January 23, 2017

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Historic partnership forged to address Native food crisis Written by SMSC media release 641
IHS: Pine Ridge hospital off ‘immediate jeopardy’ status Written by Associated Press 107
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe building new $13M clinic Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 317
Don’t bet big on health law changes when mulling coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Health Writer 149
Researchers offer tips for healthier holidays Written by Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation 288
Inaugural NB3FIT Day gets thousands moving Written by KIM BACA 480
IHS outlines changes to boost quality care Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 469
Surgeon general report: ‘Addiction is not a character flaw’ Written by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer 210
Diabetics at risk for eye disease Written by National Eye Institute 298
First Nations, Partnership with Native Americans receive helping hand in fight against hunger Written by Publisher 504
USDA seeks applications for nutrition incentive program grants Written by USDA Media Release 259
Employers spice up insurance benefits, offer help with pets, debt Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Health Writer 247
IHS names deputy chief medical officer for the Great Plains Written by Associated Press 400
Voices of Hope seeks to curb state’s suicide problem Written by SCOTT THOMPSON, Great Falls Tribune 2612
Oct 21 is American Indian Cancer Foundation’s 2 Annual Indigenous Pink Day Written by Publisher 305
NB3 kicks off action to reduce sugar consumption among kids Written by NB3 Foundation 2252
Car Crashes Are #1 Cause of Death for Oklahoma Teens Written by Chuck Mai 232
Navajo Nation opposing federal veterans’ health copay plan Written by Associated Press 372
Watchdog: Staff issues affect care at reservation hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 364
Nutrition conference calls for Indigenous knowledge, academic alignment Written by Publisher 1540
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving health Written by Associated Press 429
IHS accountability bill approved by US Senate committee Written by ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press 247
Avera to provide telemedicine services at Indian hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 240
Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press 213
Embattled Winnebago hospital encounters challenges, distrust Written by DOLLY A. BUTZ, Sioux City Journal 486
See Well for a Lifetime: Take Care of Your Eyes Written by National Eye Institute 452
Feds to temporarily close reservation hospital’s ER Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 502
USDA seeks applications for health care grants in the Delta Region Written by USDA Media Release 375
Nike N7 Fund opens next round of youth funding Written by AMY HUNTER, Nike N7 550
Insurance gives Native Americans more health care choices Written by JAYME FRASER, The Montana Standard 906
Panel: Depression screening for kids could prevent suicides Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 623
Native communities get help with health disparities Written by Associated Press 559
Tribe offering free sex ed course Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 1815
Why you should consider breastfeeding your child Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic 1045
Activists: Enforce law in Whiteclay or close beer stores Written by Associated Press 444
Advocates call for proposals for Navajo community wellness projects Written by Mallory Black, Native Health News Alliance 1506
AFHP funding to Utah Navajo Health System to add reproductive health services Written by Arizona Family Health Partnership 788
OSDH says it's time to get vaccines before returning to school Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 483
IHS awards $700K contract aimed at improving patient care Written by Associated Press 566
Rosebud IHS emergency room to reopen Friday after 7 months Written by Associated Press 473
Congress questions Indian Health Service staff, management Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 756
Collaboration targets cancer in Native Americans Written by Associated Press 938
US Senator formally requests audit of Indian Health Service Written by Associated Press 717
State redraws Medicaid cuts to hospital, dentists Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 517
Action from Congress urgently needed to provide resources for opioid addiction treatment Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 768
Funds available for HIV prevention, care of Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 635
Tribes, legislators demand greater IHS accountability Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 672
IHS supports goals of bill addressing reservation hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 931
CNAY gets grant to promote racial equity, healing among Native youth Written by Center for Native American Youth 3124
Rosebud IHS hospital diverting surgical, obstetrics patients Written by Associated Press 909
USDA announces $16.8M in grants to encourage healthy food purchases Written by USDA Media Release 860
Flour products recalled due to E.coli outbreak Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 784
Why aren’t you shopping for lower prescription drug prices? Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 670
US Surgeon General, tribal leaders work to combat addiction Written by MICHELLE CHARLES, Stillwater News Press 898
OKC Indian Clinic offers some helpful summer tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic 1031
South Dakota Indian hospital threatened with funds cutoff Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 685
Hospital on Nebraska reservation gets new clinical director Written by Associated Press 700
