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Nursing Pride at Bozeman Health
Dec 12, 2016

Nurses are the heart of the hospital. Collaborating with doctors, caring for patients, and educating the communities are just a few of the responsibilities nurses perform on a daily basis. Sometimes being a nurse can be exhausting, however, the ...

Vitamins and Kidney Disease - What's Okay and What's Not?
Jun 10, 2016

The vitamin aisle of any supermarket or drugstore–filled with hundreds of choices–can make your head spin. Vitamins are important for good health but, according to the National Kidney Foundation, kidney disease changes your need for some ...

Zika Virus in Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Jun 10, 2016

By Melissa Wolf, MD, Bozeman Health Women’s Specialists Zika virus is spread primarily to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. These mosquitos are most active during daytime hours but can also bite at night. Zika virus can also be ...

Should Montanans be Concerned about Zika Virus?
Apr 14, 2016

The Zika virus has been confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to cause brain defects in babies, but since it carried by mosquitos not found in Montana, should locals be concerned? “Definitely yes,” said Mark ...

Mind Body Medicine
Apr 1, 2016

Are you interested in learning about ways to support your body’s natural balance and healing? Mind Body Medicine uses skills and techniques to improve your physiologic response to stress and help promote your body’s ability to restore and ...

The Tipping Point: Hospital brings peace-of-mind to Big Sky
Mar 15, 2016

Having a healthcare facility the caliber of Bozeman Health Big Sky Medical Center is monumental for Big Sky and southern Gallatin County, according to people who have promoted and lived in the area for years. The tourism industry has played a key ...

Colon Cancer Prevention
Mar 14, 2016

Colorectal cancer is diagnosed in more than 130,000 men and women each year in the U.S. but when diagnosed early, survival rates are very good. Finding colon cancer early is the key to beating it, says gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew Gentry of Bozeman ...

Food Swaps for Heart Health
Mar 10, 2016

You want to eat healthy for your heart, but you don’t necessarily need to lose weight. In your case, a fat-reducing-only diet won’t fit the bill, but there are plenty of changes you can make to improve what goes into your recipes and your ...

Big Sky Medical Center: Cases and Stats
Mar 7, 2016

The opening of Bozeman Health Big Sky Medical Center represents important healthcare enhancements for people who live, work and visit Big Sky and Southern Gallatin County. Big Sky Medical Center opened in December 2015 and ever since our first ...

Myths about Cervical Cancer
Feb 1, 2016

About 12,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year and 4,000 die from it annually. With early detection, however, the survival rate for cervical cancer is 91 percent, and thanks to all the available health screenings and ...

Meet Dr. Philip A. Hess
Jan 27, 2016

Meet Dr. Philip A. Hess: Bozeman Health Big Sky Medical Center Medical Director Though he moved here from Alaska, it wasn't exactly a huge leap for Bozeman Health Big Sky Medical Center's director to land in southwest Montana. Before pursuing ...

Safe Sledding
Jan 26, 2016

Snow in our Rocky Mountain region means it’s time to slide down hillsides, on new-fangled flying saucers and snow tubes, or time-honored toboggans and classic Flexible Flyers. But just because sledding is a tradition in northern climes ...

Stay Informed with MyChart
Jan 25, 2016

Getting access to your personal medical information has never been easier, now that Bozeman Health has upgraded to a fully integrated electronic medical record system. Every medical provider within the Bozeman Health system—including clinics, ...

Get Covered in 2016
Jan 22, 2016

Having healthcare is the law of the land as required by the Affordable Care Act, which put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms to improve access, affordability, and quality in health care for Americans. The deadline for applying for a new ...

Wake up call to parents!
Jan 8, 2016

Sleep deprivation is not limited to adults only. It is a widespread problem for children as well. Not getting adequate sleep is associated with problems ranging from decreased school performance and attention and other learning difficulties to ...

Not a New Year's Resolution
Jan 6, 2016

The holidays are over and you can settle in for the winter, but there may be more of you to settle, thanks to all those sweet and savory treats. So, did you make a New Year’s resolution to get on a diet and stick to it? Vow to shed 30 pounds by ...

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. ...

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