Health

Training Center in Miles City
The Gazette reports Miles City Fire and Rescue crews have a new $250,000 Fire Training Center, allowing MCFR crews to simulate live fires, improve firefighting skills and enhance the treatment of burn victims, the department said in a press release...
MSUB Training Techniques
Montana State University-Billings’ Health and Human Performance Department uses the VO2 Max test as a tool to optimize effort during physical fitness. VO2 Max Testing is a means by which to measure cardiovascular fitness. Oxygen consumption allows you to produce energy, allowing for …
STD’s On The Rise
Health officials say cases of sexually transmitted diseases have increased in Montana. The Missoulian reports Dr. Chris Baumert, a family physician at RiverStone Health in Billings, says “It’s really shot up in terms of syphilis and gonorrhea cases in Montana, as well as chlamy…
Food Vendor Punished For 2014 Fair Foul Will Return in 2016
In 2014, three North Star vending booths were shut down at the Western Montana Fair after large quantities of meat were found that had not been refrigerated for multiple days. Since then, the Missoula City-County Health Department has been monitoring the vendors, and, according to Fairground Directo…
Work Stress Can be Deadly
I'm just as stressed as the next college senior, but work stress can add a lot to an individual's plate. A new study by Harvard Business School as well as Stanford University shows that workplace stress can be just as harmful as secondhand smoke.

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