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Archive for April 2020

Dr. Brian Affleck explains new sleep apnea surgery in May 6 webinar

Saltzer Health

Learn more about a new outpatient surgical procedure for sleep apnea in a free educational webinar at 6 p.m. May 6 taught by Dr. Brian Affleck, a Saltzer Health ENT-Otolaryngologist. Inspire is a small device that works inside your body with your natural breathing process to treat obstructive sleep apnea. “While a patient sleeps, the…

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Dr. Jesse Chlebeck says surgery is still an option for orthopedic emergencies

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Even during a pandemic, accidents happen and people still get hurt. In an episode of the Saltzer Health KTVB Medical Minute, Orthopedic Surgeon Jesse Chlebeck, MD, provides information about how healthcare workers and hospitals are helping patients who may need emergency surgery. “We are not doing elective surgeries, but obviously people don’t stop getting injuries…

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Sleep Disorders: 6 Major Types of Sleep Issues and What to Do

Sleep Disorders

It may be tempting to think of fatigue as a minor inconvenience rather than an indicator of a serious health issue, but that assumption may be dangerous. The consequences of sleep disorders range from behavioral issues to heart attacks, and it is absolutely possible for a serious sleep disorder to fly under the radar for…

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Dr. Mark C. Weinrobe joins Saltzer Health

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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Mark C. Weinrobe has joined Saltzer Health. Dr. Weinrobe is board-certified in internal medicine with many years of experience treating patients in the Treasure Valley. Most recently, he worked as an internist at the St. Luke’s Elks Rehabilitation Hospital. As an Internal medicine physician, Dr. Weinrobe uses his…

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