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Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s October 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  For the past twenty-six years, LaVie has been empowering women with knowledge, power, and choices. With two convenient locations (2321 Broadwater and 44 Wicks Lane), the non-profit…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner It’s called “The Long Goodbye” and rightfully so. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior; much different than…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Angela Douglas Wintertime is great for building snowmen, sledding, and drinking hot cocoa. Unfortunately, the cold weather is also great for putting us under the weather. The dreaded cold and…(Read More)

this guest post is brought to you by Elizabeth, pre and postnatal exercise specialist and natural childbirth educator The gray cloud that looms over many mothers is not talked about often enough.  Postpartum depression effects up to 20% of mothers in the US and up to 40% of women in developing countries, and the consequences…(Read More)

this guest blog is brought to you by Dr. Megan Littlefield, Medical Director, RiverStone Health While the flu season overall has been fairly mild in Montana, last week brought a tragic reminder that influenza is a serious illness that can be deadly.  During the week of April 3-8, two young children and one adult…(Read More)

this blog is brought to you by guest contributor Zyana Morris, Health and Lifestyle blogger.  Exercise can be a family affair that teaches life-long skills promoting healthy practices and healthy lifestyle choices. Kids will model what they see in their parents, and if they are not going with you to the gym they simply…(Read More)

4 Questions about Cervical Cancer – Answered By: Dr. Chad Abbey, Billings OB-GYN Associates 1: WHAT IS CERVICAL CANCER? A woman’s cervix (the lower part of the uterus at the top of the vagina) is covered with a thin layer of tissue. When this tissue is healthy, it is made of cells that grow…(Read More)

by Aimee Brown, PA-C Billings OB-GYN Associates Deciding how you will feed your baby is not an easy decision. While you’re weighing the pros and cons, talk to your doctor or lactation consultant. These health care providers can give you more information about which option may be the best for you and…(Read More)