Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Jan 06, 2010

Mercy to Offer Free Education Program on Health & Wellness

Topic: Mercy’s Work, Health & Safety Director, L. Bruce Hensley, D.O., will present information about health and wellness for 2010 | Contact: Cindy Hickey

 

Jan 05, 2010

Volunteer Services Open House

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Learn more about volunteer opportunities at Mercy Medical Center at an open house to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18 in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served, and volunteers and staff will be on hand to answer questions. Free parking is available in Mercy’s main parking garage.

Jan 04, 2010

SISTERS OF CHARITY HEALTH SYSTEM RETURNS TO SOLE OWNER OF MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Topic: Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals complete transaction restructuring of joint ventures. | Contact: Cindy Hickey

CANTON—(January 4, 2010)—The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) and University Hospitals (UH) today announced the finalization of an agreement to restructure the two joint ventures that originated in 1999.   This transaction was completed on December 31, 2009.

Jan 04, 2010

Mercy to Offer Free Education Program on Unconscious Mind

Topic: Mercy Psychiatrist John Nadas, M.D., will present information about his new theory based on recent neurological discoveries | Contact: Cindy Hickey

 

Dec 22, 2009

Mercy Weight Management Opens OPTIFAST® Clinic

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management has opened an OPTIFAST Clinic at Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Developed in 1974 to treat obesity in a healthy and effective way, OPTIFAST is a weight-management program that combines lifestyle education and medical monitoring with a meal replacement plan. Under the medical direction of L.

Dec 18, 2009

Mercy Health & Fitness Center Waives $100 Fitness Assessment Fee

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Join Mercy Health & Fitness Center, as a new member, between January 1 and March 31, 2010, and the Center will waive the $100 fitness assessment fee. Discount applies to new one-year memberships only. During the fitness assessment, a professional staff member checks the member’s cardiorespiratory status, body composition and coronary risk factors.

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.

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