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Join us on November 1 for a free Hernia Screening at Portneuf Medical Center!

You can RSVP online by clicking the link below or call 208-239-2033.

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As we enter September and school is back in full swing, there is one concern that should always be in the back of our minds - hopefully not literally. We are talking about head lice; the small, wingless insect may hitch a ride home with your child. Contrary to popular belief, lice are not a sign of uncleanliness. In fact, every child is at the same risk of coming home with head lice.

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E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that heat liquid and deliver an aerosolized product to users and have become popular as an alternative to cigarette smoking. They are particularly popular among teenagers and young adults. While initially thought to be safer than cigarettes, there has been growing concerns about the safety of e-cigarettes.

Users may experience significant adverse health effects as e-cigarettes contain a variety of chemical substances; identified contaminants include polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, nitrosamines, volatile organic chemicals and inorganic... Read More »

The annual Brake for Breakfast, sponsored by Portneuf Medical Center is held the 1st Wednesday in October each year. The event starts at 6:15 am to continues until supplies run out. This drive-through event is free and open to the public.

Today’s woman is busy! She always has time for the kids, her work and her community but she often neglects her own health. Brake for Breakfast is an easy way to learn more about breast cancer and do something nice for yourself.

Mark your calendars now to take a break…a brake for breakfast October 2nd. It could be the most important ‘break’... Read More »

Join us as we get to hear from the newest member of our Portneuf Primary Care team, Kelli Christensen, MD

Kelli will be discussing:

  • What is Primary Care?
  • The role of a primary care physician in your health
  • Annual Wellness Visits 
  • Two simple steps toward improving health and quality of life

Click here to RSVP or call (208) 239 2033

Better Hearing and Speech Month

Morgan Yost, DO

 

Hearing is one of our primary senses and is a crucial part of everyday life.... Read More »

Heart Disease the Silent Killer – Community Seminar

Jacob DeLaRosa, MD

While heart disease continues to be the number one cause of death for both men and women in the United States, advances... Read More »

The da Vinci Xi: test drive our new robot

Jorge E De Amorim Filho, MD

Portneuf is excited to introduce the next generation in robotic surgery, the da Vinci Xi. In fact, our first procedure with our new robot took place on April... Read More »

Get behind the controls of the da Vinci Surgical System! Please join us for an opportunity to test drive the latest in da Vinci Robot Technology presented by Drew McRoberts,MD, general and trauma surgeon. To reserve your seat, please call 208-239-2033 or visit Portneuf.org