Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward POCATELLO/Portneuf – The Magical Moments baby photo contest was about celebrating the precious lives that began at Portneuf Medical Center in 2017. However, with the generous gift from the Grand Prize winners, the Mickelsen family, babies born in 2018, who need to stay in the neo...

March 20th, 2018

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Free Seminar on Colon Cancer Awareness

Medically reviewed by: Judith Csanky, MD Approximately 140,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer in the U.S. and over 50,000 people die from it annually. It is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. However, colorectal cancer is d...

March 19th, 2018

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Congratulations to DAISY Winner Q2 2017 – Eric Whiteside, RN, ICU,

Eric Whiteside, works in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is our DAISY Award winner for Quarter 2, 2017. Eric was nominated by a patient. The nomination read: "This nurse is a phenomenal person. During my husband's stay in the ICU, this nurse treated him and his family with respect and compassion. Alth...

March 8th, 2018

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A New Year; A New You

A New Year; A New You The ancient Babylonians are thought to have first started the resolution tradition; they made promises to earn the favor of the gods and start the year off on the right foot. For an estimated 4,000 years, people have been pledging to change their ways; it might be a promise to...

January 5th, 2018

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DAISY Award Winner Q1 2017

Congratulations to DAISY Winner Q1 2017 – Amber Golson, RN, NICU Amber Golson, RN, works in the Neonatal Intensive Care U (NICU) and is our DAISY Award winner for Quarter 1, 2017. Amber works in the NICU and was nominated by a patient. The nomination read: “The nurse that I have the privilege of...

November 3rd, 2017

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Circle Around Our Campfire

Circle Around Our Campfire On July 14, 2015, Cynthia Allison-Billmeyer wrote, “Well, I need all of you! Circle around our campfire … I have infiltrative breast cancer. I’m scared, tired, worried about my brilliant daughter’s (high school) year, worried about not having energy, worried about...

October 27th, 2017

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The Gift of Liquid Gold

The Gift of Liquid Gold Soon after delivering her first born, it was clear that Lisa McDougall was producing almost double the supply needed for her own daughter. For many women who pump, it isn’t long before they question, ‘what do I do with all this milk?’ Putting it in zip lock bags and add...

October 17th, 2017

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Music and Mental Health

Music and Mental Health Playing or listening to music can have a significant effect on mood and on our mental health. A certain song can make us feel happy or sad, uplifted or melancholy, relaxed or confident; it too can bring forward a moment or a memory. When it comes to mental health issues resea...

September 11th, 2017

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"I Will Forever Be Grateful"

“He was dead when we got here,” Terri Hall said. The heart attack of all heart attacks, the widowmaker is a 100% blockage of the left anterior descending (LAD) artery. The consequences of this type of heart attack are often catastrophic, many patients don’t make it to the hospital alive. On Su...

July 28th, 2017

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