March 2, 2017
Food can mean a number of things to us. It can be a source of delight, a means to gather friends and loved ones around a common table, even an instrument of comfort at the end of a long day. But most importantly, food is fuel. The bonds between good food and good health are strong, and it’s crucial to fuel our body with the proper nutrients to stay healthy.
January 30, 2017
Each year, people all across the United States commemorate February as Heart Month, and many participate in activities designed to raise awareness about heart health.
January 27, 2017
This week at Pounds off Pulaski we will be learning how to make and select healthy appetizers and snacks. Edith Lovett, the Family and Consumer Sciences Agent from the Pulaski County Extension Office, will be the presenter. Mrs. Lovett is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and has worked as an FCS Agent for the past 18 years. She also has a weekly healthy column each Sunday in The Commonwealth Journal.
January 20, 2017
Tomorrow is the third weekly meeting of Pounds Off Pulaski. Programs are designed to help participants with lifestyle changes, nutrition, and exercise so they can be successful in the program. After focusing on nutrition and lifestyle changes for the first two meetings, this week’s program will help participants enjoy exercise with a lively and fun evening of Zumba©.
January 13, 2017
Do you want to be healthier in 2017? Would you like to be a part of a program that has resulted in its participants losing nearly 3,000 in the past four years?
January 6, 2017
If you have been trying to escape this freezing weather, playing catch-up at work or school, or just haven’t gotten around to it, it’s not too late to register for the 5th Annual Pounds Off Pulaski (POP)!
January 2, 2017
This New Year’s Day, Science Hill residents Shawna and Clinton Polston had more reasons to celebrate than usual.
December 29, 2016
Now is the time to register for the 5th Annual Pounds Off Pulaski (POP)!
November 8, 2016
From the turkey and dressing, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving to the delicious desserts, treats for Santa and eggnog at Christmas, the holidays are one of the hardest times of year to eat healthy. In fact, studies show that the average adult gains one to two pounds every year during Thanksgiving and Christmas. While this is a small increase, over the course of 10, 20 and 30 years, an individual’s weight gain could be as much as 60 pounds.
August 4, 2016
The summer season is in full swing, and that means camps, outdoor workouts and athletic practices, trips to parks or local waterways, and dozens of other fun outdoor activities for you and your family. It also means you need to watch out for one of Mother Nature’s most dangerous elements: HEAT.
July 4, 2016
Everybody knows the old saying, “you are what you eat,” but we may not necessarily understand how true that statement really is.
June 13, 2016
Did you know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from non-healing wounds? Unfortunately, these chronic wounds can cause serious infections, illness and even the loss of a limb.
April 8, 2016
Learn about low-dose CT used to help detect lung cancer.
Did you know that there are an estimated 40 million adults in the United States who are smokers?
April 1, 2016
April has been designated as National Donate Life Month to help raise awareness of the need for individuals to register as organ donors.
March 24, 2016
Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital received an award for being a sponsor of The Road Home Half Marathon to benefit the Habitat for Humanity.
March 21, 2016
Colorectal Cancer: Know the Symptoms, Know the Risks
According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancers are the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the U.S. While more than 130,000 new cases of colon and rectal cancers are expected to be diagnosed in 2016, the overall incidence and death rates associated with this disease have been on the decline for more than a decade. Effective screening in the form of colonoscopies is the primary driver of these declines, which is why it is recommended that all men and women begin routine testing at the age of 50.
March 21, 2016
University of Kentucky professor is Grand Rounds speaker
at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital
Nearly 50 Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital (LCRH) residents, medical students, physicians and team members attended the quarterly University of Kentucky Grand Rounds recently. The meeting was held in the LCRH Conference Centers.
March 21, 2016
The last weekly meeting of Pounds Off Pulaski (POP) will be held on Monday, March 21, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
John C. Mobley, M.D., bariatric surgeon, will be the speaker for the final meeting of the series. His presentation, “Eating Out . . . Eating Right,” will help to prepare POP participants for continued success in the “real world” of eating out. Dr. Mobley will discuss several important aspects of eating out, including: preparation, choosing restaurants, ordering food, eating, and eating out with kids.
March 11, 2016
The Pounds Off Pulaski (POP) meeting for the Monday, March 14, features several instructors from our community partner, Somerset Family Fitness Center (SFFC), who will help us explore many exciting opportunities to get more fit.
March 4, 2016
“My feet hurt! What’s weight got to do with it?” You can find out at the Pounds Off Pulaski (POP) meeting on Monday, March 7. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Conference Center on the basement level of the East Tower.
February 26, 2016
This week’s Pounds Off Pulaski meeting will feature a presentation by Perry Brown, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist.
February 19, 2016
Unconventional Home Gym – Monday’s POP topic
When trying to lose weight, we have learned that there are three keys: managing your food intake/nutrition; changing your behavior in regard to food; and exercise, exercise, exercise.
February 12, 2016
This week’s Pounds Off Pulaski (POP) meeting will feature a presentation by two experienced fitness experts from one of our POP partners, Club Fit 24.
The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 15, in the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Conference Center on the basement level of the East Tower.
January 22, 2016
Cate Roskind, RN, CBN, is Monday’s POP speaker
The featured speaker for the Monday, January 25, meeting of Pounds Off Pulaski is Cate Roskind, RN, CBN, program director at Commonwealth Bariatric Center.
January 15, 2016
Cancer Treatment Center - New location for this week’s POP meeting
J.R. Smith is Monday’s speaker
January 8, 2016
If you have been trying to escape this freezing weather, playing catch-up at work or school, or just haven’t gotten around to it, it’s not too late to register for the 4th Annual Pounds Off Pulaski (POP)!
October 12, 2015
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that one in twelve women in the United States will develop breast cancer sometime during her lifetime? In 2015, it is estimated that 231,840 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the United States. An estimated 40,290 people will die of this disease, which is the #2 cause of cancer deaths in women.
August 11, 2015
Did you know that more than 12 million people in the United States are currently diagnosed with COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of disability and the third leading cause of death in the United States. While many of those diagnosed are currently being treated for COPD, an estimated 12 million more people likely have the disease and don't even know it.
July 16, 2015
This summer we are celebrating the beginning of our new Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Family Medicine Residence Program. Effective July 8, we welcomed five new Residents to begin their training in Family Medicine at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
The Director of the Family Medicine Residency program, Larry Oteham, B. S., D.C., D.O. is this month’s featured speaker for Dine with the Docs.
January 28, 2015
Open enrollment for health coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace closes February 15, 2015. If you haven’t yet signed up for individual or family coverage, there’s still time.
January 21, 2015
By understanding the benefits available to you and how to use them, you can make the most of your health coverage and get on the road to better health.
January 1, 2015
If your plans for the New Year includes living a healthier lifestyle or trying to lose weight, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital and the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce may have just the right program to help you in your quest for a healthier you.
October 31, 2014
Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital is working closely with the Kentucky Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure our hospital is prepared with the appropriate plans to detect, protect and respond should anyone in our community contract or be exposed to the Ebola virus.
February 12, 2014
This month’s “Dine with the Docs” features James H. Shoptaw., Jr., M.D., cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon who will discuss heart disease. His program is entitled, “Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail.”
January 31, 2014
July 23, 2013
July 23, 2013?The Do?a Ana County Health and Human Services Department and Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital have launched an educational awareness program to help people live a healthier lifestyle with diabetes.