Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

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

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 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 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.

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