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

The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate By: Jennifer Hill For decades, chocolates have been given to that special someone as a sincere gesture of appreciation.  On Valentine’s Day, chocolate is shared as a sign of love or friendship. While the gesture and gifts of sweets are wonderful, rich milk ch...

February 16th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Weight Bias and the Impact on Individuals

Weight Bias and the Impact on Individuals by: Alyssa Lynott RDN, LD   Weight discrimination affects as many as 40% of the United States population and is one of the most common types of discrimination in our country today. Rebecca Pearl, Ph.D., states that “as obesity rates have risen over t...

February 16th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Free Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Free Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea The word apnea literally means ‘without breath.’ Statistics indicate that more than 18 million American adults suffer from sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder. Common symptoms may include chronic snoring, walking up abruptly to the sensation...

February 12th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Red Hot Mamas and Overactive Bladder

Red Hot Mamas and Overactive Bladder Millions of women and men suffer from an overactive bladder (OAB). The symptoms of OAB are usually characterized by frequent, sudden and compelling urges to run to the bathroom. Sometimes there is even leakage of urine. My patients often say things like, “when...

February 6th, 2018

Jason A Orien, MD

Ready, Set, Go Red

Ready, Set, Go Red One out of every three deaths among women in the US each year is attributed to cardiovascular diseases making it the No 1 killer of women in this country. In fact, heart disease and stroke cause more fatalities than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Ass...

January 29th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Liquid Meal Replacements

Liquid Meal Replacements By: Jessy Griffel, RD, LD In light of “diet month,” I am sure you have heard of millions of weight loss strategies. But have you heard anything about meal replacements? A meal replacement is defined as any food that’s eaten or drunk as a substitute for a meal or part o...

January 26th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

New Technique for Diagnosing Lung Cancer

New Technique for Diagnosing Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States. According to the American Lung Association, “the disease has been closely associated with smoking since 1964, when the first Surgeon General’s report concluded th...

January 22nd, 2018

Peter L Fort, MD

Newborn Nutrition

Newborn Nutrition By: Margaret Larson, RD According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months can decrease (1): Respiratory tract infections during the first year of life Gastrointestinal tract infections Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in preterm infants Sudden Inf...

January 18th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

New Hope to Patients with Metastatic Liver Tumors

New Hope to Patients with Metastatic Liver Tumors Up to 70 percent of the some 140,000 Americans diagnosed with colorectal cancer every year will see their cancer spread to the liver, and most liver tumors cannot be surgically removed. Metastatic liver cancer is often fatal, with up to 90 percent of...

January 15th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

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