Eat well, be happy
Charting the surprising connections between healthy food and a healthy mind.
What autoimmune response has to do with heart disease and depression
Some common ailments have causes you might not have considered.
20 facts about teeth to chew on
Here are a few toothsome tidbits about your chompers.
Get healthy the Russian way
In Russia, "Siberian health" is a synonym for "good health."
U.S. diet take its toll on refugees
As if leaving your friends, family and home wasn't hard enough to adjust to, unfamiliar food can take its toll, too.
How local food entrepreneurs are filling a health niche
From paleo to protein bars, local foodies are carving out their own niches.
Hint: A lot
It's been 22 years since St. Luke's underwent a major expansion. That may change soon.
Exploring wholistic health care
From the story of Terry Reilly to pet care, "self" care and the doctor-patient dynamic, this second edition of Be Healthy Boise looks at health care from a multitude of angles.
How a home-based clinic grew into one of the biggest community health care providers in Idaho
The challenge of telling the Terry Reilly story is whether to begin in the present or the past.
Why veterinary care is so costly, and rising
According to the American Pet Products Association, American pet owners spent a whopping $55.7 billion in 2013. Of that, 25 percent, or about $14.3 billion, was spent on veterinary care.
Sonia Summer has tips for taking care of yourself
Remember when you were a kid and you skinned your knees? Didn't your body repair itself quickly and easily? That's what it's designed to do: self heal.
Dr. Waj Nasser shares a lesson on listening
"It's more valuable to know the patient who has the illness rather than the illness the patient has."
Welcome to Be Healthy Boise
Boise Weekly's inaugural health care publication.
More Idahoans dialing into Your Health Idaho for less politics, more facts
The tone of recent phone conversations at Your Health Idaho--the state's insurance exchange--is dramatically different than when workers first started fielding questions in the fall of 2013.
The open secret of the Shriners' service to kids
Everybody knows the Shriners from their distinctive red head gear; less known is how much they do for kids.
Chiropractic care for a healthy pregnancy and healthy children
It's hard for most women to grasp at times that pregnancy does not have to be painful. Chiropractic care, both pre- and postnatal, can help.
Paying out-of-pocket for health care in 2014
With all the talk about insurance coverage, it's easy to forget there's another way: paying cash for health care.
Good food = good health
Healthy eating and exercise are the safest investments you can make.