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.
Pediatrician Dr. Waj Nasser discusses the importance of getting seasonal flu shots with Idaho Matters on Monday, November 26, 2018.
The CDC reported 185 youth deaths as a result of the flu last season. One in three parents will not get flu shots for their kids. We'll look at the dangers of not getting annual flu shots for both your kids and the community.
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.
St. Luke's Dr. Dan Zuckerman talks about end-of-life discussions with Idaho Matters on Thursday, November 15, 2018.
Having 'end-of-life' conversations are difficult, and oncologists find they have these discussions as a matter of nature. St. Luke's MSTI medical director Dan Zuckerman talks about those conversations.