As a Dallas hospital works to contain the Ebola virus, the Billings medical community is preparing for the unlikely event it spreads to Montana.
As a Montanan, having livestock experience, I understand the importance of protecting livestock from disease. I am also a conservationist hunter, advocating for our Public Trust wildlife, the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. The two interests are not incompatible.
CASPER, Wyo. — A microscopic parasite is infecting an unusually high number of people in Wyoming this year, with most of the illnesses occurring in Campbell County.
MontanaFair is a junk food lovers’ paradise, offering culinary delights ranging from cotton candy, corn dogs and caramel apples to Beer Baron sausage, barbecue brisket and buffalo chips.
Water activities such as boating, swimming, water-skiing and fishing continue to grow in popularity every year. As more and more people take to the waters, chances of getting a recreational water illness (RWI) increase.
LARAMIE — University of Wyoming professor Gary Franc has spent his career studying plant pathology as it relates to crop production, but now his research has taken him away from the ground and into the sky.
Since April 1995, communities throughout the United States have celebrated National Public Health Week to protect and improve our nation’s health.
HAMILTON -- Rocky Mountain Laboratory scientists are helping researchers in New York City and London track an emerging strain of staph infection that has adapted to transmit more easily among humans.
BOZEMAN -- With the onset of flu season -- and the annual question of 'to be vaccinated or not to be vaccinated' -- it is worth noting that world of human health, particularly in the area of preventive medicine, owes much to an graduate of Montana State University.
DENVER — The death toll in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe has reached 29 after federal health authorities say an eighth person has died in Colorado.
BOZEMAN -- Talk to the people of Broadus, and you'll hear lots of fond stories about Elliott Barnhart, the native son who played football for Montana State University from 2004 to 2007.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. - Levels of E. coli bacteria and salt in two Rock Springs-area creeks were lower this year than the two previous years but still exceed federal maximums.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Livestock officials say two more cattle in Wyoming have tested positive for exposure to the disease brucellosis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The death toll has risen to eight in an outbreak of listeria traced to Colorado-grown cantaloupes, officials said Wednesday.
DENVER - The Food and Drug Administration is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to determine the source of contaminated cantaloupe blamed for a multistate listeriosis outbreak.
A new national campaign developed by the Ad Council and other federal agencies has some great advice for Montana families headed outdoors this summer.
CHEYENNE - A man from Goshen County in southeastern Wyoming man has been diagnosed with West Nile virus, the state's first confirmed case this year.
In March and April, six new positive HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) tests were reported in Yellowstone County.
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.
CASPER — It took a month for authorities to realize contaminated spinach killed Polly Costello's mother.