Health Articles

September 9, 2015

A lifeline for young athletes

Whether young athletes are in practice, crouched at the 50-yard line, or on the backs of bucking broncos, the medical support they need is waiting at...

September 9, 2015

Cancer Free Me

Advances in public awareness about the importance of cancer screenings and improvements in diagnostic and treatment methods have succeeded. Today,...

September 9, 2015

New Joints, Better Life

For Gail Dial, a 68-year-old resident of Pocatello, Idaho, a compassionate medical team made the difference for her hip replacement. In 2011, Gail...

September 9, 2015

Health Care in the Air

Air ambulances offer a significant speed advantage over ground ambulances and, because they don’t need to follow roads, they can reach distant and...

September 1, 2015

The Vicious Diet Cycle

One of the biggest reasons people fail to achieve lasting weight loss is by going about weight loss on their own. It is estimated that at any given...

June 3, 2015

Yard-to-Table: Kids Edition

Growing kid-friendly plants that do double duty in the kitchen can make gardening feel less like a chore and more like a game. Planting a garden with...

May 15, 2015

Trauma Team Stands Ready

As a verified Level II Trauma Center, Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) and its trauma team are standing by to serve Emergency Department (ED) patients...

May 15, 2015

Build a Better Sack Lunch

Be sure to pack nutrition when you prepare your child’s sack lunch. Sending lunch to school with your child can seem like an easy and less-expensive...