306 articles found in "Health Matters"

Walking your way to better health

Source: Billings Gazette

It’s time to get outside to improve your physical fitness. Regular walking is a great option. Ryan Braley of RiverStone Health Clinic offers tips for getting started and staying with your program.

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Yellowstone County unites to prevent suicide

Source: Billings Gazette

Yellowstone County mental health professionals and volunteers are working to reduce suicide risks. Kathy Sabol of RiverStone Health explains the local resources available to keep people safe.

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Vaccines Fight Diseases with Precision

Source: Billings Gazette

Looking back in the history books from before vaccines, the number of hospitalizations related to many microbes fell by 92% thanks to vaccination efforts. Sam Matz, MD explains how in this week’s Health Matters.

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E-cigarettes put Montana teens at risk

Source: Billings Gazette

Four out of 10 Yellowstone County high school students report being regular users of e-cigarettes. RiverStone Health’s Sarah Music explains what medical researchers have learned about the effects of these nicotine products on teen brains.

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Hospice volunteers find reward in service

Source: Billings Gazette

Sarah Rachac of RiverStone Health Hospice and Hospice Home tells how dedicated volunteers continue to help during the pandemic. April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week. We appreciate all of our wonderful volunteers.

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Quarantine Order for Yellowstone County Pets

Source: Billings Gazette

Yellowstone County pets are under a state quarantine order after a skunk tested positive for rabies. Marilyn Tapia of RiverStone Health explains how public health works to prevent this deadly disease.

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Help is here for struggling young families

Source: Billings Gazette

When parents of young children have questions, RiverStone Family Health Services helps them find answers. Doug Andersen explains the services available to assist with solving parenting challenges.

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What does the RiverStone Board of Health do?

Source: Billings Gazette

The 15 men and women who serve on the RiverStone Board of Health volunteer their time and expertise to help prevent disease and protect community health. Chairman Dr. John Dorr explains the board’s duties.

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