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Improve your health with the Mediterranean diet

Improve your health with the Mediterranean diet

11th November, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Eating a nutritious diet is important to improving your heart health. Pohley Richey, a registered dietitian and health coach with Saltzer Health, says that the Mediterranean diet is one way to minimize processed foods and sugar while increasing fiber in your daily meals. [caption id="attachment_4067" align="alignright" width="230"] Pohley Richey, RD[/caption] The diet has evolved over the last 5,000 years in the Mediterranean region, she said. “It really came into popularity in the 1960s when people from the region were studied...

Air Force leads to successful career as nurse practitioner for Saltzer Health’s Brian Kittelson

Air Force leads to successful career as nurse practitioner for Saltzer Health’s Brian Kittelson

11th November, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

As a high school student, Brian Kittelson loved math. “I blew calculus away,” he said. When it came time for college, Kittelson pursued an ROTC scholarship. The military gave him three options: nursing, aerospace engineering, and math. Nursing was a natural choice, he says. “My grandmother was a nurse and I talked to her a lot about it.” A four-year nursing scholarship at the University of Florida, led Kittleson to a 22-year military career. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel...

Saltzer Health to open state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic Dec. 14 at Ten Mile & I-84

Saltzer Health to open state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic Dec. 14 at Ten Mile & I-84

14th October, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Saltzer Health will open the state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic at Monday, Dec. 14 at the Saltzer Health Medical Campus, 867 S. Vanguard Way at Ten Mile & I-84 in Meridian. The new 6,400-square-foot urgent care clinic will be open 24 hours seven days a week year-round. “At Saltzer Health, we understand that illnesses and injuries can happen to anyone at any time,” said Dr. John Kaiser, VP & chief medical officer. “The new Ten Mile 24-hour walk-in clinic...

Veterans can receive VA-approved services at Saltzer Health Urgent Care Clinics

Veterans can receive VA-approved services at Saltzer Health Urgent Care Clinics

30th September, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Veterans with minor injuries and illnesses can receive accessible, high-quality care close to home thanks to Veterans Affairs-approved services at four Saltzer Health urgent care clinics. The urgent care clinics are located at: South Nampa -- 215 E. Hawaii Ave., Nampa ID 83686 North Nampa -- 9850 W. St. Luke's Drive, Nampa ID 83687 Caldwell -- 512 E. Elm St., Caldwell ID 83605 South Meridian -- 2840 S. Meridian Road, Meridian ID 83642 The benefit is considered “open access,” which...