363 articles found in "Health Matters"
Shoppers can buy produce directly from backyard growers and farmers at the Healthy By Design Gardeners’ Market at South Park. The Market runs from 4:30-6:30pm on Thursdays during the season. Free, family-friendly activities include music, games that encourage exercise, gardening activities, and visits from the Pedal Powered Library bicycle.Read More
Each day, about ten people die from drowning, and two of them are age 14 or younger. Flood waters represent a clear danger, but drowning can happen quickly, even in pools with lifeguards. Nearly three-quarters of those deaths are associated with alcohol.Read More
After manufacturing problems led to a yellow fever vaccine shortage, the number of clinics offering the vaccine plunged from 4,000 to 250. RiverStone Health is the only place in Montana that can administer the yellow fever vaccine, which makes it critical for travelers to plan ahead.Read More
Managing chronic pain usually focuses on alleviating pain and increasing function, as Dr. Alexander Nutt, a resident physician with the Montana Family Medicine Residency at RiverStone Health, points out in this Billings Gazette column.Read More