plan Representatives, Medicare Counselor | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., Nov. 3, at 9 a.m. and Tues., Nov. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.

Oct 29, 2009

Are You At Risk For Venous Disease Or Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?

Topic: Mercy Vascular Center sponsors a free community education program and screening | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Vascular Center is sponsoring a free community education program titled “Venous Disease and DVT” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Mercy Hall Auditorium. Mercy vascular surgeon Jeffrey Prem, M.D., will discuss risk factors and the importance of detection and early treatment.



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