Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Aug 15, 2011

Mercy Offers Free Grief Support Group to Begin Sept. 6

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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.

Aug 12, 2011

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Programs August 16

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Canton, Ohio – Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring the following educational Medicare events for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on August 16:

Community Medicare Check-Up – Louisville Public Library

Aug 12, 2011

Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community August 17

Topic: Mercy Imaging of Alliance offers health screenings the third Wednesday of each month | Contact:

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, August 17th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1401 S.

Aug 10, 2011

Mercy to Present Program on Hip Pain August 25

Topic: Mercy physician to present hip pain seminar at Lake Community Library | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed in the United States each year. Join Mercy Medical Center and Anthony Pentz, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon, OMNI Orthopaedics, for a FREE hip pain seminar on Thursday, August 25th at 6 p.m.

Aug 05, 2011

Mercy Hospice to Hold Fundraising Garage Sale August 11-13

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Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Hospice will hold a garage sale on Thursday and Friday (August 11-12) from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Saturday (August 13) from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Shakertown Plaza Lot, 5862 Fulton. All proceeds from the garage sale will benefit Mercy Hospice and the services it provides for terminal patients and their loved ones.

Aug 05, 2011

Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings August 12-13

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact:

New Philadelphia, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Tuscarawas County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, August 12th from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Saturday, August 13th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Aug 03, 2011

Dr. Wood Joins Mercy Cardiovascular Institute

Topic: Gregory J. Wood, D.O., is currently accepting new patients in Canton office | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Gregory J. Wood, D.O., interventional cardiologist, has joined the Mercy Cardiovascular Institute (MCI). Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Wood is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and the American College of Osteopathic Internists.

Aug 03, 2011

Additional National Recognition for Mercy Heart Center

Topic: Mercy Qualifies For American Heart Association’s | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently qualified for the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Silver Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients that effectively improves the survival and care of STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) patients.

Aug 02, 2011

Mercy to Present Program on Fatigue and Heart Failure

Topic: Mercy physicians to present “Don’t Underestimate Being Tired: Are YOU at Risk For Heart Failure” on August 24th | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: People with heart failure often report that they have less energy, are more tired than usual, or are feeling fatigued. Mercy Medical Center will present, “Don’t Underestimate Being Tired: Are YOU at Risk For Heart Failure?” on Wednesday, August 24th inside Mercy Hall Auditorium (behind Mercy Medical Center) beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Jul 29, 2011

Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain offer low-cost blood screenings in August

Topic: Know Your Number August 2011 | Contact:

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