Silent stalker haunts new mother Written by KC Cole, Chickasaw Nation Public Affairs 1381
Feds hire contractor to run ERs at hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 814
Native Health Expert Ties History to Native Health Care Written by Emily VanGerpen, University of South Dakota 1233
Indian Health Service looks to expand telehealth care Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 887
2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 699
GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 499
Suicide problem acute in NJ, nationwide Written by CHRISTOPHER MAAG, The Record 1256
Nonprofit reaching out to educate on historical trauma effects on youth Written by MIKE ANDERSON, Rapid City Journal 854
North Dakota mother suing IHS over daughter’s death Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1307
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Written by MEDIA RELEASE 1135
2 reservation hospitals now face funding-cutoff deadline Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 699
Medicaid spending crunch raises tensions in New Mexico Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 697
Federal official pledges improved care at tribal hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 565
Indian Health Service chief meets with tribal leaders Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 728
WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold to 422 million people in 2014 Written by Associated Press 1057
Behavioral health unit serving tribes to be built in April Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 746
Things to know, ask if you’re considering bariatric surgery Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 687
CDC Releases Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain Written by CDC Media Release 806
Flagstaff explores celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day Written by Associated Press 700
Ministry helps vets with post-traumatic stress Written by SYLVIA CARIGNAN, The Frederick News-Post 819
Reservation hospital gets 2-month funding cutoff extension Written by Associated Press 868
Reservation hospital to lose Medicare, Medicaid money Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1220
Senator tours Rosebud hospital, calls for accountability Written by Associated Press 1187
Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 663
Feds outline reforms for hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 865
Troubled Indian Health Service office gets interim director Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1019
Montana seeks new American Indian health director Written by Associated Press 698
Reservation Hospitals show serious deficiencies Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2146
Water rules could place Natives at higher cancer risk Written by KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press 898
University of Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation address tobacco use impact Written by JANA D. SMITH 2129
Growing up hungry: Native households at high rate of food insecurity Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Health News Alliance 3345
NEH Funds Research on Collaboration of Indigenous, Western Medicine Ways Written by Bettye Miller 1311
5 health insurance resolutions to consider for 2016 Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 928
Swinomish tribe hires dental therapist despite opposition Written by Associated Press 1075
DWI court's treatment program promotes Native culture Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press 929
NMHU partners with Diné College on distance learning Written by Associated Press 952
Feds threaten to terminate Rosebud hospital from Medicare Written by Associated Press 985
DOE grant to help tribal school respond to suicides Written by Associated Press 959
NM health exchange targets Hispanics, Native Americans Written by Associated Press 822
Reservation loses funding for suicide prevention program Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1174
OKC Indian Clinic encourages healthy choices for American Diabetes Month Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1303
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide Written by Associated Press 922
Tribal efforts try to heal after Marysville school shooting Written by CHRIS WINTERS, The Daily Herald 1020
WHO: Processed meats can cause cancer, red meat risky too Written by Angela Charlton, Associated Press 966
Committee discusses suicide prevention for Indian youth Written by AMY BETH HANSON, Associated Press 2271
Breast cancer campaign puts the pink in October for indigenous women Written by Daanis Chosa and Julia Jacobson | Native Health News Alliance 1646
Yankton Tribe, Avera remodeling clinic to boost kidney care Written by Associated Press 994
Policy makes Plan B more accessible to American Indian women Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 869
Cancer program focused on Natives gets Ralph Lauren donation Written by Associated Press 1266
UA Researchers Release New Findings in Tribal Child Welfare Study Written by University of Arizona Media Release 1485
South Dakota proposes plan to expand Medicaid Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 1126
Medical use advocates throw Free Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Festival Written by Wilhelm Murg, Guest Correspondent 2338
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers healthy eating tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1775
Navajo Nation to stop operating Gallup Detox Center Written by Associated Press 1323
10 Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid Written by Nathaniel Sillin 1360
MCN Department of Health now offers Orthodontic Services Written by MCN Media Release 1840
Seneca Nation citizen named to Federal Advisory Panel on Native American Health Written by RPCI Media Release 1478
