Blog Posts in 2018

  • Keys to strong bones: Calcium and Vitamin D

    Although bone-weakening osteoporosis is quite common among older people, it isn’t an inevitable part of aging. There’s a lot you can do to shield your bones from this disease. Getting enough calcium and vitamin D are two critical strategies for keeping bones strong. King's Daughters orthopedic surgeon Felix H. Cheung, M.D., says older people who take vitamin D seem to fall less ...
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  • Feb. 25 Open House focuses on Know Your Numbers

    his heart month, King’s Daughters heart specialists have been emphasizing the importance of knowing the numbers that add up to a healthier heart: blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, body mass index (BMI), and exercise. From noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, the public will have the opportunity to explore the importance of these numbers, ask questions and learn what they can do to improve ...
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  • Skilled nursing staff surprises couple with 74th anniversary party

    A stay in the hospital isn’t exactly how high school sweethearts Arthur and Alberta Dillon planned to celebrate their 74 th wedding anniversary. In late January, Arthur, 94, fell and has been recovering at King’s Daughters Medical Center Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center. His wife Alberta, 93, has not left his side. Arthur very much wanted to return to his Ironton home before their ...
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  • Free joint pain screening Feb. 22 in Jackson

    Injury, arthritis, illness or normal wear and tear can cause joint pain. Screenings are designed to help pinpoint the cause of your pain and provide follow-up recommendations. King’s Daughters is offering a free joint pain screening beginning 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at 14395 Ohio State Route 93. Appointments are required by calling 1-888-377-KDMC. The screening allows our team to evaluate ...
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