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Enjoy The Changing Weather Through Walk With a Doc

Bardstown, Ky. (September 8, 2014) — Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host its monthly Walk With a Doc event on Saturday, September 13, 2014.

Fall is around the corner, making September a perfect time to take control of one’s health and enjoy the outdoors. For those looking to start a healthier lifestyle, or for those just looking for another avenue of exercise, Flaget Memorial Hospital hosts monthly Walk With a Doc events in Bardstown.

Each walk takes place at 10 a.m. every second Saturday of the month at the Old Courthouse Building downtown (One Court Square). Walks are lead by a local physician.

Walk With a Doc is a nationwide program that empowers people to improve their health through physical activity by exercising side-by-side with their health care providers.

Walking is one of the best ways to stay fit, and can be done anywhere and anytime. It’s low impact, and puts less strain and stress on the lower back, joints like knees, hips and ankles and can improve balance. No special equipment or registration is needed to participate.

For more information on Walk With a Doc events in Bardstown, call 502.350.5040.

About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center.  The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.



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Monday, September 08, 2014