Arizona border hospital closes after Medicare payments stop Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1103
Tulsa's IHCRC gets Telligen grant for home model Written by Media Release 1288
Study shows Indians have higher dementia risk Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 2119
Federal judge: Health law makes Wyoming tribe large employer Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 3312
Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2175
Montana to create new Office of American Indian Health Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 1425
Court allows Riverton hospital to enter lawsuit Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2126
FACT SHEET: Health Care in Oklahoma Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 1432
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic takes steps to fight children’s diabetes Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1195
SD Gov: Up to feds if health subsidies go away Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 2059
3 questions to help sort student health coverage choices Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 1226
Cherokee Nation Diabetes Prevention Coordinator on national panel Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 1352
Researchers find American Indian mascots harmful to Native youth Written by Bettye Miller 1957
UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms Written by University of Houston Media Release 1343
Medical expenses: Finding your way with a patient navigator Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 1379
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month Written by OSDH Media Release 1962
Kick Butts Day Continues Despite Challenging Weather Written by Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, Osage Nation Communications 1543
Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse Than We Thought Written by AAA Oklahoma Media Release 1502
6,000 Hours of Free In-Home Care to Families Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Written by Media Release 1337
April is Autism Awareness, Know Your Signs Written by KELLI OSTMAN, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 2016
Prevention the key to keeping measles out of Indian Country Written by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton / Native Health News Alliance 2316
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips to keep children’s teeth healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2082
Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program Written by Associated Press 2866
Avera to manage cancer program focused on Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2533
Tribal chairman urges Medicaid expansion Written by Associated Press 2645
State, tribal leaders seek Insure Oklahoma expansion Written by Associated Press 3021
American Heart Association Announces 2015 Go Red For Native Women Heart Health Summit Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3142
HeartLine Offers Suicide Prevention Training Written by Heartline Media Release 3528
'Caring Van' to service tribes statewide Written by Lauren Jones, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma 4418
American Indian ACA enrollees say it's not smart to count on IHS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6575
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips for avoiding colds, flu Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 3618
HHS encourages consumers to sign up by Jan.15 for health coverage Written by Health & Human Services Media Release 3530
Castle Rock center offers sweat lodges for Native youth Written by SARAH GROTHJAN, The Daily News 4524
Mainstream entities test the waters of ACA in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5399
EarthTalk®: Potential consequences of overusing antibiotics Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3655
AHA challenges tribal leaders to 'Check. Change. Control.' Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3652
Affordable Care Act recruiters step up efforts to reach Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5990
Daughter takes on Zumba® to get herself, mother healthier Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times 3925
Oglala Sioux president wants health care through Sanford Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 3373
EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 4283
OKC Indian Clinic offers tips for managing healthy New Year’s resolutions Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 3782
Campaign launches to prevent violence among American Indian communities Written by Futures Without Violence Media Release 3223
Suicide Prevention Strategies among Alaska Native Youth Written by University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health 6758
Northern Arapaho sue over IRS health care rule Written by Associated Press 3238
Influenza Activity Increasing in Oklahoma: First Two Deaths of the Season Reported Written by OSDH Media Release 3247
What tribal employees need to know about the ACA, exemptions, and the IRS Written by Cara Cowan Watts 4932
American Indians/Alaska Natives at Increased Risk of Developing Diabetic Eye Disease Written by CYN DAVIS, National Eye Institute 4010
Health Series: How American Indians fit into the Affordable Care Act Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6711
BCBSOK offering wide range of options under Affordable Care Act Written by BCBSOK Media Release 4206
Medical Grants Available for Children in Oklahoma Written by Media Release 3252
DHS to recognize Native American heritage day Written by Associated Press 3255
Mobile Vet Center visiting Okmulgee, Bristow in Nov. Written by Tulsa Vet Center 2853
4 questions to ask before renewing health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2779
Red Road to Wellbriety comes to Green Country, Okla. Written by Media Release 3166
