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Actinic Keratosis

Actinic Keratosis

An actinic keratosis is a flaky patch of sun damaged skin that occurs most frequently on the face, neck, scalp, arms and hands.  The nose, ears and lips are most commonly involved sites on the face.  The flaking is easily rubbed off, but usually comes back, generally...

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White Coat Hypertension

White Coat Hypertension

"My blood pressure is only high when I am at the doctor's office."  This comment is a frequently heard in health care settings, and is clinically known as white coat hypertension.  We used to think that this finding was benign, but a recent study published in the New...

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Addiction

Addiction

It is a common misconception that drugs and alcohol are the only offending substances to cause addictions. Many of us battle something during our lifetime that can become an unhealthy preoccupation, whether it be with drugs, money, pornography, food, gambling,...

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Recreational Waterborne Illnesses

Recreational Waterborne Illnesses

Summertime draws area residents and visitors alike for a swim in our beautiful lakes, rivers and pools,  to cool off from the daytime heat.  While most outings are relaxing and uneventful, waterborne intestinal, respiratory and skin infections can ruin the best...

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What You Need to Know About the Red Eye

What You Need to Know About the Red Eye

A red eye, known by the medical term conjunctivitis, is due to an inflammation of the covering of the eye and the inside of the eyelid.  It is most commonly caused by a viral or bacterial infection, allergies or dry eye, and typically can be treated at home without...

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Discounted Ultrasound Rates

Discounted Ultrasound Rates

  NIDPC Discount Health Network update!  In maintaining the trend of adding benefits to our membership, we have recently partnered with Coeur d’Alene Ultrasound to provide our patients ultrasound services at significantly discounted cash pay prices. Travis and...

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We’ve Partnered with Snap Fitness!

We’ve Partnered with Snap Fitness!

One of our goals in adopting the Direct Primary Care practice model was to present the community with a form of medicine that promotes preventive health.  To further this goal, we have decided to initiate a local network of discounted health services that are...

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