The Treasure Valley Family YMCA is conducting a survey of its 16,000 Downtown Boise members, seeking opinions on whether to remodel or rebuild its flagship gym and whether to build a new one in East Boise.
If you think you — or your child — has been poisoned, it's easy to get immediate help online at webpoisoncontrol.org. But be sure to call 911 immediately if someone collapses, has a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can't be awakened.
A higher frequency of organic food consumption can reduce the risk of cancer, a new study finds. If the findings are confirmed, promoting organic food consumption in the general population could be a promising preventive strategy against cancer.
Some college students will be returning home for Thanksgiving. Some may be a little heavier than when they left home, but a Cleveland Clinic psychologist has some good news about the "Freshmen 15" myth.
In response to a growing number of mass shootings, the American College of Surgeons developed Stop the Bleed, a program that teaches school employees and students how to prevent someone from bleeding to death.
Your kitchen is filled with food safety tools that, when used properly, can keep you and your loved ones healthy. Get tips on how to help prevent food poisoning by proper use of refrigerators, microwaves, cutting boards and more.
Idaho counties are suing drug companies including Purdue, Janssen and Johnson & Johnson; as well as retailers including Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid. The counties accuse the drug makers and sellers of enabling an opioid addiction epidemic.
As America copes with gun violence epidemic, there is vigorous debate about how to prevent people with mental illness from acquiring weapons, but less about firearms in the homes of aging Americans with dementia, impaired mental faculties.
Since 2013, hundreds of Idahoans may have taken valsartan drugs that are now being recalled for a possible cancer-causing impurity. About 200 people on Idaho Medicaid and a small number of hospital patients took the medication.
The latest shingles vaccination, called Shingrix, is in short supply in the Treasure Valley and nationwide. Pharmacies say wait lists for the vaccine, which was approved by the CDC in February, could last a few weeks to a few months.