July 24, 2016

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Rosebud IHS emergency room to reopen Friday after 7 months Written by Associated Press 155
Congress questions Indian Health Service staff, management Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 313
Collaboration targets cancer in Native Americans Written by Associated Press 182
US Senator formally requests audit of Indian Health Service Written by Associated Press 334
State redraws Medicaid cuts to hospital, dentists Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 203
Action from Congress urgently needed to provide resources for opioid addiction treatment Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 248
Funds available for HIV prevention, care of Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 289
Tribes, legislators demand greater IHS accountability Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 327
IHS supports goals of bill addressing reservation hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 509
CNAY gets grant to promote racial equity, healing among Native youth Written by Center for Native American Youth 1878
Rosebud IHS hospital diverting surgical, obstetrics patients Written by Associated Press 573
USDA announces $16.8M in grants to encourage healthy food purchases Written by USDA Media Release 484
Flour products recalled due to E.coli outbreak Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 428
Why aren’t you shopping for lower prescription drug prices? Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 327
US Surgeon General, tribal leaders work to combat addiction Written by MICHELLE CHARLES, Stillwater News Press 522
OKC Indian Clinic offers some helpful summer tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic 660
South Dakota Indian hospital threatened with funds cutoff Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 358
Hospital on Nebraska reservation gets new clinical director Written by Associated Press 336
Silent stalker haunts new mother Written by KC Cole, Chickasaw Nation Public Affairs 986
Feds hire contractor to run ERs at hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 442
Native Health Expert Ties History to Native Health Care Written by Emily VanGerpen, University of South Dakota 782
Indian Health Service looks to expand telehealth care Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 528
2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 397
GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 223
Suicide problem acute in NJ, nationwide Written by CHRISTOPHER MAAG, The Record 939
Nonprofit reaching out to educate on historical trauma effects on youth Written by MIKE ANDERSON, Rapid City Journal 509
North Dakota mother suing IHS over daughter’s death Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 851
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Written by MEDIA RELEASE 854
2 reservation hospitals now face funding-cutoff deadline Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 412
Medicaid spending crunch raises tensions in New Mexico Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 420
Federal official pledges improved care at tribal hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 314
Indian Health Service chief meets with tribal leaders Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 400
WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold to 422 million people in 2014 Written by Associated Press 745
Behavioral health unit serving tribes to be built in April Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 448
Things to know, ask if you’re considering bariatric surgery Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 408
CDC Releases Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain Written by CDC Media Release 514
Flagstaff explores celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day Written by Associated Press 422
Ministry helps vets with post-traumatic stress Written by SYLVIA CARIGNAN, The Frederick News-Post 499
Reservation hospital gets 2-month funding cutoff extension Written by Associated Press 566
Reservation hospital to lose Medicare, Medicaid money Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 871
Senator tours Rosebud hospital, calls for accountability Written by Associated Press 886
Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 423
Feds outline reforms for hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 622
Troubled Indian Health Service office gets interim director Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 686
Montana seeks new American Indian health director Written by Associated Press 424
Reservation Hospitals show serious deficiencies Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1781
Water rules could place Natives at higher cancer risk Written by KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press 627
University of Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation address tobacco use impact Written by JANA D. SMITH 1658
Growing up hungry: Native households at high rate of food insecurity Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Health News Alliance 2667
NEH Funds Research on Collaboration of Indigenous, Western Medicine Ways Written by Bettye Miller 1041
5 health insurance resolutions to consider for 2016 Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 629
Swinomish tribe hires dental therapist despite opposition Written by Associated Press 801
