Surviving Metastatic Breast Cancer

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: Cancer Services, News/Events|Tags: , |

By Andrea Nagel In 2008, Kellie Cranmer was a busy mother, wife and realtor living in Bonners Ferry. At just 31 years old, Kellie had never received a mammogram or had reason to, until she discovered [...]

Bringing hope

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: Behavioral Health, Kootenai Health, News/Events, Nursing|Tags: |

NIC partners with Kootenai Health to offer Mental Health Assistant course Story by Kaye Thornbrugh Photo by Tom Greene Kimberly Enos has known pain. Years ago, when she was in a dark place, she landed [...]

Rebecca McIntire Boifeuillet joins Kootenai Health Foundation

By |September 15th, 2016|Categories: Foundation, News/Events|Tags: |

Kootenai Health Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca (Becky) McIntire Boifeuillet as a board member. Boifeuillet’s term begins this month. She joins Mike Chapman, chair; Peter Wagstaff, vice chair; Linda Fournier, past [...]

Kootenai Health earns national Safe Sleep recognition

By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: Family Birth Center, Kootenai Health, News/Events, NICU, Nursing|Tags: |

Kootenai Health was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Gold Safe Sleep Champion,” for our commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. We are one of the first [...]

Get smart about antibiotics

By |September 9th, 2016|Categories: Kootenai Health, News/Events|Tags: , |

Know when it’s best not to use antibiotics It never fails; when the kids go back to school, they are bound to come home with runny noses, coughs, and sore throats at some point. As [...]

Fuel for School

By |August 24th, 2016|Categories: Family Medicine, Kootenai Health, Nutrition Services|Tags: , |

Quick, easy and healthy food ideas to give your kids a boost. By Kendra McGahan, M.S., R.D.N., L.D., C.N.S.C. Proper nutrition is vital to happy, healthy and focused children. Lunch and snack time provide the [...]