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Measles: What You Need to Know

What are Measles?

Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. You can catch the disease just by being in a room where a person with measles has been-even after the person is gone! Most people in the United States are protected against the measles through vaccination; however, measles is still common in many parts of the world and travelers continue to bring the disease into the U.S. It can spread when it reaches a community in the U.S. where groups of people are unvaccinated.

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Two New Clinics Opening in 2015

new Primary Health Clinics opening 2015

Primary Health Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of two new clinics in 2015. Located in Boise and Meridian, both clinics will offer walk-in urgent care and family medicine by appointment, open daily from 8 AM – 8 PM.

The Boise clinic will be located at Overland and Orchard at the current site of Raedean’s Restaurant. Raedean’s will be closing on December 24; owners Jim and Nancy Spanberger are retiring from the restaurant business.

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Primary Health Expanding in Idaho

screenshot of a news story on KTVB about Primary Health's expansion in Idaho

KTVB news reported on Primary Health Medical Group’s growth in the Treasure Valley in a report on August 5, 2014. Watch the coverage on KTVB.

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Online Bill Pay Now Available

You asked, we answered! Primary Health Medical Group is pleased to offer secure, convenient online bill pay to all patients. Partial or full payments are accepted, and payments on multiple accounts within a family can be made in one transaction.

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Find a Family Doctor

If you've resolved to take better care of your health, the new year is a great time to start. Primary Health Medical Group has family doctors accepting new patients across the Treasure Valley.

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The Importance of Well-Child Visits at All Ages

Parents know how important it is for babies to see their pediatricians regularly. We check the child’s weight and height, make sure they’re on track developmentally and answer any questions or concerns the parents have.

Some parents don’t see the need for their children to have routine visits after about age 2, but well-child care is essential to monitor the overall health of a child and family. The priorities of each well-child visit include:

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Protect Your Skin All Year Round

Matthew Bender, M.D.

By Matthew Bender, M.D.

Adequate protection from the sun – photoprotection – is an important part of overall skin health and preventing skin cancer and the signs of aging.

This means using sunscreen, photoprotective clothing and exercising common sense regarding sun exposure all year round.

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Welcome Patrick Stowell, M.D.

Patrick Stowell, M.D.

Primary Health Medical Group is pleased to welcome Patrick Stowell, M.D., to our Caldwell clinic. Dr. Stowell is an established family physician in Canyon County and will be accepting new patients beginning January 20, 2014.

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Now Offering BOTOX® Cosmetic, Latisse® and EltaMD® Skincare

Primary Health Medical Group dermatologist Dr. Matthew Bender is pleased to offer three exceptional new products at his State Street clinic in Boise.

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ER vs Urgent Care: Know the Differences

It’s natural to want to use the emergency room when you or your family has an accident, gets sick or needs medical assistance. For life-threatening emergencies, the ER is the appropriate care choice. But for broken bones, lacerations requiring stitches, flu and cough, allergies, infections, and more, Primary Health Medical Group clinics are a more convenient and affordable choice.

Like the ER, Primary Health Medical Group Urgent Care Clinics provide the highest caliber of qualified medical talent with convenient hours. Unlike the ER, a trip to a Primary Health Urgent Care Clinic will cost less money and take less time.

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