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Dr. Rasmus shares advice on how to maintain good sleep habits during the pandemic

Dr. Rasmus shares advice on how to maintain good sleep habits during the pandemic

26th March, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

https://youtu.be/C-GSvCJxVfg With all the stress and chaos created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be difficult to get a good night’s rest. In an interview for the KTVB Medical Minute, Dr. Mark Rasmus talks about the importance of physical activity, turning off electronic devices and benefits of meditation. Dr. Rasmus is the medical director of the Saltzer Health sleep medicine clinic. First, he urges people to stay engaged and active during the day. “You can still get outside and go...

Saltzer Health’s Joel Lans, MD, recommends screenings to help prevent colon cancer

Saltzer Health’s Joel Lans, MD, recommends screenings to help prevent colon cancer

3rd March, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Every year, there are 146,000 new cases of colon cancer diagnosed in the United States. But the disease is preventable, says Dr. Joel Lans of Saltzer Health. Lans is a board-certified gastroenterologist with 30 years’ experience. During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, Dr. Lans is seeking to educate the public about the importance of screening and potentially life-saving colonoscopies. In an interview with the Saltzer Health Medical Minute on KTVB, he recommends that most men and women start regular...

As a Boise State football player, Matt Kaiserman suffered a career-ending concussion. Now the VP/COO at Saltzer Health, he educates the community about prevention.

As a Boise State football player, Matt Kaiserman suffered a career-ending concussion. Now the VP/COO at Saltzer Health, he educates the community about prevention.

27th January, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Matt Kaiserman was enjoying a stand-out season as a Boise State football player when he suffered a career-ending head injury in a post-season bowl game. Now the vice president/chief operating officer of Saltzer Health, Kaiserman is passionate about concussion prevention.  As a guest on the KTVB Medical Minute, Kaiserman told host Mellisa Paul that concussions can impact young athletes’ school performance and their mental health.  [arve url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SCHC8LBKl0&feature=youtu.be" align="center" maxwidth="550" title="Medical Minute with KTVB and Saltzer Health VP/COO Matt Kaiserman" description="Saltzer...

Dr. Jesse Chlebeck Joins Saltzer Health

Dr. Jesse Chlebeck Joins Saltzer Health

3rd December, 2019 | Published by Saltzer Health

Dr. Jesse Chlebeck, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in orthopaedic trauma, will join Saltzer Health in January 2020, according to a press release. He is accepting appointments at the Saltzer Health Clinic in Nampa. Since 2018, he has worked as an orthopaedic surgeon at St. Luke’s Nampa. He has also provided on-call services for traumatic injuries at the Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons of Northern California, and worked as a traveling surgeon for the Alaska Native Medical Center and...