Category Archives: Community

 

Finding Proper Balance

We’ve all had mornings where you literally drag yourself out of bed and can’t seem to shake the fog that has rested upon you. It’s okay if this happens occasionally, but what options do you have if this is an … Continue reading

 

Halloween Safety

The spookiest time of the year is here! Tomorrow night, several countries around the world will celebrate Halloween by visiting haunted houses, hosting costume parties, and going trick-or-treating. Halloween is short for All Hallows’ Evening, also known as All Hallows’ … Continue reading

 

‘Think Pink’ with Dr. Rebecca Gill

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has estimated that 296,980 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during 2013. However, the odds of dying from breast cancer have decreased to about 1 in 36. This decreasing death rate is largely thanks … Continue reading

 

Flu Shots

Fall means football, pumpkins, sweaters and scarfs, leaves changing colors and more. Unfortunately, it also means flu season is quickly approaching. Last week, over 200 members of the community jump-started their health by receiving a free flu shot at our … Continue reading

 

Brake for Breakfast

In less than a week it will be October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here at Bingham Memorial, we’re dedicated to making sure women not only have the most up-to-date healthcare, but all the information they need to be healthy throughout … Continue reading

 

Physician Open House

It’s been an amazing year at Bingham Memorial Hospital! Since January, we have welcomed 14 new medical providers, created the Orthopedic Institute (the region’s largest and most experienced orthopedic team), restructured the Idaho Pain Group, added Pulmonology to our list … Continue reading

 

Massages at the Fair

Grilled Cheese Donuts, Steak on a Stick, funnel cakes, and fried Twinkies—the “feeding frenzy” at the fair is underway! For over 100 years this event has drawn hundreds of thousands of people to our town for a week of fun, … Continue reading

 

FREE Bumps & Bruises Clinics

Another school year is beginning. Two-a-day practices have started. It won’t be long before you’re cheering for your local team. When it comes to sports, winning may be important, but staying safe and healthy is also a priority. Every hit, … Continue reading

 

National Immunization Awareness Month

At its height, the polio epidemic killed a half a million people every year during the 1940s and ‘50s, and left even more severely crippled. Today, polio is an afterthought, thanks to effective immunization. August is National Immunization Awareness Month, … Continue reading

 

Getting into Shape as a Family

The statistics are alarming. Since 1980, the rate of childhood obesity has more than tripled. In the U.S. today, 12.5 million children ages 2 to 19 are obese. That’s 17 percent. From sugary drinks to processed food and a more … Continue reading