Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher studies the effects of tobacco on teens and her recent research refutes claims that vaping is safer than smoking. Dr. Halpern-Felsher joins Corey Surber, Advocacy & Community Health Coordinator with Saint Alphonsus, on Idaho Matters to discuss her research.
Intuitive's da Vinci Robot puts Star Wars technology in the operating room. We speak with Dr. Christopher Reising and Dr. Johnny Green, a pair of Saint Alphonsus surgeons using robots for colorectal, gynecological and thoracic surgeries.
St. Alphonsus OB/GYN Dr. Eve Prues discusses the need for a maternal mortality review panel with Idaho Matters on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
Idaho is one of seven states without a maternal mortality review panel - a group of medical professionals tasked with reviewing the causes of death of pregnant women or women in childbirth. A bill before the legislature would create one and we talk with a lawmaker and a St. Al's OB/GYN about the importance of these panels.