New Philadelphia, Ohio: Obesity affects as many as 30 percent of Americans, and the condition is linked with about 300,000 adult deaths annually. Kathy Wise, RD, LD, LWC, Director of Health & Wellness at Mercy Medical Center, will present “New Year, New You, New Weight,” on Wednesday, January 19, at 6 p.m., inside Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County.
Join this program to learn how to take off unwanted weight and keep it off. Wise will be available after the presentation to answer questions, and participants will be able to try samples of OPTIFAST weight management products.
This program is free, but reservations are requested. For more information or reservations, call Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662.
About Mercy Weight Management
Mercy Weight Management offers several weight-loss programs. Experienced professionals can help you choose the program that’s right for you. These programs include outpatient nutrition services, OPTIFAST (calorie-controlled meal replacement plan) and Weight 2 Go (a 12-week weight loss plan for adults). For more information on Mercy Weight Management, please call 330-588-4854.
About Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County
Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County is conveniently located at 1031 West High Ave. in New Philadelphia, and offers a STATCARE Immediate Care Center, Work Health & Safety Services, Adult and Pediatric Physical Therapy, Cardiac Diagnostics Services, Laboratory, Radiology and Massage Therapy. For more information about this facility and the services it provides, please call 330-365-5100.
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its medical staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St., Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.
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