El Reno News Releases

April 12, 2017

Office Visit: Fighting the Good Fight?

The six steps Di Smalley says must be taken into consideration if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
April 7, 2017

Mercy Patient Meets Two Paramedics Who Saved Her Life

On February 23rd, Bernie Terry was found lying on the floor of her Ada, Oklahoma home. She was in cardiac arrest.
March 14, 2017

Allen Teen is Living Proof of Miracles and Good Medicine

Dakotah Bear is a typical 16-year-old girl. She attends high school in Allen and enjoys spending time with her friends when she’s not busy with school activities or studying. But unlike most girls her age, Dakotah now celebrates two birthdays - the day she was born and the day she was brought back to life.
February 28, 2017

Easy Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

In a recent Oklahoma State Department of Health report comparing all U.S. states, Oklahoma had the third highest rate of death due to heart disease; sixth most obese population; seventh worst vegetable consumption rate; second worst fruit consumption rate; and seventh worst rate of physical activity.
February 25, 2017

Health Boosting Benefits of Chocolate

Good news, chocolate fans. Eating the sweet treat may be beneficial for your health.
February 24, 2017

What Parents Need to Know About Winter Illnesses: A Q&A With Dr. Stephen O’Grady

As we battle cold temperatures this winter, we will continue to see a lot of colds, coughs, influenza (flu) cases and other respiratory illnesses.
January 24, 2017

What You Need to Know About Winter Illnesses

Although spring is on the horizon, winter still packs a punch for respiratory illnesses.
January 17, 2017

Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Research suggests nearly half of the U.S. population makes a New Year’s resolution each year, but only 1 in 4 actually go on to keep it. So how do you join those elite few that see their resolutions through? Let’s start by looking at what resolutions we’re making and determine if we’re setting ourselves up for failure before the New Year even begins.
December 23, 2016

Nurse Turned Patient Inspires Others through Battle with Cancer

This holiday season, Susan Abrahamsen says she is especially grateful. In addition to having a loving family and a successful 30-year career in health care, Abrahamsen is a breast cancer survivor.
November 30, 2016

Hiring Event Scheduled at Mercy

Mercy is hiring for 37 positions in El Reno, Kingfisher and Guthrie at a hiring event on Wed., Dec. 7 at Mercy Hospital El Reno