Kidney Stone Prevention Guide

1 in 11 adults in the U.S. will have a kidney stone. This means tens of millions of people going for ER visits, getting CT scans, taking painkillers, and waiting in misery to pass the stone or go to surgery. Here is a brief guide to help you prevent kidney stones. Drink Water Drinking plenty of wate...

July 5th, 2018

Jason A Orien, MD

“Greek Out” for Heart Health and Disease Prevention

Following a Mediterranean diet may help to reduce your risk of heart disease or help manage it as well as reduce your risk for cancer, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. The Mediterranean diet comes from countries that border the Mediterranean Sea including Greece and France and some studies...

May 25th, 2018

Jennifer Anthony, RD, LD

Speech and Hearing Month: Free Screenings On May 18th

Communication and hearing disorders are among the most common disabilities in children nationwide. According to the American–Speech-Language-Hearing Association 1 in 12 children ages 3-17 have a disorder related to voice, speech and language or swallowing. Additionally, 15% of children between the...

May 16th, 2018

Makenzi Gwinn, Au.D, CCC-A, F-AAA

Caring Is Our Calling

  National Hospital Week on May 6-12, 2018, the nation's largest health care event, is a celebration of the history, technology and dedicated professionals that make our facilities beacons of confidence and care. On behalf of Portneuf Medical Center, I am honored and humbled to celebrate and th...

May 4th, 2018

Dan Ordyna, CEO, Portneuf Medical Center

What’s Age Got To Do With It?

The need for physical intimacy doesn’t just go away as we age. In fact, there are some surprising health benefits to a strong relationship. Intimacy can help ease stress, keep the immune system humming, improve heart health, increase bladder control and, perhaps lesson pain. While some women may f...

April 30th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Organically Grown and Trained

  Health enthusiasts are strong proponents of buying local. Food from the area you live is beneficial and more likely to include properties that are best for your body. There is a strong focus on quality and value when items are developed for friends and family. The same is true in healthcare...

April 24th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Just Drive

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving causes more than 3,000 fatalities and over 400,000 injuries in the United States each year. At any given daylight moment across America, approximately 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic...

April 19th, 2018

Drew W McRoberts, MD

Patient-Centered Medical Home

In order to provide comprehensive and collaborative medical care to patients, with the goal of obtaining maximal health outcomes, Portneuf Primary Care has transformed how they deliver care and have organized their practice to better serve our community. Portneuf Medical Group is proud to announce...

April 9th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Heart Disease – Know your Numbers

Heart Disease - Know your Numbers Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Because of it deadly nature, it is very important to learn about heart attack warning signs, know your risks for heart disease, be proactive about your healthcare and continue to make healthy lifest...

February 26th, 2018

Lisa F Antonelli, MD

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Advances in endoscopic technology have led to a variety of new and exciting applications. Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) is now the most accurate imaging technology for staging tumors of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. With traditional endoscopy, we were able to view the in...

February 19th, 2018

Judith E Csanky, MD