A person who may have Ebola has been identified and is being monitored in the community. Now what?
Yellowstone County residents who rely on health care services in their homes have a new Medicare-certified option — Senior Independence of Montana.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Of the 8,268 people in the United States who donated their organs last year, more than 10 percent were children under age 17.
Try to store your toothbrush separately from the rest of the family. The toothbrush holder can act as a germ-spreading petri dish.
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.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — He lay there in his hospital bed, wheezing and blinking through his catatonic state. It was apparent he had been there for a while. Not moving. Not speaking. A husk of a man on display.
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. Herpes zoster and zoster are other names for the same virus.
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, Oct. 30, at the Mansfield Health Education Center.
As Montana’s suicide rate continues to inch upward, attention is turning to what some call a broken mental health system.
Billings Clinic, RiverStone Health and St. Vincent Healthcare have implemented new guidelines to prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States.
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 Stillwater River.
Nurses across Montana, particularly those at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, are preparing for the possibility they will treat patients with Ebola and are turning to the Montana Nurses Association with concerns.
Abortion rates in Montana are at their lowest level in nearly 40 years, at least by one measure.
As a Dallas hospital works to contain the Ebola virus, the Billings medical community is preparing for the unlikely event it spreads to Montana.
A 15-year-old’s project to get unused and potentially deadly prescription drugs out of homes has received an endorsement from the state’s chief law enforcement officer — Attorney General Tim Fox.
VA medical facilities on the Billings West End will soon become a one-stop destination for veterans.