The Gift of Liquid Gold

The Gift of Liquid Gold Soon after delivering her first born, it was clear that Lisa McDougall was producing almost double the supply needed for her own daughter. For many women who pump, it isn’t long before they question, ‘what do I do with all this milk?’ Putting it in zip lock bags and add...

October 17th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Music and Mental Health

Music and Mental Health Playing or listening to music can have a significant effect on mood and on our mental health. A certain song can make us feel happy or sad, uplifted or melancholy, relaxed or confident; it too can bring forward a moment or a memory. When it comes to mental health issues resea...

September 11th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

"I Will Forever Be Grateful"

“He was dead when we got here,” Terri Hall said. The heart attack of all heart attacks, the widowmaker is a 100% blockage of the left anterior descending (LAD) artery. The consequences of this type of heart attack are often catastrophic, many patients don’t make it to the hospital alive. On Su...

July 28th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Speech and Hearing Month: Free Screenings on May 12th

Speech and Hearing Month: Free Screenings on May 12th Pocatello, ID —Hearing loss currently affects more than 36 million Americans today. Although hearing problems are commonly associated with the normal aging process, more than half of all hearing-impaired persons are younger than 65. With the in...

May 1st, 2017

Mary Keating

Mothers Milk Bank Opens Donation & Outreach Center at Portneuf

Pocatello, ID – Portneuf Medical Center opened a human milk Donation and Outreach Center today, joining the network of Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based, nonprofit program benefiting women and babies nationwide. Pocatello-area mothers with extra milk can make a difference in babies’ l...

March 29th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Spinderella donates $23,000 to Cancer Patient Assistance Fund

“You have cancer.” Those are never easy words to hear. But for a number of patients, while simultaneously managing diagnosis and treatment, they are struggling with unexpected expenses. Today, Spinderella presented the Portneuf Cancer Center with a check for $23,000. Their generous donation will...

March 17th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Thousands show up for annual Teddy Bear Clinic

Thousands show up for annual Teddy Bear Clinic Thousands of people showed up to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello on Saturday for the annual Teddy Bear Clinic. Kids get to bring their favorite stuffed animal to get x-rays, casts, and stitches at one of the 27 different stations set up around the...

March 13th, 2017

KPVI Channel 6

Annual Teddy Bear Clinic set for March 11

Annual Teddy Bear Clinic set for March 11th Pocatello, ID – A trip to the hospital can be trying at any age. To help children and families become more acquainted with what happens in a hospital, Portneuf Medical Center will hold its annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 2...

March 10th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners

Security Measures at Hospitals Work to Keep Newborns Safe

With nearly four million babies born in thousands of facilities across the country each year, the process to keep newborns safe after birth has changed and advanced over the years. Thanks KPVI for this great story on how we use technology to keep precious newborns safe while they are cared for in ou...

February 28th, 2017

KPVI Channel 6