DWI court's treatment program promotes Native culture Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press 676
NMHU partners with Diné College on distance learning Written by Associated Press 698
Feds threaten to terminate Rosebud hospital from Medicare Written by Associated Press 752
DOE grant to help tribal school respond to suicides Written by Associated Press 719
NM health exchange targets Hispanics, Native Americans Written by Associated Press 589
Reservation loses funding for suicide prevention program Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 888
OKC Indian Clinic encourages healthy choices for American Diabetes Month Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1042
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide Written by Associated Press 674
Tribal efforts try to heal after Marysville school shooting Written by CHRIS WINTERS, The Daily Herald 768
WHO: Processed meats can cause cancer, red meat risky too Written by Angela Charlton, Associated Press 684
Committee discusses suicide prevention for Indian youth Written by AMY BETH HANSON, Associated Press 1935
Breast cancer campaign puts the pink in October for indigenous women Written by Daanis Chosa and Julia Jacobson | Native Health News Alliance 1399
Yankton Tribe, Avera remodeling clinic to boost kidney care Written by Associated Press 690
Policy makes Plan B more accessible to American Indian women Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 599
Cancer program focused on Natives gets Ralph Lauren donation Written by Associated Press 804
UA Researchers Release New Findings in Tribal Child Welfare Study Written by University of Arizona Media Release 1232
South Dakota proposes plan to expand Medicaid Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 882
Medical use advocates throw Free Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Festival Written by Wilhelm Murg, Guest Correspondent 2074
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers healthy eating tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1512
Navajo Nation to stop operating Gallup Detox Center Written by Associated Press 1014
10 Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid Written by Nathaniel Sillin 976
MCN Department of Health now offers Orthodontic Services Written by MCN Media Release 1265
Seneca Nation citizen named to Federal Advisory Panel on Native American Health Written by RPCI Media Release 1226
Arizona border hospital closes after Medicare payments stop Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 844
Tulsa's IHCRC gets Telligen grant for home model Written by Media Release 957
Study shows Indians have higher dementia risk Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 1701
Federal judge: Health law makes Wyoming tribe large employer Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 3025
Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1868
Montana to create new Office of American Indian Health Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 1114
Court allows Riverton hospital to enter lawsuit Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 1829
FACT SHEET: Health Care in Oklahoma Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 1144
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic takes steps to fight children’s diabetes Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 950
SD Gov: Up to feds if health subsidies go away Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 1772
3 questions to help sort student health coverage choices Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 981
Cherokee Nation Diabetes Prevention Coordinator on national panel Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 1103
Researchers find American Indian mascots harmful to Native youth Written by Bettye Miller 1672
UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms Written by University of Houston Media Release 1126
Medical expenses: Finding your way with a patient navigator Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 1115
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month Written by OSDH Media Release 1671
Kick Butts Day Continues Despite Challenging Weather Written by Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, Osage Nation Communications 1312
Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse Than We Thought Written by AAA Oklahoma Media Release 1221
6,000 Hours of Free In-Home Care to Families Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Written by Media Release 1127
April is Autism Awareness, Know Your Signs Written by KELLI OSTMAN, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 1748
Prevention the key to keeping measles out of Indian Country Written by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton / Native Health News Alliance 2082
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips to keep children’s teeth healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1880
Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program Written by Associated Press 2615
Avera to manage cancer program focused on Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2281
Tribal chairman urges Medicaid expansion Written by Associated Press 2382
State, tribal leaders seek Insure Oklahoma expansion Written by Associated Press 2737
American Heart Association Announces 2015 Go Red For Native Women Heart Health Summit Written by American Heart Association Media Release 2876
