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Dr. Mark C. Weinrobe joins Saltzer Health

Dr. Mark C. Weinrobe joins Saltzer Health

1st April, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

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 clinical expertise for the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. Dr. Weinrobe is the new Post...

Director Stacy Chessmore shares the vision for five new urgent care clinics opening this year

Director Stacy Chessmore shares the vision for five new urgent care clinics opening this year

1st April, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Access to quality urgent care services is about to get easier with the development of five new Saltzer Health clinics across the Treasure Valley. In this episode of the KTVB Medical Minute, Director Stacy Chessmore shares her vision for quality care, convenience and personalized service at Saltzer Health’s two existing clinics in Nampa and five beautiful new buildings under construction in Meridian, Caldwell and Boise. The largest new clinic, located at 875 S. Vanguard Way at Ten Mile and I-84...

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...