Kootenai | Kootenai Health | Issue 4, 2023

KH.ORG 3 WHAT’S INSIDE Issue 4 | 2023 16 The finer points of fiber 12 Facing cancer as a couple 10 Future nurses can get on the fast track 6 Fighting through heart failure Follow Us 14 Surviving the odds: A heart attack with a happy ending 5 Connected care Kootenai Health and MultiCare Health System make medical care better than ever. 8 Meet our new providers Join us in welcoming three new caring experts to the Kootenai Health team. 18 Idaho-born and cared for Our NICU and pediatric teams handle fragile babies with the utmost care. 20 Forty years of philanthropy Kootenai Health Foundation celebrates four decades of community partnership and heartfelt generosity. 22 Ask the expert Kootenai Clinic neurologist Ramsis Benjamin, M.D., explains the six signs of stroke.