Archive | September, 2013

The “Scariest” Parts of Colonoscopies Explained

The word “colonoscopy” can, understandably, make people cringe (and sit a little tighter). Although this topic can lead to discomfort, our experts at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center are here to calm your fears. Colon cancer is a very common and threatening disease, but if caught early through regular colonoscopies, it is highly preventable. The […]

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Staying Smart about Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and our team at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center agrees there is no better time to educate yourself and your loved ones on the facts: what it is, the risk factors involved, and what you can do to prevent it. What is Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer is the second […]

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Only the Best for Your High Risk Pregnancy

It can be an exciting time in anyone’s life. As you and your partner begin the planning process for having a baby, it is important to know that EIRMC has the services to ensure safety and success for you during all stages of your pregnancy. However, complications can arise. For some women, pre-existing health problems […]

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Finding a New Doctor: Must-Ask Questions for Your New Physician

These days, it’s not uncommon for people to switch doctors. Whether you’ve recently relocated to Idaho Falls, changed insurance carriers or were simply dissatisfied with your past physician, it’s important to take the time to find someone you feel comfortable with and who fits the criteria you have in mind. Once you find a new […]

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ER Wait Times – Know Your Time, All the Time

In 2012 alone, we had 40,412 visits to our ER. With that sort of volume we believe it is our responsibility to deliver the highest level of emergency services to Southeastern Idaho. We know that when in the ER, the last thing we want our patients to be is just another number. That is why […]

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