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Walk With a Doc Program to Focus on Cancer Care
Upcoming walk will be held at Flaget Memorial Hospital Walking Trail
Bardstown, Ky. (June 2, 2016)— Lace up your walking shoes! It’s time for some fresh air, fun and fitness at Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health. The facility will host its monthly Walk With a Doc program on Saturday, June 11 at 10 a.m. at the hospital’s walking trail.
Monte E. Martin, MD, medical director, KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Flaget Memorial Hospital, will lead participants on a walk while discussing cancer care. The hospital hosts the monthly walks on the second Saturday of each month.
Each month, the Walk With a Doc event features a different healthcare provider and health topic. Participants engage in a heart-healthy walk while having the chance to ask health professionals medical questions in a comfortable, casual setting.
The walk series is part of a nationwide program that inspires people to improve their health through physical activity while exercising side-by-side with health care providers. Walkers have the opportunity to expand their knowledge on important health topics.
For more information about the Walk With a Doc program, visit http://www.kentuckyonehealth.org/walkwithadoc
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including, hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.