Mercy Health & Fitness Center Offers Three Months Free

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center is offering a promotion to help you start and keep your New Year’s resolution to better your health this year. Buy a three-month membership at Mercy Health & Fitness Center and get the next three months free! To qualify, memberships must begin prior to Monday, Feb. 16, and…

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Annual Physicians’ Seminar Focuses on Spirituality

NORTH CANTON, OHIO – The 29th Loyola Physicians’ Seminar will host its annual program for physicians, their spouses, and pastoral care associates, which focuses on patient care and spirituality on Saturday, Jan. 24 at Walsh University’s Barrett Business Center, located at 2020 East Maple St., North Canton. Breakfast and registration begins at 8:15 a.m., and…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Cancer Patients Highly Advanced Radiation Treatments

Canton, Ohio: A leader in innovative cancer care, Mercy Cancer Center has become one of only five sites in Ohio to acquire TomoTherapy – a highly advanced cancer treatment system. A first-of-its-kind radiation therapy solution, TomoTherapy combines an intensity-modulated radiotherapy device with a 3D CT scanner that allows physicians to visualize a tumor and apply…

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Mercy Offers Free Grief Support Group

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. Led by qualified and experienced grief facilitators, Seeds of Hope is…

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Mercy Athletic Trainer Appointed To USA Track & Field Medical Staff

Canton, Ohio: Chris Watson, one of Mercy’s certified athletic trainers and the head athletic trainer at Malone University, was recently appointed to the USA Track & Field (USTAF) medical staff for the upcoming International Chiba Ekiden, slated for Nov. 23 in Chiba, Japan.  Last year Watson assisted the USTAF during the Pan American Junior Championships…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers TPI Golf Fitness Program

North Canton, Ohio: With winter quickly approaching, don’t hibernate and take a vacation from exercise. Use this time to improve your swing before spring. Mercy Sports Medicine offers the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), a golf fitness program based on an accumulation of research and findings. Mercy’s TPI certified golf fitness instructors help participants identify and…

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event In November 2008

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium. Both sessions of this marketing event will begin with a Medicare overview by Mercy’s Medicare counselor Terri Gursky….

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Mercy Is First In Region To Perform Total Ankle Replacement

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is the first hospital in a five-county area to offer total ankle replacement surgery, an innovative procedure that can help qualified patients with advanced ankle arthritis regain more natural ankle movement. Much like a total knee replacement, this surgery involves implanting a device designed to replicate the ankle’s normal range…

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Mercy, Safe Kids Study On Home Hazards Published

Canton, Ohio: Carolyn B. Schooley, R.N., Mercy Medical Center, and Amanda R. Kelly, B.A., C.H.E.S., Safe Kids Stark County, recently completed a joint study on children’s ability to recognize home hazards. Their findings were published in the July – September 2008 edition of the Journal of Trauma Nursing. The article, "Home Hazards: Can Children Recognize…

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Mercy Is First In Region To Implement Robotic Surgery

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently installed a state-of-the-art da Vinci® Surgical System, making it the first hospital in Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties to offer robotic minimally invasive surgery (MIS). Today’s most advanced surgical platform, da Vinci takes MIS, or laparoscopic surgery, to new levels, offering excellent surgical outcomes in urology, gynecology,…

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Mercy Holds Free Education Event On Stress And The Heart

Canton, Ohio: The Mercy Medical Center Heart Center will hold a free community education event and dinner on Tues., Nov. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St. N.W. in Canton. Entitled "Can Economic Stress Affect Your Heart (and What to Do About It)?," the program will feature Ahmed…

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Mercy Dental Services To Hold Cornhole Tournament And Benefit

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Dental Services and Residency Program will hold its Harvest Cornhole Tournament and Benefit on Sat., Oct. 25, at North Park, located at the corner of Fulton Rd. and Wales Ave. in Jackson Township. Play begins at noon. The event – which includes door prizes, a DJ, food, a Chinese raffle…

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Mercy Seeks Heart Failure Patients For ‘Dance For Life’ Pilot

Canton, Ohio: The Mercy Medical Center Heart Center is seeking individuals with heart failure for a new research trial called Dance for Life. This free pilot program is designed to improve the quality of life and exercise endurance of heart failure patients. Dance experience is not required. A professional dance instructor will guide participants while…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6 – 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton in the Sports Medicine Therapy Clinic, located at 6200 Whipple Avenue, NW. The cost of the Clinic is $20.00, and each coach attending will be able to apply…

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Information Fairs In October

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will sponsor Medicare Information Fairs that are free and open to the public on Tues., Oct. 7, at 9 a.m., and on Fri., Oct. 24, at 2 p.m. Both fairs – to be held in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium – will begin with a Medicare overview by Mercy’s…

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Mercy To Offer Health Care Decisions Seminar

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will offer free "Health Care Decisions" seminars on Tues., Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium in Canton; and on Wed., Oct. 22, at 9:30 a.m. at the Mercy Health Center of Carroll County in Carrollton. Members of the Stark County Bar Association Elder Law…

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Mercy Offers Free Mental Health Screenings

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Behavioral Health will offer free mental health screenings on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall auditorium. National Depression Screening Day® – held each year in October – began nearly two decades ago as a nationwide effort to screen individuals for the…

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Mercy Grief Support Group Fall Sessions

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. Led by qualified and experienced grief facilitators, Seeds of Hope is…

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Mercy Offers Free Skin Cancer And Oral Cancer Screenings

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer and oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Skin cancer screenings will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton’s Work Health & Safety Services, located at 6200 Whipple Ave. N.W., North Canton….

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Mercy Sponsors October Career Advising Expo

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center, Coming Together Stark County and the Greater Stark County Urban League will sponsor the Career Advising Expo on Sat., Oct. 11, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Southeast Community Center ("Peel" Coleman Center), 1400 Sherrick Rd. S.E. in Canton. The event is free and open to the public, and…

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SilverSneakers® Fitness Program Hosts Open House

Canton, Ohio: Members of select AARP and Aetna Advantage Plans can now join Anthem and Humana enrollees in taking advantage of the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program at Mercy Health & Fitness Center. At no cost, eligible seniors can take advantage of the center’s equipment and classes to increase their strength, range of motion, balance and agility….

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