Category Archives: Education

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A Shining S.T.A.R. for Ankle Pain

Wishing upon a star has a completely new meaning for those suffering from ankle pain. Dr. Dan Robinson of Bingham Memorial Hospital is making the Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (S.T.A.R.), readily available to residents of Southeast Idaho.  Dan Robinson, DPM … Continue reading

 

Cold Weather Skin

The warm air has given way to the cold, and it won’t be long before we see our first blanket snow. That means our days of camping, boating, and picnics are gone for the year. So, no more worrying about … 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

 

National Cholesterol Education Month: What’s your number?

September is National Cholesterol Education Month and now that the “feeding frenzy” of the fair is over, it is the perfect time to discuss our health. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found in all cells of your … Continue reading

 

Causes, Triggers, and Treatment of Psoriasis

According to the National Psoriasis Foundation as many as 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis, making it the most common autoimmune disease in the nation. An autoimmune disease is when the immune system attacks the body’s own cells, causing tissue destruction. … 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

 

ECT Treatment for Depression

According to Mental Health America, over 19 million Americans suffer from clinical depression. Depression affects both men and women, regardless of age or race. Common treatment options include medication, psychotherapy and counseling. Another effective treatment option is known as electroconvulsive … Continue reading

 

An Ounce of Prevention

Growing up, our grandparents didn’t know all the dangers of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Today, we know the risks and how to protect ourselves: with sunscreen. However, there are still lots of questions when it comes to sunscreen.  Dermatologists suggest … Continue reading

 

Hearth Health Month: Cholesterol

We’re rounding out American Heart Month, and want to take a moment to talk to you about one of the most important factors you should take into consideration when thinking about your heart health: cholesterol. You’ve probably heard the word … Continue reading

 

Washing Hands, Preventing Illness

It’s no surprise that this week is National Handwashing Awareness Week. With flu season in full swing and shoppers out in hordes at the malls, kids participating in winter sports and family and friends gathering for holiday get-togethers, the potential … Continue reading

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