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February 27, 2019

Recognizing Eating Disorders

This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week.  An eating disorder in general is any disturbance in an eating pattern or eating behavior that is...

February 27, 2019

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...

February 24, 2019

Foods to Avoid to Prevent Heart Disease

How often do you consume processed foods? Are you taking frozen meals to work or grabbing fast food? Choosing these options frequently can increase...

February 23, 2019

How Aspirin Can Reduce Risks of a Heart Attack

Is aspirin therapy for everyone? Patients at high risk for heart disease can benefit from taking low-dose aspirin. The American Heart Association ...

February 22, 2019

E-cigarettes a Better Option than Nicotine Therapy?

As most people are well aware by now cigarette, smoking is a high-risk addiction.  Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable death in...

February 18, 2019

A Woman’s Heart

Increasingly, it is evident that women’s symptoms are not as predictable as men’s in matters of the heart. Each woman may present with different...

February 15, 2019

Portneuf Recognized for Excellence in Heart Care

Pocatello, ID – We are pleased to announce that Portneuf Medical Center once again was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI...

February 14, 2019

Love Without Hesitation: A Portneuf Love Story

Twenty-five years ago marks the engagement of Portneuf Medical Center lovebirds, Greg and Keri Kearns. Having met in what used to be Pocatello...

February 6, 2019

Understanding the Impact of Cholesterol

Good health starts at the cellular level. Your body needs cholesterol, a fat-like substance found in each cell. Your body’s liver makes cholesterol...

February 1, 2019

What Causes High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can lead to heart disease and stroke. It is known as the silent killer because most people with...