Obesity and Menopause: A Growing Concern

Obesity and Menopause: A Growing Concern In the US over 2 million women a year enter menopause, that’s 6000 women per day! While each woman experiences menopause differently, there are a few classic symptoms. One in particular is the tendency to gain a little weight. During the menopause transitio...

February 27th, 2019

Cheryl M Callaghan, MD

Pocatello Free Clinic Relocating to City Center Campus in 2019

Pocatello Free Clinic relocating to City Center Campus in 2019 Pocatello, Idaho, (January 30, 2019) – The Pocatello Free Clinic (PFC) is excited to announce that in the Spring of 2019 they will be relocating to Portneuf Health Trust’s new facility the City Center Campus located at 1001 N. 7th Av...

January 31st, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Seminar on Men’s Health: A How To Guide

Movember® is a national movement to raise awareness for men’s health issues – specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives as well as mental health. Unless a man develops a chronic condition as a child, such as asthma, he is likely to forgo routine physical exams. In fact, many me...

November 5th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Seminar on hand and wrist pain

The hand, one of the most flexible parts of the human skeleton, is an intricate instrument that is both tough and delicate. Our hands help us to experience and control the world around us and hence, enable us to work and care for others and ourselves. However, when our hands, wrists or upper extremi...

October 16th, 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

Meet our Robot and learn about Hernias

More than 600,000 hernia repairs are performed in the US every year, making it one of the more common general surgical procedures performed. Hernia symptoms can range from a painless lump to a severely painful, tender, swollen protrusion. Although abdominal hernias can be present at birth, hernias o...

May 20th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Menopause & Hormone Therapy: Facts and Fiction

To relieve the symptoms of menopause, doctors may prescribe hormone therapy. This can involve the use of either estrogen alone or with another hormone called progesterone, or progestin in its synthetic form. Hormone therapy can relieve many menopausal symptoms and prevent or postpone diseases that a...

April 2nd, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Vein Health: Changes in circulatory system at menopause

About 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men in the United States suffer from some type of vein problem, states womenshealth.gov. Of those affected, more than half are age 50 or better. While age is certainly one contributing factor, a number of other variables may exacerbate vein pro...

March 5th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Free Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Free Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea The word apnea literally means ‘without breath.’ Statistics indicate that more than 18 million American adults suffer from sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder. Common symptoms may include chronic snoring, walking up abruptly to the sensation...

February 12th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Brake for Breakfast - 2017

Brake for Breakfast Ladies, it is time to mark your calendars and get ready to start your engines! All month, Portneuf will be raising awareness about Breast Cancer. Our annual Brake for Breakfast Event will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. This fun, free, drive-through event will begin at 6:3...

October 2nd, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners