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ASHLAND, Ky. – Beginning March 28, King’s Daughters Medical Specialties nephrologist James Egel, M.D., will treat patients once a month at Fresenius Medical Care Portsmouth, 1648 11th St.

Dr. Egel diagnoses and treats kidney diseases and manages the care of patients requiring renal replacement therapy, including dialysis.

He earned board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in nephrology. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Penn. (1978); completed an internship (1979) and residency (1981) at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.; and completed a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, Pa. (1984).

Please call Dr. Egel’s Ashland office at King's Daughters Medical Specialties – Nephrology at (606) 329-9335 to schedule an appointment.

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ASHLAND, Ky. – Healthcare professionals will converge to discuss the health consequences of multi-generational obesity, substance abuse in women and adolescents, pediatric asthma, hypertension in adolescents and other issues during King’s Daughters Medical Center’s Women and Children Conference 2012.
 
The conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12, in the KDMC Health Education Center, lower level of Lexington Avenue parking garage, Ashland.

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ASHLAND, Ky. – Are your children adequately protected in your car or truck? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 90 percent of child safety seats are installed incorrectly.

 
Parents, grandparents, caregivers and others can learn about new Kentucky laws regulating children’s car seats and have their equipment checked for compliance at King’s Daughters child passenger safety seat check April 3 in Ashland.

 
Safety seat checks will be performed from 1 to 5 p.m., at King’s Daughters Family Care Center – Cedar Knoll, 10652 U.S. Route 60. No appointment is needed, but the vehicle, seat and child must be present.

 
“Child safety seats are required by law for infants, toddlers and children up to 7 years old and 4 feet 2 inches,” Rene Clay, community health specialist, said. “Each age group needs a different type of seat, and each seat must be properly installed to protect the child who uses it. KDMC is ready to assist in making sure all child safety seats offer the best protection possible in case of an accident.”

 

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ASHLAND, Ky. – King’s Daughters Medical Center will offer sports physicals to student athletes ages 12-18, from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 2, at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties – Russell, Russell Plaza, 399 Diederich Blvd.

Sports physicals will include an EKG that will be interpreted by pediatrician Edward Ha, M.D. Appointments are required for sports physicals and may be made by calling 1-866-HEART KY.

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ASHLAND, Ky. – King’s Daughters Medical Center is offering free aortic valve screenings from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, April 20, at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties – Proctorville, 6276 State Route 107. 
 
Appointments are required and can be made by calling 1-866-377-KDMC. 
 
The screening uses ultrasound to examine the aortic valve of the heart. The exam is painless and noninvasive. 
 
To be eligible, people must be age 50 or older. The American Heart Association estimates about 13 percent of the population age 75 or older have valve disease, and VHD was responsible for approximately 21,000 deaths in 2007.

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ASHLAND, Ky. – King’s Daughters Medical Center is offering free aortic valve screenings from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, at the Kentucky Heart Institute offices, 1709 State Route 321, Suite 2, Northside Center, Prestonsburg.
 
Appointments are required and can be made by calling 1-866-377-KDMC.
 
The screening uses ultrasound to examine the aortic valve of the heart. The exam is painless and noninvasive.
 
To be eligible, people must be age 50 or older. The American Heart Association estimates about 13 percent of the population age 75 or older have valve disease, and VHD was responsible for approximately 21,000 deaths in 2007.

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