Blog Posts in 2017

  • Health Foundation announces 2017 scholarship winners

    King’s Daughters Health Foundation recently announced winners of the 2017 scholarship awards. Each year, the health foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors in the region. This year’s recipients are: King’s Daughters Health Foundation Health Career Scholarship ($2,500 recipient) Kathryn Bess, Russell High School; attending: University of Kentucky; parents: Rob and ...
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  • Strategies for low back pain

    Low back pain is one of the most common problems in the U.S. As a matter of fact, more than 80 percent of Americans experience at least one episode of low back pain (LBP) in their lifetimes. Usually this pain is not serious and goes away on its own. Most people experience “nonspecific LBP,” which means there is not a specific spine problem causing the pain. Rarely is back pain caused ...
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  • Mobile mammography unit at Sam's Club on Sept. 9

    If it's time for your mammogram, but getting it taken care of through the week is just too much hassle, here's an opportunity to get your mammogram done on a Saturday! King’s Daughters Mobile Mammography Unit will visit at Sam’s Club, 432 Walmart Way, in South Point, Ohio, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Screening mammography does not require a physician order and is ...
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  • Osteoporosis known as "silent disease"

    A majority of American men view osteoporosis solely as a “woman’s disease.” Moreover, there are many men whose lifestyle habits put them at increased risk for osteoporosis. Few recognize the disease as a significant threat to their mobility and independence until they develop a fracture. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes the skeleton to weaken and the bones to break. It poses ...
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  • Free flu shot clinics set for September

    The flu vaccine is a lifesaver for all, but especially for those over 65, pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions. To help make it easier for residents to receive the flu vaccine, King’s Daughters has scheduled a series of free flu shot clinics during September. The vaccinations are free and available to those 18 and older, no appointment needed. Participants will be ...
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  • Pacemaker lead placement innovation comes to King's Daughters

    Electrophysiologist Kristin Ellison, M.D., recently performed a first for our region - a His-bundle pacing procedure. The procedure is a relatively new way to correct electrical impulses in the heart. During the procedure, Dr. Ellison implants a pacemaker as normal. The innovation is where the lead - the pacemaker’s electrical wire that stimulates the heart - is placed. Pacing the heart from ...
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  • Regional Cancer Conference is Sept. 15

    King’s Daughters Oncology Center of Excellence presents Regional Cancer Conference 2017 beginning at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15. The half-day conference will take place in the Health Education Center at KDMC, 2201 Lexington Ave., lower level of the Lexington Avenue Parking Garage. Speakers and their topics are: Difficult Conversations, Lynne J. Goebel, M.D., professor of internal medicine ...
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  • Healthy Families event Thursday, Sept. 7

    Leading a healthy lifestyle through better nutrition and increasing physical activity is a goal for most families. Busy schedules and budgeting for healthy foods can be a problem. King’s Daughters can help! Join us for a free event 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7. Healthy Families Groceries to Table will take place at King ’ s Daughters Health Education Center, lower level of ...
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  • KDMC welcomes hospitalist

    King’s Daughters Medical Center welcomes physician Sony Sebastian, D.O. to its medical staff, joining the team of hospitalists who provide care to inpatients. Sebastian earned his medical degree from A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Mesa, Arizona and completed family medicine residency at Columbus Regional Health Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, Ga. Sebastian also ...
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  • We salute local business Area Advertising

    King's Daughters commitment to buy local is a proud choice. We source many of the goods and services through local businesses. Locally owned businesses are often the backbone of a strong, healthy community and we continue to support local businesses through our "Keep It Local" movement. We celebrate locally-owned Area Advertising, which is located at 824 Winchester Ave., Ashland. ...
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  • Electrophysiologist joins staff at King's Daughters

    King's Daughters is pleased to welcome electrophysiologist and cardiologist Kristin Ellison, M.D., to its medical staff. Dr. Ellison earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass., and completed her internal medicine residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Her cardiovascular medicine fellowship was completed at Stanford University School of ...
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  • Sports Injury Clinic kicks off Saturday, Aug. 26

    What's your game plan? We've got you covered. King's Daughters Sports Medicine offers a sports injury clinic from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturdays beginning Aug. 26 through Nov. 18 at the Sports Medicine and Orthopedic office - Suite G30, 613 23rd St., Ashland. No appointment is necessary. Visits will be billed to insurance. Please register by 9 a.m. The specialized, comprehensive services ...
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  • Rheumatologist joins staff at King's Daughters

    King's Daughters is pleased to welcome rheumatologist Elizabeth George, M.D., to its medical staff. George earned her medical degree from Medical College Thiruvananthapuram in India and completed her internal medicine residency at the State University of New York, Buffalo, N.Y. Her rheumatology fellowship was completed at Columbia University in New York. George is board-certified in internal ...
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  • Red Cross blood drive returns to KDMC on Aug. 21

    The American Red Cross blood drive returns to King’s Daughters on Monday, Aug. 21. Hours are 12:30 to 6 p.m. The blood drive takes place in the Health Education Center at KDMC, lower level, Lexington Avenue Parking Garage. The drive coincides with a time of urgent need throughout the U.S. Summer is typically a period of lower donations as people vacation but greater demand. According to the ...
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  • KDMC welcomes hospitalist

    King’s Daughters Medical Center welcomes hospitalist Sara Davis, M.D., to its medical staff, joining the team of hospitalists who provide care to inpatients at the medical center. Davis earned her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed her family medicine residency at Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.
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