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Health

  • Flaget Health Fair
  • Flaget goes red
  • February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

    RACHEL BRINEY

    According to the Center for Disease Control, “tooth decay affects children in the United States more than any other chronic infectious disease.”  Children with poor oral hygiene and untreated tooth decay (cavities) can develop pain and infections that can cause problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning. In a 2000 U. S. Surgeon General’s report it was estimated that “more than 51 million school hours are lost each year to dental-related illness.”

  • Free lunch will address breast health awareness

    They say there’s no free lunch. That won’t be true on Sunday, Feb. 12, however. That’s the day the Mother/Daughter Luncheon will provide a free meal and breast health education to women of all ages from 1-3 p.m. at the Bardstown Civic Center at 321 South Third.

  • Photo: Heartland Self-Storage Ribbon Cutting
  • Top 3 School of Massage graduates from Bardstown

    On Dec. 17 as the graduates of the December 2011 class from the Louisville School of Massage received their academic certifications, three students from Bardstown led the way. 

  • Flaget’s events will educate, comfort, support

    February is a blustery, cold time when all of us could use a bit of extra comfort. Fortunately,Flaget Memorial Hospital has plans to offer seminars and support groups that can add health to your body and warmth to your life.

     

    Trim Down, Bardstown!

  • Flaget Memorial honors Clark with DAISY Award

    Since May of 2009, Flaget Memorial Hospital has been honoring its finest nurses with the DAISY Award. The award is part of the DAISY foundation’s national program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform for their patients every day.

    The latest award winner is Jill Clark, R.N., of Flaget’s Emergency Department. Clark was chosen based on her dedication to her patients, to the core values of the hospital, and for her helpfulness to fellow staff members, according to Emergency Department Director Laura LaRue, R.N., M.S.N., M.B.A.

  • Flaget Memorial Hospital to host health fair

    Are you on the path to a healthy life? There’s no time like January, after the excesses of the holidays, to get you refocused on your health. One way to do that is to attend the Flaget Community Health Fair — 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Civic Center. This free fair will feature doctors discussing important health topics, educational materials that you can study and take home, vendors, refreshments, door prizes and more. Bring your loved ones and join us for an educational, fun-filled morning.

  • Poe named director of Hospice of Nelson County

    Barbara Poe, R.N., M.S.N., M.B.A./H.C.M., has been named director of Hospice of Nelson County, a service of Flaget Memorial Hospital that provides medical and spiritual support to people in the final months of a terminal illness.

    Poe, a nurse for 23 years, has worked in care as diverse as dialysis, trauma, pre-operative, recovery room and nursing home until 1995, when she began to focus on home health care.