Archive | April, 2013

Meet Dr. Jeremy Hertzig, Pediatric Intensivist

Recently, we opened a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit here at EIRMC. In addition to our already standing 10-bed Pediatric wing, this has added a great resource for local children to be able to receive critical care services without having to travel out of our area—keeping children and families together. Children’s critical care services are made […]

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Listening to What Your Body Is Really Saying

Unfortunately, deciphering your body’s signals can be as confusing as figuring out what the acronyms in your teenager’s text messages mean—BRB, BTW, TTYL, LOL, WYWH. You might need a list of common texting phrases (like this one) just to figure out what they are saying to you. Just like texting, merely listening to what your […]

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The Strained, Sore, Stinging Sciatica

It has happened to everyone at least a few times. You stand to walk, start to sit down, or move in the wrong way ….and all of a sudden, you don’t feel so great. Whether it is a crimp, a twinge or a twang, it is uncomfortable, but quick. For most of us, those little […]

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5 Reasons Why a PICU is Necessary

Like a colorful rainbow, medical care should include a full spectrum of services for every patient regardless of their age—from a simple doctor’s visit to critical care – is important for providing a community with great local care. Residents of southeastern Idaho now have access to a brighter, more colorful spectrum of care with the […]

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