HeartLine Offers Suicide Prevention Training Written by Heartline Media Release 3230
'Caring Van' to service tribes statewide Written by Lauren Jones, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma 4080
American Indian ACA enrollees say it's not smart to count on IHS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6221
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips for avoiding colds, flu Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 3325
HHS encourages consumers to sign up by Jan.15 for health coverage Written by Health & Human Services Media Release 3283
Castle Rock center offers sweat lodges for Native youth Written by SARAH GROTHJAN, The Daily News 4250
Mainstream entities test the waters of ACA in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5021
EarthTalk®: Potential consequences of overusing antibiotics Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3401
AHA challenges tribal leaders to 'Check. Change. Control.' Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3391
Affordable Care Act recruiters step up efforts to reach Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5687
Daughter takes on Zumba® to get herself, mother healthier Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times 3659
Oglala Sioux president wants health care through Sanford Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 3086
EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 4006
OKC Indian Clinic offers tips for managing healthy New Year’s resolutions Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 3600
Campaign launches to prevent violence among American Indian communities Written by Futures Without Violence Media Release 3044
Suicide Prevention Strategies among Alaska Native Youth Written by University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health 6389
Northern Arapaho sue over IRS health care rule Written by Associated Press 2989
Influenza Activity Increasing in Oklahoma: First Two Deaths of the Season Reported Written by OSDH Media Release 3076
What tribal employees need to know about the ACA, exemptions, and the IRS Written by Cara Cowan Watts 4503
American Indians/Alaska Natives at Increased Risk of Developing Diabetic Eye Disease Written by CYN DAVIS, National Eye Institute 3716
Health Series: How American Indians fit into the Affordable Care Act Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6326
BCBSOK offering wide range of options under Affordable Care Act Written by BCBSOK Media Release 3860
Medical Grants Available for Children in Oklahoma Written by Media Release 2958
DHS to recognize Native American heritage day Written by Associated Press 3017
Mobile Vet Center visiting Okmulgee, Bristow in Nov. Written by Tulsa Vet Center 2631
4 questions to ask before renewing health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2543
Red Road to Wellbriety comes to Green Country, Okla. Written by Media Release 2810
Children's Hospital Foundation names endowed chairs in pediatric diabetes Written by Children’s Hospital Foundation 2951
Pawnee Nation awarded prevention grant Written by JEFF HARJO, Pawnee Nation Media Release 2964
Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3644
Cherokee Nation Health Services holds clinics for flu vaccine Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 3037
EarthTalk: What are parabens? Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3257
Oklahoma gets nearly $5 million in health grants Written by Associated Press 3289
Roll Your Sleeves Up and Your Windows Down for IHCRC’s Flu Clinic Written by Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa 2930
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic to host 10th Annual Red Feather Gala to help fund pharmacy expansion Written by Publisher 3549
Claremore IHS hosting veteran enrollment fair Written by Claremore Indian Hospital Media Release 3369
Mobile Vet Center to conduct Veterans’ Outreach In Oklahoma in September 2014 Written by Department of Veterans Affairs’ Readjustment Counseling Services 3114
Touch Therapy for Children coming to Wyandotte Written by William Swain, Wyandotte Nation Media Release 3267
How American Indians can get insurance thanks to the new Health Care Law Written by Lauren Jones (Cherokee citizen), Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma 6511
Muscogee (Creek) Nation WIC Program is a step ahead to meet new 2020 Federal mandates Written by CHRISTINA GOOD VOICE, MCN Media Release 3100
Odds of infant death higher in remote villagesKYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News Written by KYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News 2533
Added nutrients in food can be dangerous to health Written by E - The Environmental Magazine: EarthTalk® 3355
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic opens new medical building Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 5017
Okla. Health Department Offers Workshops to Become a Tai Chi Instructor Written by OSDH Media Release 4105
Detox service could end at New Mexico facility Written by Associated Press 2575
SW Okla. tribal citizens express concerns over Lawton facility, quality of care Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3410
Harmon-y Pediatric Clinic offers tips to get children to eat healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2450
Pine Ridge IHS scrutinized Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 4386
Some SD Native Americans wary about health reform Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 2733
