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Billings Clinic New Year, New-trition: Join Registered Dieticians, Christina Erickson, MS, RD, CPT and Anna Harrower, MS, RD as they present tips on simplifying nutrition in the New Year. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 2 p.m.

Billings Clinic Alternative to Blood Thinners: Learn about a one-time procedure called Watchman that is being offered to help people get off of blood thinners and reduce their risk of stroke and bleeding. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 4 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 12, at 6 p.m.

Tuesday

Billings Clinic — Mother’s Milk: Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. All you need to know about breastfeeding.

Billings Clinic — Family Birth Center Tour: Tuesday, Jan. 9 and 23, 6 p.m. Meet at the Family Birth Center Atrium.

Montana Geriatric Education Center live broadcast lecture: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 5 p.m. An Evidence-Based Review of Marijuana, A Clinician’s Guide. View at the Lil Anderson Center at RiverStone Health in the main floor Foundation Conference Room. Please email Linda Roers if you plan to attend. Linda.roe@riverstonehealth.org.

Wednesday

Billings Clinic EliteSST Sports Camp "Baseball Conditioning": Mondays and Wednesdays through Feb. 7, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Camps take place at Granite Sport, 3838 Avenue B. Cost is $125 per camp. Register at ellitesst.com.

Billings Clinic "Run Strong Clinic": Mondays and Wednesdays through Feb. 7, from 6 to 7 p.m. Clinics take place at Granite Sport, 3838 Avenue B. Cost is $150 for 12 sessions. Register at ellitesst.com.

Thursday

Discovery Circle stroke support group: Thursday, Jan. 11, from 3 to 4 p.m. at St. Vincent Healthcare’s Mansfield Health Education Center, 2900 12th Ave. N., southwest entrance, garden level. Led by a stroke survivor. Free. Call 237-3950.

Saturday

St. Vincent Healthcare — Lamaze Lessons: Saturday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m.

Pulmonary support group: Saturday, Jan. 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the second-floor conference room at Billings Public Library. For more information, call Helen at 652-3488 or Marilyn at 794-9268.

Monday

St. Vincent Healthcare — Getting Ready for Baby: Newborn Care (Class 6): Monday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m.

Upcoming

Billings Clinic — “All Things Car Seats”: Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Billings Clinic — "New Year, New-trition:” Wednesday, Jan. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. Join Registered Dieticians, Christina Erickson, MS, RD, CPT and Anna Harrower, MS, RD as they present tips on simplifying nutrition in the New Year. Breaking down the walls of confusion that surround nutrition and dieting in the New Year. A light lunch is included. Please register in advance. Broadcast via Eastern Montana Telemedicine Network.

St. Vincent Healthcare — Weight Management Seminar: Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 6 p.m.

St. Vincent Healthcare — New Baby Boot Camp for big brothers and big sisters: Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 6:30 p.m.

St. Vincent Healthcare — Healthy Living Seminar Series Healthy Weight: Thursday, Jan. 18, at noon. Box lunch provided; registration required.

Billings Clinic — LifeStyle Balance Diabetes Prevention Program: Jan. 23, 30, 31. Billings Clinic "Are you ready for change?" Group classes focus on nutrition, exercise, stress management, and lifestyle changes aimed at helping prevent Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Register to attend a free information session to see if this program is right for you at billingsclinic.com/classes. For information about program eligibility in Miles City, call 233-7023.

Montana Geriatric Education Center live broadcast lectures: May be viewed at the Lil Anderson Center at RiverStone Health in the main floor Foundation Conference Room starting promptly at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays. Please email Linda Roers if you plan to attend. Linda.roe@riverstonehealth.org

  • Jan. 16 — Choosing Wisely for Older Adults in Primary Care.
  • Jan. 23 — Geriatric Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Jan. 30 — Advances in Stroke Treatment and Prevention.
  • Feb. 6 — Current Concepts in Pressure Injury Prevention and Care.
  • Feb. 13 — Hypertension in Older Adults.
  • Feb. 20 — Urinary Tract Infections in Women.
  • Feb. 27 — Health Issues of Older Asian Americans.
  • March 6 —The Management of Atrial Fibrillation, A Focus on Anti-Coagulation.

St. Vincent Healthcare —Getting Ready for Baby: Classes at 7 p.m., Mondays. Class/Seminar Registration: 406-237-3348 or 888-775-2626 or online at svh.org/calendar:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Pregancy (Class 1): Monday, Jan. 22
  • Stages of Labor (Class 2): Monday, Jan. 29
  • Pain Management and Strategies (Class 3): Monday, Feb. 5

Ongoing

Billings Clinic — Same-day Dermatology Appointments: For times when a specific concern of the skin, hair or nails needs prompt attention. Same-day appointments are available. Wednesday afternoons. Call 238-2501 or 1-800-332-7156 Wednesday mornings to schedule an afternoon appointment with a board-certified dermatologist.