Children's Hospital Foundation names endowed chairs in pediatric diabetes Written by Children’s Hospital Foundation 3216
Pawnee Nation awarded prevention grant Written by JEFF HARJO, Pawnee Nation Media Release 3245
Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3919
Cherokee Nation Health Services holds clinics for flu vaccine Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 3390
EarthTalk: What are parabens? Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3541
Oklahoma gets nearly $5 million in health grants Written by Associated Press 3534
Roll Your Sleeves Up and Your Windows Down for IHCRC’s Flu Clinic Written by Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa 3231
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic to host 10th Annual Red Feather Gala to help fund pharmacy expansion Written by Publisher 3947
Claremore IHS hosting veteran enrollment fair Written by Claremore Indian Hospital Media Release 3596
Mobile Vet Center to conduct Veterans’ Outreach In Oklahoma in September 2014 Written by Department of Veterans Affairs’ Readjustment Counseling Services 3361
Touch Therapy for Children coming to Wyandotte Written by William Swain, Wyandotte Nation Media Release 3508
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 9055
Muscogee (Creek) Nation WIC Program is a step ahead to meet new 2020 Federal mandates Written by CHRISTINA GOOD VOICE, MCN Media Release 3387
Odds of infant death higher in remote villagesKYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News Written by KYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News 2731
Added nutrients in food can be dangerous to health Written by E - The Environmental Magazine: EarthTalk® 3644
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic opens new medical building Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 5665
Okla. Health Department Offers Workshops to Become a Tai Chi Instructor Written by OSDH Media Release 4468
Detox service could end at New Mexico facility Written by Associated Press 2808
SW Okla. tribal citizens express concerns over Lawton facility, quality of care Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3737
Harmon-y Pediatric Clinic offers tips to get children to eat healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2663
Pine Ridge IHS scrutinized Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 5005
Some SD Native Americans wary about health reform Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 3001
Spirit of EAGLES Scholarship Announcement Written by AAIP Media Release 3120
Chickasaws, Choctaws sign clinic agreement Written by Associated Press 2216
Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail; Tips for Hurricane Season and Preparedness Written by AMERIND Risk Media Release 2555
New resource center aims to improve Indian health Written by Associated Press 2302
4 ways to evaluate alternative health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2302
IHS providing safe drinking water, wastewater facilities to Native American homes Written by OKC IHS media release 3195
New Indian health center opens in El Reno Written by Associated Press 2958
WIC mobile clinic launching on Standing Rock Written by JESSICA HOLDMAN, The Bismarck Tribune 2478
Winnebago hospital may lose Medicare funding Written by Associated Press 2573
As tribal health care woes mount, feds get blame Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3085
ND health officials: American Indian nurses needed Written by KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press 3037
Century-old Native American dress donated to UM Written by MARTIN KIDSTON, Missoulian 3184
How the U.S. Health Care Law affects American Indians Written by Lauren Jones, BCBSOK 5901
Arizona health insurance signups soar to 120,000 Written by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press 3580
Billings area IHS head resigns Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4000
New Survey: Oklahoma Native Americans Say Personal Health Problems Are Their Most Important Challenge Written by Craig Davis, Associate State Director 5538
Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2727
OKC Indian Clinic partners with Chickasaw Nation on pharmacy Written by Media Release 2837
Cherokee Nation centers get accolades Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2617
The Shawl Circle- Hoktvke Yekce Train the Trainer workshop Written by Media Release 3522
How safe is your E-Cigarette and/or vapor product? Written by Sallie WIlliams, M-Power Project Specialist, Osage Nation 8508
Shape Your Future Encourages Healthy Living During National Nutrition Month Written by Shape Your Future Media Release 3353
Free Training and Visual Aids for Native Americans with Impaired Vision Written by SAMMYE RUSCO, Project NATIVE Media release 2742
What you need to know about March health deadline Written by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press 2615
Alternative therapies add to pain management tools Written by ERIC MUNGENAST, East Valley Tribune 3866
Organizers hope healthier diets reach families Written by PATTI ZARLING, Press-Gazette Media 2952
Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten Written by BOBBY BOZEMAN, Times Daily 3555
New billing standards to help patients with debt Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 2450
Tribe considers putting legalized pot to vote Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2970
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 6535
Half of Oklahoma Hospitals Encourage Breastfeeding by Not Giving Free Formula Bags Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health Media Release 4339
Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit 
 Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer 2657
Don’t let glaucoma take your sight away Written by National Eye Institute Media Release 2863
