Montana Standard - Health & Fitness

Here's the type and amount of exercise you need, WHO advises

While we're all cooped up during the pandemic, the World Health Organization wants you to exercise. Read more


102-year-old survives coronavirus pandemic (April 2020)

Angelina Friedman, who lived through the 1918 pandemic, survived after getting infected with the coronavirus. Hear her story from CNN affil… Read more


Obama says he'll get a Covid-19 vaccine when he can -- and may do it on TV to prove it's safe

Former President Barack Obama said he "absolutely" plans on getting a Covid-19 vaccine when it's available and added that he may end up taking it on video to promote public confidence. Read more


Covid-19 vaccine trial volunteer describes side effects

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with Moderna Covid-19 vaccine trial participant Yasir Batalvi about the side effects he's experienced. Read more


Guest view: How a bad idea becomes law


Opinion: Deregulation did not originate in Helena, nor with Gov. Marc Racicot, who championed it, or Fred Thomas, the Republican Senate leader who secured its passage in the eleventh hour of the 1997 legislative session. Read more


5 things to know for December 1: Covid-19, transition, economy, France, Australia

Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. Read more


Fauci asks Americans to prepare to get vaccinated as states plan for distribution

As the US prepares for the first round of vaccinations to tackle Covid-19, infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci called on the public to "be part of the solution" and get vaccinated once it is available. Read more


Why you should be aware of palliative medicine

Palliative care is a specialty that focuses on improving quality of life for people who have chronic, serious or advanced medical conditions. Read more

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States with the highest rates of depression

Depression is on the rise, but not all states are affected equally. Stacker analyzed American depression rates and the state of the nation’… Read more


How vaccines get made and approved in the US

Companies are racing to create a COVID-19 vaccine. Stacker has used data from the CDC, FDA, and other health sources to show how these vacc… Read more


States with the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rates

To determine the states with the highest rates of reported COVID-19 hospitalizations, Stacker compared hospitalizations reported by the Dep… Read more

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Respect differences

Your risk threshold and your personal risk factors may differ from those of the people around you — and that’s OK. When making plans, pay attention and be sensitive to those disconnects. Read more

Coping with loss and change in a positive way

Most people have experienced some difficulties in life, whether personal, professional or financial. In this stressful time, reach back to past experience to find healthy ways to cope with the feelings of disappointment and loss you may be experiencing. Read more

Focus on what’s important

The holidays may be different, but they can still be meaningful. “Maybe this year you can take a quieter holiday, or think about things that are important in your immediate family unit,” says Connery. “You can also think about things you’ve wanted to do or change but have never had the opportunity to do.” Treat this time like a sabbatical, a time for rest and introspection, she says. Or put your focus on helping others in some capacity during this time, whether it’s through community service or just by being a friendly neighbor. Read more