People have about two weeks left to take advantage of free diabetes screenings at St. John’s Medical Center.
Wyoming Republican Sen. Mike Enzi is lending his voice to the push to reduce youth vaping, following a statement from Gov. Mark Gordon that people should avoid vaping any THC products.
When Marsha Sensat was a floor nurse, she, like a lot of other nurses, worked 12-hour shifts. She witnessed the beginnings and endings of lives and helped with the trying moments between.
Musculoskeletal injuries are common in Jackson. Some — like an ankle sprain — may put you out of action for just a few weeks. Others can leave you down for months.
Melinda Binks and Sarah Ferris have worked on providing access to menstruation products in the Himalayas. But both were surprised to find the same problem facing girls and women in Teton County.
Teton County’s health care providers are ready to tackle the community’s biggest health needs, including alcohol abuse and mental health, with a particular focus on reducing barriers to care.
CASPER — A leading air ambulance company formally voiced its opposition to an ambitious plan by Wyoming policymakers to make aerial emergency transports a public utility funded under Medicaid in an effort to curb the cost of the flights. But the comment may be a moot point, as the federal go…
The Teton County Health Department has changed the offerings at this morning's flu clinic at the Senior Center of Jackson Hole due to a lack of high-dose flu vaccines.
A company that has rented space on the St. John’s Medical Center campus for 43 years alleges in a legal complaint filed last week that construction of the hospital’s new senior living center is causing “immediate and irreparable harm” to its tenants.
At tables corralled into one corner of the Spring Creek Ranch conference room Sept. 16, the St. John’s Medical Center Board of Trustees took a hard look at its own operations. The board convened a special meeting to perform some housecleaning, inviting members of the hospital’s physician lea…
Seeing your doctor over Facetime may have at one time seemed futuristic, but telemedicine is quickly becoming standard practice for busy doctors, especially rural ones whose patients are far-flung.
Last winter Raith Wehner needed to be driven from his home in Victor, Idaho, to Idaho Falls for dialysis, but a snowstorm had closed Highway 33 to Rexburg, Idaho, and the road over Pine Creek Pass.
A staggering number of health problems are in some way tied to poor lifestyle choices, and a new program at St. John’s Medical Center hopes to combat them while lowering the amount of medicine patients take and procedures they undergo.
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On Wednesday, St. John’s Medical Center will the hold the first in a series of monthly public updates on the Sage Living construction progress.
St. John’s Medical Center is looking to buy a new CT scanner, and it appears the hospital will have some help purchasing it. The St. John’s Auxiliary, a long-running organization that fundraises for the hospital, has pledged to raise $250,000 to support the hospital’s push to buy the new machine.
With the recent spate of dry weather, you should have had ample time to work on your golf swing, which means you’re ready for the St. John’s Auxiliary annual Charity Golf Tournament.
Sitting around a campfire is the stereotypical camping activity: Flames lick the logs, someone roasts marshmallows while bats and nighthawks swoop around, eating mosquitoes.
The importing of big-city ideas is, at times, frowned upon in this mountainous enclave, but Patrick Trucco might have found one that everyone in town can support.
Thomas Spatafore worked as a seasonal weed technician for Teton County Weed and Pest for a decade. By all accounts, he enjoyed the job and was good at it, moving up the ranks to lead his own crew, including on an important contract with the National Elk Refuge.