Heritage Health News Articles
Browse through our articles from various local publications containing sponsored content provided by our trusted Healthcare Professionals.
May 14, 2017
Heritage Health serves homeless with mobile clinic & community outreach program
Homeless people get sick or become injured like everybody else; only they don’t have health insurance to pay for a doctor’s visit or to have their prescriptions filled.
Baby On Board
March 26, 2017
Heritage Health helps educate young parents
Teenage mothers are often woefully unprepared for the realities of having a baby. They lack critical knowledge about nutrition, safe sleep practices, vaccinations and infant development, says Dr. Nikki Odom, a Heritage Health pediatrician.
An ounce of prevention…
October 4, 2017
Good dental health leads to improved overall health
Thomas Olson’s bad teeth might have killed him one day. The North Idaho man had multiple abscesses in his mouth that posed long-term health risks, so he recently had all of his teeth pulled by the staff at Heritage Health Dental Clinic.
The Fight Against Hepatitis C
April 23, 2017
New therapy options help patients live longer.
Twenty years ago, a Hepatitis C diagnosis was viewed as a death sentence because there was no cure. While a complete cure remains elusive, advances in medicine can make the virus virtually undetectable in the blood, said Natalie Brulotte, a nurse practitioner.
Sometimes, Love Isn’t Enough
March 12, 2017
Heritage Health offers individual and family counseling services
Roughly half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce, but many are saved from dissolution thanks to individual counseling, commitment, and communication. However, there are no quick fixes.
A Safety Net
June 18, 2017
Painful, itchy bug bites annoying, but not dangerous
Late spring isn’t all it’s scratched up to be. North Idaho residents trying to enjoy the great outdoors after a long, harsh winter have been greeted by nasty buggers called black flies.
Big Changes for Life
April 9, 2017
Heritage Health’s dietitians help people achieve wellness goals
Bill Mitten weighed 390 pounds about eight months ago. He had suffered four heart attacks and was taking a bevy of heart medications. In addition, he took 300 units of Insulin daily to treat diabetes.
Winter got you down?
February 26, 2017
Seasonal Affective Disorder, lack of Vitamin D or clinical depression may be to blame
Day after day of gloomy skies and never-ending darkness takes its toll on people living in North Idaho. Depression and anxiety are the potentially serious mental health problems caused by our long winter months.
No excuses, get moving
July 9, 2017
North Idaho supplies a ton of healthy activities
Living a healthy lifestyle in North Idaho doesn’t require a gym membership; especially during the summer months. Residents are fortunate to have access to magnificent lakes, majestic mountains and fantastic trails for biking and hiking.