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Lean, filling beans help you behave at holidays

Lean, filling beans help you behave at holidays

Parties can be tricky territory for the healthy eater. If you host, you want to serve guests something tasty enough to make the occasion feel special. And if you are a guest, you want to bring something delicious and impressive, but that won’t totally blow your diet. My solution? Tuck someth…

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Flu, enterovirus have potential to cast pall over Thanksgiving travel, family gatherings

Flu season is settling in across Montana, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, travel and family gatherings.

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New UW nursing program receives full accreditation

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has earned full accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Montana scientists doing prion research

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — An illness that strikes family members in their 50s, affecting their behavior and keeping them from sleeping. A shaking sickness that strikes only a tribe of New Guinea. A disease that strikes sheep and goats, causing them to scrape their bodies against anything the…

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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries are a great way to brighten the Thanksgiving table--both as a side dish and as decoration.

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Laramie teen makes keychains to help causes

Laramie teen makes keychains to help causes

LARAMIE, Wyo. — When a 13-year-old Laramie resident learned how to make keychains by hand from one of her mother’s friends, she immediately thought of a purpose for her newfound hobby.

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State veterinary lab earns accreditation

BOZEMAN — The Montana Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Bozeman has regained the full accreditation it lost in 2003.

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Options for home health care services expand in Yellowstone County

Options for home health care services expand in Yellowstone County

Yellowstone County residents who rely on health care services in their homes have a new Medicare-certified option — Senior Independence of Montana.

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Hospice Tree of Lights ceremony set for Nov. 16

Hospice Tree of Lights ceremony set for Nov. 16

RiverStone Health Hospice Services will host the 24th Hospice Tree of Lights ceremony at 4 p.m. on Nov. 16 to celebrate the lives of those whose presence is missed this holiday season.

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Billings Clinic hosts health insurance informational program

Billings Clinic will host a free program called “Nine things you need to know about health insurance" from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center at the Clinic.

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Billings Clinic hosts diabetes lunch, learn

The Billings Clinic Diabetes Center is holding a free session called "Getting control of your health: diabetes prevention" presented by Dr. Jeanne Ortiz and registered dietitian Therese Hrncirik.

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HEALTH MATTERS: Managing illness or injury at home

HEALTH MATTERS: Managing illness or injury at home

The first of the 78 million baby boom generation turned 65 in 2014. By one estimate, boomers will continue turning 65 at a rate of about 8,000 a day for the next 15 years. By 2030, more than 20 percent of Americans are projected to be age 65 or older. How will they be taken care of as they age?

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Mini horse helps Wyoming man cope with injuries

Mini horse helps Wyoming man cope with injuries

DOUGLAS, Wyo. — Malcolm Gray wheeled down the hallway of his trailer park home in Douglas, the only home in town with wheelchair accessible ramps and 30 hay bales on the front porch, the one with the backyard that lost its grass. He's a scrawny 44-year-old with a George Washington smile, pla…

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Preterm birth rate improves in Montana, nation

Preterm birth rate improves in Montana, nation

For the seventh year, Montana’s preterm birth rate declined, giving more babies a healthy start — and earning the state a “B” grade on the 2013 March of Dimes Report Card.

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November 02, 2014 10:29 am
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Try to store your toothbrush separately from the rest of the family. The toothbrush holder can act as a germ-spreading petri dish.

November 02, 2014 12:00 am
page 2 contacts

page 2 contacts

To minimize bacterial growth, it's important to completely empty and refill your contact case each night and not just top-off solution.

November 02, 2014 12:00 am
Differentiating among influenza, enterovirus, Ebola can be confusing

Differentiating among influenza, enterovirus, Ebola can be confusing

A trio of headline-grabbing viruses — Ebola, enterovirus and influenza — have the potential to create a perfect storm of confusion among those falling ill because fever is a symptom of all three.

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H20 Life sets fundraising dinner

H20 Life is holding a fundraising spaghetti dinner at 6 p.m. on Nov. 6 at the Mansfield Center at St. Vincent Healthcare.

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RiverStone confirms 1st case of flu this season in Yellowstone County

RiverStone confirms 1st case of flu this season in Yellowstone County

The first confirmed case of the flu this season appeared Tuesday in Yellowstone County, according to a news release from RiverStone Health.

October 29, 2014 4:29 pmLoading…

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