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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...

FSLH to Host Bariatric Teaching Day for Healthcare Providers

Jan 8, 2013
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a bariatric teaching day from 8am to 4pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The teaching day aims to educate healthcare providers on why a multidisciplinary approach is critical to successful surgical and post-operative outcomes for bariatric surgery patients. Presentation topics include...

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...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 16

Jan 7, 2013
On Wednesday, January 16, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4...

Quit Smoking with Tips From Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Center

Jan 7, 2013
Make 2013 the year you become smoke free! You are more likely to be successful if you prepare for this life change with these five helpful tips in mind:   Make a plan – decide when you’ll quit and what you’ll need (help, medication, support, etc.). Get yourself and your surroundings ready – get rid of your cigarettes and ashtrays, stock up on gum and other things you enjoy. Tell...

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