Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Jan 13, 2011

Virtual Stroke Fair To Be Held January 19

Topic: The American Stroke Association is holding a live Virtual Stroke Fair open to the community on Wednesday, January 19 | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Strokes, which are largely preventable, are the third leading cause of death and are a leading cause of adult disability in the United States. Knowledge is power, and to help create a more informed public, The American Stroke Association is holding a live Virtual Stroke Fair on Wednesday, January 19 beginning at 8 a.m.

Jan 12, 2011

Mercy Hospice Style Show & Luncheon Set For April 30

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Hospice will host Hope Blossoms Style Show & Luncheon on Saturday, April 30 at McKinley Grand Hotel, located at 320 Market Ave. South in Canton. Lunch is at noon, and the style show will follow. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased by calling 330-649-4380. Table assignments will be given at the time of payment.

Dec 29, 2010

Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings January 7-8

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

New Philadelphia, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Tuscarawas County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, January 7th from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m and on Saturday, January 8th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

Dec 29, 2010

Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Plain, Jackson & North Canton Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings in January

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Plain, Jackson & North Canton will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in January. 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:

Dec 28, 2010

Mercy Weight Management Presents “New Year, New You, New Weight” at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

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.

Dec 28, 2010

Mercy to Present Program on Low Back Pain

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.

Dec 21, 2010

Mercy Weight Management To Host OPTIFAST Open House On Jan. 20

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

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.

Dec 17, 2010

Dr. Zakari Has Joined Mercy Pain Management

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Dec 14, 2010

Mercy Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs Awarded Recertification by AACVPR

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

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).

Dec 01, 2010

Mercy Homecare Offers "Drive-In" Flu Vaccine Clinic

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

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.

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