Becoming a Tobacco Free Workplace

November 21, 2013 | General, Healthy Living, Heart Health

Follow the Trend: Why go tobacco free at the workplace? Happy Great American Smokeout Day! The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. […]

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Thanksgiving Feast on a Budget

November 19, 2013 | Food, General, Kids & Families, Recipes, WIC

  Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season, usually filled with family, friends, and good food! Whether you are creating a feast for just those in your household or for a crowd, there are ways to have a Thanksgiving feast on a reasonable budget. Here are some money-saving tips: • Turkey Talk: Did you […]

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Food Safety: The Turkey Thaw

November 14, 2013 | Environmental Health, Food, Recipes, Safety

Frozen Turkey Thawing Do’s and Don’ts Forget to leave your turkey enough time to thaw before the big day? In the midst of all the chaos of Thanksgiving feast preparations, did you forget to pull it out of that freezer? Think you can just leave the frozen turkey to thaw on the kitchen counter, placed […]

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Free Thanksgiving Meals in Gallatin Valley

Many organizations around the Gallatin Valley are excited to offer free meals to those in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal and some friendly company this November. Below is a list of where to find free Thanksgiving meals in Bozeman and Belgrade:   Gallatin Valley Food Bank The GVFB will provide families a box of […]

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Creating a Family Plan

  In many busy households, it seems like there is little time to talk about the future. After all, it’s hard enough to just get through the daily duties at hand. However, the holidays are approaching, and that usually means more time spent with family. This might be the perfect opportunity to create a family […]

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Influenza Officially Hits Gallatin County

Gallatin County Reports First Confirmed Influenza Cases in Montana Montana’s first two confirmed cases of influenza have been reported in Gallatin County, health officials said Tuesday. Gallatin City-County Health Department confirmed that both cases of influenza had been confirmed in adolescent male residents of Gallatin County. “Influenza has arrived,” said Matt Kelley, Health Officer with […]

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Precious Cargo: Child Seat Safety

November 5, 2013 | General, Kids & Families, Safety

  You may have heard the saying, “A child is the most precious cargo,” and we couldn’t agree more. We know parents want to keep their kids safe and protected in the event of a crash or other vehicle-related disaster. Still, on average, 7 out of 10 car seats are used or installed improperly. With […]

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