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Saint Francis Offering Life-saving CPR Training

Saving lives is not just for heroes in capes. Saint Francis Healthcare System is doing its part to train lifesavers by hosting free CPR trainings on Saturday, June 4, as part of National CPR and AED Awareness Week (June 1-7). According to the American Heart Association, ...
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Pre-Employment Tests Examine Applicants’ Physical Capabilities

Few human resources issues are more frustrating than hiring an individual, only to discover a physical issue prevents them from performing the task for which they were hired. More employers today are investing in pre-employment testing to identify such avoidable issues. Pre-employment functional testing provides employers ...
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Training and Preparation are Keys to Preventing and Treating Burns

  Educating employees about the potential for burn hazards in the workplace and what to do in the event of an accident are important steps in improving workplace safety. Taking actions to prevent burns from happening in the first place is the best defense against this workplace ...
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Truckers Improve Safety and Health by Getting Enough Sleep

Driving a truck is hard work, particularly on the human body. The common bond between coping with inconsistent schedules, noisy lots and everything that goes with living in a truck is sleep. Not just any sleep, but good, plentiful, restful sleep. Getting enough high-quality sleep can ...
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Fitness Plus to Open in Dexter in July

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Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Fitness Plus is coming to Dexter in July. Now through July 1, the facility is offering a pre-sale promotion to new members, which includes a discounted enrollment fee of $19 and a free Fitness Plus Dexter T-shirt. “We are thrilled to be ...
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Saint Francis Hosting Free Women’s Health Event

Saint Francis Healthcare System will host a free health event for women on Thursday, May 19, from 5 to 8 pm, at Isle Casino Cape Girardeau. Saint Francis experts will discuss important health issues for women, such as a holistic approach to conception, health concerns ...
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Saint Francis Earns Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Today, Healthgrades awarded Saint Francis Medical Center the Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the seventh time (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016). The Medical Center was the only facility in Cape Girardeau County to win this award, which recognizes hospitals for providing outstanding ...
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Saint Francis Adds Neurosurgical Practice and Experienced Physicians

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Cape Neurosurgical Associates as a new specialty practice to Saint Francis Medical Partners, along with neurosurgeons Joel W. Ray, MD, FACS, and David G. Yingling, MD. “We are fortunate to be partnering with this established neurosurgical practice and ...
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Experienced Vascular Surgeon Joins Saint Francis

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Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes vascular surgeon Joseph F. Mayo Jr., MD, FACS, as a new Saint Francis Medical Partner. He joins fellow surgeons Bruce A. Jones, MD, FACS and Colleen Moore, MD, FACS, RPVI, at Cape Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. Mayo earned his medical degree ...
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Saint Francis to Host Women’s Heart-health Luncheon

Heart disease risk rises for everyone as they age, but for women, risk for heart attack can increase dramatically after menopause. Women are invited to learn about physical changes that can impact heart health after menopause and how to decrease their heart disease risks during ...
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