Rogers Ssembatya came to Montana from Uganda in 2014 with pressure sores and a bone infection that could have led to his death. Instead, months of treatment through St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings restored the paraplegic’s health. It allowed the now 18-year-old to lead a normal life, to smile again.
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at Baptist Health Wound Care suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day and every step can place two to three times
Though treatable when detected early, cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in Guatemala—taking the lives of more than 1,400 Mayan women a year. In the United States, 31 percent of those diagnosed with cervical cancer die each year; in Guatemala, that percentage jumps to 48. So why is a curable cancer killing so many Mayan
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A young girl who’s stuck in the hospital got a surprise from her favorite nurses. The “Hokey Pokey” is 3-year old Madison’s favorite song. She’s been stuck in a hospital in Springfield, Illinois with complications from influenza. Her mom says Madison is doing better but will be there for several weeks while