Is it normal to lack confidence as a new parent?

March 12, 2019 | Parenting & Prenatal

By Samantha Reed, RN Totally. Just like any new transition in life, we become experts by learning through experience. Every parent feels overwhelmed and insecure at times. Bringing home a new baby can be scary. Yet it is through our own experience that we begin to build confidence. Jim Gaffigan, comedian and father of five, […]

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A Family That Eats Together, Stays Together

From the time they drag their little feet out the door until they lay their sleepy heads down at night, kids are on the move. Getting them to stop long enough to have a conversation may seem impossible, but you have a secret weapon for capturing their attention…mealtime! The number one benefit of sitting down […]

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Are you “through with chew”?

January 31, 2019 | Cancer Screening, Tobacco Prevention

Whatever you call it — chew, dip, snuff, spit, plug, wad, pinch— it’s not a safe alternative to cigarettes. If you are a father, brother, coach or community leader who uses chewing tobacco, you are setting a risky example for youth in your life. 90 percent of adults who use tobacco started in childhood, and […]

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Awareness matters! Vaccinating for HPV can prevent cervical cancer.

There’s good news on the healthcare front—over the past 40 years rates of cervical cancer have dropped dramatically due to widespread access to regular cervical screenings (pap tests). The other good news comes in the form of a vaccine– which protects against Human Papillomavirus, (or HPV), which is the leading cause of cervical cancer. Up […]

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Gallatin Canyon Water Resources Meeting

January 14, 2019 | Environmental Health

Dear Gallatin Canyon Residents and Business Owners: Please join a meeting of key residents and business owners in the Gallatin Canyon on local water resources challenges, opportunities and potential solutions. January 23, 2-4pm at Buck’s T-4 Hear about water resource challenges and opportunities in the Canyon Find out more about potential options for resolving wastewater […]

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Gallatin County 4th Quarter Inspection Reports

The Gallatin City-County Health Department, Environmental Health Services performs inspections that assure the safety of the public and the prevention of conditions and practices that endanger public health. Inspections are focused on health-related issues where registered sanitarians determine compliance with the local Health Code and Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services Rules. An […]

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This Season, Spread Holiday Cheer, Not Foodborne Illnesses

December 17, 2018 | Food, Healthy Living

USDA Office of Communications Press (202) 720-9113 Consumer Inquiries (888) 674-6854 WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2018 – If you’re cooking for friends and family this holiday season, it’s important to make sure you’re not spreading bacteria that can cause harmful foodborne illnesses. A recent study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service […]

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Art Installation to Normalize Breastfeeding Around Bozeman

Public unveiling of Bozeman Breastfeeds photos will celebrate local breastfeeding families. Montana ranks first in the nation for the rate of exclusive breastfeeding at the ages of three and six months, a wonderful success! However, there is more work to do. A stigma still exists around breastfeeding in public, which can be uncomfortable for new […]

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A Healthy Twist on Thanksgiving Dinner

November 9, 2018 | Food, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes, WIC

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and then Christmas and New Years! These holidays can translate into unneeded calories and extra pounds, so here at WIC we have put together a Thanksgiving survival guide. Keep reading for all the healthy alternatives to your favorite recipes and other ideas for your traditional Thanksgiving Day. Planning a […]

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Gallatin County 3rd Quarter Inspection Reports

The Gallatin City-County Health Department, Environmental Health Services performs inspections that assure the safety of the public and the prevention of conditions and practices that endanger public health. Inspections are focused on health-related issues where registered sanitarians determine compliance with the local Health Code and Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services Rules. An […]

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