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  • A special kind of healing 3/1/2019

    We provide compassionate, comprehensive behavioral health services that can help people recover from alcohol or drug abuse and many mental health illnesses.

  • Lung cancer screening: A potentially life-saving test 3/1/2019

    Some cancers, such as lung, typically don’t cause symptoms until they’re already advanced, which makes them difficult to successfully treat.

  • Meet our new oncologist 3/1/2019

    Dr. Raj is a new arrival at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia. He joined the medical staff as Director of Infusion Services at the Cancer Center.

  • When you need to see a cardiologist ASAP 3/1/2019

    At Mercy Philadelphia, you’re able to see a cardiologist the next day—or even possibly that same day—after you or your doctor call for an appointment.

  • Where’s the sodium? 3/1/2019

    Managing your care involves sleuthing for salt. It’s found in a lot of foods and can make your condition worse by causing fluid buildup and forcing your heart to work harder.

  • Women: Keep your bones strong 3/1/2019

    As women get older, their bones tend to lose some of their strength. That puts them at risk for the brittle-bone disease called osteoporosis.

  • Women: Know these things about lung cancer 3/1/2019

    Lung cancer—not breast cancer—is the No. 1 cancer killer of U.S. women. That’s been the case since 1987, in fact.

  • Mercy adds more cancer doctors 10/24/2018

    Mercy is adding some new faces to the cancer-fighting team, a move that will boost local access to high-quality cancer care.

  • New Bone, Joint and Spine Program will offer ‘one-stop’ care 10/24/2018

    When you hurt your back or neck, injure your knee or get a concussion, you want quick and easy access to the doctors and other specialists that you might need.

  • Q&A: Understanding medications 10/24/2018

    Aditi Chincholi, MD, a primary care physician, answers key questions about medicines and the knowledge you need to help protect your health.