Health

Affordable Care Act Loopholes May Hurt Montanans
The federal health exchanges in Montana open up on October 1. The new exchanges will force many businesses to decide what type of health insurance to provide for their employees, or if they will continue to provide any health insurance at all.
Do You Have Weak Red Blood Cells? Are You Anemic?
This past spring I was totally nuts for ice. I would eat cup after cup of ice, chewing, crunching and annoying everyone around me. I couldn’t help it. I just craved ice and I couldn’t get enough. I didn’t think this was particularly strange. I just thought that I had developed a habit, a bad habit a…
New Test Show if Students Are Fat
In some states public schools have initiated an annual student weigh-in. The students’ body mass indexes are measured and the reports is sent home letting the parents know if the parents and student should be concerned about the child’s weight.
Montana Weighs In as One of the Least Obese States in America
A new survey reveals that obesity rates in Montana are lower than all but 44 other states. Communication Manager for The Trust For America’s Health, Albert Lang, says Montana fits into a general trend discovered by the survey.
"We found that Montana had one of the lowest rates for adul…

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