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Breast Cancer In Men: What Makes It Different?

Breast cancer may largely be seen as a woman’s disease. While we’re used to campaigns about breast cancer featuring women, these campaigns miss another segment stricken with this disease: men. Breast cancer in men is significantly less common. The lifetime risk of getting breast cancer for men is about 1 in 1,000, according to the […]

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6 Dangerous School Sports And How To Prevent Injury

Athletes are favored highly in the US, whether it’s professionals or Little Leaguers. A great deal of emphasis is put on success in sports for young athletes, which adds pressure to play. Unfortunately, so much pressure to continually play school sports comes with a lot of injuries. Here are 6 dangerous school sports and how […]

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A Family Emergency Plan Checklist To Teach Your Kid How To Respond

A 9-year-old calmly asks his grandmother to call 911 while giving CPR to his little sister who had just fallen in the pool, reports a May 2011 CNN story. Incidents like these where small kids perform heroically in the face of an emergency happen more often than you think. Although we think of kids as […]

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(PODCAST) Tackling Back Pain: When Should You See a Specialist for Chronic Back Pain

We sit down with Mike Parsons, NP and provider at The Spine Center at EIRMC,  to learn more about the services offered there. Listen now! Tackling Back Pain: When Should You See a Specialist for Chronic Back Pain If you suffer from back pain give The Spine Center at EIRMC a call at 208-535-4444 and take […]

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Circulatory System Function: Why Your Heart And Veins Need Each Other

You remember how Dorothy, Toto, and the rest of the gang were trying to make their way to see the Wizard of Oz? That’s kind of how veins work in relation to your heart. Your heart is the wizard, and your veins are like the yellow brick road, or roads, that lead to it. Dorothy […]

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