Heart disease is the leading cause of death in minorities in the United States. Furthermore, African Americans have twice the risk of diabetes as white Americans. Join us on Saturday, April 23rd to learn how to change these statistics! Mercy Medical Center will be offering a FREE luncheon and presentation entitled, Brothers and Sisters in Health, on Saturday, April 23rd with doors opening at 11:00 am.
This informative community event will be held at the McKinley Grand Hotel, 320 Market Ave. S., downtown Canton, and will include a mini Mercy health fair, free health screenings, sit-down lunch and presentations by John W. Perry, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon (Mercy Cardiovascular Institute) and registered licensed dietician, Kathy Wise, RDN, LD, LWC, CWP (director, Mercy Weight Management). Ron Ponder, local radio personality for News-Talk 1480 WHBC, will emcee this Brothers and Sisters in Health luncheon.
This program is FREE and OPEN to the public, however, reservations are requested. Please call 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662 for more information, or to RSVP. Convenient, online reservations are also available by visiting https://www.cantonmercy.org/brothers-sisters-2016 .
This program is being offered by Mercy Medical Center in recognition of Minority Health Month (April).
Please click here for media inquiries