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RC Soup Donates $1,100 to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at FSLH

Feb 3, 2014
In January 2014, RC Soup raised more than $1,100 to donate to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). RC Soup, a blog dedicated to various aspects of the radio controlled (RC) hobby, held a raffle for a RC car and sold 300 tickets with all proceeds benefitting CMN.    “The focus was on raising money for a great cause — the Children’s...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcements

Jan 30, 2014
Lyndsey Bauer, PhD, has joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Neuro Sciences Group as a neuropsychologist. Prior to joining ACP, Dr. Bauer was employed by Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, as a neuropsychologist. Dr. Bauer received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and her master’s and...

FSLH Wellness Center Open House February 10

Jan 29, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is hosting an open house on Monday, February 10, 2014, from 4pm to 6pm at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The open house will feature complimentary chair massages, blood pressure screenings, body fat analyses and information on nutritional health and diabetes prevention. The community is invited to attend and learn how to...

Infant Swing Donated to Special Care Nursery at FSLH

Jan 27, 2014
In December 2013, Mary Lawrence, RN, donated an infant swing to the Level II Special Care Nursery in The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Mary, who works in the Nursery, donated the swing in memory of her mother-in-law, Eleanor Lawrence. “I was on a transport run to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse when I noticed their Nursery had a few infant swings,” said Mary. “The staff...

Diabetes Prevention Program Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program at FSLH

Jan 24, 2014
The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is again offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) that focuses on treating prediabetes to prevent type 2 diabetes. The program will begin in February 2014, and will be held at CNY Diabetes located on the fourth floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Type 2 diabetes threatens one in three Americans...

Utica Comets Team Up With FSLH's Breast Care Center

Jan 22, 2014
COMETS PARTNERING WITH FAXTON ST. LUKE’S FOR PINK THE RINK NIGHT UTICA, N.Y. – The Utica Comets announced today that the team is partnering with The Breast Care Center of The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare for “Pink the Rink” Night on January 31st. "The Regional Cancer Center is very grateful to partner with the Utica Comets to not only increase awareness of cancer,...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, February 4

Jan 21, 2014
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, February 4, 11 and 18, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Wellness After Stroke”

Jan 17, 2014
On Sunday, February 2, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at noon in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Amanda Straney, PT, DPT, acute care physical and occupational therapy manager at FSLH, and Bethany Kleist, Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center...

Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association Announces 2014 Board Officers

Jan 17, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association recently announced the 2014 officers for its Board of Directors. Jane Gwise has been named president of the Volunteer Association and has served as vice president and member-at-large. Gwise began volunteering more than 20 years ago at Faxton Hospital serving on the Faxton Council. She currently volunteers in the Outpatient Infusion Unit in the...

FSLH to Host Presentation on Active Shooter and High Threat Incident Response

Jan 15, 2014
On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Healthcare Employee Considerations for Active Shooter and High Threat Incidents” from 5pm to 7pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Cost to attend is $20 to be paid at the event....

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