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Billings paraplegic proves disability doesn't equal idleness

Billings paraplegic proves disability doesn't equal idleness

Richard Kelly works two jobs. If not for that, he’d probably spend all day riding his three-wheeled cycle.

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HEALHTY WEIGHT: Maintain your weight loss with exercise

HEALHTY WEIGHT: Maintain your weight loss with exercise

Dear Dr. Baskett: I have lost about 35 pounds, and now I want to maintain my weight. How much do I have to exercise?

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HEALTH MATTERS: Older adults should consider the vaccine for shingles

HEALTH MATTERS: Older adults should consider the vaccine for shingles

Anyone who has had chickenpox can get shingles. Shingles, a virus known to cause a painful skin rash, is the same virus that causes chickenpox…

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Billings organization, resident, recognized as health heros

The Big Sky State Games and Stacey Black of the First Interstate Bank Foundation will be recognized by Eat Right Montana and Action for Health…

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St. Vincent Healthcare hosts seminar to ‘Bust Out Breast Cancer’

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. Vincent Healthcare is hosting a breast health seminar from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, …

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NAMI Billings offers Peer-to-Peer course

Beginning Jan. 14, NAMI Billings will offer Peer-to-Peer, a recovery-focused educational program for adults who want to maintain wellness in r…

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Author to lecture on Ebola at MSU

Author to lecture on Ebola at MSU

Award-winning science writer David Quammen has published a new book about the Ebola virus and will give a free public lecture about it at Mont…

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PLASTIC SURGERY: Exercise in humility comes at hands of 'Lock Guy'

PLASTIC SURGERY: Exercise in humility comes at hands of 'Lock Guy'

Here is how you get in trouble:

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NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE: Sleep is a foundation of health

NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE: Sleep is a foundation of health

Perhaps you fall asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow, but difficulty sleeping is an extremely common symptom that patients report on a…

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HEALTHY WEIGHT: Plan ahead to avoid last-minute junk food dinners

HEALTHY WEIGHT: Plan ahead to avoid last-minute junk food dinners

Dear Dr. Baskett: How do I manage my weight given the busy schedule of fall and all of the activities my children are involved in?

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Orthopedic surgeon: New knee-replacement technology is "game changer"

Orthopedic surgeon: New knee-replacement technology is "game changer"

For Lonney White, it was a 1970s-era baseball injury that finally caught up with him and left him plopped on his backside in the midst of the …

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VA Montana named a 'Leaders in Healthcare Equality'

FORT HARRISON — VA Montana Health Care System was one of two healthcare systems in Montana and one of 426 nationally to be recognized by Human…

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Bighorn Valley receives $254,678 grant to improve depression care

Bighorn Valley Health Center in Hardin has received a $254,678 grant to improve care for depression.

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HEALTH MATTERS: Strategies can help reduce risk for sleeping babies

HEALTH MATTERS: Strategies can help reduce risk for sleeping babies

No parent or caregiver wants to hear the words Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. But Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of d…

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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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Outdoors

On the bighorns of a dilemma: Montana wild sheep plan draws fire

On the bighorns of a dilemma: Montana wild sheep plan draws fire

Repeatedly stifled in efforts to transplant bighorn sheep in new locations in Montana over the past few years, the state’s wildlife commission chairman said it may be time to rethink the state’s conservation strategy for the popular big game species.

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Health

UN chief criticizes female genital mutilation

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is lauding the British newspaper The Guardian for its work to raise awareness about female genital mutilation.

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Pet of the Week: Reeses

Pet of the Week: Reeses

Reeses is an Australian shepherd mix puppy available for adoption at BARK.

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Travel

Halloween attractions up the scare factor

NEW YORK — Halloween seems to be getting scarier, with attractions going ever-more interactive and in-your-face.

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