September 30th, 2014

Weight Gain in Pregnancy

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In the next few blogs from the midwives, we will be discussing exercise and nutrition in pregnancy. Though women have been giving birth for many years, what should I eat, how much weight to gain, and should I exercise are still many common questions that are asked at prenatal appointments. …

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September 23rd, 2014

FitOne Event and Expo Draw Big Crowds

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FitOne, which benefits St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital, gathered more than 10,000 participants for the big event Saturday, Sept. 20 in Downtown Boise under sunny skies. The first FitOne event evolved from the 20-year St. Luke’s Women’s Fitness Celebration. The transition from the Women’s Fitness Celebration to FitOne brings what was an …

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August 18th, 2014

Colleagues Surprise Retiring Coworker With Paint Job

Susan Fiscus’ colleagues painted her house as a surprise gift to mark her retirement from St. Luke's.

Others might get a fun lunch, a nice flower arrangement, and a great card to mark their retirements. Susan Fiscus’ colleagues painted her house. While she wasn’t looking. Susan started working in housekeeping at the local hospital in the Wood River Valley more than 22 years ago, before the hospital …

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September 27th, 2014

College Bound: ‘I Like to Think of Myself as the Luckiest of the Unlucky’

After a successful battle against  acute lymphoblastic leukemia Bailey Helvie,19, is on her way to a new life as a college freshman at Chapman University in Orange County, Calif.

Back to school. Three words that not every school-age person likes to hear. And then there’s Bailey Helvie, who can’t wait to hit the books. Faith “Bailey” Helvie is a 19-year-old, first-year, sorority rush-bound, all-around athlete headed for Chapman University in Orange County, Calif. Look out, world! Bailey is also …

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