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August 2015 - Learn how a patient with COPD is staying healthy and active; try our tips to improve your gut health; and learn why a robotic-assisted hysterectomy might be right for you.

Health Watch Archives

  • June 2015 -  Learn how Mercy is offering a gentler C-section, see pictures of Mercy's new front entrance project, and find out why snoring is a health concern. 
  • April 2015 - Healing and Growth with Home Care; New Blood Management Program - Only at Mercy; Heart Health Awareness at the Mercy Red Dress Breakfast.

  • February 2015 - Read about the changes Shirley has made following her heart attack; follow these guidelines to trim your waistline; know what you should do to lower your cholesterol

  • December 2014 - Skip the winter hibernation with these outdoor activities; get inspired by weight loss success stories; make mealtime easier with Mercy's new frozen meals

  • October 2014 - Generations Giving Birth at Mercy; Cancer Facts and Figures; Run for Your Life—download Mercy's training schedule here.

  • August 2014 - Gerry's Story: Back in the Tractor Following Knee Replacement; A New Procedure for Lung Cancer - Only at Mercy; Lifestyle Tips for Better Heart Health

  • June 2014 - David's Story: Relearning skills through therapy; Mercy Again Earns Highest Nursing Honor: Magnet; Highest Standards for Respiratory Care; Nursing Scholarships Awarded to Students; Funds Received for a New Oak Crest Van *Correction: The title of the recipe in this issue is incorrect. The correct title should be Grilled Shrimp with Mango Salsa. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • May 2014 - Griffith's Story: Clot-busting medication reversed paralysis from stroke; Mercy and Hills & Dales Collaborate to Enhance Autism Services; Megan's Story: Hearing device uses body's natural ability to conduct sound

  • April 2014 - John's Story: Minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer; Performance Achievement Award for Stroke Care; Rita's Story: Gets weight back in check with Just for You Weight Loss Program

  • March 2014 - Boost Your Nutrition with Power Foods; Sleep Apnea, a Serious Health Issue; Insurance Enrollment Deadline: March 31; Mercy Red Dress Breakfast (event photos)

  • February 2014 - Kathryn's Story: Husband calling 9-1-1 was first step in saving her life; Mercy Red Dress Breakfast: Join us for a fabulous morning!; Pilar's Story: Received high-risk, life-saving surgery

  • January 2014 - Ann's Story: Real Results with the Mercy Weight Loss Program; Mercy Child Development Center Earns Highest Rating; Mercy Introduces MyMercyDubuque: View Your Medical Records Online