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Blog Posts in 2015

The Finish Line that's Never Reached
Dec 31, 2015

As we near the end of 2015, many accomplishments have occurred this past year at Bozeman Health, not the least of which included the name change mid-year. This was done to represent the expanding footprint our healthcare organization has within our ...

Sweet Tips for the New Year
Dec 30, 2015

Getting ready to ring in the New Year? Looking for something sweet to sip with friends old and new? Jan Cole of Bozeman Health Nutrition Services suggests the following two refreshing recipes that always are popular at hospital events. And ...

Winter and Older Adults
Dec 22, 2015

Winter is here, so let’s stay safe! At this time of year, we often see accidents due to the icy and cold conditions. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1.6 million older adults go to the emergency room each year due to fall ...

Cookies, Cocoa, and Santa - Big Sky's Annual Christmas Stroll
Dec 16, 2015

From hot cocoa and cookies, to a surprise visit from Santa, we couldn’t have asked for a more fun evening at Big Sky’s Annual Christmas Stroll- a perfect end to an already historic week in Big Sky! Catch a glimpse of the festivities ...

Big Sky Medical Center: First New Montana Facility in Decades
Dec 2, 2015

No one can clearly come up with a definitive date for the last time it happened. Some say it’s been 25 years, others suggest 50 years. Perhaps for some it’s just a guess. What all agree on, however, is that it’s been a very long ...

What You Didn't Know About Hearing Loss
Dec 1, 2015

By: Certified Audiologists Trang Rogers and Jennie Sabers. Did you know that common health conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension, obesity, and heart disease are correlated with increased risk for hearing loss? Other factors such as ...

Are Your Kids Protected From Whooping Cough?
Nov 19, 2015

A patient asked, “My kids were immunized against Pertussis (or whooping cough) years ago, so are they protected from any future outbreaks?” Pertussis is a serious bacterial disease in infants and children. We now know that immunity wears ...

Protect Your Skin
Nov 19, 2015

November is National Healthy Skin Month, so learn to take better care of your skin with these tips from the American Academy of Dermatology. Healthy skin is younger looking skin, which can be achieved by protecting your skin from sun exposure with ...

Save Your Senses
Nov 17, 2015

According to the American Diabetes Association, our senses can be affected by diabetes. Since November is American Diabetes Month, we’re offering some tips on how to protect three of our senses from damage, whether or not you have diabetes. ...

Healthy Holiday Recipes
Nov 17, 2015

Trying to eat healthy this holiday season? Start with a tasty turkey dinner at Thanksgiving from the Center for Medical Weight Loss, available through Bozeman Health Cosmetic Surgery + Synergy Medical Spa. Yams are high in fiber to fill you up fast ...

One Million Minutes of Physical Activity in Gallatin Valley Elementary Schools
Nov 12, 2015

They were told, “Get up and move,” and they did. More than 5,000 students at 23 local elementary schools are celebrating their achievement of one million minutes of physical activity during the school day since the start of the 2014 ...

It's Tired and I'm Getting Late...How Much Sleep Do I Need?
Nov 2, 2015

Is the time change having an effect on your sleep? According to the National Institutes of Health, the amount of sleep you need changes as you age, but there is no one “magic” number of hours needed at any age, as sleep needs vary ...

Bozeman Health Staff Join Iron Cowboy in Fight against Childhood Obesity
Nov 2, 2015

What do you say about a man who completed 50 triathlons—2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile marathon run—in 50 states, in 50 days, to raise awareness about childhood obesity? “Superhuman goal,” said Dane Sobek, MD, ...

Halloween Fun
Oct 27, 2015

The Great Pumpkin Hunt A fun, candy-less Halloween event? Yes, that's exactly what the Great Pumpkin Hunt was. Last Saturday was our second annual Great Pumpkin Hunt at Beall Park. Nearly 200 childeren took part in the event, painting pumpkins, ...

Welcome to Simply Health
Oct 19, 2015

Greetings, and welcome to Simply Health, the new Bozeman Health Blog! Each week, we’ll be keeping you current on what’s happening in healthcare and beyond at Bozeman Health, we’ll share great stories about our multi-talented and ...