Spirit of EAGLES Scholarship Announcement Written by AAIP Media Release 2842
Chickasaws, Choctaws sign clinic agreement Written by Associated Press 1953
Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail; Tips for Hurricane Season and Preparedness Written by AMERIND Risk Media Release 2310
New resource center aims to improve Indian health Written by Associated Press 2058
4 ways to evaluate alternative health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2063
IHS providing safe drinking water, wastewater facilities to Native American homes Written by OKC IHS media release 2929
New Indian health center opens in El Reno Written by Associated Press 2643
WIC mobile clinic launching on Standing Rock Written by JESSICA HOLDMAN, The Bismarck Tribune 2190
Winnebago hospital may lose Medicare funding Written by Associated Press 2310
As tribal health care woes mount, feds get blame Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2859
ND health officials: American Indian nurses needed Written by KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press 2711
Century-old Native American dress donated to UM Written by MARTIN KIDSTON, Missoulian 2898
How the U.S. Health Care Law affects American Indians Written by Lauren Jones, BCBSOK 5010
Arizona health insurance signups soar to 120,000 Written by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press 3337
Billings area IHS head resigns Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3460
New Survey: Oklahoma Native Americans Say Personal Health Problems Are Their Most Important Challenge Written by Craig Davis, Associate State Director 5158
Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2463
OKC Indian Clinic partners with Chickasaw Nation on pharmacy Written by Media Release 2592
Cherokee Nation centers get accolades Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2371
The Shawl Circle- Hoktvke Yekce Train the Trainer workshop Written by Media Release 3172
How safe is your E-Cigarette and/or vapor product? Written by Sallie WIlliams, M-Power Project Specialist, Osage Nation 8057
Shape Your Future Encourages Healthy Living During National Nutrition Month Written by Shape Your Future Media Release 3152
Free Training and Visual Aids for Native Americans with Impaired Vision Written by SAMMYE RUSCO, Project NATIVE Media release 2518
What you need to know about March health deadline Written by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press 2395
Alternative therapies add to pain management tools Written by ERIC MUNGENAST, East Valley Tribune 3581
Organizers hope healthier diets reach families Written by PATTI ZARLING, Press-Gazette Media 2722
Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten Written by BOBBY BOZEMAN, Times Daily 3300
New billing standards to help patients with debt Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 2244
Tribe considers putting legalized pot to vote Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2738
Are you exempt from the Affordable Care Act because you are a citizen of a federally recognized tribe? Written by LCDR Amy Eden, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Department of Health 6092
Half of Oklahoma Hospitals Encourage Breastfeeding by Not Giving Free Formula Bags Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health Media Release 4094
Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit 
 Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer 2451
Don’t let glaucoma take your sight away Written by National Eye Institute Media Release 2601
OKC pediatric clinic to open for American Indians Written by Associated Press 2562
Jack Brown Center receives three-year national accreditation Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 2800
Leave a Legacy of Healthy Vision Written by National Institutes of Health Media Release 3529
Center explores Native healing traditions for war vets Written by Western Folklife Center Media Release 4464
Navigators help get Native Americans insurance Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3184
Domestic Violence Can Have a Long-Lived Health Impact Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health Media Release 5022
Native American summit on health careers scheduled Written by Associated Press 3002
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by OSDH Media Release 3907
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by Associated Press 3797
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time Written by MICHELE KAYAL, Associated Press 3078
Cherokee Nation Health Services implements new online pharmacy Written by JULIE HUBBARD, Cherokee Nation Media Release 3505
VA grants will expand transportation in highly rural areas Written by NITA McCLELLAN, VA Media Release 3324
Sunlight Radiation Can Seriously Damage Your Eyes Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 3280
The Cost of Convenience: Voice-Activated Features Pose Biggest Risk to Drivers AAA cautions drive Written by AAA media release 2988
Tribes combat youth suicide Written by LYNDA V. MAPES, The Seattle Times 4254
Emergency contraception workshops scheduled Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 4573
Conference to Explore Western, Native American Healing Practices Written by Bettye Miller, Media Release 5426
Eat Well, Live Well: Free calorie counter Written by CDC News Release 4676
Indian health group, feds reach settlement Written by Associated Press 3594
