353 articles found in "Health Matters"

Getting Covered

Source: Billings Gazette

One of our care coordinators explains what you need to know to shop for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Fight Restless Sleep

Source: Billings Gazette

Creating good “sleep hygiene” includes keeping your bedroom quiet, dark and a bit cool, like a cave. One of our resident physicians offers the advice you need to get a great night’s sleep.

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Know the Difference Between Flu, Stomach Illnesses

Source: Billings Gazette

Take a tip from one of our resident physicians. There’s no such thing as the “stomach flu.” The 24-hour “bug” that causes nausea, vomiting and diarrhea is not the flu virus. Learn the symptoms of influenza and tips on preventing its spread.

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Considering a Career in Healthcare?

Source: Billings Gazette

Want to earn a good salary doing interesting work that makes a difference in people’s lives? HealthCARE Montana career coaches can help you get on the right path.

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Tips to Quit Smoking

Source: Billings Gazette

Within 24 hours of quitting smoking, your blood pressure and carbon monoxide levels improve. After two days, your sense of smell and taste improves. After two weeks, your heart attack risk starts to drop and your lung function improves. Our tobacco prevention specialist offers tips on quitting, improving your odds of success.

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Understanding Grief

Source: Billings Gazette

Grief may feel like riding a rollercoaster of emotions, since it comes in waves or cycles rather than straightforward steps. While there is no “right or wrong” way to grieve, a RiverStone Health Hospice bereavement specialist offers some ideas on handling emotions stirred by grief.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Source: Billings Gazette

Cancer screening tests save thousands of lives each year by catching it early, when it can be cured. Ask your healthcare provider about a simple screening test that can be done at home and returned to the lab.

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