"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

Hypertension and You

Approximately 73 million adults in the US are affected by hypertension, a condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is chronically elevated. Some causes of hypertension may include smoking, obesity, diabetes, inactive lifestyle, stress, aging, vitamin D deficiency, family history, alcoho...

February 6th, 2017

Lisa F Antonelli, MD

Raising Heart Disease Awareness

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, Portneuf is proudly participating in American Heart Month. All month long we will be talking about your heart! It will be a topic in articles, on our social media chann...

January 30th, 2017

Portneuf Health Partners