Day-Ohn-Day: Race event promotes health, funds annual club powwow Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4862
Tempting powwow food poses hazard for diabetics Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5256
Grand Chief says low vision help was 'life changing' Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 5366
Group pushes for junk food tax on Navajo Nation Written by Associated Press 4622
UI to develop treatment for underserved groups Written by Associated Press 4285
Tulsa IHCRC hosting family resource fair March 7 Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 3831
Despite legal obligations, majority of IHS facilities reportly offer no 'plan B' Written by ACLU News Release 4406
Reservation dental care gets $3.3M boost in SD Written by Associated Press 4489
View of organ donation shifting in Native culture Written by ALLISON JARRELL, Capital Journal 10385
Cherokee Nation raising pay for more than 200 health employees Written by Julie Hubbard, Cherokee Nation Communications and STAFF REPORTS 5466
Glaucoma on the Rise With a 58 Percent Increase by 2030 Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4319
Cherokee Nation health centers still offering flu vaccine Written by AMANDA CLINTON, Cherokee Nation Communications Office 4751
Sanford to hire 2 Native American healers Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5959
Feds ask court to throw out hospital lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4245
AAIP Teams With Four Corners Alliance For Pre-Med Workshop Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 3906
UIHI Launches Native Generations Campaign to Protect Native Babies Written by Office of Minority Health News Release 4081
VA, IHS announce national reimbursement agreement Written by VA News Release 5171
December 2-8, 2012 is National Influenza Vaccination Week Written by CDC News Release 3480
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Increase Among U.S. Population Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4468
AAIP Launches Anti-Obesity Media Campaign Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 5065
Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5301
Video about diabetes among Lakota people released Written by Associated Press 5095
Juvenile alternatives to lockup showing hope in SD Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 5662
Plan B still not easily available through IHS Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5817
Sanford, USD unite to study Native American health Written by Associated Press 4048
Help & Hope Available Through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Written by Oklahoma HeartLine News Release 3377
IHS develops campaign to help address drug, alcohol abuse Written by Indian Health Service News Release 4696
VA Medical Center begins medical foster home program Written by Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center News Release 4308
Study aimed at controlling diabetes, obesity in adolescents Written by COR Clinical Research News Release 5583
Suicide Prevention Week September 9-15 Written by HeartLine News Release 3685
'Wellness court' aims at addiction Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 4544
USDA's SuperTracker Diet Planning and Tracking Tool Reaches One Million Registered Users Written by USDA News Release 4477
AAIP Hosts Statewide Conference Dedicated to Family Preservation Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 4257
IHS head stops in Lawton, addresses funding issues Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 4936
Click for Babies Project Needs Local Knitters to Help Prevent Infant Abuse Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 4646
Reducing Infant Mortality Focus of Statewide Initiative Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 5327
Fruit orchard planted on South Dakota reservation Written by Associated Press 3878
Documentary looks at suicide among Alaska Natives Written by MARY BETH SMETZER, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 5249
Arizona running club boosts Native Americans' health Written by VANDANA SEBASTIAN, The Arizona Republic 5882
Sanford Health receives grant to study cervical cancer
Study focusing on American Indian women under Written by Sanford Health News Release 3740
Looking to save on prescriptions? It’s complicated Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 5274
Tulsa Indian Health Care Resource Center having 'Teddy Bear' Clinic Written by Emily Bolusky, IHCRC News Releasew 3453
Public Health Warning Issued for West Nile Virus Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 3770
IHS announces tribal HIV/STD training kit, guide Written by Dianne Dawson, HIS Public Affairs Staff 4277
Indian Health Board of Billings to offer HIV tests Written by Associated Press 5236
Tribal clinic discontinuing chronic care service to non-tribal citizens Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6816
Native American dropout rates higher in Rapid City Written by Associated Press 4733
Moapa Paiutes blame power plant for early deaths, sickness Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 6034
Youth, Indian skin won’t protect you from melanoma Written by KAREN SHADE, Native American Times 11237
Hyperthermia: too hot for your health Written by National Institutes of Health News Release 4303
CDC trying out free AIDS tests at drugstores Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 9428
