Blog Posts in 2016

  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss support group sponsors butterfly release Saturday, May 7

    King’s Daughters Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group invites families who have experienced the loss of an infant during pregnancy or following birth to participate in a butterfly release and prayer ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Ashland Central Park fountain. Each participant receives a butterfly to release in memory of the child. There is no charge to participate. ...
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  • Health insurance expert to discuss Medicare benefits

    Jacob Taulbee, a coordinator with Kentucky’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program, will be the featured speaker at the inaugural Welcome to Medicare program on Tuesday, May 3 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. The free program begins with a carpal tunnel screening at 11 a.m. A buffet lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., with Taulbee scheduled to speak from noon to 12:45 p.m. ...
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  • $5 jewelry sale announced for May 2-5 at King's Daughters

    Just in time for Mother’s Day gift giving — King’s Daughters Auxiliary will host a $5 jewelry sale from May 2 - 4, in the Health Education Center Auditorium (lower level Lexington Avenue parking garage) at King’s Daughters. Jewelry sale hours will be: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 All items are $5 and merchandise ...
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  • King's Daughters offers National Diabetes Prevention Program sessions beginning April 26

    You can prevent type 2 diabetes, and King’s Daughters can show you how! Join KDMC’s lifestyle change coach Kim Bayes, RN, BSN, to learn how to eat healthier, lose weight and safely increase physical activity. Presented through U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Prevention Program, classes will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the ...
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  • King's Daughters Medical Specialties - Prestonsburg hosts blood drive May 26

    King’s Daughters Medical Specialties – Prestonsburg will host an American Red Cross Blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26. It’s the first time a drive has been hosted at the location. Appointments to donate blood are required by calling 1-888-377-KDMC. KDMS – Prestonsburg is located at 1279 Old Abbott Mtn. Road. For more information, contact the practice at (606) ...
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  • King's Daughters salutes dedicated volunteers

    King's Daughters salutes its more than 250 dedicated volunteers by honoring their service at its annual appreciation luncheon. Wherever you go throughout King's Daughters, volunteers can be found helping team members, providers, patients and families. Volunteers greet customers, show people how to find their way to their destination, work in the Auxiliary gift shop and assist Pastoral Care ...
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  • Welcome to vascular surgeon Chelsey Lewis, M.D.

    King’s Daughters welcomes vascular surgeon Chelsey Lewis, M.D., to the team at Tri-State Vascular Specialists, 613 23 rd St., Suite 140, Medical Plaza B, Ashland, Ky. She joins vascular surgeon Omran Abul-Khoudoud, M.D. Lewis earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Fla., and completed residency at the University of South Florida, Tampa ...
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  • Welcome to general surgeon David Lewis, M.D.

    King’s Daughters welcomes general surgeon David Lewis, M.D., to King’s Daughters Medical Specialties – General Surgery, 613 23 rd St., Suite 320, Medical Plaza B, Ashland, Ky. He joins general surgeons Kevin Miller, M.D., and Adam Martin, M.D. Lewis earned his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo., and completed residency at University of ...
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  • Free lunch event with blood pressure education takes place April 22

    King’s Daughters will host a free, educational lunch event, Food for Thought, at noon Friday, April 22 in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level Lexington Avenue parking garage). The luncheon will feature speaker Charbel Salem, M.D., who will discuss blood pressure goals and new hypertension guidelines. A healthy diet, including cutting salt intake and regular ...
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  • Free lunch event with blood pressure education takes place April 22

    The Ashland office of King's Daughters Occupational Medicine is moving effective Monday, April 18. To accommodate this move, the office will be closed the week of April 11. During this time, drug screens and non-emergent care will be provided on board the KDMC Mobile Health Unit, parked at 2025 Carter Ave. The new location for Occupational Medicine will be Suite 204, 336 29th St., Ashland, Ky. ...
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  • Spring Craft Fair offers unique gifts

    If you’re looking for a special gift for an upcoming event … or a unique treat for yourself, King’s Daughters Spring Craft Fair has the answer. The KDMC Craft Fair will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 under the tent on King’s Daughters main campus in Ashland, at the corner of 24 th and Central Avenue. Crafts represented include, but aren’t limited to: ...
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  • Next blood drive Monday, April 25

    The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at King's Daughters will take place from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the medical center's Health Education Center (lower level Lexington Avenue parking garage). Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter: KDMC to schedule an appointment.
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  • KDMC, OLBH contribute more than 20,000 pounds of food to River Cities Harvest today

    KDMC and OLBH wrapped up their annual Food Feud to collect non-perishable food for River Cities Harvest. The two hospitals collected and delivered more than 20,774 pounds of food to RCH today (beating their combined goal to bring in 20,000 pounds this year)! "Spring can be a lean time of year for us," said Brittnany Hoback, RCH executive director. "This Food Feud provides us with a ...
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