Women’s wellness: Free screenings for uninsured or underinsured women. Mammograms, gynecologic exam (Pap smear and breast exam), blood screening, 12-hour fast before appointment (water only). Call 238-2501 today for more information or to see if you qualify.

WIC nutrition program for women, infants and children: RiverStone Health, 123 S. 27th St. Office hours are: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday. Call 247-3370 for an appointment or more information.

Quick and Easy Access to Health Care: Billings Clinic appointments every 15 minutes at Albertsons (Rehberg, Central and Heights locations.) Open seven days a week. DOT exams available at all locations. Schedule your appointment online: billingsclinic.com/expresscare.

Mammograms on Saturdays: Billings Clinic West. Appointments are available from 9:30 a.m. to noon. For more information or to schedule, call 238-2501.

Free pregnancy tests: Monday-Friday, from 7:30 to 8 a.m., Billings Clinic. No appointment necessary.

Colonoscopies: A colonoscopy could save your life. For more information, call Billings Clinic at 238-2500.

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program classes: Those interested in attending the free classes may register with the Billings Community Center by calling 657-3050. Class size is limited, so register early. For more information, call Jackie Rumph, MSU Extension Yellowstone County Agent, at 256-2828.

Diabetes and heart disease prevention classes: St. Vincent Healthcare and YMCA offer diabetes and heart disease prevention classes. Day and evening classes available. Call 237-8599 to reserve your spot and start the enrollment process. For more information, go to svh.org/dpp.

Diabetes self-management classes: Billings Clinic diabetes educators offer a comprehensive class schedule throughout the year. Ask your doctor about referral to classes, or request a class schedule by calling the appointment line at 238-2501. For more information, call the Billings Clinic Healthline at 255-8400.

Melanoma screening: A dark, pigmented, malignant tumor most commonly in the skin can be deadly. Call 238-2501 or 800-332-7156 to schedule a skin exam at Billings Clinic. Learn more about skin protection at billingsclinic.com/skincancer.

Billings Clinic Complete CPAP and BIPAP systems and supplies: Billings Clinic's registered respiratory therapists will help you find the correct fit and provide instruction on proper use and maintenance. Home Oxygen & Medical Equipment, 657-4999 or 1-800-332-7156.

Immunization clinic: RiverStone Health, 123 S. 27th St., offers walk-in immunization clinic. Hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses at Billings Clinic: Anyone can nominate an extraordinary RN or LPN to honor them for the compassion and care they provide to patients every day. Nomination forms are available online at billingsclinic.com/DAISY.

Billings Clinic — "Take charge of your health!" MyBillingsClinic gives you convenient access to your online medical record. You can now register online. View upcoming appointments. Send a secure message to your doctor’s office. View lab results, allergy list, medication list, immunizations, surgeries and procedures. Visit billingsclinic.com/mybillingsclinic.

SameDay Care — Billings Clinic West and Billings Clinic Heights: Mondays-Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Billings Clinic West). Just walk in!

Billings Clinic West: 2675 Central Ave. (next to Target); Billings Clinic Heights: 760 Wicks Lane (across from Walmart) 238-2575; Pediatric Center Downtown and West: Call for same-day appointments: Monday-Saturday, 238-2500; Downtown (2800 10th Ave. N., Family Birth Center) Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Just walk in; West (2675 Central Ave., next to Target) Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 238-2900.

Billings Clinic — Welcome Baby labor and birth classes: Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center. $25. To register, call 255-8440 or 1-800-252-1246, or go to billingsclinic.com.

Parkinson’s Support Group: First Wednesday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Alice Fortin conference room at Billings Clinic. For more information, call 259-7656.

Heart failure and recovery support group: First Monday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at Billings Clinic fourth floor Cardiology, Cardiac Rehab conference room. Light lunch provided. For more information, or to add your name to the group mailing list, call 238-2880.

Alzheimer’s support group: Second and fourth Mondays of each month at 11 a.m. at Big Horn Resort, 1801 Majestic Lane. Call 281-8455.

Compassionate Friends: Second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Billings Clinic, conference room E. Support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child of any age, from any cause. Call 256-1569 or visit tcfbillings.org.

Breast cancer support group: Second Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Vincent Healthcare’s Mansfield Health Education Center, 2900 12th Ave. N. Support for those affected by breast cancer. Call 237-3115.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): Mondays from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Heights Baptist Church, 810 Garnet Ave. Call Sharon at 259-7566.

Family Tree Center’s Nurturing Parenting Class: Fifteen sessions. Wednesdays. $100 per individual, $150 per couple. Call 252-9799 for more information.

Pulmonary support group: Second Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the second-floor conference room at Billings Public Library. For more information, call Helen at 652-3488 or Marilyn at 794-9268.

Discovery Circle stroke support group: Second Thursday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. at St. Vincent Healthcare’s Mansfield Health Education Center, 2900 12th Ave. N., southwest entrance, garden level. Led by a stroke survivor. Free. Call 237-3950.

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