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Health

Deadline nears to buy insurance through Your Health Idaho

Deadline nears to buy insurance through Your Health IdahoOfficials say applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Saturday.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Mumps outbreak spreads to Boise

Mumps outbreak spreads to BoiseA mumps outbreak that began at the University of Idaho in Moscow in September is continuing to spread, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Measles sample to be tested in Idaho, no cases confirmed

Measles sample to be tested in Idaho, no cases confirmedAs the measles outbreak continues to grow across the nation, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says there are still no confirmed cases of the disease in Idaho
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Capitol Watch

Lawmakers listen to Medicaid expansion proposal

Lawmakers listen to Medicaid expansion proposalThe plan is to loosen Idaho's Medicaid eligibility.
  • Capitol Watch
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Half of ID schools below acceptable vaccination rates

Half of ID schools below acceptable vaccination ratesNearly half of Idaho's schools fall below the desired 90% vaccination rate for MMR.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

8-year-old girl will be honored at bone marrow drive

8-year-old girl will be honored at bone marrow driveCancer survivor Lyndsay Wright is planning a bone marrow drive at Boise State this Saturday.
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Canyon County business helps Alzheimer's caregivers

Canyon County business helps Alzheimer's caregiversMore than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, Which means millions more are taking care of loved ones.
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Idaho's safety net cases drop slightly in 2014

Idaho's safety net cases drop slightly in 2014Idaho's catastrophic health insurance fund saw a small decrease in caseloads in fiscal year 2014.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Life

Hundreds jump on scale for a chance at $10K

Hundreds jump on scale for a chance at $10KThe St. Luke's $10,000 weight loss challenge kicked off today with the official weigh in.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Doctors say ER visits are up due to spills on the ice

Doctors say ER visits are up due to spills on the iceSidewalks can be icy and especially dangerous when the temperatures drop.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Idaho mom says cannabis oil could help her son

Idaho mom says cannabis oil could help her sonSix-year-old Scout Bunderson's mom believes medicinal marijuana would help her young son.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Whooping cough confirmed in N. Idaho

Whooping cough confirmed in N. IdahoThree children have been diagnosed with pertussis.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Health

Nearly 74,000 sign up on Idaho exchange

Nearly 74,000 sign up on Idaho exchangeExecutive Director Pat Kelly said the number is in the mid-range of projections.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Idaho Medicaid plan aims to fill health care gap

Idaho Medicaid plan aims to fill health care gapGovernor's Medicaid Redesign Work Group hopes new proposal will pass.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Flu vaccine may be less effective this winter

Flu vaccine may be less effective this winterHealth officials say the vaccine does not protect well against the dominant strain seen most commonly this year.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Health

ISU conducts tests, closes office after illnesses

ISU conducts tests, closes office after illnessesThe dean's office at the College of Education is temporarily closed.
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  • 3 months ago
Health

Suicide Hotline celebrates anniversary, lives saved

Suicide Hotline celebrates anniversary, lives savedThe Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline is celebrating its two year anniversary and countless lives saved.
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  • 3 months ago
Health

Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees gets underway

Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees gets underwayThe money raised from this year's event will go toward a remodel for heart and lung operating rooms.
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  • 3 months ago
Health

Mumps outbreak at University of Idaho

Mumps outbreak at University of IdahoThere are 10 confirmed cases of the mumps and another 20 cases being investigated.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Colo. mom with rare condition dies after choice to save baby

Colo. mom with rare condition dies after choice to save babyShe died shortly after giving birth to what doctors at the Medical Center of Aurora described as a 7-pound, 4-ounce-miracle.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Idaho group amends Medicaid expansion proposal

Idaho group amends Medicaid expansion proposalThe group has tweaked its recommendations to lawmakers.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Idaho health exchange experiences high web traffic

Idaho health exchange experiences high web trafficOfficials say the website had nearly 13,000 visitors just days after opening for business.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Officials: Idaho's exchange a smooth launch

Officials: Idaho's exchange a smooth launchIdaho officials are touting a smooth launch to the state's health exchange.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Idaho's exchange now open for enrollment

Idaho's exchange now open for enrollmentIdaho is the only Republican-controlled state among the dozen launching their own health insurance exchange Saturday.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Reform

Your Health Idaho: New site, new features

Your Health Idaho: New site, new featuresYour Health Idaho opens for enrollment on November 15th.
  • Reform
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Reform

Idaho exchange to open enrollment Nov. 15

Idaho exchange to open enrollment Nov. 15The state-run exchange will have 198 health plans provided by seven carriers.
  • Reform
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Saint Alphonsus to open health plaza in SE Boise

Saint Alphonsus to open health plaza in SE BoiseThe new health plaza at Bown Crossing will bring urgent and primary care closer to home.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago