Health

Embracing “Less is More” For Better Health

Minimalism is a style of extreme spareness and simplicity. Despite varying degrees along the minimalist spectrum, the bottom line remains: “Less is more” is better for your physical and mental health. By CARRIE STENSRUD

How Digital Technology is Helping Patients Manage Chronic Pain

Digital apps have long existed to help people lose weight or track exercise, and now, developers are providing new high-tech ways for those living with chronic pain to track key measures of their conditions­—providing a solution to one of the biggest challenges patients face.

Aging is Natural: Abuse is Not

A startling number of elders face abusive conditions. Every year an estimated five million older Americans are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Unfortunately, for every individual case reported, about 24 cases are left unreported. These rates are rising, and Montana is no exception.

Gut-Wrenching Pain

by DR. HOLLY CARLING

We’ve all heard the words “gut-wrenching pain,” but until you have colitis, irritable bowel, diverticulitis, Crohn’s Disease, or any other inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), you really don’t have a clue how accurate those words are.

Unmasking Brain Injury in Montana

by JOHN BIGART, Brain Injury Alliance of Montana

It has been said that brain injury doesn’t have a face until it happens to you or someone that you love. Unfortunately, we, at the Brain Injury Alliance of Montana (BIAMT), have seen the truth in that statement every day for the last 30 years.