Monthly Archives: February 2012

Floyd Memorial Hosting “Shoes for Water” Charity Used Shoe Drive March 5-19

What: Used Shoe Drive When: March 5-19 Where: Floyd Memorial’s Green Valley Road Lobby, Wound Healing Center & Paris Health Education Center Why: To raise funds for water purification projects in developing countries Did you know your used shoes could be turned into safe, clean water for people in developing countries?  The Floyd Memorial Hospital [...]

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Floyd Memorial Foundation Receives Josh Dogs from the Sons of the American Legion

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New Albany, IN – On Tuesday, February 14, 2012, the Sons of The American Legion donated 15 Josh Dog Kits to Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services. The Josh Kit includes a storybook titled, I’ll Be O.K., written by Dr. Randy Lange, and a life-like Josh plush retriever puppy to help ease anxiety and bring [...]

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Free Floyd Memorial Heart Healthy Dining Out Event Set for February 28

Floyd Memorial Celebrates Heart Health Month with a Free Heart Healthy Dining Out Event In honor of heart health awareness month, join board certified Interventional Cardiologist Surender Sandella, MD, and registered Dietitian Amy Brown, RD, CES, CDE, for an informative presentation on how to dine out with heart health in mind on Tuesday, February 28 [...]

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Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate to Host “Diabetes Update” March 10

Diabetes is a disease that affects 25.8 million Americans, approximately 8.3 percent of the population, according to the American Diabetes Association.  And the Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services aims to combat the diabetes epidemic with a focus on education and behavior modification, while also providing top quality medical care [...]

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Local Diet Program Shares Top Dieting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Millions of dieters have resolved to lose weight in the New Year and many are finding their motivation starting to dwindle.  A common misconception that can be making your diet harder than it should be could be to blame.  According to Sri Mokshagundam, MD, board certified endocrinologist and Medical Director of the Floyd Memorial Weight [...]

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Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate to Host Open House

The Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate has moved to a new, state-of-the-art facility and we want to show it off!  We’re celebrating 15 years of excellence and education, and all community members are invited to come out and enjoy an evening of information, inspiration and fun!  Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate Open House Thursday, February [...]

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Floyd Memorial Plans Free Sports Medicine Injury Prevention and Training Program

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services’ Healthier Community Initiative will offer a free sports medicine injury prevention and training program for anyone who is interested in youth sports such as coaches, parents, training staff and volunteers.  Registration is required for the Saturday, February 25, 2012 program.  The times are from 8 to 10 a.m. and [...]

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