Can your genetics play a role in cancer treatment? Find out at this week's Cancer Education Series event. Join us Wednesday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m. at the YMCA Healthy Living Center in Clive for "Making Sense of Genetic Testing During Cancer Treatment." Leading the discussion will be Cindy Johnson, MS CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor for Mercy Cancer Center.
Now you can also order a ride to and from Mercy as well as find a doctor, find a clinic and more. Download the Mercy app by searching "Mercy Des Moines" in the app store.
Thank you! 85 marrow donors registered at Mercy 8 South's event on Valentine’s Day. Join the registry: [ Bethematch.org Link ] #liveup #mercydesmoines
For heart failure patients, support comes in many forms. Jim Scott, of Stratford, learned this when he became the 20th patient to receive a battery-powered LVAD heart pump at Mercy Des Moines. Iowa Heart Center doctors implanted the pump which supports his heart’s ability to pump blood -- improving his quality of life. Since his procedure, Jim can share his experiences with a special LVAD...
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Keeping busy and meeting patients and guests are two things Randy Cook likes most about his job. As a valet staff member at Mercy, Randy helps make it easier for our patients and guests to get to and from their cars. He has been working in the valet area for going on two years, but has been with Mercy for 31 years. Thank you, Randy for all you do!
If a baby is in your future, make plans to attend Des Moines' Big Baby Shower tomorrow! The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knapp Animal Learning Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Stop by to talk with birthing experts from Mercy about our free childbirth classes, midwives and more! Mention this Facebook post when you visit our booth and receive a free gift! Free gifts are limited...
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#TBT Two nurses, who graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in the 1940’s and enlisted as cadet nurses of the United States Cadet Nurses Corps, await assignment to duty with the corps. Also, check out the patch and Certificate of Membership each enlisted member received. Way to serve, ladies!
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Jim Scott, of Stratford, is a hero. He served his country in Vietnam and was awarded three Purple Hearts for bravery. Bravery was important again when he experienced heart failure. Jim trusted the doctors at the Iowa Heart Center and Mercy Des Moines to implant a battery-powered LVAD heart pump. With the pump and Jim’s community support, he’s enjoying a better quality of life. Learn more about...
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Join Mercy and Drake University Women's Basketball this Friday night, Feb. 24, as we join forces in support of breast cancer awareness. This year's "Pink Game" is expected to be a thriller as the Bulldogs take on UNI in a rematch of the teams’ double-overtime competition earlier in the season.
Congratulations to both, Mercy Ruan Neurology Clinic and Dr. Bruce Hughes, a neurologist with the clinic, on receiving two reputable awards by the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society – Upper Midwest Chapter!

Ruan Neurology received the Corporate Star Award Sylvie, and Dr. Hughes received the Healthcare Professional of the Year Starfish Award. Both awards were given to commemorate of all...
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Join Mercy and Drake University Women's Basketball this Friday night, Feb. 24, as we join forces in support of breast cancer awareness. This year's "Pink Game" is expected to be a thriller as the Bulldogs take on UNI in a rematch of the teams’ double-overtime competition earlier in the season.
#MommyMondays invites you to Des Moines' Big Baby Shower this Saturday! The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knapp Animal Learning Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Stop by to talk with birthing experts from Mercy about our free childbirth classes, midwives and more! We'll be handing out information and some fun giveaways! Learn more at [ Wordpress.com Link ].
Thirty-nine people ventured to Africa last month with Above + Beyond Cancer. Join us Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 5:30 p.m. at the YMCA Healthy Living Center in Clive, to find out more about the organization and how it is helping cancer survivors thrive. Richard Deming, M.D., Mercy Cancer Center Medical Director and founder of Above + Beyond Cancer, will lead the discussion.
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Meet Jen Wagner! Jen is a fitness specialist at Mercy and enjoys helping improve the quality of life for many. She loves the variety of her work and has been with Mercy for 15 years. Thank you, Jen for Living Up at Mercy!
Preventing falls -- Sign up now for the NEW Stepping On workshop. These classes build confidence and reduce falls.
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