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Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s July 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Jamie Besel If you suffer from pain, you probably think you have two options: pop pills or tough it out.  But pain sufferers are increasingly turning to natural pain…(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)

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)

My first inclination that something was awry were the stomach pains that plagued me after almost every meal. Within an hour of eating, I’d find myself in the bathroom, clutching my belly as what felt like the contents of a helium balloon worked their way through my system. After several months I finally scheduled…(Read More)

Women no longer know how to eat properly, and the fault lies everywhere you look. From ads to magazine articles to blogs to your friend next door, we are exposed every day to an absolute barrage of conflicting information that is supposedly “the way” you should be eating. Now I can only give another voice…(Read More)

guest blog by Patricia Holl, D.C., Yellowstone Naturopathic Clinic If you’ve ever taken a fall or twisted an ankle, chances are you’ve experienced a sprain or a strain. Sprains and strains are common injuries, and though these terms are often used interchangeably, they refer to different injuries. A strain is an injury…(Read More)

In light of the recent rise in measles cases nationwide, we asked Billings Clinic to provide our readers with their perspective on this outbreak. Following is Billings Clinic Pediatrician, Dr. Michelle Pierson’s article, What you need to know about the measles about outbreak.  by Michelle Pierson, MD Most people, when planning a trip to…(Read More)

By Dr. Katy Lysinger The American Academy of Pediatrics immunizations sub-committee has made increasing the number of teenagers who receive immunizations a top priority for 2015. Their particular focus is on the HPV vaccine, which is an incredible innovation in the prevention of cervical cancer. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has many strains and…(Read More)