Health in the 406 Health in the 406 Practicing Food Safety this Holiday Season 1 in 6 Montanans become ill with a foodborne illness every year; to protect yourself and those around you, practice the four steps of food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill. Rinse your vegetables and fruits before eating, and make sure to wash your hands before, during, and after cooking. If you are sick with vomiting or diarrhea, avoid cooking food for others and stay home until two days after symptoms have stopped. Alzheimer's Approximately 20,000 Montana’s are living with Alzheimer’s disease and the number is projected to increase 35% by 2025. Care and support resources are available for those affected and the 49,000 individuals providing care. Early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s can save money, provides medical benefits and allows for more time to plan for the future. Talk to your doctor about warning signs, memory loss and healthy lifestyle habits.