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Archive for September 2019

Sleep Disorders: 6 Major Types of Sleep Issues and What to Do

It may be tempting to think of fatigue as a minor inconvenience rather than an indicator of a serious health issue, but that assumption may be dangerous. The consequences of sleep disorders range from behavioral issues to heart attacks, and it is absolutely possible for a serious sleep disorder to fly under the radar for…

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What Are Vaccines and Why Are They Important? Vaccine Facts

With a growing number of parents, families, and public figures questioning how best to care for children, it becomes crucial for parents to obtain factual information about vaccines. There are various myths associated with vaccinations in modern medicine that might deter individuals from getting vaccines. With measles outbreaks cropping up more frequently, it becomes increasingly…

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Measles Outbreak: Symptoms and Vaccine Information for Children and Adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has measured the greatest number of measles cases since 1992, spanning confirmation in 30 states. The outbreak of this disease is alarming, especially considering that it was declared eliminated from the U.S. in 2000 due to the widespread implementation of the measles vaccination. Dr. John Kaiser, OB/GYN…

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What Is Diabetes? Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Diabetes is a condition that affects how the body processes insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Your body uses insulin to convert glucose (sugar) into energy, and your cells use insulin to store and metabolize glucose. Insulin is like the key that unlocks the cell door for glucose to get in and…

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Longtime Canyon County physician Bayo Crownson, MD, joins Saltzer Health

Dr. Bayo Crownson, MD, a family practice physician who has practiced in Canyon County for 17 years, has joined Saltzer Health. For the last six years, Crownson has been a primary care provider at the St. Luke’s Greenhurst Clinic in Nampa. He has also served on the St. Luke’s West Treasure Valley Community Board. “My…

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Sleep Health’s Kira Fuller helps patients regain their lives

MA Kira Fuller enjoys building relationships with patients in fast-paced Sleep Health Clinic Kira Fuller knows that sleep issues can severely impact a patient’s quality of life. As a medical assistant, she sees it every day in children and adults who seek treatment at the Saltzer Health Sleep Clinic. She is proud to be able…

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