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Volunteers report 100% retail tobacco compliance in Logan County

March 20, 2015 Leave a comment

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Local volunteers in collaboration with PreventionWorkz, the Regional Prevention Resource center recently conducted tobacco “reward reminder visits” throughout Logan County.  The program, funded through the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse services, is an educational campaign reminding retailers to check identifications to prevent underage sales.  Read more…

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Mercy Hospital Logan County closes surgery unit

February 12, 2015 Leave a comment

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Mercy Hospital in Logan County has closed their existing surgery unit. The hospital tells Guthrie News Page a decision will be shared as to what may happen to the operating room full-time in the coming weeks. Read more…

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Husen joins Mercy Clinic in Guthrie

February 10, 2015 Leave a comment

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As a Mercy physician, Dr. Stephanie Husen enjoys being involved in a patient’s whole health care experience — from preventative health maintenance to the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. Read more…

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Mercy Hospital Logan County offers services to bridge the gap from hospital to home

February 1, 2015 Leave a comment

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When caregivers provided options for skilled care services after Bill Wheeler’s knee replacement surgery and three-night hospital stay in Oklahoma City in October, he didn’t hesitate to choose Mercy Hospital Logan County.                    Read more…

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Mercy Clinic introduces orthopedic surgery team in Guthrie

February 1, 2015 Leave a comment

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Mercy Clinic welcomes Dr. William Hale II, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, and R. B. Chico Rogers, a board-certified physician assistant specializing in orthopedics, to Mercy Hospital Logan County’s specialty clinic. Read more…

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Mercy Hospital Logan County begins offering specialized wound care services

January 12, 2015 Leave a comment

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GUTHRIE, Okla. – Beginning this month, Mercy Hospital Logan County will offer wound care services every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is another way Mercy is providing access to specialty services closer to home for the community. Read more…

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Heal a wound, save a leg: patient shares experiences at Mercy Hospital Logan County

November 26, 2014 Leave a comment

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For 73-year-old Jim Tresner, therapy services offered at Mercy Hospital Logan County saved him time, money and possibly his leg. Read more…

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Nine Mercy hospitals in Oklahoma now offer Telestroke Services‏

October 28, 2014 1 comment

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KINGFISHER, Okla.  When Stephen Baustert noticed his wife’s face drooping on the right side one July afternoon, he knew she was likely having a stroke and needed to get to the hospital immediately. Read more…

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Mercy Hospital to host free Community Diabetes Education Classes in November‏

October 26, 2014 Leave a comment

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In celebration of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Mercy Hospital Logan County will host free weekly diabetes education classes every Tuesday throughout November. Read more…

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Letter to the Editor: OP-ED: An opportunity for Logan County

October 21, 2014 Leave a comment

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It’s not every day that a large group of local business owners and doctors come together to make a substantial financial and personal commitment to making a difference in our community. That day is here, and it deserves a chance for a thorough review to determine if it’s the right fit for our community. Read more…

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