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Spotlighting health care heroes: Nephrology nurses

Press release Northern Montana Hospital will join the American Nephrology Nurses Association in a nationwide celebration this week honoring nephrology nurses during “Nephrology Nurses Week,” Sept. 9-15. Nephrology nurses care for patients with...

 

Get ready: New Medicare cards will be mailing soon

Starting this month, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to people with Medicare in Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming, to help protect you from identity fraud. The new Medicare cards no longer contain your Social Security number, but rather a...

 

Northern Montana Sletten Cancer Center celebrates anniversary

Press release The Northern Montana Sletten Cancer Center celebrated its 10 year anniversary Aug. 8 with the theme "A Decade of Caring." Past donors along with members of the Sletten family were there...

 

Celebrating National Health Center Week

Total: 107,817. That's the number of patients who visited one of Montana's Community Health Centers last year. One out of every 10 Montanans received their comprehensive primary care through this...

 

West Nile detected in Hill County mosquitoes

Summer is a prime time for exposure to mosquitos in Montana, and Hill County recently has had two mosquito pools test positive for West Nile virus. A person bitten by an infected mosquito might become infected and develop West Nile fever or a more...

 

Hanson joins Bullhook Community Health Center staff

Press release Bullhook Community Health Center has announced that Terry Hanson, LCPC, has joined the health center as a behavioral health specialist. Bullhook Community Health Center provides a wide...

 

Sheehy receives Northern Montana Health Care C.A.R.E. award

Press release Northern Montana Health Care presented the C.A.R.E. Award to Jessica Sheehy, PA-C, a member of the Family Medicine Team at the Northern Montana Family Medical Center, in June. Sheehy...

 

Allergies dampen springtime enjoyment

I think that we can all agree that we are happy to have the warmer, spring weather back.  Upon welcoming the warmer weather, we are also welcoming the pesky seasonal allergens back.  Allergens are substances that cause allergic reactions.  This...

 

Women aren't getting enough nutrients. That's incredibly problematic

By Tieraona Low Dog For women, iron could be the key to boosting brain function. That’s the conclusion of a recent study that examined a group of female college students. The students performed a series of cognitive tests that progressively...

 

Meningitis is preventable

World Meningitis Day is today, April 24, so this is a good opportunity to share some information to help protect our community from this potentially deadly disease that can be fatal within 24 hours. The good news is that there are safe and effective...

 

Help overcome STDs in STD Awareness Month

April is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise public awareness about the impact of sexually transmitted diseases on the lives of Americans and the importance of individuals discussing sexual health with their...

 

Northern Montana Care Center employee wins award

Press release Judy Solomon, admissions coordinator at the Northern Montana Care Center was recently awarded the Montana Health Care Association 2018 Commitment to Caring Award for Ancillary Service....

 

Liddle receives C.A.R.E. Award from Northern Montana Health Care

Press release Last week, Northern Montana Health Care presented the C.A.R.E. Award to Jacey Liddle, a member of the administration team. Liddle has worked at NMHC for one year. She was nominated by...

 

Kids will be kids

By Julianne LaSmith Fighting between siblings is a very ordinary thing. Most of us grew up battling our brothers and sisters over small things, and large things. Hurting each other is just part of...

 

Northern Montana Health Care rolls out Plain Language Codes

Press release Emergency Alert Codes; such as “Code Blue” or “Code Grey” have been used for many years in hospitals across the country to alert and direct staff in emergency situations. Northern Montana Health Care previously used colors to...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 10, 2017

Health Guide 2017

Youth Dynamics in Havre has experienced such an influx in demand for its services that they recently had to enlarge their staff. “It just seems like these past couple of weeks, it has been busier and busier,” said Briayan Flores, area manager of...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 10, 2017

Health Guide 2017: Health centers take on opioid addiction

Community health centers in north-central Montana have received $350,000 in federal grants to use in the regional battle against rampant opioid abuse and to help treat people with mental health issues. Bullhook Community Health Center in Havre and...

 
 By Clay Vincent    Local    October 11, 2016

What to do if an animal bites you

The Hill County Health Department is dedicated to help people with health concerns of all types and this includes animal bites. My office receives about one animal bite report per week, of which most...

 

Time again to check your Medicare health and drug plans

Now’s the time for Montanans with Medicare to check their health and drug coverage for 2017. Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. Open enrollment is the best time to make sure people’s health and drug plans still...

 

Hospital association launches Montana Health Improvement Initiative

Montana is the healthiest state in the nation — when it comes to managing the state budget. Studies also place us in the “Top 10” for business tax climate, entrepreneurship, and growth in high-tech jobs, per capita income and exports. As a...

 

DPHHS announces diabetes professional conference

Press release Experts in diabetes provide “state-of-the-art” training for health care professionals Oct. 27-28 in Helena   The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is sponsoring the 19th annual Montana Diabetes Professional...

 

October is 'Let's Talk Month'

Can we talk? This October, Hill County Family Planning will sponsor Let’s Talk Month to encourage parent-child communication about sexual health. Parents are the first and most important sexual health educators in their children’s lives....

 

Don't take risks - get your children vaccinated

Life can be full of risks. Every time we step outside, we risk insect bites, car accidents or simply tripping on an uneven sidewalk. Of course, we don’t let these concerns rule our lives or change our daily activities. We take reasonable...

 

DPHHS raising awareness about STDs; urges regular screening

From DPHHS April is National Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month, and the Department of Public Health and Human Services is raising awareness about those who may be at risk. Judy Nielsen of the DPHHS STD-HIV Prevention Section said there...

 

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