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Are You… Tough Enough to Wear Pink?

Most likely, if you see a bumper stick sporting a bright pink ribbon, you recognize the symbolism. When the NFL dons pink uniforms, you know the cause. That’s because a very wonderful thing has happened: breast cancer awareness has gone global. But in this time of frequent exposure, where everything is so wonderfully pink, the […]

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Become a Pet Partner Volunteer at EIRMC!

Want to make a difference? You and your pet may qualify to become a volunteer Pet Partner at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center! Pet Partners and their pets interact with patients from many different areas of the hospital, working to bring them joy through animal interaction. EIRMC is actively looking for those who want to […]

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Intermountain Therapy Animals: Where there is Life, there is Hope

By Anna Gheen Millie wanders through the hospital, eyes wide with curiosity. Full of unusual sounds and smells, there is plenty here to distract her… including bits of food left under tables and crumbs that have fallen beneath beds. But the distraction is short-lived. At a signal from Chaz, her handler, she cheerfully greets another […]

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What You Need to Know About Measles

You may have heard a lot about Measles in the news lately. We want to set the facts straight and make sure that you know the important points about measles, including getting vaccinated and how to protect your child. What is Measles? Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads […]

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Know The Facts About The Ebola Virus Disease

The Ebola Virus Disease has been in the headlines recently.  There are many people weighing in on this topic, but not all information is accurate. It is very important to know the facts about this disease, how it is transmitted, and the precautions already in place at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. How is Ebola […]

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