Lourdes Hospital http://wkms.org en Youth Report: The Importance of the Heart and Keeping It Healthy http://wkms.org/post/youth-report-importance-heart-and-keeping-it-healthy <p>WKMS Youth Reporter Rymia Burks recently participated in a Heart Walk at Noble Park in Paducah and had a chance to speak with Dan Bergman, Executive Director of Cardiovascular Service line and CVI at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, about the importance of the heart and keeping it healthy. He also explains that children can have heart problems, too, and how someone at a young age can prevent problems from becoming potentially life-threatening in adulthood. Special thanks to Rymia&#39;s mom, LaDetra Burks for assisting in the production and coordination in the interview. <a href="http://www.elourdes.com/heartandvascular.asp">See more about Lourdes&#39; heart &amp; vascular services</a>.</p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 21:38:49 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Rymia Burks & LaDetra Burks 35469 at http://wkms.org Youth Report: The Importance of the Heart and Keeping It Healthy Lourdes Reduces Workforce http://wkms.org/post/lourdes-reduces-workforce <p>Lourdes Hospital of Paducah has laid off 1.9% of their non-clinical and management workforce.</p><p>Hospital spokesman David Simmons would not confirm the total number of people who lost their jobs, however using the 2012 staffing totals would bring the number to approximately 30. Simmons wouldn’t say why the hospital is reducing its workforce. Wed, 15 May 2013 19:58:07 +0000 Drew Adams 31659 at http://wkms.org Lourdes Reduces Workforce American Cancer Society Enrolling for Cancer Prevention Study in Paducah http://wkms.org/post/american-cancer-society-enrolling-cancer-prevention-study-paducah <p></p><p>Lourdes Hospital hosts enrollment for CPS-3 in mid-November.&nbsp; This study continues over a half century of research that has confirmed links between smoking and obesity and cancer.&nbsp;Eric Walker is Associate Director for Mission Support of the American Cancer Society. He joins us on Sounds Good to explain what’s involved in enrolling in this national cancer prevention study. Lourdes Hospital hosts a two day enrollment program in mid-November.&nbsp;</p><p>You can also register at <a href="http://cps3lourdeshospital.org">cps3lourdeshospital.org</a>.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 20:53:11 +0000 Kate Lochte 23666 at http://wkms.org American Cancer Society Enrolling for Cancer Prevention Study in Paducah