OKC pediatric clinic to open for American Indians Written by Associated Press 2851
Jack Brown Center receives three-year national accreditation Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 3070
Leave a Legacy of Healthy Vision Written by National Institutes of Health Media Release 3783
Center explores Native healing traditions for war vets Written by Western Folklife Center Media Release 4792
Navigators help get Native Americans insurance Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3495
Domestic Violence Can Have a Long-Lived Health Impact Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health Media Release 5392
Native American summit on health careers scheduled Written by Associated Press 3348
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by OSDH Media Release 4241
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by Associated Press 4120
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time Written by MICHELE KAYAL, Associated Press 3367
Cherokee Nation Health Services implements new online pharmacy Written by JULIE HUBBARD, Cherokee Nation Media Release 3843
VA grants will expand transportation in highly rural areas Written by NITA McCLELLAN, VA Media Release 3570
Sunlight Radiation Can Seriously Damage Your Eyes Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 3565
The Cost of Convenience: Voice-Activated Features Pose Biggest Risk to Drivers AAA cautions drive Written by AAA media release 3183
Tribes combat youth suicide Written by LYNDA V. MAPES, The Seattle Times 4609
Emergency contraception workshops scheduled Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 4920
Conference to Explore Western, Native American Healing Practices Written by Bettye Miller, Media Release 5904
Eat Well, Live Well: Free calorie counter Written by CDC News Release 5040
Indian health group, feds reach settlement Written by Associated Press 3852
Day-Ohn-Day: Race event promotes health, funds annual club powwow Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 5178
Tempting powwow food poses hazard for diabetics Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5647
Grand Chief says low vision help was 'life changing' Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 5701
Group pushes for junk food tax on Navajo Nation Written by Associated Press 4941
UI to develop treatment for underserved groups Written by Associated Press 4585
Tulsa IHCRC hosting family resource fair March 7 Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4145
Despite legal obligations, majority of IHS facilities reportly offer no 'plan B' Written by ACLU News Release 4675
Reservation dental care gets $3.3M boost in SD Written by Associated Press 4872
View of organ donation shifting in Native culture Written by ALLISON JARRELL, Capital Journal 11730
Cherokee Nation raising pay for more than 200 health employees Written by Julie Hubbard, Cherokee Nation Communications and STAFF REPORTS 5848
Glaucoma on the Rise With a 58 Percent Increase by 2030 Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4689
Cherokee Nation health centers still offering flu vaccine Written by AMANDA CLINTON, Cherokee Nation Communications Office 5080
Sanford to hire 2 Native American healers Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 6297
Feds ask court to throw out hospital lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4589
AAIP Teams With Four Corners Alliance For Pre-Med Workshop Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 4330
UIHI Launches Native Generations Campaign to Protect Native Babies Written by Office of Minority Health News Release 4385
VA, IHS announce national reimbursement agreement Written by VA News Release 5461
December 2-8, 2012 is National Influenza Vaccination Week Written by CDC News Release 3789
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Increase Among U.S. Population Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4802
AAIP Launches Anti-Obesity Media Campaign Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 5427
Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5604
Video about diabetes among Lakota people released Written by Associated Press 5384
Juvenile alternatives to lockup showing hope in SD Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 6140
Plan B still not easily available through IHS Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 6221
Sanford, USD unite to study Native American health Written by Associated Press 4326
Help & Hope Available Through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Written by Oklahoma HeartLine News Release 3684
IHS develops campaign to help address drug, alcohol abuse Written by Indian Health Service News Release 5056
VA Medical Center begins medical foster home program Written by Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center News Release 4640
Study aimed at controlling diabetes, obesity in adolescents Written by COR Clinical Research News Release 5881
Suicide Prevention Week September 9-15 Written by HeartLine News Release 4046
'Wellness court' aims at addiction Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 4975
USDA's SuperTracker Diet Planning and Tracking Tool Reaches One Million Registered Users Written by USDA News Release 4773
AAIP Hosts Statewide Conference Dedicated to Family Preservation Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 4575
IHS head stops in Lawton, addresses funding issues Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 5336
Click for Babies Project Needs Local Knitters to Help Prevent Infant Abuse Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 4977
Reducing Infant Mortality Focus of Statewide Initiative Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 5690
Fruit orchard planted on South Dakota reservation Written by Associated Press 4222
Documentary looks at suicide among Alaska Natives Written by MARY BETH SMETZER, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 5632
