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Stroke Support Group Movie Presentation - Sunday, February 10, 2013

Jan 27, 2013
On Sunday, February 10, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) stroke support group will present “Brain Freeze,” a short movie featuring comedian John Kawie who suffered a stroke at age 47. “Brain Freeze” is written as a two-part therapy session, acted out by Kawie live on stage at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. The first part depicts a one-on-one therapy session with his therapist...

MVCC, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare partner to provide radiologic technology education

Jan 24, 2013
Starting with the fall 2013 semester, Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) will enter into a partnership with Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) to meet the region’s radiology education needs. St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) will join the partnership in the fall of 2014. This will result in an expanded allied health offering at MVCC, producing up to 24 trained radiology technologists...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation Announces New Board Members

Jan 22, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation announces new directors to serve on its Board of Directors: Blair Jones, BA Blair Jones, BA, is an executive compensation consultant for Semler Brossy Consulting Group, LLC in Los Angeles, California. Jones represents the company from her home in Clinton, New York. In her role as an executive compensation consultant, Jones advises the boards of...

15 Hours of Free Flapjacks at IHOP - Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Jan 21, 2013
National Pancake Day Returns to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare For the eighth consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day, Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Our area’s IHOP, located at 535 French Road, New Hartford, participates in National Pancake Day each...

Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, February 5

Jan 20, 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. Classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, February 5, 12 and 19, 2013, at the Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jan 20, 2013
Andrea MacDiarmid has been named Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) coordinator for the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation. In this position, MacDiarmid is responsible for the ongoing growth of philanthropic support to benefit Women’s and Children’s Services at FSLH. Prior to joining FSLH, MacDiarmid was a corporate event director for the American Heart Association in Utica, New York....

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up” - An Adult Support Group for Those with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

Jan 13, 2013
In 2013, the Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is introducing a new adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes called “Trading Up.” This group provides attendees the opportunity to speak with others who are living similar lifestyles and dealing with the daily impact of diabetes management. The objective of this group is to provide an outlet for people to give and...

NYS Law Impacts FSLH and Requires Dense Breast Tissue Information to be Provided to Patients

Jan 13, 2013
A new law in New York State requires mammography providers to inform patients if they have dense breast tissue. This law is designed to help improve breast cancer detection and prevention by requiring mammography services to inform patients if dense breast tissue is found during an exam. To comply with these new guidelines, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Imaging Center, which provides...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

Jan 9, 2013
On Saturday, January 26, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) support group will meet at 11am in the Weaver Lounge on the first floor of the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) at 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. Attendees should use the Cancer Center or Bennett Street entrances. The January meeting is titled “This is the First Day of the...

Visitor Restrictions Remain in Effect at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Rome Memorial Hospital

Jan 8, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Rome Memorial Hospital (RMH) are continuing to restrict visitors to adults 18 years of age and older. The restrictions will be in place until further notice. The organizations continue to experience an increase in patients experiencing the flu and flu-like symptoms in both their Emergency Departments and inpatient...

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