‘Let’s Move in Indian Country’ hits year mark, despite funding hurdles Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5021
Choctaw tribe signs deal for new hospital Written by Associated Press 6288
AAIP Receives Grant For Careers in Health for Native Students Program Written by Jason McCarty 4475
2nd hantavirus case confirmed on Pine Ridge Written by Associated Press 4631
Website offers Native Americans diabetes forums Written by Associated Press 5514
Home for chronic inebriates opens in Fairbanks Written by JEFF RICHARDSON, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 7885
Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Written by National Diabetes Education Program News Release 5675
SD life expectancy grows past age 80 Written by Associated Press 5291
Olympic Legend Billy Mills, Kickapoo Chairman, to co-chair new diabetes campaign Written by . 5150
Agency uses traditional healing to tackle abuse Written by RYAN BOETEL, Farmington Daily Times 4942
Native women push for improved access to Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6060
Struggling South Dakota hospital faces insolvency Written by CODY WINCHESTER, Argus Leader 4708
Rights set for American Indian medical care Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4842
Foundation awards $2.88 million to improve food systems Written by First Nations Development Institute
 3479
Tribe looks to teenagers to revive bison demand Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5370
NM hospital hires its first endocrinologist Written by RYAN BOETEL, The Daily Times 4914
Healthy Marriage Project makes headway in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Special to the Native Times 9088
Program aims to help Native Americans quit smoking Written by Associated Press 10206
UNMC to provide dental services for Omaha Tribe Written by Associated Press 5141
Apple juice can pose a health risk – from calories Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer 5245
Duo to examine American Indian diabetes woes Written by Associated Press 4960
Choctaw Nation donates 
$1 million to Dean McGee Eye Institute Written by Choctaw Nation Release 4584
Two-Day Conference Will Focus on Curbing American Indian Obesity Rates Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 5630
Oklahoma Agencies Offer HIV/AIDS Testing and Promote Activities for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 Written by Okla. State Dept. of Health 6581
Mazopiya Offers Free Informational
and Cooking Classes Written by TESSA LEHTO, SMSC 4315
Don’t Lose Sight of Diabetic Eye Disease Written by National Institutes of Health 4513
Study: Oral health poor among Pine Ridge members Written by AMBER HUNT, Associated Press 4597
Indian youth center debuts public service spot Written by Associated Press 4353
Traditional gardener educates with healthy harvest Written by SUZANNE HECK, Potawatomi News 5423
Participate in the National PTA’s Healthy Lifestyles Month with TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6958
Feds, Alaska Natives focus on suicide prevention Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 5944
How to Spot Domestic Violence Written by Ginny Grimsley 5284
New hospital set to open in Eagle Butte Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 8895
New Program Allows Dieters to ‘Bet’ – and Profit – On Shedding Pounds
 Written by HealthyWage Release 5767
Runner goes ‘100 miles for life’ to beat diabetes Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 4357
Minnesota Reservation copes with hunger issues Written by JULIE SIPLE, Minnesota Public Radio 5394
Spice Up Life with Good Health, Says TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5491
AHIMA, HHS offering free Health IT training Written by Heath & Human Services Release 7207
Shawnees Open Opiate Treatment Clinic Written by Quapaw Counseling Services News Release 5593
CDC: Severe dental decay among Native children Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 4929
State Museum Hosts National Traveling Exhibit To Promote Healthy Living Written by Darlene Lizarraga 4514
Initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes Written by US DEPT. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 5084
American Indians face health obstacles in Indiana Written by Associated Press 5721
Preventing Falls in Older Persons Can Prevent Admissions to Care Facilities 
 Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 4180
Creighton to study diabetes among Neb., SD tribes Written by Associated Press 3454
Free Sept. 22 Web Conference Helps Okla. Caregivers Written by National Private Duty Association 6952
TOPS Ten Tips: Cycling on the Road to Success Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6429
North Dakota hospitals, Indian Health Service, tribes in dispute over bills Written by Associated Press 6837
Official: Lack of funding harms Indian health Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press 6135
Senate hearing in Mont. examines Indian suicides Written by Associated Press 5976
Free national conference to improve health in tribal communities Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6416
OU to study tribal cancer prevention efforts Written by Associated Press 6025
Chickasaw tribe looks to improve access to health care Written by MURRAY EVANS, Associated Press 8440
Nurses work to curb infant mortality deaths Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 7034