Arizona running club boosts Native Americans' health Written by VANDANA SEBASTIAN, The Arizona Republic 6246
Sanford Health receives grant to study cervical cancer
Study focusing on American Indian women under Written by Sanford Health News Release 4068
Looking to save on prescriptions? It’s complicated Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 5630
Tulsa Indian Health Care Resource Center having 'Teddy Bear' Clinic Written by Emily Bolusky, IHCRC News Releasew 3773
Public Health Warning Issued for West Nile Virus Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 4063
IHS announces tribal HIV/STD training kit, guide Written by Dianne Dawson, HIS Public Affairs Staff 4622
Indian Health Board of Billings to offer HIV tests Written by Associated Press 5570
Tribal clinic discontinuing chronic care service to non-tribal citizens Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 7432
Native American dropout rates higher in Rapid City Written by Associated Press 5065
Moapa Paiutes blame power plant for early deaths, sickness Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 6525
Youth, Indian skin won’t protect you from melanoma Written by KAREN SHADE, Native American Times 12567
Hyperthermia: too hot for your health Written by National Institutes of Health News Release 4579
CDC trying out free AIDS tests at drugstores Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 9709
‘Let’s Move in Indian Country’ hits year mark, despite funding hurdles Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5399
Choctaw tribe signs deal for new hospital Written by Associated Press 6896
AAIP Receives Grant For Careers in Health for Native Students Program Written by Jason McCarty 4803
2nd hantavirus case confirmed on Pine Ridge Written by Associated Press 4863
Website offers Native Americans diabetes forums Written by Associated Press 5783
Home for chronic inebriates opens in Fairbanks Written by JEFF RICHARDSON, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 8257
Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Written by National Diabetes Education Program News Release 6109
SD life expectancy grows past age 80 Written by Associated Press 5737
Olympic Legend Billy Mills, Kickapoo Chairman, to co-chair new diabetes campaign Written by . 5462
Agency uses traditional healing to tackle abuse Written by RYAN BOETEL, Farmington Daily Times 5246
Native women push for improved access to Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6331
Struggling South Dakota hospital faces insolvency Written by CODY WINCHESTER, Argus Leader 5044
Rights set for American Indian medical care Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5156
Foundation awards $2.88 million to improve food systems Written by First Nations Development Institute
 3738
Tribe looks to teenagers to revive bison demand Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5761
NM hospital hires its first endocrinologist Written by RYAN BOETEL, The Daily Times 5232
Healthy Marriage Project makes headway in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Special to the Native Times 9515
Program aims to help Native Americans quit smoking Written by Associated Press 10619
UNMC to provide dental services for Omaha Tribe Written by Associated Press 5441
Apple juice can pose a health risk – from calories Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer 5585
Duo to examine American Indian diabetes woes Written by Associated Press 5317
Choctaw Nation donates 
$1 million to Dean McGee Eye Institute Written by Choctaw Nation Release 4976
Two-Day Conference Will Focus on Curbing American Indian Obesity Rates Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 5960
Oklahoma Agencies Offer HIV/AIDS Testing and Promote Activities for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 Written by Okla. State Dept. of Health 6937
Mazopiya Offers Free Informational
and Cooking Classes Written by TESSA LEHTO, SMSC 4670
Don’t Lose Sight of Diabetic Eye Disease Written by National Institutes of Health 4822
Study: Oral health poor among Pine Ridge members Written by AMBER HUNT, Associated Press 4932
Indian youth center debuts public service spot Written by Associated Press 4640
Traditional gardener educates with healthy harvest Written by SUZANNE HECK, Potawatomi News 5748
Participate in the National PTA’s Healthy Lifestyles Month with TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7248
Feds, Alaska Natives focus on suicide prevention Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 6287
How to Spot Domestic Violence Written by Ginny Grimsley 5633
New hospital set to open in Eagle Butte Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 9460
New Program Allows Dieters to ‘Bet’ – and Profit – On Shedding Pounds
 Written by HealthyWage Release 6018
Runner goes ‘100 miles for life’ to beat diabetes Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 4689
Minnesota Reservation copes with hunger issues Written by JULIE SIPLE, Minnesota Public Radio 5717
Spice Up Life with Good Health, Says TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5897
AHIMA, HHS offering free Health IT training Written by Heath & Human Services Release 7692
Shawnees Open Opiate Treatment Clinic Written by Quapaw Counseling Services News Release 6063
CDC: Severe dental decay among Native children Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 5336
State Museum Hosts National Traveling Exhibit To Promote Healthy Living Written by Darlene Lizarraga 4803
Initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes Written by US DEPT. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 5381
American Indians face health obstacles in Indiana Written by Associated Press 6168
Preventing Falls in Older Persons Can Prevent Admissions to Care Facilities 
 Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 4377
Creighton to study diabetes among Neb., SD tribes Written by Associated Press 3744
