Monthly Archives: May 2009

Floyd Memorial to Host Alzheimer’s Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, June 2

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter will engage public officials, Alzheimer’s advocates and the general public by hosting a town meeting on Tuesday, June 2 at 5:30 p.m.  Participants will discuss the need to plan for the increasing number of Indiana residents affected by Alzheimer’s Disease, including ways to assist individuals with [...]

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Free Total Joint Replacement Screening Scheduled for Saturday, June 6

Are you seriously considering joint replacement surgery? Have you been putting off meeting with an orthopedic surgeon? Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services will be hosting a free total hip and total knee joint replacement screening on Saturday June 6. Those considering joint replacement surgery will receive free x-rays and a consultation with an orthopedic surgeon. [...]

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Floyd Memorial’s Therapeutic Massage Program Receives Grant

         The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation recently awarded Floyd Memorial Hospital’s Therapeutic Massage program with a grant for $18,529. The monies are to support breast cancer patients by addressing awareness, prevention and early amelioration of lymphedema symptoms. Educational literature, patient instruction and therapeutic message will be used to address side effects caused [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Free Genetic Disorder Screening on May 27 for Patients with Confirmed Diagnosis of COPD, Emphysema and Other Breathing Conditions

           A simple finger-stick blood test can identify a genetic disorder linked to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Floyd Memorial and Talecris Biotherapeutics will be offering the screening free of charge to patients who meet screening guidelines.             Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) affects an estimated 100,000 American but is diagnosed in fewer than five percent [...]

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