A poison that has no color, odor or sound may lurk in your home. Experts on carbon monoxide often call it a silent killer because it’s an odorless and invisible gas that can cause illness and even death.
BraveHearts, a free grief support group for children and teens, starts a new program Feb. 10.
As of Friday, 286 cases of influenza have been confirmed in Yellowstone County — about 10 percent of the statewide cases — for the 2014-15 season.
A longtime South Billings dispute between neighbors and a firm that manufactures tanks for the oil patch may not be over, but the two sides made progress Thursday night.
A candlelight vigil to remember homeless people who have died will be at noon on Friday on the lawn of the Yellowstone County Courthouse.
Strong to the finish, Billings’ new Popeyes Louisiana Chicken restaurant gained approval Monday for about $71,000 in tax increment financing assistance.
A government study out Thursday reported that this season’s flu vaccine is only 23 percent effective, one of the worst performances in the last decade.
A government study out Thursday reported that this season’s flu vaccine is only 23 percent effective. The vaccine’s effectiveness over the last 10 years has ranged from a low of 10 percent in the 2004-05 season to a high of 60 percent in 2010-11.
A person who may have Ebola has been identified and is being monitored in the community. Now what?
Our local public health staff and the medical community have put enormous effort into preparing for the potential threat of Ebola in Yellowstone County. While Ebola remains a significant public health concern, fear of Ebola needs to be put in perspective. As your county health officer, I wan…
The first confirmed case of the flu this season appeared Tuesday in Yellowstone County, according to a news release from RiverStone Health.
The United States Department of Agriculture inspected ZooMontana’s wolf enclosure on Tuesday as the investigation continued into a report of a child being bitten by one of the animals.
Billings Clinic, RiverStone Health and St. Vincent Healthcare have implemented new guidelines to prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States.
As a Dallas hospital works to contain the Ebola virus, the Billings medical community is preparing for the unlikely event it spreads to Montana.
The biggest threat to the health of Americans isn’t Ebola or the rare respiratory virus affecting children.
RiverStone Health immunization nurse Karmen Hammermeister delivers a flu shot to dental assistant Baylee Crook as RiverStone staff lined up for their shots earlier this month.
Soon Orchard Elementary students with a sore throat or severe anxiety won’t need to wait for a ride to the doctor’s office or their parents to schedule time off work to get medical care.
An alliance of Billings health care providers has received a federal grant of almost $1.5 million for programs dealing with the link between childhood trauma and its long-term effects on health.
For the estimated 30,000 Montanans who earlier this year acquired health insurance for the first time, learning how to use that coverage is a crucial next step.