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TVHC recognized as trauma center

Last updated Thursday, November 17, 2016 The Teton Valley Hospital is now recognized as one of just three Level IV Trauma centers in the state. “This means that the hospital has demonstrated an ability to provide advanced trauma life support,” Teton Valley Heatlh Care...

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A city slicker’s tale

Last updated Tuesday, September 20, 2016He was big, bigger than the others hanging out around him, and ebony black. His eyes were a warm brown and I felt that he may have been a bit shy despite his bulk. He would occasionally look down at the ground and then lift his...

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Pain pills and heroin in Teton Valley

Last updated Wednesday, August 17, 2016Nathan Levanger, D.O., Family Practice   Prescription drug abuse is a deadly national problem that has taken many lives, including the lives of well-known celebrities.  Two words in that sentence can buffer the significance of...

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Venting about dryers

Last updated Wednesday, November 11, 2015Snow on the mountains means winterizing in the valley. Teton Ace Hardware was the locals’ hot spot recently with people filling carts with insulating products, heat tape, gloves, and beefy Carhartt overalls. I picked up a new...

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Doc Talk: Got sunscreen?

Last updated Tuesday, June 30, 2015By Kristen Coburn, C-FNP It’s shaping up to be another hot week here in the valley. Forecasters are predicting temperatures in the 80s and 90s and plenty of sunshine … what more could we ask for on a holiday weekend? If you plan on...

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