Representatives from several industries will be on hand at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30, to give young people and other job seekers information about different careers available in the area.
The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, or ICOM, unveiled its new research lab on Friday. The medical school in Meridian, Idaho’s first, opened last summer. The new lab, nearly 1,900 square feet, is designed for work related to human diseases that pose a moderate health hazard, such as HIV.
Twenty-eight kids visited ICOM for a hands-on experience learning about the human body. Being that ICOM is the only medical school in Idaho, this is one of the only opportunities to see those in their potential future careers in action this close to home.
As the student doctors of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) wrapped up their cardiovascular exams on Friday, March 15, they were visited by a group of four-legged friends.
The dogs provided the students with a bit of stress relief and emotional support.
There are 162 people in Idaho quietly making history. Their story began in September of 2018 when they walked through the sparkling glass doors of a building whose design rivals an art gallery or museum. They are the inaugural class of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.
This will be Tammy de Weerd’s last year as mayor of Meridian. At her 16th State of the City address on Wednesday, De Weerd, mayor of Meridian since January 2004, announced she will not seek a fifth term.
One of Idaho’s six border states has seen 50 cases of measles this year. Clark County, WA has seen the brunt of these cases. We talked with an Idaho doctor, Dr. Richard Sloan, about the risk this outbreak poses to our state. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease and can live upwards of two hours on surfaces.
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency after the Center for Disease Control confirmed 26 cases of the measles in the Pacific northwest.
Once thought to be extinct, measles may soon resurface as a threat in parts of Idaho in which residents have shunned the vaccine, an instructor with the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine recently warned.