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April 30: Free Seminar on Domestic Violence
April 7, 2014 - Join Mary Travers Murphy, Executive Director of the Family Justice Center, as she discusses the myths and fact about domestic violence.
Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs on Saturday, April 26
April 2, 2014 - Gather up your expired prescriptions for the next National Prescription Drug Drop-Off on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mercy Hospital Service Spotlight: OLV Family Care Center
March 13, 2014 - The OLV Family Care Center, a Catholic Health primary care center affiliated with Mercy Hospital, is our latest Service Spotlight.
April 26: Vascular Health Screening Day
March 13, 2014 - Catholic Health Presents Vascular Health Screening Day on April 26, 2014. All health screenings are free and open to the community.
Closings Due to Weather Conditions
March 12, 2014 - Select Catholic Health locations and programs are closed due to weather conditions.
Enhancing the Patient Experience
March 3, 2014 - Continuing on our “Journey from Good to Great,” we are very excited to announce the The Language of Caring program as our next step towards our goal of exceptional patient care.
Health Sciences Charter School is an Opportunity of a Lifetime for Cullan Donnelly
March 3, 2014 - Health Sciences Charter School is original by design, setting a whole new paradigm of how education should be focused for career ready high school graduates.
April 9: Ask Us Anything About Pelvic Pain
March 3, 2014 - If you have heavy or painful periods, pain between periods, or difficulty emptying your bladder, you may be experiencing the symptoms of uterine fibroids. Join us for a free seminar on April 9, 2014.
Mercy Hospital Excels in 2014 HealthGrades Ratings
February 28, 2014 - Mercy Hospital received high marks for healthcare quality from the latest report by Healthgrades, the nation’s leading online resource to help consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals.
Heart Surgery Program Receives Top Quality Rating
February 26, 2014 - The Catholic Health Heart Center at Mercy Hospital has been awarded a three-star national quality rating by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for the period covering July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
March 11: Colorectal Cancer 101
February 24, 2014 - No one wants to talk about it…but it’s one of the most common cancers in the United States. Join Catholic Health for a candid discussion on colorectal cancer at this free community event.
March 5: Breast Health 101
February 24, 2014 - Join Catholic Health for a candid discussion on breast health at this free community event.
Two Students Awarded Medical Staff Scholarships
February 24, 2014 - In 2012, the Mercy Hospital Medical Staff established a college scholarship program for children of Mercy associates using funds made available through physician dues.
All Are Welcome to March in Mercy’s Award-Winning St. Patrick’s Day Parade Float
February 21, 2014 - Mercy Hospital will once again be proudly represented in downtown Buffalo’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 16, 2014 with this year’s float theme, “All Aboard our Journey from Good to Great!”
AthletiCare Scholarship Bowling Night Out
February 21, 2014 - Please join us in a Bowling Night Out to benefit the AthletiCare Scholarship fund.
20th Annual Dr. Andy's Day for Kids
February 12 - Physicians from several area hospitals will trade in their stethoscopes for aprons as they team up for the 20th annual “Dr. Andy’s Day for Kids”.
March 12: Taking Care of Her Heart: Women's Heart and Vascular Health
February 4, 2014 - In honor of National Heart Month, bring your mom, daughter, sister, aunt or friend to this free dinner seminar.
Mercy Hospital Joins with American Heart Association to Celebrate Effective Date of Pulse-Ox Newborn Screening Law
February 3, 2014 - Mercy Hospital joined with the American Heart Association on January 27 to celebrate the effective date of a new state law requiring birthing facilities at hospitals and clinics to screen newborns for congenital heart defects through pulse-oximetry testing, also known as “pulse-ox.”
Kenmore Mercy ER Physician Offers Tips to Prevent Frostbite
January 2, 2014 - With temperatures dropping into the single digits, Western New Yorkers need to be smart when venturing outside.
February 24: Taking Care of Her Heart: Women's Heart and Vascular Health
January 3, 2014 - In honor of National Heart Month, bring your mom, daughter, sister, aunt or friend to this free dinner seminar.
Closings Due to Weather Conditions
January 7, 2014 - Due to weather conditions, select Catholic Health locations will be closed on January 7, 2014.
Free Breast Cancer Screening on Saturday, February 15
January 14, 2014 - To help area women without health insurance get the breast care services they need, Sisters of Charity Hospital and the Erie County Cancer Services Program are sponsoring a Free Breast Cancer Screening on Saturday, February 15 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Piver Center for Women at Sisters Hospital.
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Named Comprehensive Stroke Center
January 14, 2014 - Recognized as an industry leader in providing advanced stroke care, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has been named a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
Catholic Health Agrees to Sell Three Continuing Care Facilities
January 14, 2014 - In order to preserve and strengthen community-based senior care services, while responding to changes in the healthcare market, Catholic Health has agreed to sell three of its continuing care facilities to Comprehensive Healthcare Management Services, LLC.
February 12: Parenting the Strong Willed Teen with Dr. John Rosemond
January 15, 2014 - Nationally acclaimed parent guru, Dr. John Rosemond, will be speaking at The Mercy Center (Auditorium) on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
February 19: Women's Heart Health
January 15, 2014 - Join Catholic Health for a candid discussion on women’s cardiac health at this free community event.
February 26: Knee to Be
January 20 2014 - Attend our free seminar to learn what to expect from a knee or hip replacement.
Ken-Ton Primary Care Center Achieves National Recognition
January 28, 2014 - Ken-Ton Primary Care Center, a department of Kenmore Mercy Hospital, was recently recognized by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its success in creating a centralized “medical home” for patient care.
Catholic Health Expands Hours of Operation at Laboratory Service Centers
January 30, 2014 - In an effort to better serve residents in Cheektowaga and Hamburg, Catholic Health is expanding its hours of operation at two of its Laboratory Service Centers.
Stroke Support Group on February 8th 2014
January 31, 2014 - Catholic Health sponsors a Stroke Support Group the second Saturday of each month from 9 – 11 a.m. in the OLV Senior Neighborhood Community Room at 55 Melroy Avenue in Lackawanna.
Super Bowl Could Be Real Heartbreaker for Some Fans
January 31, 2014 - Recent studies suggest that the emotional stress fans feel after a loss may trigger fatal heart attacks.

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