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Frequently asked questions about COVID-19

November 15, 2021

FAQs about COVID-19

We recently sat down with Dr. Daniel Snell, chief medical officer of Portneuf Medical Center, to ask him the most common questions about COVID-19 and...

November 11, 2021

Recommit to a healthy lifestyle on World Diabetes Day

Held annually on November 14, World Diabetes Day celebrates the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best...

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...