Blog Posts in 2018

  • West Portsmouth athlete returns to play after ACL injury quicker than expected thanks to great care

    Soccer player Zachary Neal keenly remembers enjoying some off-season play in February at a Shawnee State University indoor soccer tournament. While going after the ball in a defensive stance, he was hit from behind and knocked forward. He took a step and heard a loud pop. That day, everything changed for the 14-year-old. “I think I immediately knew what the injury was,” Zachary said. ...
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  • Choosing eyelid surgery

    Plastic and reconstructive surgeon W. Bryan Rogers, M.D., says facelifts - the go-to procedure when you think of plastic surgery - are not common in our area. “We can do them, but most patients don’t request them.” Dr. Rogers says patients are asking for plastic surgery help in one particular area, though: the eyes. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, ...
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  • King's Daughters, OLBH Enact Flu-Related Visitation Restrictions

    Due to the increase of flu cases and the recent announcement by the Department for Public Health that Kentucky’s flu activity is now an epidemic, King’s Daughters Medical Center and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital have implemented temporary visitor restrictions. The restrictions are aimed to help prevent the spread of the flu and include: Visitors may be issued masks or other ...
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  • Physicians work to expand oncology training in Ethiopia

    King’s Daughters neurologist Enawgaw Mehari, M.D., and hematologist/oncologist Galena Salem, M.D. will be traveling to Ethiopia next month to participate in a cancer care/education conference in conjunction with People2People, a charitable organization founded by Dr. Mehari. “Our goal is to establish a fellowship program to train cancer care specialists within the Addis Ababa ...
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  • Pharmacy ordering gets a major upgrade

    Medication orders have to be precise, but what happens when you have to order medicine for a Family Care Center? Or an Urgent Care Center? It's such a common thing you might imagine there was a ready-made process we could adopt. It turns out there was not, and there most definitely was not an app for that. So we made one. Marketing/PR developer Obadiah Williams worked with Pharmacy Team ...
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  • Portsmouth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine offers free joint pain screening Jan. 25

    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 Portsmouth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is offering a free joint pain screening beginning 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at 1729 Kinneys Lane, Suite 102, Portsmouth. Appointments are required by calling ...
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  • Add knowledge to your healthy New Year's resolutions

    Did you resolve to get healthier in 2018 by hitting the gym more often, eating better and managing stress? Good for you! Here’s another resolution you should consider: learning about the numbers that contribute to your overall health, including heart health. Last week, we talked about your blood pressure numbers. This week, our focus is on knowing your numbers when it comes to cholesterol. ...
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