Gout is a type of arthritis that was once known as “the disease of kings.” If you have gout, though, that’s probably slim comfort. Your first symptom is likely to be sudden, intense pain in a big toe that wakes you up at night – hardly the royal treatment.
The pain comes from needle-like crystals...read on
When bad things happen on a hike in Montana, they can involve real disasters. Bear attacks and lost hikers make problems like sunburn and blisters seem like minor bumps in the road. But when you’re on the trail, it can be the little things that make or break your hike. Planning ahead and knowing how...read on
Compared with most other states, Montana has a relatively low incidence of diabetes. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a problem here – our rates have more than doubled since the 1990s. Today, just under 8 percent of adults in Montana have this condition.
Those people can face serious health problems....read on