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October 25, 2021

Empowered by Bariatrics Program, Patient Feels Hope for a Better Life

For Amanda Sears, managing her weight didn’t seem to be a problem. Always the “fit, skinny girl” involved with sports, she could eat anything she...

Idaho Health Care Worker Appreciation Month

October 20, 2021

Idaho Health Care Worker Appreciation Month

The Governor of Idaho recently proclaimed October as Idaho Health Care Worker Appreciation Month. Below is the official proclamation. FOR IMMEDIATE...

October 8, 2021

Thousands Attended Brake for Breakfast

Every three minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. In fact, Portneuf Cancer Center treated over 100 women with breast cancer this past year...

Heart Health

September 28, 2021

How Can You Prioritize Your Heart Health?

According to the World Heart Federation, cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes 18.6 million deaths per year and is considered the world’s number one...

September 8, 2021

Idaho hospitals reach critical point in COVID-19 care, ask for community support

In communities across Idaho, we have celebrated the impact of our brave, dedicated healthcare workers as they fight against COVID-19. This pandemic,...

June 24, 2021

Portneuf Medical Center Hosts Art Contest to Commemorate 10 Year Anniversary

Though Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) has served the community of southeastern Idaho since 1907, this year they celebrate the ten-year anniversary in...

June 21, 2021

Hip and Knee Pain: Advice from Portneuf Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon, Richard Wathne, M.D.

Pain in the knees and hips is very common, especially as we age. The reasons for pain are varied and may require different treatments to find relief...

June 16, 2021

Back to hitting the slopes and reaching new heights following orthopedic surgery at Portneuf

 “I was in intense pain, irritable, and had high expectations for the surgery that would let me ski again,” said Bill Gibson, an orthopedic patient...

June 14, 2021

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Health

If it was cancer, would they tell you to get over it? “I saw that on a billboard in the 1990’s, and it continues to be a question that is worth...

June 2, 2021

You're Not Getting Older; Colonoscopies are Getting Younger

When you own a car, you don’t wait for the check engine light to come on to take care of it; you take it in for routine oil changes, tire rotations,...