Five Healthy Habits for Life

Five Healthy Habits for Life

The following article was featured in the July/August 2020 issue of North Idaho Wellness Magazine, and was written by our talented NP, Jana Pedersen. “Consistently maintaining 5 healthy habits can help decrease the chance of suffering from some of the most...
Supporting your Immune Health in Uncertain Times

Supporting your Immune Health in Uncertain Times

Our immune system protects us and enables us to fight off illness including the common cold, flu and coronavirus.  Supporting our immune system with a healthy diet, adequate fluids, proper sleep habits, regular movement and stress management can strengthen our...
Knee Arthritis

Knee Arthritis

Robin Beard, DNP, FNP-C, of Active Family Healthcare specializes in determining if you are a good candidate to life-changing injections for knew arthritis. She’s provided some basic information about the injections below and a quick questionnaire on whether or...
Beauty Bay CDA Hiking/Biking

Beauty Bay CDA Hiking/Biking

Trail 257 One of my favorite places to hike or ride my mountain bike is trail 257 in Beauty Bay. From CDA you just take HWY I90 East and exit Wolf Lodge and take a right. Follow this road for several miles, pass the Mineral Ridge hiking area and take your next left at...
Strength and Cardiovascular Health

Strength and Cardiovascular Health

Do you have a lower extremity injury that doesn’t allow you to use typical cardiovascular machines at the gym? Or do your legs ever just need a break? As a Nurse Practitioner, I spend a lot of time on my feet (as seen above!) And as a triathlete, I commonly have an...