April 26, 2017
Dr. Mickelsen at 20 under 40

Congratulations Dr. Brandon Mickelsen for being nominated for the Twenty under 40 awards

There are few people as dedicated to and passionate about family medicine as Dr. Brandon Mickelsen.  The Idaho native is the director of Idaho State University’s […]
April 21, 2017
flu vaccine

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives “A new CDC study published today in Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that flu […]
April 5, 2017
mumps

Mumps outbreaks in the U.S.

Mumps outbreaks in the U.S. “The Arkansas Department of Health is investigating 2,918 confirmed cases of mumps and reports some of those cases involved children and […]
March 29, 2017

Youth with type 2 diabetes develop complications more often than type 1 peers

“Teens and young adults with type 2 diabetes develop kidney, nerve, and eye diseases – as well as some risk factors for heart disease – more […]
July 12, 2016
pregnancy

Acetaminophen use in pregnancy linked to autism, ADHD in offspring

“Also known as paracetamol, acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used over-the-counter medications during pregnancy. Around 65 percent of expectant mothers in the United States […]
June 21, 2016
Chalkboard School Physical

Children born late seem to score better on cognitive tests

Remember to schedule your school physical.  Call 208-238-1000 “Research shows that if an infant is born full term, they can expect to experience better health and […]
June 15, 2016

Blurry Vision and Diabetes: What’s the Connection?

“How does diabetes affect the eyes?” “Long-term uncontrolled diabetes can lead to high blood sugar levels that cause damage to small blood vessels over time. This […]
June 7, 2016
Inhaler Urgent Care

New devices, wearable system aim to predict, prevent asthma attacks

“Researchers have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma […]
May 25, 2016
Sports Medicine

Just How Short Can Your Workout Be?

“You’ve probably heard you need to exercise for 30 minutes a day to be healthy, but if you make your workouts more intense, you may be […]
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 […]