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Regional Dialysis Center Offering Chronic Kidney Disease Program

Nov 20, 2013
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million Americans have CKD and millions others are at risk for developing the disease. Early detection and intervention helps to prevent the progression of kidney disease to kidney failure...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Dec. 3

Nov 19, 2013
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday, December 3, 10 and 17, 2013, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

FSLH Physical Therapist Named Emerging Leader

Nov 18, 2013
Richard White, PT, DPT, an outpatient physical therapist at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center, earned the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Emerging Leader Award in October 2013. Dr. White was one of 25 in the nation to earn the award, which honors physical therapists and physical therapy assistants who have demonstrated extraordinary service...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Opens New Urgent Care Location

Nov 15, 2013
On Friday, November 1, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) opened Genesee Urgent Care, previously known as Independent Physicians Urgent Care, PLLC, located at 1904 Genesee Street in Utica, New York. FSLH acquired Independent Physicians from the three principal physician owners, Domenic Aiello, MD; Venkata Mannava, MD; and Anthony DeIorio, MD. FSLH also owns and operates an Urgent Care...

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Nov 14, 2013
What:             A ribbon cutting for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) new Genesee Urgent Care. When:             Friday, November 15, 2013, at 8:15am Where:           Genesee Urgent Care, 1904 Genesee Street, Utica...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

Nov 14, 2013
On Saturday, November 23, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am at The Regional Cancer Center at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The November meeting topic is "Everything We Need to Know About Breast Imaging," presented by Nancy Shaheen, MD. Dr. Shaheen is a board...

Kids for Kids Fast Pitch Fall Festival Raises Money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

Nov 12, 2013
In October 2013, the first annual Kids for Kids Fast Pitch Fall Festival was held at Noyes Park in Sherrill, New York, and raised more than $1,200 for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The festival consisted of a softball tournament with four teams of 18 and under girls and two adult co-ed teams. Money was raised through basket raffles,...

FSLH Senior Sunday - November 24

Nov 8, 2013
On Sunday, November 24, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "Rehab Services: Inpatient, Outpatient and Home Care” and will be presented by Amanda Straney, PT, DPT; Diane Jackson, OTR/L; Ginger Oliver, PT, DPT; Rita Fay, PT, DPT, COS-C; and Leslie Lawrence, members of the Rehabilitation and Home Care Services Teams at FSLH....

Children’s Miracle Network $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover Winner Mary Whittaker from Ilion

Nov 7, 2013
On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Mary Whittaker of Ilion found out she has 100,000 more reasons to celebrate this holiday season. She became the 17th winner of the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover with ticket #2373. Whittaker had been purchasing Miracle Home tickets for the past seven years with more of an intent to donate to a worthy cause than believing she...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive Thursday, Nov. 21

Nov 7, 2013
On Thursday, November 21, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is...

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