Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? But here’s the good news: Heart disease is preventable in most cases. According to the CDC, “when people adopt a healthy lifestyle, which includes not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, controlling blood sugar and cholesterol, treating…

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Wyoming Health Fairs will once again host community wellness screenings in Buffalo and Kaycee. But this year is going to look different. There will not be an event at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Instead, community members will be required to make an appointment. Appointments will be made in 15-minute increments and the screenings will be…

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dietary fats

Not All Fats are Created Equal Excerpt from an article in Consultant 360 ENews, June, 2019  https://www.consultant360.com/   Question for the doctors: Jeanette is a 33-year-old overweight woman struggling to lose weight. She has recently begun exploring low-fat diets as an option for her weight loss efforts, and asks her doctor if  cutting fat out…

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Award for great Cardiac Rehab at JCHC

Julia Bettinger recently was honored for her contribution to the Cardiopulmonary Wellness Dept. at JCHC. She has been involved in the Montana Cardiac Rehabilitation Outcomes Project that is sponsored by the Montana Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (MACVPR) and the Cardiovascular Health Program within the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.  This…

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