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Summer 2013

The Mercy Touch magazine features insightful and practical medical information, warm human interest stories, medical triumphs, medical breakthroughs and new technologies at Mercy Medical Center. Sign up to get it in the mail.



A welcome site

A Welcome Site

Check out the fresh look of Mercy’s redesigned website – from your smartphone, mini-tablet, full-size tablet, laptop or desktop. Now, it’s easier for you to find what you’re looking for AND you can view it from the device of your choice. Read more.

Peaceful Endings, New Beginnings

Peaceful Endings, New Beginnings

John and Pat Van Sickel believed in preparation. So, early in their marriage they discussed how they would approach a life-threatening illness. Read more.

Cindy Young: A Change of Pace

A Change of Pace

Cindy Young doesn’t see herself as a runner – yet. "I haven’t classified myself that way," she says. But by this fall she’s hoping to earn that title and wear it proudly. Read more.

Born to be Buddies

Born to be Buddies

A chance meeting in a Mercy Birthplace
prenatal class led to several family friendships that have endured for more than 13 years. Read more.

"Lucky" Larry

"Lucky" Larry

Larry Adair, 68, clearly has a passion for cars. Ironically, it was a car accident that resulted in his life-threatening injuries. Read more.

Medical Info at your Fingertips

Medical Info at Your Fingertips

Want to check your lab results? The date of your last physical? A list of your current medications? No problem – sign into MyChart. Read more.

A Dose of Humor

A Dose of Humor

Two heads (or more) are always better than one, especially during a critical illness. Mike Hoyt had some of the best medical heads at Mercy caring for him. And, he had Mr. Potato Head. Read Part 1 and Part 2.

Meet Me at the Market

Meet Me at the Market

Make this the summer you commit to getting
healthier with your friends and family by joining Mercy and other participating organizations at Meet Me at the Market. Read more.

Wings of Honor

Wings of Honor

Mercy Medical Center’s new organ, tissue and eye Donor Memorial Wall serves as a tribute to donors, as well as a symbol to raise awareness about the importance of donation. Read more.

It's a Bird... It's a Plane...

It's a Bird... It's a Plane...

It’s Henry Ebert, the Hall-Perrine
Cancer Center’s very own superhero. Read more.

A Cut Above the Rest

A Cut Above the Rest

When Rebecca Springer learned her treatment for Stage 4 uterine cancer would eventually cause her hair to fall out, she decided to take matters into her own hands. Read more.