October 21st, 2014

St. Luke’s Travel Medicine and Immunization Clinic: Preparing You for Your Next Travel Adventure

Ebola has become a hot topic in the news resulting in organizations, hospitals, and health systems scrambling to prepare for a possible case in our community.  To St. Luke’s Travel and Immunization Clinic, Ebola is old news.  St. Luke’s Travel and Immunization Clinic originated in March of 2009 when a need …

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October 27th, 2014

Boise State’s Dance Marathon is all About the Kids!

Two years ago, Boise State students threw a dance party for a cause: to generate funds in support of St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Mission accomplished. The group generated about $5,000. Last year, the event caught fire. When the dancing stopped, students found themselves donating $37,000 in support of pediatric care. …

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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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