Raising SIDS Awareness in October

By: Shanna Rottloff, Montana State University Community Health Intern Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of infant mortality in the United States. In recent years, the terminology surrounding SIDS has evolved in an attempt to better explain the troubling medical issue. The new, more inclusive term Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) encompasses: […]

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October is for Apples!

October 7, 2015 | Food, Kids & Families, Nutrition, Recipes, WIC

By Emily Wood, Montana State Community Health Intern Have you ever heard the old saying that an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Today we are going to look at why this old saying is actually true because October is all about apples! There are many different kinds of apples such as Red Delicious, […]

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Seasonal Flu Clinics Advancing the Delivery of Colorectal Cancer Screening

The Flu vaccine is recommended for adults every year. Colorectal cancer screening by High-Sensitivity Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) or Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) is recommended for adults over 50 years of age every year. What if we told you there might be a way to combine being vaccinated for influenza and screening for colorectal […]

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Flu Season is Upon Us!

Did you know?? Getting a flu vaccination is the best way to protect against getting the seasonal flu. Who should get vaccinated? Annual vaccination is recommended for all persons aged 6 months and over, even for those who received the vaccine for the previous season. When should you get vaccinated? Seasonal flu vaccine is currently […]

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