Health

Alzheimer’s: Out of the shadows

Alzheimer’s: Out of the shadows

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner It’s called “The Long Goodbye” and rightfully so. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior; much different than the gradual decline that can occur […]

RSV and what to watch for

RSV and what to watch for

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Angela Douglas Wintertime is great for building snowmen, sledding, and drinking hot cocoa. Unfortunately, the cold weather is also great for putting us under the weather. The dreaded cold and flu season tends […]

Asthma in Children: Triggers, Symptoms, the Air You Breathe

Asthma in Children: Triggers, Symptoms, the Air You Breathe

this guest post is brought to you by Dustin Jefferson Onghanseng, co-founder of uHoo Asthma is a common chronic ailment of childhood. In fact, nearly nine million children in the United States have asthma and most of them develop symptoms even before the age of five. Like any chronic condition, asthma can have a significant effect […]

Eat More, Do More: Climbing Off the Diet Bandwagon

Eat More, Do More: Climbing Off the Diet Bandwagon

Women no longer know how to eat properly, and the fault lies everywhere you look. From ads to magazine articles to blogs to your friend next door, we are exposed every day to an absolute barrage of conflicting information that is supposedly “the way” you should be eating. Now I can only give another voice […]

Sprains, Strains and Sports Injuries

Sprains, Strains and Sports Injuries

guest blog by Patricia Holl, D.C., Yellowstone Naturopathic Clinic If you’ve ever taken a fall or twisted an ankle, chances are you’ve experienced a sprain or a strain. Sprains and strains are common injuries, and though these terms are often used interchangeably, they refer to different injuries. A strain is an injury that involves stretching, tearing […]

The Measles Outbreak: What You Need to Know

The Measles Outbreak: What You Need to Know

In light of the recent rise in measles cases nationwide, we asked Billings Clinic to provide our readers with their perspective on this outbreak. Following is Billings Clinic Pediatrician, Dr. Michelle Pierson’s article, What you need to know about the measles about outbreak.  by Michelle Pierson, MD Most people, when planning a trip to “The Happiest […]

Vaccine for Tweens Can Help Prevent Cancer

Vaccine for Tweens Can Help Prevent Cancer

By Dr. Katy Lysinger The American Academy of Pediatrics immunizations sub-committee has made increasing the number of teenagers who receive immunizations a top priority for 2015. Their particular focus is on the HPV vaccine, which is an incredible innovation in the prevention of cervical cancer. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has many strains and most […]