Meal Boxes: The Pros and Cons

  New companies are popping up every day for one of the newest trends, boxed meals!  Several companies now allow you to order a box full of pre-measured ingredients for you to cook your own meal and it is delivered right to your door.  These services allow you to sign up for a plan and choose...

September 21st, 2018

Eva Sorrentino, MS, RD, LD

Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

According to a report produced by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans of all ages do not       consume adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables each day. The report states that only 1 out of 10 American adults consume the recommended amount of vegetables each day, while only 2% o...

September 14th, 2018

Stephanie Fisher, RDN, LD

Portneuf Cancer Center Receives Recognition for High-Quality Cancer Care

Portneuf Cancer Center has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®), an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The QOPI® Certification Program certifies oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for cancer care. This certification reaf...

September 5th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Red Hot Mamas & Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease in which the cartilage in the joint wear down over time, is the most common joint disorder in the US. It affects around 10 percent of men and 13 percent of women aged 60 years or better. With this disease, there can be a host of contributing factors inclu...

September 4th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Why Choose Micro-invasive Carpal Tunnel Surgery Instead of Traditional

For over 20 years, Julie Malloy dealt with carpal tunnel pain so severe that it would keep her awake 2-3 hours each night. She was no longer able to ride her bike for lengthy periods of time or enjoy the simple tasks of gardening. Daily living was a struggle and her quality and enjoyment of life wa...

August 29th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Caring for High School Athletes

The fall season, rich with fall sports, is an exciting time for everyone, including players, spectators, and coaches. While fandom reign, this season also comes with overuse injuries, bumps, bruises and concussion concerns. It too can involve more serious injuries and illnesses. As a general rule of...

August 27th, 2018

Portneuf Sports Medicine Institute

Annual Joint Jaunt

Waking is the ultimate easy-to-do, good-for-you-exercise. Best of all, walking can be done by most anyone at any time anywhere. While the cardiovascular benefits of walking are widely known, don’t underestimate the beneficial effects of walking for healthy joints and increased muscle tone. Our mus...

August 3rd, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Kidneys Don’t Complain

According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 3 Americans are at risk for CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease).  Unfortunately, some patients don’t even realize they’re having kidney problems; this is because, typically, kidneys don’t complain.  With Chronic Kidney Disease, most people don’t e...

July 30th, 2018

Richard Cline, M.D.

Heart Rhythm Awareness

Heart rhythm abnormalities are very common and can range in severity. Odds are, you, a friend or family member may suffer from a heart rhythm abnormality during your lifetime. An abnormal heartbeat or rhythm is referred to as an arrhythmia and shows something problematic with the heart’s electrica...

July 23rd, 2018

Janet Lynn Otto, MD

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