May 16, 2016
Osteoporosis arm

May is National Osteoporosis Month. Ask about a bone density scan to help diagnose osteoporosis and help prevent fractures. (208)238-1000

“Nearly 56 million American adults have osteoporosis or low bone density. Each year, osteoporosis causes two million broken bones in the U.S. alone. These fractures result […]
May 11, 2016
playground pediatrics

Pediatrics Medical Journal study suggests more kids are getting TBIs on playgrounds

“A new study in the Pediatrics Medical Journal found that more children are getting serious head injuries on the playground.” “Toys like monkey bars and swings […]
May 4, 2016
baby family medicine

Arsenic in your baby’s rice cereal?

“Ask any mom or dad to name their baby’s first food. The likely answer? Rice cereal. What’s a common go-to ‘healthy’ snack for toddlers and kiddos? […]
April 25, 2016

The Zika Virus Explained

“Last May, Zika virus made headlines when an outbreak began in Brazil and spread quickly to surrounding countries. Zika is a tropical virus that was discovered […]
April 20, 2016

School Athletes Often Lack Adequate Protection

“With all the attention on national rules to prevent and properly treat injuries to professional and college athletes, it may surprise you to learn that there […]
April 12, 2016

New Obama administration proposal expanding Medicare to cover programs to prevent diabetes.

“Under the plan, Medicare would pay for certain ‘lifestyle change programs’ in which trained counselors would coach consumers on healthier eating habits and increased physical activity […]