Raw milk and products made from raw milk are more likely to be contaminated with harmful bacteria than pasteurized milk. The top pathogens, or germs, linked to raw milk disease outbreaks between 2007 and 2012 were campylobacter, E.coli and Salmonella.Read More
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Investing in Montana's medical residencies makes economic sense. The residencies in Billings and Western Montana help recruit, train and retain primary care doctors to practice in Montana since the majority of those doctors settle in Montana once they finish their training.Read More
Making 21 the minimum age to buy tobacco makes sense because experimentation with tobacco at a young age often turns to daily use between the ages of 18 and 21. Four out five users become daily tobacco users during the years between 18 and 21.Read More
Despite all the action in the U.S. Congress, you can still sign up for health insurance coverage through HealthCare.gov. Most Montanans qualify for tax credits to help with costs. Many find plans for less than $100 a month. For help, make a free appointment by calling 651.6540 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Clinical pharmacists work together with your doctor to help improve medication use. With complex treatments for diabetes, heart disease or mental health conditions, the goal is typically to make sure medications are working effectively with a minimum of side effects.Read More
Making behavior changes takes planning. Setting both short-term and long-term goals, and rewarding yourself when you achieve them, can help you stay on track, as this column by one of our resident physicians in the Montana Family Medicine Residency points out.Read More