Seasons Greetings from our family to yours

Seasons Greetings from our family to yours From all of the doctors, nurses, technicians, aides, support staff, and administrators at Portneuf Health Partners, we wish you all the joy and blessing of this holiday season. Each of us at Portneuf dedicate our lives to caring for family, friends and neig...

December 15th, 2017

Dan Ordyna, CEO, Portneuf Medical Center

Prepare for Winter Sport Season

Prepare for Winter Sport Season Falling temperatures and falling snow are a clear indication that the winter sports season is upon us. During the holidays, many families look forward to swishing down slopes on skis, tackling the bumpy terrain on a snowboard, sliding down the hill on a sleigh or perh...

December 15th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Mindful Eating for the Holidays

Mindful Eating for the Holidays By: Jessy Griffel, RD, LD We are fully engrossed in the holiday season and that guy in the red jacket is quickly approaching! Our holidays should be about enjoying friends, family and most importantly (well from a dietitian’s perspective) the FOOD!  However, I am s...

December 14th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Beware of falls during holiday season and beyond

Beware of falls during holiday season and beyond Drew McRoberts, M.D. & Greg Vickers, MBA, NRP, Trauma Program Manager Up on the rooftop with ladders and lights, crawling around chimneys, oh what a sight. But, before you lumber up a ladder, it might be wise to take heed of what emergency departm...

December 11th, 2017

Drew W McRoberts, MD

The Sunshine Vitamin

The Sunshine Vitamin By Eva Sorrentino, MS, RD, LD Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is produced by the body as a result of sun exposure. The body needs this vitamin for a variety of reasons. Vitamin D is important for maintaining bone health and keeping teeth healthy. As you can imagine, this vitam...

December 7th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Premenstrual Syndrome and Diet

Premenstrual Syndrome and Diet By Amy Kramer, MPH, RD, LD There are some things that cannot be controlled: Idaho’s weather, bad drivers, poor customer service…and the list goes on. However, I wonder, should we add Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) to the list…or leave it off? Not all women who are a...

November 30th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Have you changed your furnace filter?

Have you changed your furnace filter? In the last several years, research has indicated that air within our homes can be more seriously polluted than outdoor air.  In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “indoor air pollution is among the top five environmental health ris...

November 30th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

A Look Inside the Emergency Department

A Look Inside the Emergency Department There are over 136 million visits to emergency departments (ED) in America each year. And, the one thing these visits have in common is that they are part of a wide range of conditions that present on a daily basis. Severe abdominal pain, sports injuries, heart...

November 27th, 2017

Kurtis R Holt, MD

3 Diet Myths Busted

3 Diet Myths Busted Don’t let the rapidly approaching diet season fool you3 Diet Myths Busted: Don’t let the rapidly approaching diet season fool you By Abby Wilson, RDN, LD, CDE Myth #1: Fad diets work. Truth: Fad diets are like bad fashion. Disco bell-bottoms and crushed velvet suits, anyone...

November 17th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Helpful Hints to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

Helpful Hints to Avoid the Holiday Bulge By: Krista Diekemper, RD, LD As we enter the holiday season, our calendars are sure to be filling up with commitments to holiday dinners, parties, and festivities of the season, all which seem share a common denominator of an overabundance of delicious food...

November 14th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

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