Doug Litsey’s Story

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Because you support the Henry & Beverly Hawk Vascular & Heart Center, Doug gets cardiac care right in Lima More than 20 years ago, Doug Litsey learned he had serious heart issues. Thanks to your support of the Henry & Beverly Hawk Vascular & Heart Center at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center, he…

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Meet Andrea & Ian

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Andrea and Ian both survived heart attacks because you support cardiac care at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Andrea Woie was only 32 years old when she and her husband Ian took a weekend getaway to Asheville, NC. That’s when she first felt the tightness in her chest. It went away with a bit of…

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Heart Care

Cause Heart Care Give From the Heart Ensure life-saving cardiovascular care for Lima and beyond Donate Saving lives and mending hearts, with your help Donations mean our heart experts are well-equipped to provide exceptional cardiovascular care Heart disease has likely impacted you or a loved one. It’s the leading cause of death in the United…

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Heart Care

Cause Heart Care Give From the Heart Ensure life-saving cardiovascular care for northwest Ohio Donate Saving lives and mending hearts, with your help Donations keep our heart experts well-equipped to provide exceptional cardiovascular care Heart disease has likely impacted you or a loved one. It’s the leading cause of death in the United States. Mercy…

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Heart Care

Cause Heart Care Give From the Heart Ensure life-saving cardiovascular care here in the Mahoning Valley Donate Saving lives and mending hearts, with your help Donations keep our heart experts well-equipped to provide exceptional cardiovascular care It is likely that you or a loved one has been impacted by heart disease. It’s the leading cause…

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Heart Care

Cause Heart Care Give From the Heart Ensure life-saving cardiovascular care for western Kentucky Donate Saving lives and mending hearts, with your help Donations mean our heart experts are well-equipped to provide exceptional cardiovascular care here in Paducah Many of us or a loved one have been impacted by heart disease. It’s the leading cause…

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Heart Care

Cause Heart Care Give From the Heart Ensure life-saving cardiovascular care here in Springfield Donate Saving lives and mending hearts, with your help Donations mean our heart experts are well-equipped to provide exceptional cardiovascular care here in the Springfield and Urbana areas Many of us or a loved one have been impacted by heart disease.…

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Medical team completes perinatal palliative care training

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Foundation funds training to help doctors and nurses provide comfort care for newborns with short life expectancy Perinatal Bereavement Program is expanding to include Perinatal Palliative Care, helping families navigate the devastating diagnosis of a life-limiting condition When a family experiences a still birth or the loss of a newborn, our Perinatal Bereavement Ministry team…

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New EKG machines for heart program

Bon Secours St. Francis Foundation provided over $35,000 to purchase two new EKG machines Thanks to donors, patients benefit from the latest medical technology to detect electrical issues in the heart An electrocardiogram machine, or EKG, is one of the most important pieces of equipment in our medical facilities. It is a painless test that…

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Meet the Blum Sisters

Three sisters give to honor their father’s commitment to better health When Robert Blum needed heart care, it changed his life. It kickstarted a passion to live healthily and he frequently let his daughters know how much the team at Mercy Health meant to him.   “At some point in his 80s, he told us…

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