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George F. Will: Public health campaigns promote benefits of prudence

WASHINGTON — In September 1958, a future columnist, then 17, was unpacking as a college freshman when upperclassmen hired by tobacco companies knocked on his dormitory door, distributing free mini-packs of cigarettes. He and many other aspiring sophisticates became smokers. Six years later —…

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Gazette opinion: Telemedicine law saves patients time, money

If you were ill and your personal physician advised consulting a medical specialist about your diagnosis, would you choose:

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Camp to help stroke survivors cope with lingering disabilities

Camp to help stroke survivors cope with lingering disabilities

As a registered nurse, Sharon Overcast spent 30 years caring for stroke patients.

June 16, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Marylee Nunley

Marylee Nunley

Marylee Nunley

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John Nunley

John Nunley

John Nunley

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Men: Apply good advice to your own health care

The old saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is generally good advice to follow.

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Bighaus: Bailey already setting sights on State Am 4-peat

Bighaus: Bailey already setting sights on State Am 4-peat

With his three-peat at the Montana State Men’s Amateur logged in the record books, Laurel golfer Nathan Bailey still has plenty to look forward to next summer.

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Billings Clinic receives Get With The Guidelines award

Billings Clinic has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement award. This recognizes Billings Clinic’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients according to evidence-base…

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Mourners remember Natrona County firefighter

Mourners remember Natrona County firefighter

CASPER, Wyo. -- The fire engine carrying Adam Longo's casket arrived first.

April 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Natrona County firefighter dies following stroke

CASPER, Wyo. — A firefighter who suffered a massive stroke on his way to a grass fire in Natrona County has died.

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Officials: Casper firefighter suffered stroke

CASPER, Wyo. -- The Natrona County firefighter hospitalized during a grass fire Thursday afternoon suffered a massive stroke, county Fire Investigator Dave Baker said Friday.

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Kalispell doc, brother explore essence of the human heart in acclaimed book

Kalispell doc, brother explore essence of the human heart in acclaimed book

KALISPELL —The poets christened it the seat of the soul and Hallmark casts it into candy boxes, and yet the heart is mostly just a sophisticated pump, an indispensable utility providing the most vital commodity of all.

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More women than men die of heart attacks, strokes

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women worldwide. In fact, these diseases of the heart and blood vessels are more deadly for women than the next four causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer.

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Jackson medical center plans video treatment

JACKSON, Wyo.  — A medical center in Jackson plans to use advanced video technology to connect patients with specialists in other states.

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Laurel's Webinger signs with Rocky

Golfer McKenzie Webinger, a state champion from Laurel High School, has signed a letter of intent to join the golf program at Rocky Mountain College.

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St. Vincent's Primary Stroke Center receives certification

St. Vincent Healthcare's Primary Stroke Center has received certification from the Joint Commission Advanced Disease-Specific Certification program following a daylong survey.

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Daily walks for dogs help owners, too

A summertime walk in the park with Fido counts toward one's daily constitutional. The forced exercise regimen benefits man as well as his four-legged best friend.

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Billings Clinic receives quality achievement award

Billings Clinic has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Billings Clinic's commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients.

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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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RealAge is about lifestyle

So you want to do all you can to live to a ripe old age? Move to Salt Lake City.

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