Dr. Ryan Cole defends his medical license, saying complaints are political attacks
By: Audrey Dutton - August 5, 2022
The medical board in the state of Washington is considering disciplinary action against Dr. Ryan Cole, the Idaho pathologist who serves on a public health board while advocating against COVID-19 vaccines and accusing other public health agencies of fraud. In a 40-page response to complaints against him, Cole and his attorney argued that he did […]
Idaho has about 40 pediatricians for every 100,000 kids. A new venture could help.
By: Audrey Dutton - April 19, 2022
Idaho has about 170 pediatric primary care doctors — to care for about 450,000 children. That’s why the state ranks 50th in the U.S. for pediatricians per capita. But amid Idaho’s rapid growth, health care leaders have a plan to recruit and train more health care providers. One major missing piece of the health care […]
An Idaho man died of rabies. It was the first death of its kind since 1978.
By: Audrey Dutton - November 17, 2021
A man from Boise County died last week from a rabies infection, according to state and local health officials. It is the first such death in Idaho since 1978. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and Central District Health reported the death in a news release Thursday. “This tragic case highlights how important it […]