Free Sept. 22 Web Conference Helps Okla. Caregivers Written by National Private Duty Association 7290
TOPS Ten Tips: Cycling on the Road to Success Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6699
North Dakota hospitals, Indian Health Service, tribes in dispute over bills Written by Associated Press 7258
Official: Lack of funding harms Indian health Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press 6456
Senate hearing in Mont. examines Indian suicides Written by Associated Press 6270
Free national conference to improve health in tribal communities Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6663
OU to study tribal cancer prevention efforts Written by Associated Press 6294
Chickasaw tribe looks to improve access to health care Written by MURRAY EVANS, Associated Press 9256
Nurses work to curb infant mortality deaths Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 7321
Kiowa healing arts practitioner pursues natural medicine Written by JoKAY DOWELL, Oklahoma Native Times 8982
IHS Director recognizes traditional healing clinic with public health leadership award Written by DIANNE DAWSON 6954
AFHCAN telemedicine program reaches significant milestone in Alaska Written by Fiona Brosnan, ANTHC 9131
Martin hospital, Indian Health Service at odds Written by Associated Press 5919
Drug shows improved kidney function for type 2 diabetes patients Written by Jeff Carlton, UT Southwestern Medical Center 5423
Breastfeeding Initiative is Part of Let’s Move! in Indian Country Written by Dianne Dawson, IHS 9146
Choctaw Nation Health Services announces ‘Going Lean’ Written by . 9749
Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7135
Smart Eating to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure Written by Department of Public Health and Human Services 4724
‘Let’s Move’ initiative underway in Indian Country Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 7948
Inter-Tribal Wellness Center First Ever Certified White Bison Treatment Center Written by Dyani Bingham 7363
Let’s Move! in Indian Country launched at Menominee Rez Written by USDA press release 8546
Tips to Help Dialysis Patients Stay Safe during Severe Weather Written by Fresenius Medical Care 7387
Low Impact, High Results Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 5902
Keep an Eye on Your Vision Written by National Eye Institute Release 5872
Autism: Unlocking Mireya Salazar's world Written by ERIC GORSKI, The Denver Post 7547
Bradford urges Native youth to get active Written by STAFF REPORTS 12534
Ag Secretary, Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active Written by USDA Release 7380
2 SD tribes part of nutrition education program Written by Associated Press 8117
Limiting carbs, not calories, reduces liver fat faster Written by UT Southwestern 7520
Hilo Medical Center launches diabetes course Written by Associated Press 7180
Chickasaw tribe gets $109,000 for nutrition program Written by Associated Press 7466
What are the warning signs of autism in children? Written by BRENT RAWLS 7913
TOPS’ Ten Overrated Restaurant Items Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 7021
HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities Written by OASH Press Office 5352
NM governor signs suicide prevention bill Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6766
IHS director says problems being addressed Written by Associated Press 8054
Indian youth suicide crisis continues to baffle health officials Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 9101
Indian Child Suicides - Enterprise: Indian youth suicide crisis baffles Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8494
Navajo-area health officials see rise in HIV cases Written by Associated Press 7932
TOPS Helps Decipher Food Marketing Gimmicks Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8781
Oklahoma siblings have heart surgery in 4 years Written by SONYA COLBERG, The Oklahoman 7300
Bill aims to stem American Indian teenage suicides Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6404
NAPT release follows man’s diet struggle Written by JESSICA KINZER 10853
Getting Fit Can Be More Fun with a Partner Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8560
Living Strong: Keeping the Passion Burning Written by Toqua Ticeahkie, Native American Times 7573
Mental health settlement trustees award $2.1M to reservations, communities Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6847
Is It Really Your Fault That You’re Fat? Written by RUSS HANDLER 8665
January 2011: Glaucoma Awareness Month Written by National Eye Institute 8823
TOPS Offers Remedies for Holiday Celebrations Without Regret Written by KIMBERLY GREENE, TOPS 7261
Study: IHS lacks accessibility to specialty care, other resources Written by LORI SHANKS, Partners.org 8403
Enjoy a healthier holiday with simple substitutions Written by UT Southwestern Medical Center 5797
Native American Diabetes Awareness Day, Nov. 30 Written by RSTDPP Media 8865
NY drops among states in anti-smoking funding Written by MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press 5663
Series gives consumers skinny on food choices Written by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press 6106
Navajos who burn coal for heat are at risk Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6696
Sanford doctor focuses on American Indian health Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 7099
Chickasaw Nation debuts electronic WIC nutrition cards Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6893
Indian Health Care Resource Center Receives Federal Grant for Healthy Tulsa Pathways Collaborative P Written by Emily Bolusky 8143
Early cancer detection saves lives Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6587
Farmington facility sees many repeat clients detox Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6337
Clinics help urban Indians live with diabetes Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 8625
