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    • SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
    Flu Season is unpredictable, varies in severity and is rapidly approaching

    Flu Season is unpredictable, varies in severity and is rapidly approaching

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is preparing for flu season by bringing awareness to the community about influenza. In the 2017- 2018 Flu season PMC reported over 3,193 positive flu tests. Last year the flu rapidly affected people of this region. PMC opened a flu clinic with special times to accommodate all those affected by the

    • JANUARY 15, 2018
    Dr. Nollah says test your home for radon

    Dr. Nollah says test your home for radon

    January is Radon Action Month and Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) would like to educate the public about radon and its dangers in high levels.   Radon is an invisible, odorless gas released from the normal decay of the elements uranium, thorium and radium. These elements are found in the rock and soil of the earth’s

    • DECEMBER 1, 2017
    New blood pressure guidelines announced

    New blood pressure guidelines announced

    The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association announced new comprehensive guidelines for evaluating blood pressure in November that will drastically increase the number of Americans who have hypertension.   The committee that drafted the new guidelines lowered the blood pressure range of what is considered normal. That means people whose blood pressure used to be considered pre hypertension,