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Not a Black Friday Post

Black Friday, a day where normal people turn off their frontal lobes, lose their minds and leave their dignity at home. It’s a contact sport where it’s perfectly acceptable for a sweet grandmother sporting brass knuckles to bodycheck you into the frozen aisle for a shot at that monolithic plasma TV. As a spectator, it’s […]

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The Mixtape ft. Game of Thrones, Consignment Trends & Superhuman Breathing Technique

Fanfiction By Someone Who’s Never Seen: Game of Thrones It’s not every day where we go out of our way and tell somebody to go read some random fan fiction. This, however, we couldn’t hold back and figured there was no better way to kick off your Monday than with some great comedy. Medium | Read time: […]

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DC Wins Another Gold. This Time, It’s All About Bikes.

Drake Cooper is proud to announce we have been recognized by the League of American Bicyclists as a GOLD level Bicycle Friendly Business℠! We’ve saved a space for this baby right next to our ACHD May In Motion Platinum trophies. We love Boise, and we love it best on a ten-speed—or a three-speed—or a fixed […]

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Sophie and her Neonatologist: A NICU Success Story

Neonatologist Stewart Lawrence, M.D., was recently honored as a 2014 NICU Hero by Mead Johnson Nutrition and Hand to Hold, a national nonprofit Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Dr. Lawrence practices at Saint Alphonsus with Mountain States Neonatology, an affiliate … Continue reading

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Sisters Embrace the New in the Heart of Africa

Saint Alphonsus welcomes back Sisters Beth Mulvaney and Brenda Cousins who recently spent three weeks in Uganda. As elected delegates to the 2014 General Chapter of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, the Sisters traveled more than 14 hours and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Idaho, and America!

I love the 4th of July! We are so blessed to live in a free country and I love the opportunity to celebrate our nation’s birthday.  It might be because I grew up as an ‘Army brat,’ living on post, … Continue reading

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Meet Me Monday: A 2 Year Recap

The 2nd anniversary of Meet Me Monday was celebrated June 9 with an enthusiastic crowd of 165 participants. Of course, the Orth family (Brian, Toni, and twins Taylor and Tyler) was on hand for their 104th Meet Me Monday in … Continue reading

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32nd Annual Capitol Classic

It was a splendid day for the 32nd annual Capitol Classic Children’s Race, the one-mile race from just below the Boise Train Depot to the Idaho State Capitol.  The sea of orange shirts was quite the sight as over 1,300 … Continue reading

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What’s Not to Love About Mondays?

I am always pleased when we can provide opportunities for better health and involve the whole community in doing so.  One of our fun programs to do just that is Meet Me Monday. I have asked Corey Surber, Director of … Continue reading

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Hospital & Healthcare Worker Week

This week is National Hospital and Healthcare Worker week, which provides a great opportunity to reflect on the impact hospitals and the people who deliver health care have on their communities. At Saint Alphonsus, we see our hospitals as more … Continue reading

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