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