The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) reminds parents that it is not too early to start thinking about back-to-school immunizations. Parents need to be aware that the immunization requirements in Montana have been changed. During the 2015 Legislative session, Governor Bullock signed into law House Bill 158 that added two more vaccines … continue reading
Itchy, scratchy, weepy and red. What to do with rashes? Few things make parents as anxious. Which do you treat at home and when should you seek medical care? As with all things, if your child looks ill or you are worried you seek care. Here’s the lay of the rash land: 1) See a … continue reading
Ahhh, Spring in Montana! Everything is in bloom, the grass is getting greener, and occasionally we get a reminder that we live in Montana with a sprinkle of spring snow just before our kids’ soccer games (Really? More snow?). If that’s not annoying enough, we start to listen to the sniff and snorts of our … continue reading
Jimmy Kimmel just might have hit the nail on the head with this sketch. While it might be an edgy approach to the topic of vaccination, we feel its message is appropriate. We applaud our fellow physicians for taking a strong stance. ICYMI, take a look.
A visit to any specialist for your child can be scary. Although most children are pretty healthy, sometimes a parent’s worst fears can come true and they will learn that their child has a complex and chronic disease, such as congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease simply means heart disease that your child was born … continue reading