Kiowa healing arts practitioner pursues natural medicine Written by JoKAY DOWELL, Oklahoma Native Times 8634
IHS Director recognizes traditional healing clinic with public health leadership award Written by DIANNE DAWSON 6667
AFHCAN telemedicine program reaches significant milestone in Alaska Written by Fiona Brosnan, ANTHC 8673
Martin hospital, Indian Health Service at odds Written by Associated Press 5653
Drug shows improved kidney function for type 2 diabetes patients Written by Jeff Carlton, UT Southwestern Medical Center 5168
Breastfeeding Initiative is Part of Let’s Move! in Indian Country Written by Dianne Dawson, IHS 8770
Choctaw Nation Health Services announces ‘Going Lean’ Written by . 9307
Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6854
Smart Eating to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure Written by Department of Public Health and Human Services 4400
‘Let’s Move’ initiative underway in Indian Country Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 7587
Inter-Tribal Wellness Center First Ever Certified White Bison Treatment Center Written by Dyani Bingham 7011
Let’s Move! in Indian Country launched at Menominee Rez Written by USDA press release 8213
Tips to Help Dialysis Patients Stay Safe during Severe Weather Written by Fresenius Medical Care 7027
Low Impact, High Results Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 5586
Keep an Eye on Your Vision Written by National Eye Institute Release 5398
Autism: Unlocking Mireya Salazar's world Written by ERIC GORSKI, The Denver Post 7165
Bradford urges Native youth to get active Written by STAFF REPORTS 12198
Ag Secretary, Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active Written by USDA Release 7093
2 SD tribes part of nutrition education program Written by Associated Press 7813
Limiting carbs, not calories, reduces liver fat faster Written by UT Southwestern 7222
Hilo Medical Center launches diabetes course Written by Associated Press 6900
Chickasaw tribe gets $109,000 for nutrition program Written by Associated Press 7153
What are the warning signs of autism in children? Written by BRENT RAWLS 7542
TOPS’ Ten Overrated Restaurant Items Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 6732
HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities Written by OASH Press Office 5083
NM governor signs suicide prevention bill Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6485
IHS director says problems being addressed Written by Associated Press 7794
Indian youth suicide crisis continues to baffle health officials Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8822
Indian Child Suicides - Enterprise: Indian youth suicide crisis baffles Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8193
Navajo-area health officials see rise in HIV cases Written by Associated Press 7637
TOPS Helps Decipher Food Marketing Gimmicks Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8509
Oklahoma siblings have heart surgery in 4 years Written by SONYA COLBERG, The Oklahoman 7045
Bill aims to stem American Indian teenage suicides Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6164
NAPT release follows man’s diet struggle Written by JESSICA KINZER 10461
Getting Fit Can Be More Fun with a Partner Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8297
Living Strong: Keeping the Passion Burning Written by Toqua Ticeahkie, Native American Times 7287
Mental health settlement trustees award $2.1M to reservations, communities Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6617
Is It Really Your Fault That You’re Fat? Written by RUSS HANDLER 8417
January 2011: Glaucoma Awareness Month Written by National Eye Institute 8519
TOPS Offers Remedies for Holiday Celebrations Without Regret Written by KIMBERLY GREENE, TOPS 6987
Study: IHS lacks accessibility to specialty care, other resources Written by LORI SHANKS, Partners.org 8107
Enjoy a healthier holiday with simple substitutions Written by UT Southwestern Medical Center 5516
Native American Diabetes Awareness Day, Nov. 30 Written by RSTDPP Media 8545
NY drops among states in anti-smoking funding Written by MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press 5445
Series gives consumers skinny on food choices Written by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press 5788
Navajos who burn coal for heat are at risk Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6458
Sanford doctor focuses on American Indian health Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 6669
Chickasaw Nation debuts electronic WIC nutrition cards Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6613
Indian Health Care Resource Center Receives Federal Grant for Healthy Tulsa Pathways Collaborative P Written by Emily Bolusky 7893
Early cancer detection saves lives Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6236
Farmington facility sees many repeat clients detox Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6034
Clinics help urban Indians live with diabetes Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 8282
Coeur d'Alene tribe gets federal hospital funding Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6714
Energy-efficient home in Quinhagak off the ground Written by ALEX DEMARBAN, The Tundra Drums 6369
Survey says South Dakota has rising obesity rate Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 7112
Secretary Sebelius,Roubideaux reaffirm shared commitment Written by Indian Health Service/Business Wire Release 4998
