Keep our Parks Tobacco Free

March 23, 2017 | Uncategorized

Our community parks are constantly full of activity. From young children running and playing to adults sharing quiet time, they are a gathering place for everyone. The parks are meant for everyone to enjoy, and there are significant reasons to keep them tobacco free: Decrease environmental impacts of tobacco and decrease clean-up costs Promote healthy […]

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Great Grocery Deals!

March 23, 2017 | Food, Health, Nutrition, WIC

March 23, 2017 We are bringing back our helpful segment that will highlight weekly sales produce and other WIC approved items in grocery stores in the Bozeman and Belgrade area. Check back weekly for a streamlined list of on-sale foods. Town & Country Foods [Prices valid Thursday March 23 – Wednesday March 29] Produce Granny […]

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Eat More Fruits and Vegetables- It’s Easy!

It is no secret that fruits and vegetables are part of a healthy diet, yet many of us struggle to eat the daily recommended fruit and vegetable servings. The United States Department of Agriculture recommends that adults eat 2 cups of fruit and 2 ½ cups of vegetables and that kids eat 1 cup of […]

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Safe Drug Disposal

March 15, 2017 | Environmental Health, Safety

  Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? Before you just toss them in the trash, please read further… Unused and expired pharmaceuticals are a public safety issue, with the potential to lead to poisoning, overdose, and abuse. If they are disposed of in the trash, they may […]

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There is no activism like SNO-activism!

As part of Kick Butts Day, the Leadership students at Monforton School (Bozeman) hosted their All Rural School dance last weekend.  This year, students used the dance to raise awareness of tobacco issues and garner support for Tobacco Free Parks. To get the buzz started, they created a “Snow Activism” message before the dance.  It […]

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ABC’s of Healthy Habits

February 23, 2017 | Health, Healthy Living, Nutrition

Ask your doctor. Diet and exercise is not always one-size-fits-all. If you have questions about what you should be eating, and what physical activity would benefit you most, don’t be afraid to ask your medical provider what works best for your body. Breastfeeding! Breastfeeding is a natural experience that provides health benefits to baby and […]

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Need help with your taxes?

February 22, 2017 | Community Resources

Tax preparation can seem like a difficult task but you have help. HRDC is offering FREE tax preparation through April 14, 2017. Times and Locations Bozeman: Community Café, 307 N. 7th Ave Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 12-3pm Walk-in only.   HRDC, 32 S. Tracy Ave. Monday and Wednesday 5-7pm By appointment only. Call or text […]

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Fresh, Clean Winter Air

Just as wildfires pollute the air in summer, wood stoves have a huge effect on air quality and health during the winter months. Wood smoke contains a complex mixture of gases and microscopic particles which can get into your eyes and respiratory system causing health problems such as burning eyes, runny nose and illnesses like […]

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Help “Someone You Love” Prevent Cancer

Each year, about 17,000 women and 9,000 men are affected by Human Papillomavirus (HPV). In fact, 80% of people under the age of 50 will contract the virus at some point in their life. Though many people have never heard of it, HPV can lead to some high risk types of cancer in both men […]

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“Growing Up”

January 11, 2017 | Kids & Families

Puberty can be a challenging time for adolescents. Things such as physical changes can bring self-consciousness, and hormonal changes can trigger emotions. Understanding what is happening on a physical and emotional level can help ease the anxiety that may be associated with this stage of life. “Growing Up” workshops are an opportunity for kids ages 9-12 […]

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