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This mental health treatment isn’t barbaric, it ‘totally changed my life’

James G. Saccomando Jr. and Richard Montgomery are doctors at North End Psychiatry in Boise. But a year ago, after going through electroconvulsive therapy training, they began offering ECT at the Idaho Surgery Center in Caldwell, part of West Valley Medical Center. The treatment is only for adults currently.

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Ranch Club bar in Garden City has closed

The Ranch Club, a landmark bar at 3544 W. Chinden Blvd. in Garden City, has closed. Locally famous for the rearing stallion on its sign and allowing smoking inside, the watering hole has caught the eye of passing motorists for decades.

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Rachel Perez talks about ECT for bipolar disorder

Rachel Perez has bipolar disorder and sometimes needs electroconvulsive therapy, also known as ECT and "electroshock" therapy. She used to travel to Salt La
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Rachel Perez talks about ECT for bipolar disorder

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Virtual reality arcade opens in Eagle

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