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Guest opinion: Take action to save lives of homeless Montanans

Many of us were saddened to read about the death of homeless Hamilton resident Linda Shelley.

March 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Challenging youths through volunteer service

Negative stereotypes about young people are all too common. Adults tend to criticize young people’s lifestyles, attitudes and outlook. But most young people are productive members of society who outperform adults when it comes to volunteering. Fifty-five percent of young people participate i…

April 09, 2013 11:55 pmLoading…

Gerontology group holds annual conference in Bozeman

The Montana Gerontology Society will be holding its 30th annual conference, "Project Baby Boomers -- Trends, Expectations, & Alternatives." It will be held April 25-26 at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman. Educational sessions will be offered to professionals in the field of aging, as well as t…

February 07, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Suicides cost emotionally, financially in Wyoming

A single act of suicide costs nearly $1.3 million in the state of Wyoming, according to statistics from the state Department of Health.

September 18, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming authorities seek certainty in determining a suicide

Slide away everything else it may cause — survivors’ hurt and possible shame, the unspoken wounds that will remain — and the most important thing is getting it right.

September 18, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
St. Vincent Healthcare calls bucking national ER trend 'good thing'

St. Vincent Healthcare calls bucking national ER trend 'good thing'

When it comes to drug-related suicide attempts by young men, St. Vincent Healthcare is bucking the national trend — and medical leaders are ecstatic.

August 03, 2011 12:15 amLoading…

Healthy Matters: Social support can help energize 'Shape Up' workouts

As you continue your Shape Up Montana journey into March, getting your friends and family into the “game” may be just what you need to take your training goals to the next level.

February 23, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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