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HEALTH MATTERS: Don’t let cost be a reason to delay back-to-school vaccinations

HEALTH MATTERS: Don’t let cost be a reason to delay back-to-school vaccinations

Now is the time to avoid the back-to-school rush. To avoid wasting your time and patience in a clinic waiting room, get your school-required vaccinations right away. Keep your child in the best possible health by keeping your immunizations up-to-date and taking advantage of both the required…

July 30, 2014 12:15 amLoading…
Officials: Anti-vaccination movement contributes to uptick in diseases

Officials: Anti-vaccination movement contributes to uptick in diseases

Danielle Sample, of Casper, used to argue with her mother, a nurse, about her choice to discontinue vaccines for her children.

April 14, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Bullock encourages Montanans to be healthier

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock is releasing a health plan for the state that focuses on promotion and prevention.

June 20, 2013 3:16 pmLoading…

Include immunizations on summer traveling 'to do' list

If you plan on traveling to an exotic destination this summer, it might be wise to include immunizations on your "to do" list.

May 01, 2013 12:05 amLoading…
Wyoming Senate passes pharmacist vaccination bill

Wyoming Senate passes pharmacist vaccination bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming senators say pharmacists who don't want to vaccinate children shouldn't be discriminated against.

February 21, 2013 9:41 am Related Loading…
Public health officials promote childhood immunizations, expand clinic hours

Public health officials promote childhood immunizations, expand clinic hours

With thousands of Montana schoolchildren returning to classes soon, one of the biggest public health threats is pertussis, better known as whooping cough.

August 15, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

State urges vaccines amid whooping cough outbreaks

HELENA — The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is urging vaccinations for both children and adults amid ongoing whooping cough outbreaks.

May 01, 2012 7:30 amLoading…

Montana gets 71% of kids immunized

Immunizations have been called one of the most important public health interventions in history, saving millions of lives and preventing hundreds of millions of cases of disease.

April 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Health Matters: Lifelong health starts through prevention

Since April 1995, communities throughout the United States have celebrated National Public Health Week to protect and improve our nation’s health.

April 04, 2012 12:05 amLoading…
VFW backs Tester's call for better vaccine accountability for veterans

VFW backs Tester's call for better vaccine accountability for veterans

Legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is urging vaccination of veterans against a number of illnesses and diseases.

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Guest opinion: Funding preventive care makes fiscal sense

The United States is having a furious debate about how best to address the nation’s financial problems. A variety of proposals have been suggested, but we need to be careful. Making poor decisions now could result in even worse problems down the road.

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State public health officials express concern about increase in measles cases in nation

State public health officials express concern about increase in measles cases in nation

The United States is experiencing a high number of reported measles cases, and while many were acquired during international travel, the increase has captured the attention of Montana’s health leaders.

September 01, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Health Matters: Traveling abroad? Put immunizations on your 'to do' list

Are you planning to explore an exotic locale? Scheduled for an overseas business trip? Whatever the reason, you’ll join the 27 million Americans who travel overseas each year.

June 07, 2011 11:00 pmLoading…

Health Matters: May is a good time for women to 'spring clean'

May is a special month for women. May 9 was National Women's Check-Up Day, and the week of May 8-14 is National Women's Health Week, which begins on Mother's Day each year. This year, women are encouraged to take steps to improve their health and lower their risk of disease. Think of it as "…

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Health Matters: Immunizations have prevented hundreds of millions of cases of disease

National Infant Immunization Week runs from April 23 to April 30. It’s an opportunity to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases.

April 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Nurse decries decrease in immunizations

HAMILTON — A health official in Ravalli County says parents refusing immunizations for newborns by claiming a religious exemption are creating a health problem.

June 06, 2010 9:52 pmLoading…

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