Monthly health and wellness content provided to the community by Northern Light Mercy Hospital, a nonprofit community hospital sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, providing care to greater Portland since 1918. Mercy consistently receives an ‘A’ grade by The Leapfrog Group for meeting the highest safety standards in the country. It has also been recognized as a top hospital by Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report.
National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, which is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Jordynne Copp is a registered nurse at No... Read more
Screening for Colon Cancer By Christopher Kleeman, MD Colon cancer remains the 3rd most common and 3rd most deadly cancer in the U.S., with over 140,000 people diagnosed each year and over 5... Read more
Provided by Northern Light Mercy Hospital For many, it’s been too long since their last health screening due to COVID-19 concerns. And that’s a concern because delaying care when it’s needed... Read more