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    • FEBRUARY 2, 2024
    February Is American Heart Month

    February Is American Heart Month

    February is associated with hearts largely because of Valentine’s Day, and it is also designated as American Heart Month, a time dedicated to educating both men and women about cardiovascular health…

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    • JANUARY 29, 2024
    Cervical Cancer Awareness: Risk Factors and Prevention

    Cervical Cancer Awareness: Risk Factors and Prevention

    Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer affecting women, and health officials have designated the month of January to spread awareness and educate the public. In the United States,…

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    • JANUARY 29, 2024
    Experts in Cancer Care Close to Home

    Experts in Cancer Care Close to Home

    No matter what type of cancer a patient faces, the Lawson Cancer Center (LCC) at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is committed to providing compassionate care and utilizing advanced technology. Patients…

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    • JANUARY 22, 2024
    The Mettu Legacy

    The Mettu Legacy

    In July of 1982, after searching the country for a place to settle down, establish their medical practices and raise their family, Drs. R.V. and Jyothi Mettu chose Pikeville, Kentucky. That is the moment…

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    • JANUARY 9, 2024
    Putting a Priority on Women’s Health at PMC

    Putting a Priority on Women’s Health at PMC

    As the new year gets underway, many people are committed to health-related goals as part of a new year resolution. While the majority of these are focused on beginning fitness and weight loss journeys,…

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    • JANUARY 3, 2024
    Sleep Studies Provide Life-Changing Insight

    Sleep Studies Provide Life-Changing Insight

    In the stressful world that exists today, it can be very difficult to get a full night of restful sleep. It is estimated that between 50 and 70 million people in the United States suffer from ongoing sleep…

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    • JANUARY 2, 2024
    Start the New Year by Prioritizing Sleep

    Start the New Year by Prioritizing Sleep

    The beginning of a new year is a time when many people vow to make improvements in their lives, whether it is on a financial level or related to their health. While most New Year’s resolutions are related…

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    • DECEMBER 22, 2023
    PMC Diagnostic Center Offers Advanced Technology in a Convenient Location

    PMC Diagnostic Center Offers Advanced Technology in a Convenient Location

    Whether because of a sudden injury, unexpected illness or as a preventive measure, most people find themselves needing diagnostic imaging at some point in their lives. Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) opened…

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    • DECEMBER 21, 2023
    Celebrating PMC’s Telehealth Success

    Celebrating PMC’s Telehealth Success

    In September, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Assistant Vice President of Physician Practices Stormie Adkins spoke to those gathered for the 2023 Kentucky Rural Health Summit in Lexington. During her presentation,…

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    • DECEMBER 18, 2023
    PMC School Telehealth Program Still Successful Following Pandemic

    PMC School Telehealth Program Still Successful Following Pandemic

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, hospital systems nationwide scrambled to develop and implement telehealth platforms to safely communicate with and treat patients with non-emergent health needs. The same…

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