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Forest Service Study Shows Over 12 Million Trees In CA's Nat'l Forest Have Died Due To State's Drought
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Senator Steve Daines and the Forest Service Work to Improve Forest Health Restoration Projects, Clarify Importance of CEs

Forest restoration was at the front of Senator Steve Daines’ mind today as he encouraged the U.S. Forest Service to restore the health of the national forest system. With Montana’s recent drought designations in mind, Daines asked Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell to discuss the importance of Categorical Exclusions…something that may be of benefit to future forest health restoration projects.

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Health Talk Welcomes Jeffrey Stephenson, Radiation Oncologist with the Montana Cancer Center at Providence St. Patrick Hospital

This morning we welcomed Dr. Jeffrey Stephenson from the Montana Cancer Center at Providence St. Patrick Hospital. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Dr. Stephenson attended University of Wisconsin –Madison for undergraduate/medical school where he did his residency in Radiation Oncology

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Governor Steve Bullock’s New Executive Order Helps Health of Native Americans in Montana

Governor Bullock signed an executive order to address American Indian Health disparities today.

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Montana Continues to be One of Few States with Lowest Obesity Rates

Nationally, the rate of obesity in the United States has risen to 27.7 percent in 2014, but according to the new Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index Montana was one of the top states with the lowest obesity rates.

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Health Talk Discussion With MD Carla Davis on Advance Directives and Palliatative Care

This morning, Peter and Jon welcomed Dr. Carla Davis to Health Talk at the KGVO studios here in Missoula. Carla Davis, MD was raised in Helena and is a graduate of Carroll College. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine at University of California in Davis

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5 Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health

Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, there are ways that exercise can help reduce that risk.

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Air Pollution Can Lower Children’s IQ, UM Study Shows

Montana summers are often plagued by smoke filled skies, and new research out of the University of Montana shows that that air pollution may have a significant negative impact on the IQ of children as young as 11.

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8 Sick Remedies That May (Or May Not) Nurse You Back to Health

Your nose is running like it's in a 100-yard dash, you're shivering like you're watching a horror movie and your body temperature is hot enough to cook bacon. There's no doubt about it -- you're sick.

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U.S. Looking Past Ebola to Prepare for Next Outbreak

Even before West Africa's Ebola epidemic is under control, public health officials are looking ahead to where the next health disaster will come from.

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United States Cutting Planned Troop Presence in Liberia – Health Officials Urge Congress for Ebola Help

The commander of the U.S. military's Ebola response in Liberia says the mission will be limited to 3,000 troops — which is 1,000 fewer than originally planned.

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