Mercy Medical Center Program Offers Cancer Patients Exercise, Social Support

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, while dealing with a cancer diagnosis, can be difficult, and often lonely. To help people throughout their cancer journey, Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh offers PEACE (People Exercising After Cancer Enters), a free exercise and relaxation program for people who have cancer or are cancer survivors. Participants meet from 1-3 p.m. […]

Project SEARCH Kicks Off in Oshkosh

  Project SEARCH is a collaborative employment program between the Oshkosh Area High Schools, Mercy Medical Center, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and Goodwill Industries.  This program works on improving skills, reaching career goals, and being able to implement these goals in the work field. The Project SEARCH interns started their first job rotations at Mercy […]

Heroin Use is Spiking – Is Your Loved One At Risk?

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration heroin use has increased 80 percent among teenagers and deaths from overdose in young people between 15 and 24 years has increased by 38 percent nationwide. In Wisconsin, the number of known heroin cases has spiked from 648 in 2012 to 1,141 in 2015. In that […]

How to Stay Healthy at Any Age

Your Checklist for Health The most important things adults can do to stay healthy are: Get regular checkups and recommended screening tests Be tobacco free Be physically active Eat a healthy diet Stay at a healthy weight Drink alcohol only in moderation Screening tests can find diseases early when they are easier to treat. Talk […]

Safety Tips to Prevent Slips, Trips & Falls

Every winter we venture outside and endure the snow, slush and ice—putting ourselves at risk of slipping, tripping and falling. Whether it’s walking to the bus stop or a couple steps out the door to pick up the mail, we’ve all experienced that heart-stopping moment as our feet try to stabilize on a slippery surface. […]

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