341 articles found in "Health Matters"

Getting your toddler to eat healthy foods

Source: Billings Gazette

Getting your toddler to eat healthy foods will aid brain development, optimize growth and improve overall health. Call WIC at 406-247-3370 or email to wic@riverstonehealth.org to learn if you may be eligible for nutrition services

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When winter blues become SAD for you

Source: Billings Gazette

Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that usually starts in late fall or winter months. If depression is affecting your daily life, get help. RiverStone Health professional counselor Karen Wilcox offers tips for overcoming SAD.

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Routine Pap tests save women’s lives

Source: Billings Gazette

Screening for cervical cancer saves women's lives. Neither cost nor lack of insurance is a barrier to getting this lifesaving preventive care at RiverStone Health Clinic. Call 406.247.3350 to schedule your Pap test.

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Helping your child cope with grief

Source: Billings Gazette

When children are grieving, parents and other caregivers can help. Tim Warburton, RiverStone Health Hospice social worker, offers suggestions to help kids through this difficult process. To learn more, call RiverStone Health Hospice at 406.651.6500.

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Free yourself from tobacco and nicotine in 2022

Source: Billings Gazette

Get help with your New Year’s resolutions to free yourself from tobacco and nicotine. Eden Sowards of RiverStone health describes how the Montana Tobacco Quit Line can help you at no cost. Phone 800-QUIT-NOW.

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Ask a question to save a life from suicide

Source: Billings Gazette

In a state with a continually high rate of suicide, everyone needs to take action to prevent these tragedies. Sarah Music, chair of the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Yellowstone Valley, explains how community members can train in suicide prevention in as little as an hour with Question, Persuade and Refer.

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Tobacco marketing tactics target kids

Source: Billings Gazette

E-cigarette manufacturers use sweet and fruity flavors that entice tweens and teens to use their unhealthy products. Eden Sowards, RiverStone Health prevention specialist, explains how nicotine marketing campaigns target youth.

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