Health & Fitness

10 Tips: Keeping Children Safe in Cold Weather

10 Tips: Keeping Children Safe in Cold Weather

Montana’s transitional weather during fall-to-winter and winter-to-spring can be unpredictable, with quick temperature drops and snow. When temperatures drop, children need extra attention to stay warm, safe and healthy. Young children are less likely to recognize when they are cold and more likely to lose body heat quickly due to […]

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Stop the Sickness Cycle

Stop the Sickness Cycle

Although flu season starts in the fall, most people come down with the virus in January or February, according to the CDC. Most seemingly innocent habits can make or break your health. Here are ones worth keeping and those to avoid. Do allow yourself ample rest. People who get less […]

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Stay Active: Stay Healthy

Stay Active: Stay Healthy

One of the best parts about being a kid is the fact that it is easy to find ways to exercise every day! Each time you go out to the playground, run around in your back yard, or play with your dog at home, you are helping your body stay […]

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Your Fingernails

Your Fingernails

Your Nails have a job to do You may not think about your nails, unless you just painted them blue or your mom says it’s time to  trim them. But your nails have a job to do. The hard surface of your nails helps to protect the  tips of your […]

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Hypothermia

Hypothermia

Hypothermia is a loss of body temperature caused by exposure to cold and aggravated by moisture, wind and exhaustion. If steps are not taken to raise the victim’s body temperature, mental and physical collapse will result. Watch for these symptoms: Uncontrollable fits of shivering * Vague, slow, slurred speech * […]

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