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Guest view: You're going to make it, new mom

Guest view: You're going to make it, new mom

I did it again the other day. I looked back at pictures of my weeks-old daughter and took an indulgent trip down memory lane.

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Montana abortion rate falls to lowest level in nearly 40 years

Montana abortion rate falls to lowest level in nearly 40 years

Abortion rates in Montana are at their lowest level in nearly 40 years, at least by one measure.

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Montana's health department confirms 10 cases of enterovirus-D68

Montana's health department confirms 10 cases of enterovirus-D68

There are now at least 10 laboratory confirmed cases of enterovirus-D68 in Montana involving children younger than 16, all of whom were hospit…

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Sharing the fight: Group brings together young adults with cancer

Sharing the fight: Group brings together young adults with cancer

In just one day, Alicia Steere’s priorities expanded from the day-to-day duties of a wife and mother to how to fight a potentially deadly dise…

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HEALTHY WEIGHT: How to combat the mid-afternoon crash

HEALTHY WEIGHT: How to combat the mid-afternoon crash

Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been losing weight and am trying not to snack during the day, but I find that I get so tired in the early afternoon; …

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SHIP Q and A: Medicare enrollment underway

SHIP Q and A: Medicare enrollment underway

Information about the new 2015 Medicare Part D plans and Medicare Advantage plans are now available.

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HEALTH MATTERS: Making screening a habit can prevent colorectal cancer

HEALTH MATTERS: Making screening a habit can prevent colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer diagnosed in Montana and the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United Sta…

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Veteran Stand Down on Thursday at Shrine

A Homeless Veterans’ Stand Down will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Shrine Auditorium.

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Cascade County resident has state's first flu case

GREAT FALLS — State health officials say influenza has arrived in Montana.

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Billings Clinic nurses get pay raises with new 3-year contract

Billings Clinic nurses get pay raises with new 3-year contract

With the new year, about 575 Billings Clinic direct-care nurses will receive an across-the-board 4 percent pay raise, followed by a 3.5 percen…

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Road to recovery: Stroke Camp helps survivors with healing process

Road to recovery: Stroke Camp helps survivors with healing process

Roger Lee, a retired financial adviser, was making plans to enjoy the waning days of summer with a fly-fishing trip, along with his wife, Jacq…

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NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE: Conflicting reports on niacin cause confusion

NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE: Conflicting reports on niacin cause confusion

If you are currently taking niacin to address your cholesterol levels, you must be feeling confused or even alarmed.

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HEALTH MATTERS: Protect yourself from influenza

HEALTH MATTERS: Protect yourself from influenza

People often talk about the “flu” to describe colds or a stomach virus, but influenza is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospita…

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Public health officials urge getting vaccinated for the flu

Public health officials urge getting vaccinated for the flu

The biggest threat to the health of Americans isn’t Ebola or the rare respiratory virus affecting children.

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'A dream come true': 1st school-based health clinic to open at Orchard

'A dream come true': 1st school-based health clinic to open at Orchard

Soon Orchard Elementary students with a sore throat or severe anxiety won’t need to wait for a ride to the doctor’s office or their parents to…

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Plastic surgery: Witnessing a moment of love in action

Plastic surgery: Witnessing a moment of love in action

The nice lady from the Billings Clinic medical records department was polite but firm — she would really appreciate my dictating a delinquent …

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Realtors give $25,000 to Alzheimer's Association

The Billings Association of Realtors donated $25,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association, proceeds raised during by the Quality of Life Run. 

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Health

US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one …

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www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Falls/CheckListForSafety.html

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Recipes

SANDY ALLEY: Recipes to help sustain the family farm

SANDY ALLEY: Recipes to help sustain the family farm

How often do you pay attention to where items you purchase at the grocery store are produced? Are they produced locally?

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Religion

Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments

Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers …

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Pets

Pet of the Week: Murphy

Pet of the Week: Murphy

An adorable mixed-breed puppy is available for adoption through Rez Dog Rescue.

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Travel

High-tech fun rivals view at Seattle Space Needle

High-tech fun rivals view at Seattle Space Needle

SEATTLE — Visitors to Seattle’s Space Needle are treated to a gorgeous view of this waterfront city when skies are clear and the sun is shining.

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