North America Indian AIDS Summit 2010 Written by Liberty Research Group 6438
TOPS Helps Figure Out Fiber Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6977
Strong Warriors gather strength, change name Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 9568
Longest Walk 3 needing state coordinators Written by The Longest Walk news release 6668
Missoula cancer researchers get $1.4M grant Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4876
Montana Wyoming Tribal Cancer Summit Scheduled for Great Falls, MT Written by Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council 6780
Notah Begay III Foundation opens first of its kind soccer field, community park Written by CRYSTAL ECHOHAWK, NB3 Foundation 6276
NB3 Foundation to expand programs to fight obesity among Native youth Written by WILL CHAVEZ, Native American Times Correspondent 9363
Counselor, bulldog team fight addiction Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6782
Sanford creates Native American health office Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 6605
Sen. Byron Dorgan: American Indians getting $1.9 million in federal funds Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4867
Researchers receive $1 million to improve health in Native communities Written by University of California, Davis 6836
Comanches work to muscle out diabetes Written by Dana Attocknie, Native American Times 8871
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Hosts Free Diabetes Summit Written by Johnnie Brasuell, MCN Diabetes Program Manager and Shirlene Ade, Women’s Caucus Chairperson, Nationa 6879
Support key to weight loss Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5768
Alcohol Use Rate Among American Indian or Alaska Native Adults is Well Below the National Average Written by SAMHSA 9954
Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids Written by ILEANA MORALES, Associated Press Writer 5598
The Importance of Breakfast: Mom Was Right Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4285
Wind River reservation girls learn self defense Written by KRISTY GRAY, Casper Star-Tribune 7442
Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer 5048
CDC, IHS urge American Indian, Alaska Native parents to protect preteens with recommended vaccines Written by AED 8923
Nike, Bureau of Indian Education sign agreement Written by Associated Press 5944
Cherokee Income - NC American Indians with casino income fare better Written by TOM BREEN, 
Associated Press Writer 12083
Blood sugar test goes bad at New Mexico event Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 6600
Study: Health risks in urban Native women Written by RACHEL D'ORO, 
Associated Press Writer 5437
Ad campaign targets meth use in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 7624
Weight-Wise Cooking Tips: Simple Swaps & Strategies That Slim Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE
 6402
Tribal members try to break bad eating habits Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 11505
Mescalero schools get suicide prevention funds Written by Associated Press 5983
Utah tribal groups get money for medical outreach Written by Associated Press 6369
Funding announced for children's health care Written by Health and Human Services 5026
Native care blends modern doctoring, medicine men Written by FELICIA FONSECA and HEATHER CLARK, 
Associated Press Writers 6234
Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods: What to Choose Instead Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE 14905
Keel applauds Congress for improvements to IHS Written by National Congress of American Indians release 5801
2 ND tribes get diabetes grants Written by Associated Press 6557
Office of Minority Health seeks input Written by Publisher 5951
Survey indicates real impact of diabetes-based education Written by STEPHINE POSTON 7358
Tribal official urges improved health services Written by CHET BROKAW
, Associated Press Writer 6544
Sebelius urges American Indians, Alaska Natives to get flu vaccination for H1N1 Written by Lynette Willie, HHS Communications Director
 8219
Yuma teacher’s ‘heart’ in running off diabetes Written by WILLIAM ROLLER
, The Sun 7236
Native Americans stalked more than other ethnic groups Written by Ann N. Dapice, PhD 13439
For Whiteclay, Neb., problems, some push for detox Written by NATE JENKINS, 
Associated Press Writer 7877
$10 million in grants to be awarded for Native children's health care Written by BUSINESS WIRE 7343
Diabetes prevention is the best remedy, TOPS medical expert says Written by TOPS 6442
Wellbriety program wins purpose prize Written by W. Lee Morrow 9748
Ore. mental health agency uses Native American way Written by SU-JIN YIM
, The Oregonian 11447
Society provides resources for diabetic foot care Written by American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 8053
IHS Director discusses health care issues with senator Written by SEN. JOHNSON'S OFFICE 7099
Former FSU football star inspires Indian health plan Written by KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS 7562
Healing the Sacred Child workshop scheduled Written by LYNETTE TWO BULLS 9430
Mother talks about baby’s death Statistics say SIDS deaths are higher among Native Americans Written by ROCHELLE HINES, Associated Press 10690
Native American Groups Unite to Discuss Food Security for the 21st Century and Beyond Written by . 13040

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