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New treatment can help men with an enlarged prostate

Dr. Joe Williams recently was featured in an article featured in the Idaho Statesman that explains about a new treatment that can help men with an enlarged prostate. This affects more than 70% of men over 60 years old. Read more at the Idaho Statesman … Continue reading

Ada County Medical Society 2017 Physician of the Year – Joseph H. Williams, M.D., C.P.I.

Each year, the board of directors solicits nominations from members to honor one of its own at our Annual Meeting in October. This year’s recipient of the ACMS Physician of the Year Award is Dr. Joseph H. Williams, MD. Dr. Williams is a board-certified urologist … Continue reading

One man’s message to other men: ‘Get screened’

NAMPA – Reginald Epp has worked for Nampa-based nonprofit Mission Aviation Fellowship as a pilot/mechanic since 1985. “You know, alleviating suffering in different ways, medically, sometimes with famine,” said Epp. http://www.ktvb.com/news/health/one-mans-message-to-other-men-get-screened/477635614

Dr. Jared Heiner featured in the Idaho Statesman

Dr. Heiner shared some insights about how “PSA tests are still a good way to detect prostate cancer” in a featured article in the Idaho Statesman. Read the full article below. http://www.idahostatesman.com/%E2%80%A6/healt%E2%80%A6/article172146617.html

Dr. Parrillo featured in the Idaho Statesman

Dr. Parrillo shares some hopeful insights about incontinence in a featured article in the Idaho Statesman. Read the full article below. http://www.idahostatesman.com/living/health-fitness/article160224969.html

Vasectomies peak during March Madness

http://www.ktvb.com/news/health/vasectomies-peak-during-march-madness/423225663

Meridian urology clinic sees surge in vasectomies during March Madness

http://www.kivitv.com/news/meridian-urology-clinic-sees-surge-in-vasectomies-during-march-madness

Dr. Jared Heiner highlighted regarding Cancer Treatment in Idaho Statesman

Great information regarding advanced prostate cancer treatments in today’s Idaho Statesman written by IUI physician Dr. Jared Heiner.

Vas Madness Information – It’s that time of year again!

Schedule your consult now and then have your vasectomy done in March during the NCAA college basketball tournaments. Then recover on the couch for a couple of days, guilt-free and under doctor’s orders, while enjoying your free Vas Survival Kit! This year’s survival kit includes … Continue reading

‘Movember’ reminds men to keep an eye on their health

Even though November is coming to a close and a lot of the Movember participants are ready to shave off those mustaches, men’s health is an issue we should pay attention to year round. Here is an informative article that appeared in today’s Idaho Statesman, … Continue reading

Single-specialty ambulatory surgery centers are on the rise

While people tend to think of hospitals for treating sick people, especially those who require surgery, some common conditions are increasingly being treated in outpatient centers specializing in a particular area of the body. An example of such a center is the for-profit Idaho Urologic … Continue reading

Prostate cancer screening isn’t without controversy

The idea and practice of screening men for prostate cancer has undergone many changes over the past 25 to 30 years. Prostate cancer has a significant impact on men who are beyond the age of 50, as it is the second-leading cause of cancer death … Continue reading

Need to have surgery? Look into an ambulatory surgery center

So your doctor just said, “You need surgery.” Now what? Do you have the surgery where your doctor tells you or can you shop around? Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/living/health-fitness/article86151707.html

Dr. John Greer featured in Idaho Statesman’s article

Low T?  Do you have questions about whether you may have a testosterone deficiency and what that may mean to your health?  Dr. John Greer with Idaho Urologic Institute provides helpful information regarding testosterone replacement therapy.  His article appeared in the April 18th, 2016, Idaho … Continue reading

Contemplating a vasectomy? Here’s what you need to know

More than 500,000 men in the United States each year choose vasectomy as a permanent form of birth control. The use of this form of male sterilization as a birth-control method dates back to about 1899. Sterility is achieved by sealing off each vas deferens … Continue reading

Idaho urologist: Progress offers hope in treating advanced prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common solid tumor in men in the United States, making up just over 13 percent of all new cancer diagnoses. An estimated 220,800 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States in 2015, and more than 27,000 … Continue reading

Dr. Joseph Williams column: September is prostate cancer awareness month

Controversy regarding prostate cancer screening has brewed for the past decade and really became a hot topic in 2012 when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against routine screening for prostate cancer. The task force also recommended against mass screenings and, the next year, … Continue reading

Dr. Todd Waldmann health column: Don’t let kidney stones ruin your summer fun

In addition to being the season for sun and fun, summer is the season for kidney stones. The heat increases the likelihood that people become dehydrated. Dehydration leads to more concentrated urine, which can lead to stone formation by allowing for crystallization of the minerals … Continue reading

5th Annual Blue Ribbon Rally – Prostate Cancer Awareness Motorcycle Run

The Idaho Urologic Institute and Iron Cross Warriors & Iron Cross Babes proudly present the 4th Annual Blue Ribbon Rally – Prostate Cancer Awareness Motorcycle Run on September 10, 2016 beginning at Idaho Urologic Center at 10:30 am and ending at Weilmunster Park in Crouch, … Continue reading

Watch Dr. David Rice on the News at Noon this Wednesday, June 10th

Dr. David Rice from Idaho Urologic Institute will be on the News at Noon this Wednesday, June 10th. June is Men’s Health Month and Dr. Rice will be discussing men’s health issues on the Healthy Idaho segment. Dr. Rice will also discuss how some urologic … Continue reading