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Mercy 101

Each month, October through May, Mercy will host a one-hour presentation on health care issues relevant to Siouxland.  Mercy 101 will be held the last Tuesday of each month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm and cover a variety of health related topics.  All classes are free of charge and held in Mercy Medical Center's Leiter Room, unless otherwise noted.  Along with the presentations, you will have the opportunity to receive free health screenings and giveaways.  Pre-registration is required by emailing MercyEducation@mercyhealth.com or calling 712-279-2507.  

The following course have been scheduled for the 2013-2014 session:

Radon in the Home
Tuesday, January 28
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Leiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center
 
Radon is an ever present danger in Siouxland homes.  Attend this informative presentation by Dr. Cynthia Wolff of Akron Mercy Medical Clinic to find out how to protect yourself from this health threat.
 
The Heart of the Matter
Tuesday, February 25
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Leiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center
 
Anita Wilson, ARNP, of Mercy Cardiology will speak about current heart procedures and how to keep your heart healthy.  Free carotid screenings will be provided for attendees.
 
The Keys to Healthy Living
Tuesday, March 25
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Leiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center
 
Kim Gordon of Sioux City's Blue Zone, will speak about the value of adding a few healthy habits to your life and what the Blue Zones Project means to Sioux City.
 
Flying High over Siouxland:  Mercy Air Care
Tuesday, April 22
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Leiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center
 
Join us to learn about the history of Mercy Air Care and what it is like to attend to the most critically ill and injured patients in the area for the past 20+ years.
 
Brown Bag Medication Review
Tuesday, May 27
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Leiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center
 
Bring all your medications, herbal supplements and vitamins to this event, where a pharmacist will assess your meds for potential drug interactions.
 
 
 
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