306 articles found in "Health Matters"

Plan now for a healthy school year

Source: Billings Gazette

Planning ahead will help ensure a smooth transition from summer to classes, says Vicki Sulser, RN, of RiverStone Health. High on the back-to-school planning list is getting vaccinations for children. Call 247-3382 for appointments at RiverStone Health Immunizations.

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Sign up for affordable health insurance by Aug. 15

Source: Billings Gazette

If you need affordable healthcare insurance, you may find a private plan that meets your needs at the federal online Marketplace, healthcare.gov. To learn more, read Jeanne Gates’ column or call RiverStone Health care managers at 651-6540.

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Challenge yourself to be a good neighbor

Source: Billings Gazette

Being a good neighbor can improve your health. Melissa Henderson, community health manager with Health By Design, challenges Yellowstone County residents to take action this summer.

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How much alcohol is too much for you

Source: Billings Gazette

You do not have to be dependent on alcohol to ask your doctor questions about how your drinking is related to your overall health. Learn more about how much alcohol maybe too much for you in this week's Health Matters.

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Why Yellowstone County needs Children’s Advocacy Center

Source: Billings Gazette

The Children’s Advocacy Center brings together health care, child protection and law enforcement professionals to meet the needs of severely abused Yellowstone County children. Doug Andersen of RiverStone Health explains the work of this multi-disciplinary team.

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Cancer screening coverage for women

Source: Billings Gazette

The Montana Cancer Screening Program bridges insurance gaps to ensure that women get preventive healthcare. Keely Ehmann of RiverStone Health explains the value of screening and how the program works to prevent cancer throughout Montana.

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Shop for locally grown foods in South Park

Source: Billings Gazette

Gardeners’ Market opens for the season from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in South Park. Eden Sowards, the garden master and a prevention health specialist at RiverStone Health, provides details for weekly shoppers and local produce vendors in this Billings Gazette column. For more information, call 406.651.6444.

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