Better Hearing and Speech Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month Hearing is one of our primary senses and is a crucial part of everyday life. We wake to the chirping of birds or to a blaring alarm clock. We react to the high pitch sound of a siren or the cry of a child. We perceive subtle nuances in conversations that allow us to b...

May 22nd, 2017

Morgan G Yost, DO

Celebrating Moms

Celebrating Moms There are a hundred reasons to not schedule a routine exam and a laundry list of excuses for unhealthy behaviors and habits. The biggest reasons for not seeing a physician is that you are feeling well or perhaps you fear diagnosis. However, neglecting our health can be costly or eve...

May 15th, 2017

AJ Weinhold, MD

Celebrating National Hospital Week

Celebrating National Hospital Week National Hospital Week, the nation’s largest health care event, is a celebration of people. It takes many hands to run a hospital and we, at Portneuf, are proud of each member of our staff. We are honored to recognize the important roles they play in extending a...

May 8th, 2017

Kurtis R Holt, MD

Take Control of Diabetes

Take Control of Diabetes One in ten US adults currently has diabetes. However, as the population ages, obesity increases and minority groups, who are more prone to the condition, expand, we could see numbers as high as one in three individuals by 2050. To call this trend alarming is an understatemen...

May 1st, 2017

Travis D Nielsen, DO

High School Sports – Get a Physical

FREE PHYSICALS: MAY 2 and 3, 2017. Physicals run from 6-7pm at Highland High School. Please note, DOORS CLOSE AT 6:30PM, you must be there before 6:30. May 2nd – GIRLS Physicals @ Highland High School May 3rd – BOYS Physicals @ Highland High School All high school team athletes are required to h...

April 24th, 2017

Matthew D Andres, DO

Child Abuse Prevention

Child Abuse Prevention Child abuse is not rare. Statistically, 1 in 8 children experience abuse or neglect by age 18 years. Our goal, as adults, is to protect children and help prevent abuse in our community. If you can recognize the signs and risk factors of abuse, be aware of children who are at r...

April 17th, 2017

Matthew A Stelzer, MD

The Aging Eye

The Aging Eye As we age and change, so too, do our eyes. Annual wellness exams and screenings are to the body as routine eye exams are to overall eye health; when problems are diagnosed early, we have more treatment options and better outcomes. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends “a b...

April 10th, 2017

Bradley J Anderson, MD

From Stress to Stillness

From Stress to Stillness Running kids to soccer practice, scheduling medical appointments for aging parents, juggling work and family activities along with another bloated, bad hair day can make you feel like you are losing your mind. Add in the 40 or better hormone adjustments and suddenly you feel...

April 3rd, 2017

Cheryl M Callaghan, MD

Celebrate Doctor’s Day

Celebrate Doctor’s Day Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity. — Hippocrates Either by choice or by chance, we all have been profoundly touched by the compassion and professional care of a doctor. Whether it’s screenings, immunizations, surgery, or newborn deli...

March 27th, 2017

Daniel Ordyna