Mercy Weight Management Changes Meeting Times and Location

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management has changed the time and location of its information sessions. Open to anyone wanting to learn more about the OPTIFAST Weight Management Program, these FREE informational sessions will be offered every other Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. inside Mercy Medical Center’s Human Resources Department, 1320 Mercy Dr., NW,…

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Community Invited to Healthcare Vendor Expo

  Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County invites the community to take part in a Healthcare Vendor Expo on Friday, April 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will offer give-a-ways, goodies, health screenings, as well as informational displays and materials from various local healthcare agencies and organizations.   Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas…

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Mercy Invites Community to Healthcare Career Advising Expo

  Are you looking for an exciting career in healthcare? Mercy Medical Center invites the community to take part in the Healthcare Career Advising Expo on Saturday, April 17. Held from 12 noon until 2 p.m., this expo is FREE and open to the public. No reservations are required.   From laboratory technicians and physical therapists to nurses…

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Mercy Hosts Older Driver Focus Groups

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is working in collaboration with Westat, a professional research firm, on behalf of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to improve safety on the roads for older drivers. To do this, Mercy will be hosting several focus group sessions with older drivers ages 60 and up to learn about their…

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Mercy Physical Therapy to Offer FREE Health Screenings April 6

  New Philadelphia, Ohio: Did you know that more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States? Furthermore, for older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths and are the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. The Physical Therapy department at Mercy Health Center…

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Know Your Number April 2010

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

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Mercy Health Center of Louisville Invites Community to Open House Celebration

  Mercy Health Center of Louisville wishes to invite the community to an Open House celebration on Wednesday, March 24 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., inside the facility located at 1302 W. Main St., Louisville.   The event will begin with a blessing by Father Steven Agostino, Priest Chaplain at Mercy Medical Center. Participants will…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Partners With Stark County Health Department To Focus On Sports-related Injury Prevention and Treatment

Canton, Ohio: In January 2010, the Stark County Health Department (SCHD) was awarded an Injury Prevention Grant from the Ohio Department of Health. With this four-year funding opportunity, the SCHD will focus on childhood injury prevention, with an emphasis on sports related injuries. Mercy Sports Medicine is partnering with SCHD and Safe Kids Stark County…

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Mercy Health Run Classic Set For May 22

North Canton, Ohio: As part of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to the promotion of health and physical fitness in the community, Mercy Sports Medicine will once again host the annual Mercy Health Run Classic Saturday, May 22. This 5K road-race will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the start and finish at Mercy Health Center of…

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Know Your Numbers – Carrollton, March 2010

  Mercy Medical Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, March 26, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 125 Canton Rd., Carrollton, 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.  …

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event in March

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., March 16, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.   This marketing event will begin with a Medicare Advantage Plan overview by Terri Gursky, Mercy’sMedicare Specialist and Stark County OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information…

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Mercy to Host Diabetes Fair March 25

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will host the 9th Annual Diabetes Health & Equipment Fair on Thursday, March 25 inside Mercy Hall Auditorium. Free to the community and professionals, this educational event will run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and requires no reservation.   Participants will be offered blood pressure checks in addition to…

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Mercy Expands Healthcare Into Alliance

  Mercy Medical Center now offers radiologic services to the Alliance community with the acquisition of ARCH Diagnostics Imaging.   Located at 1401 S. Arch Ave. in Alliance, Mercy Imaging Center of Alliance now offers CT scans and open MRIs, with additional radiologic services coming soon. These tests will be digitized and read by Mercy radiologists. “This…

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Mercy to Present Program on Treatment of Osteoarthritis in the Knee

  Do you or a loved one suffer the pain of osteoarthritis in the knee? Osteoarthritis. Join Mercy orthopaedic surgeon, Thomas A. Krupko, M.D., as he presents, “Treatment of Osteoarthritis in the Knee” on Wednesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. inside Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County, 1031 West High Ave., New Philadelphia. Learn about the most…

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Know Your Numbers – March 2010

  Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Centers of Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings throughout the month of March. 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…

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Know Your Numbers – Tuscarawas County

  New Philadelphia, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Tuscarawas County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, March 12 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1031 West High Ave., New Philadelphia, will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL…

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Know Your Number – Carrollton

  Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, February 26 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 125 Canton Rd., Carrollton, will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for…

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Mercy Offers Free Breastfeeding Support Group

  Mercy Medical Center now offers a weekly breastfeeding support group open to all breastfeeding women and their babies. This free program, entitled the Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group, is held every Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the Mercy Childbirth Education Room in Mercy Hall.   Led by Regina Ravine, RN, IBCLC, Certified Lactation…

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Know Your Numbers – February 2010

  Mercy Medical Centers of Lake, Jackson/Massillon, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings throughout the month of February. 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 from 7…

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event in February

  Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., Feb. 23, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.   This marketing event will begin with a Medicare Advantage Plan overview by Mercy’s Medicare counselor Terri Gursky. Guests may also compare the cost, coverage and convenience of…

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Matters of the Heart

  New Philadelphia, Ohio: Heart disease is the nation’s number one killer of people over the age of 45. Knowing the main risk factors for heart disease can help you take extra precautions. As part of American Heart Month, cardiologist, Amjad Iqbal, M.D.,Medical Director of Satellite Cardiovascular Imaging Program at Mercy Medical Center, will present Matters of…

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