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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...

 

DPHHS: Montanans older than 50 need colorectal cancer screening

From DPHHS The Department of Public Health and Human Services reports that approximately 315,000 Montanans age 50-75 should be screened for colorectal cancer. However, about 40 percent are not currently meeting the screening recommendations. DPHHS...

 

Addicted to the Addict

Jessica Boyer Director of Marketing Rocky Mountain Treatment Center For those of us who go through addiction, it is not as simple as one would think. We spend a lot of time silently wishing, “Why can’t you just quit? Just stop, it is that...

 

Health officials offer tips to prevent spread of norovirus

From Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services Cold weather means more indoor time for many Montanans. Close contact indoors often helps spread illnesses, such as norovirus, anywhere people gather together. Holiday gatherings, schools an...

 

A new life outside of addiction

By Jessica Boyer Recreational therapy helps people develop and expand their emotional connections to assist in developing a new, healthy and successful lifestyle free from old patterns and habits. Research has shown that damaging behaviors are...

 

Don't wait to talk about the care you would want

Northern Montana Health Care Unfortunately, the following situation is one that’s far too common and happens every day all across the country. A family is gathered by the bedside of a loved one who has been seriously ill and now is likely near the...

 

Nystrom earns national certification

Press release Rachel Nystrom of Havre Optometric Clinic has earned national certification as an optician. The American Board of Opticianry announced that Nystrom passed national competency...

 

Programs are available in Montana to help people with arthritis

From DPHHS  In Montana, arthritis impacts the lives of thousands of adults. Recent statistics show this condition currently impacts 27 percent, or 215,000 Montana adults. Additionally, 31 percent of adults with arthritis report they are not...

 

How to stay safe in Montana's summer heat

From DPHHS It’s that time of year again to get outside and enjoy Montana’s beautiful summer. But with that comes some precautions to consider. Montana can get very hot and dry so take measures to keep cool, remain hydrated and stay informed. Gett...

 

Psychologist to speak in Havre on Indian health issues

Staff report Montana State University-Northern and the Hill County Mental Health Advisory Council are bringing a pyschological researcher home to the Hi-Line to speak on topics related to Native... Full story

 

Finding affordable health insurance on the marketplace

From Bullhook Community Health Center Are you still looking for health insurance that is affordable? The deadline to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace is fast approaching. The Certified Application Counselors at Bullhook Community Health... Full story

 

Whooping cough case in Havre

Hill County has a confirmed case of pertussis, a bacterial infection usually known as whooping cough. A 10-year-old Havre student has been diagnosed with the disease. The Hill County Health Department is working closely with Havre Public Schools, as...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 22, 2011

Health Department holding flu clinic

The Hill County Health Department is holding an influenza vaccination clinic today at the Human Resources Development Council building at 2229 5th Ave., and all are encouraged to come get a shot, or to make an appointment with the health department...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 18, 2011

Residents share tea and women's health knowledge

A crowd of local residents came together Tuesday evening to share tea, healthy snacks and information on women's health at the Healthy Women's Tea Party at the Holiday Village Mall. Danielle Golie, director of the Hill County Health Department,... Full story

 

Relay raises $62 thousand to fight cancer

Havre Daily News/Daniel Horton Donna Tilleman, left, and Mariah Sheehy carry a banner and lead the group of cancer survivors around the track at the 2011 Relay For Life on Friday, July 8. Havre's annual Relay For Life was held at the Havre High...

 

Ex-Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger dies

Tester gives Senate update Tax code, defense, and continuing funding among subjects to be tackled Tim Leeds, [email protected] Montana's U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said during a telephone press conference Wednesday that he expects some action to...

 

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