Every year, 1 in 6 Americans is affected by a foodborne illness. Most of those illnesses are caused by viruses or bacteria and any food can become contaminated if it's not handled properly.Read More
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RiverStone Health’s specially trained counselors offer unbiased help in picking the right health insurance plan and finding out if you qualify for a tax credit to lower the cost. Make an appointment at 651-6540 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
School-based clinics, which are opening across the country, can improve the education and health of our children and their families. After opening Billings’ first school-based clinic inside Orchard Elementary School, RiverStone Health has expanded the Clinic's reach to include the same services to children and families of Ponderosa, Newman and Washington elementary schools, along with Riverside Middle School.Read More
Tobacco use and its health consequences disproportionately affect people who have lower incomes and education levels. Among Montanans who earn less than $15,000 a year, 40 percent smoke regularly, according to the Montana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.Read More
Nearly everyone from the age of 6 months on up should get vaccinated each year against influenza. Last flu season, 433 hospitalizations and 33 deaths in Montana were associated with the flu. Here are some other ways to protect yourself:Read More