St. Luke's neonatologist Dr. Declan O'Riordan and OB-GYN Dr. Clarence Blea discuss efforts to lower premature birth rates with Idaho Matters on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
380,000 babies are born prematurely in the United States, according to the March of Dimes. We speak with two St. Luke's doctors about why this rate is so high and what can be done to lower the chances of a premature birth.
Dr. Jen Shalz and Vicky Jekich of St. Luke's discuss the dangers of vaping with Idaho Matters on Monday, November 19, 2018.
The FDA recently announced a planned ban on flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to curb the growing number of teens who use vaping products. We speak with St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute about this phenomenon, the health implications and their use as smoking cessation devices.