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    • APRIL 6, 2018
    Ten things you need to know about your new Medicare card

    Ten things you need to know about your new Medicare card

    Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards starting now. Here are 10 things to know about your new Medicare card: Mailing takes time: Your card may arrive at a different time than your friend’s or neighbor’s. Destroy your old Medicare card: Once you get your new Medicare card, destroy your old Medicare card and start using

    • FEBRUARY 8, 2018
    PMC earns Stroke Gold Plus Target award

    PMC earns Stroke Gold Plus Target award

    By: Amy Charles Dr. Naveed Ahmed, Medical Director of the Pikeville Medical Primary Stroke Center and Brigetta Collins, RN and Program Coordinator were honored by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association at the recent International Stroke Conference held in Los Angeles. The conference is the premier meeting on the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease

    • DECEMBER 11, 2017
    PMC, KODA celebrate ‘Tree of Life’ ceremony

    PMC, KODA celebrate ‘Tree of Life’ ceremony

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has maintained a strong relationship with Kentucky Organ Donors Affiliates (KODA) for many years. A tree-lighting ceremony was held on Dec. 4 at Pikeville Medical Center to honor those who have provided life through organ, eye and tissue donation. Together, both have made great strides in the area when it comes

    • OCTOBER 17, 2017

    Mayo Clinic Minute: Doctor reminds families to carve with care

    By Jeff Olsen   More than half of Halloween injuries involve pumpkin carving, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Each year, thousands of people end up in emergency departments with cuts, lacerations and puncture wounds suffered during pumpkin-carving activities. If, when you think carving pumpkins, you think of a carving knife, you should know: