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The 17th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Kicks Off — Tickets on Sale Now! Funds benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Mar 17, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM-WLZW, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of the Mohawk Valley, announce the start of the 17th Annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at FSLH. One lucky person will win a $100,000...

The Regional Cancer Center’s Stomp Out Cancer Telethon – Wednesday, March 20 - Supporting Technology and a Healing Environment for Cancer Patients and Families

Mar 14, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is holding its annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, from noon to 8pm from The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH. It will be broadcast live on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Dollars raised through this year’s Stomp Out Cancer Telethon will help to further modernize the Cancer Center’s technology and improve patient care through the...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting at FSLH - Saturday, March 23, 2013

Mar 11, 2013
On Saturday, March 23, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) support group will meet at 11am in the Regional Cancer Center’s lobby/waiting area at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, located at 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The March meeting, titled “Survivorship,” will be led by Manzurul Sikder, MD, of Slocum-Dickson Medical Group. Dr....

Wednesday, March 20 is the Day to Kick Butts!

Mar 7, 2013
On Wednesday, March 20, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program hosts Take Action: Kick Butts Day. Community members and hospital employees are invited to take a step towards a healthier lifestyle by turning in their tobacco products. Once handed in they have the option of choosing a $10 gift card to Dunkin Donuts, Subway or Jazzman’s Café, or a water...

Discuss With Your Doctor What Steps You Can Take to Quit Smoking

Mar 7, 2013
Doctors and healthcare providers are credible sources of information and play an essential role in the lives of their patients, especially when it involves health issues related to tobacco use. According to a recent study conducted by the American Legacy Association, thirty-five percent of smokers believe that having a discussion with their healthcare provider helped them take the next steps...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in New Hartford

Mar 6, 2013
On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Mar 6, 2013
On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 1 and 2 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 eligible to...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Eye Donor Month

Mar 4, 2013
Last year at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) two-thirds of families approached about making a cornea donation consented to participate. Their loved one’s gift helped another person gain a second chance for sight. To bring awareness to the increasing number of individuals requiring corneal transplants, the Eye Bank Association of America has designated March as Eye Donor Month. “I want to...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Holding Open Interviews for Emergency Department and Dialysis Nurses

Mar 4, 2013
On Wednesday, March 13, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will hold open interviews for registered nurses (RN) interested in working in the Emergency Department and Dialysis. The interviews will be held from 2pm to 4pm at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford in Allen-Calder Conference Room 3. Applicants should use the Allen-Calder entrance. The open positions are full...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Mar 3, 2013
Brian B. Hearn, MD, has joined the medical staff at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). He is affiliated with Medical Arts Ob-Gyn in Utica, New York. Prior to joining FSLH, Dr. Hearn worked as an obstetrician and gynecologist for Women’s Health Associates in Oneida, New York. He also held the positions of major and staff physician for the United States Air Force (USAF) on Langley Air Force Base...

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