June 27, 2017

Mercy Names Mercer President of Foundation

Cynthia Mercer has been named president of Mercy Health Foundation, in addition to her role as Mercy’s chief administrative officer. Mercer has served as interim president of the foundation for the past year, and she will add this new role to her current responsibilities.
June 20, 2017

Study Finds Lead in Baby Food

How safe is the food you're feeding your baby? A Mercy Kids doctor weighs in on a new study that found lead in 20 percent of baby food.
June 13, 2017

Hometown Mercy Doc Leads American Medical Association

Dr. David Barbe has spent decades looking out for the health of his rural Missouri community, but he's also changing lives on a national scale, as president of the American Medical Association (AMA).
June 13, 2017

Mercy’s CEO Recognized as Trailblazing Leader

Lynn Britton is recognized as a trailblazing leader for making the right decisions for the communities Mercy serves, not the least of which was keeping 2,200 Mercy co-workers on payroll when an EF5 tornado destroyed a Joplin hospital.
June 11, 2017

Five Ways to Stop a Migraine Before it Starts

Chances are you or somebody you know has suffered from a migraine headache before. An estimated 37 million people in the United States – roughly the entire population of California – experience migraines regularly. They usually begin as a dull ache that quickly spirals into an intense, pulsating pain. Migraines can last anywhere between a few hours and a few days and are often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, dizziness and extreme sensitivity to light and sounds.
June 1, 2017

Mercy Doctors Warn About Dangers of Kids and Caffeine

If a teenager dies of an overdose, caffeine usually isn't the main culprit. However, a large amount of the stimulant consumed in a short period of time recently claimed the life of a 16-year-old in South Carolina.
June 1, 2017

Mercy and St. Anthony’s Affiliation is Official

The affiliation between Mercy and St. Anthony’s Medical Center in St. Louis is official. St. Anthony’s becomes Mercy’s fifth acute care hospital in the greater St. Louis region and the third largest hospital across Mercy’s four states.
May 23, 2017

Creative Team Behind Mercy Ads Wins 16 Telly Awards

You’ve heard of the Emmy, the Oscar and the Tony – but what about the Telly? It’s one of the most sought-after creative awards in the advertising industry, and Mercy’s creative team has snagged 16 of them.
May 12, 2017

Mercy Mother-Daughter Duos

Mother’s Day. It’s the one day of the year where moms are (hopefully) celebrated for all their hard work, both in and out of the home. We wanted to celebrate some mother-daughter duos who work at Mercy and help bring our mission to life.
May 11, 2017

Mercy Patients Participate in Nationwide Cancer Study

Scientists want to identify blood markers that can detect cancer early.