Coeur d'Alene tribe gets federal hospital funding Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6999
Energy-efficient home in Quinhagak off the ground Written by ALEX DEMARBAN, The Tundra Drums 6629
Survey says South Dakota has rising obesity rate Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 7359
Secretary Sebelius,Roubideaux reaffirm shared commitment Written by Indian Health Service/Business Wire Release 5264
North America Indian AIDS Summit 2010 Written by Liberty Research Group 6702
TOPS Helps Figure Out Fiber Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7226
Strong Warriors gather strength, change name Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 9977
Longest Walk 3 needing state coordinators Written by The Longest Walk news release 6959
Missoula cancer researchers get $1.4M grant Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5188
Montana Wyoming Tribal Cancer Summit Scheduled for Great Falls, MT Written by Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council 7151
Notah Begay III Foundation opens first of its kind soccer field, community park Written by CRYSTAL ECHOHAWK, NB3 Foundation 6532
NB3 Foundation to expand programs to fight obesity among Native youth Written by WILL CHAVEZ, Native American Times Correspondent 9712
Counselor, bulldog team fight addiction Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 7104
Sanford creates Native American health office Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 7032
Sen. Byron Dorgan: American Indians getting $1.9 million in federal funds Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5115
Researchers receive $1 million to improve health in Native communities Written by University of California, Davis 7152
Comanches work to muscle out diabetes Written by Dana Attocknie, Native American Times 9233
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Hosts Free Diabetes Summit Written by Johnnie Brasuell, MCN Diabetes Program Manager and Shirlene Ade, Women’s Caucus Chairperson, Nationa 7233
Support key to weight loss Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6032
Alcohol Use Rate Among American Indian or Alaska Native Adults is Well Below the National Average Written by SAMHSA 10599
Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids Written by ILEANA MORALES, Associated Press Writer 5875
The Importance of Breakfast: Mom Was Right Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4554
Wind River reservation girls learn self defense Written by KRISTY GRAY, Casper Star-Tribune 7676
Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer 5369
CDC, IHS urge American Indian, Alaska Native parents to protect preteens with recommended vaccines Written by AED 9239
Nike, Bureau of Indian Education sign agreement Written by Associated Press 6225
Cherokee Income - NC American Indians with casino income fare better Written by TOM BREEN, 
Associated Press Writer 13111
Blood sugar test goes bad at New Mexico event Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 6904
Study: Health risks in urban Native women Written by RACHEL D'ORO, 
Associated Press Writer 5699
Ad campaign targets meth use in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 7891
Weight-Wise Cooking Tips: Simple Swaps & Strategies That Slim Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE
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Tribal members try to break bad eating habits Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 12068
Mescalero schools get suicide prevention funds Written by Associated Press 6246
Utah tribal groups get money for medical outreach Written by Associated Press 6617
Funding announced for children's health care Written by Health and Human Services 5277
Native care blends modern doctoring, medicine men Written by FELICIA FONSECA and HEATHER CLARK, 
Associated Press Writers 6433
Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods: What to Choose Instead Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE 15625
Keel applauds Congress for improvements to IHS Written by National Congress of American Indians release 6076
2 ND tribes get diabetes grants Written by Associated Press 6824
Office of Minority Health seeks input Written by Publisher 6238
Survey indicates real impact of diabetes-based education Written by STEPHINE POSTON 7605
Tribal official urges improved health services Written by CHET BROKAW
, Associated Press Writer 6875
Sebelius urges American Indians, Alaska Natives to get flu vaccination for H1N1 Written by Lynette Willie, HHS Communications Director
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Yuma teacher’s ‘heart’ in running off diabetes Written by WILLIAM ROLLER
, The Sun 7538
Native Americans stalked more than other ethnic groups Written by Ann N. Dapice, PhD 13816
For Whiteclay, Neb., problems, some push for detox Written by NATE JENKINS, 
Associated Press Writer 8144
$10 million in grants to be awarded for Native children's health care Written by BUSINESS WIRE 7699
Diabetes prevention is the best remedy, TOPS medical expert says Written by TOPS 6671
Wellbriety program wins purpose prize Written by W. Lee Morrow 10079
Ore. mental health agency uses Native American way Written by SU-JIN YIM
, The Oregonian 11778
Society provides resources for diabetic foot care Written by American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 8313
IHS Director discusses health care issues with senator Written by SEN. JOHNSON'S OFFICE 7415
Former FSU football star inspires Indian health plan Written by KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS 7913
Healing the Sacred Child workshop scheduled Written by LYNETTE TWO BULLS 9835
Mother talks about baby’s death Statistics say SIDS deaths are higher among Native Americans Written by ROCHELLE HINES, Associated Press 10975
Native American Groups Unite to Discuss Food Security for the 21st Century and Beyond Written by . 13282