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  • Join urologists Robert Jackson, MD and Michael Taylor, MD to learn about some of the most common prostate-related health concerns, with a particular focus on prostate cancer and enlarged prostate (BPH). You'll also learn about a new treatment for enlarged prostate called UroLift®. St. Luke's is the first in Idaho to offer this safe, effective, minimally-invasive treatment.


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      Free, Registration Required
  • Lesley Andrus, renowned local author of Unscripted: Experiences of a Hospice Volunteer, the Joy in the Journey, and Thoughts on End of Life Care, will share insights on the often overlooked emotional considerations of aging. Ms. Andrus will address how to attain acceptance and joy in the aging process of ourselves and our loved ones, and will provide guidance on writing a legacy letter to share your life lessons, values, and hopes for the future with your family, friends, and community. 


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      Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
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      Free, No Registration Required
  • Lisa Wild, registered nurse and executive director of Hospice and Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley, will take the mystery out of these important documents by explaining when, why, and how to complete them, and how to make sure your wishes are communicated to your family and health care providers.

    Documents will be provided.


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      Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
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      Free, No Registration Required
  • Lymphedema education will be provided to patients that have had some type of surgery in which lymph nodes are removed during the diagnostic procedure. Information will include general anatomy and physiology, causes of lymphedema, signs to look for if developing lymphedema and ways to prevent the development of lymphedema.

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      Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
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      Free, Registration Required
  • Grief is an appropriate response when people experience broken relationships, death, or life-changing events, and recovering from a major loss can be difficult. Talking with others who've had similar experiences and are at varying steps of recovery can help.

    Groups are structured to facilitate the effects of grief through loss and the provision of tools to manage symptoms.

    Joe Wilson, LCSW will facilitate the class.


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      Wednesday, Oct 04, 2017 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
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      Free, Registration Required
  • Every woman can benefit from the care of a certified nurse-midwife-and not only for pregnancy and delivery. You can rely on them for annual exams, wellness management, and treatment of minor to moderate illnesses and health concerns.Choosing a provider for your OB-GYN care is an important decision. You want to feel safe and comfortable, knowing you're receiving the best possible care. Come meet St. Luke's Certified Nurse-Midwives and find the personalized care that's just right for you.

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      Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 5 p.m.-6 p.m.
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      Free, Registration Required
  • Are you or a loved one worried about developing type 2 diabetes? You can reduce your risk through simple lifestyle changes. Even modest weight loss and increased physical activity can cut the risk in half.

    This class will teach healthy living strategies for adults with prediabetes, insulin resistance, borderline diabetes, or type 2 diabetes. 

    Classes are the third Wednesday of every month, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.


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  • If you think you may be suffering from depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress, call for a confidential, free, half-hour screening with our licensed mental health counselor. This screening program provides increased awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental health issues, and will help you connect with available mental health resources in the community. Available for adults and older adolescents, in English or with Spanish interpretation.

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      Free, Registration Required