June 27, 2016

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Tribes, legislators demand greater IHS accountability Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 227
IHS supports goals of bill addressing reservation hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 335
CNAY gets grant to promote racial equity, healing among Native youth Written by Center for Native American Youth 1581
Rosebud IHS hospital diverting surgical, obstetrics patients Written by Associated Press 439
USDA announces $16.8M in grants to encourage healthy food purchases Written by USDA Media Release 396
Flour products recalled due to E.coli outbreak Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 335
Why aren’t you shopping for lower prescription drug prices? Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 260
US Surgeon General, tribal leaders work to combat addiction Written by MICHELLE CHARLES, Stillwater News Press 436
OKC Indian Clinic offers some helpful summer tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic 582
South Dakota Indian hospital threatened with funds cutoff Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 283
Hospital on Nebraska reservation gets new clinical director Written by Associated Press 278
Silent stalker haunts new mother Written by KC Cole, Chickasaw Nation Public Affairs 912
Feds hire contractor to run ERs at hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 369
Native Health Expert Ties History to Native Health Care Written by Emily VanGerpen, University of South Dakota 703
Indian Health Service looks to expand telehealth care Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 429
2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 334
GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 175
Suicide problem acute in NJ, nationwide Written by CHRISTOPHER MAAG, The Record 878
Nonprofit reaching out to educate on historical trauma effects on youth Written by MIKE ANDERSON, Rapid City Journal 459
North Dakota mother suing IHS over daughter’s death Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 784
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Written by MEDIA RELEASE 782
2 reservation hospitals now face funding-cutoff deadline Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 362
Medicaid spending crunch raises tensions in New Mexico Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 360
Federal official pledges improved care at tribal hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 270
Indian Health Service chief meets with tribal leaders Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 333
WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold to 422 million people in 2014 Written by Associated Press 693
Behavioral health unit serving tribes to be built in April Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 397
Things to know, ask if you’re considering bariatric surgery Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 360
CDC Releases Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain Written by CDC Media Release 472
Flagstaff explores celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day Written by Associated Press 375
Ministry helps vets with post-traumatic stress Written by SYLVIA CARIGNAN, The Frederick News-Post 450
Reservation hospital gets 2-month funding cutoff extension Written by Associated Press 521
Reservation hospital to lose Medicare, Medicaid money Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 822
Senator tours Rosebud hospital, calls for accountability Written by Associated Press 828
Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 388
Feds outline reforms for hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 582
Troubled Indian Health Service office gets interim director Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 633
Montana seeks new American Indian health director Written by Associated Press 379
Reservation Hospitals show serious deficiencies Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1717
Water rules could place Natives at higher cancer risk Written by KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press 582
University of Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation address tobacco use impact Written by JANA D. SMITH 1582
Growing up hungry: Native households at high rate of food insecurity Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Health News Alliance 2588
NEH Funds Research on Collaboration of Indigenous, Western Medicine Ways Written by Bettye Miller 997
5 health insurance resolutions to consider for 2016 Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 592
Swinomish tribe hires dental therapist despite opposition Written by Associated Press 751
DWI court's treatment program promotes Native culture Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press 632
NMHU partners with Diné College on distance learning Written by Associated Press 655
Feds threaten to terminate Rosebud hospital from Medicare Written by Associated Press 714
DOE grant to help tribal school respond to suicides Written by Associated Press 683
NM health exchange targets Hispanics, Native Americans Written by Associated Press 552
Reservation loses funding for suicide prevention program Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 845
OKC Indian Clinic encourages healthy choices for American Diabetes Month Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 985
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide Written by Associated Press 636
Tribal efforts try to heal after Marysville school shooting Written by CHRIS WINTERS, The Daily Herald 713
WHO: Processed meats can cause cancer, red meat risky too Written by Angela Charlton, Associated Press 634
Committee discusses suicide prevention for Indian youth Written by AMY BETH HANSON, Associated Press 1882
Breast cancer campaign puts the pink in October for indigenous women Written by Daanis Chosa and Julia Jacobson | Native Health News Alliance 1339
Yankton Tribe, Avera remodeling clinic to boost kidney care Written by Associated Press 641
Policy makes Plan B more accessible to American Indian women Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 547
Cancer program focused on Natives gets Ralph Lauren donation Written by Associated Press 751
UA Researchers Release New Findings in Tribal Child Welfare Study Written by University of Arizona Media Release 1182
South Dakota proposes plan to expand Medicaid Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 837
Medical use advocates throw Free Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Festival Written by Wilhelm Murg, Guest Correspondent 2003
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers healthy eating tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1471
Navajo Nation to stop operating Gallup Detox Center Written by Associated Press 966
10 Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid Written by Nathaniel Sillin 926
MCN Department of Health now offers Orthodontic Services Written by MCN Media Release 1188
Seneca Nation citizen named to Federal Advisory Panel on Native American Health Written by RPCI Media Release 1189
Arizona border hospital closes after Medicare payments stop Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 796
Tulsa's IHCRC gets Telligen grant for home model Written by Media Release 898
Study shows Indians have higher dementia risk Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 1622
Federal judge: Health law makes Wyoming tribe large employer Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2971
Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1810
Montana to create new Office of American Indian Health Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 1058
Court allows Riverton hospital to enter lawsuit Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 1775
FACT SHEET: Health Care in Oklahoma Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 1098
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic takes steps to fight children’s diabetes Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 904
SD Gov: Up to feds if health subsidies go away Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 1721
3 questions to help sort student health coverage choices Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 939
Cherokee Nation Diabetes Prevention Coordinator on national panel Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 1056
Researchers find American Indian mascots harmful to Native youth Written by Bettye Miller 1616
UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms Written by University of Houston Media Release 1093
Medical expenses: Finding your way with a patient navigator Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 1079
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month Written by OSDH Media Release 1619
Kick Butts Day Continues Despite Challenging Weather Written by Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, Osage Nation Communications 1269
Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse Than We Thought Written by AAA Oklahoma Media Release 1180
6,000 Hours of Free In-Home Care to Families Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Written by Media Release 1091
April is Autism Awareness, Know Your Signs Written by KELLI OSTMAN, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 1699
Prevention the key to keeping measles out of Indian Country Written by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton / Native Health News Alliance 2036
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips to keep children’s teeth healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1846
Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program Written by Associated Press 2566
Avera to manage cancer program focused on Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2240
Tribal chairman urges Medicaid expansion Written by Associated Press 2328
State, tribal leaders seek Insure Oklahoma expansion Written by Associated Press 2680
American Heart Association Announces 2015 Go Red For Native Women Heart Health Summit Written by American Heart Association Media Release 2830
HeartLine Offers Suicide Prevention Training Written by Heartline Media Release 3185
'Caring Van' to service tribes statewide Written by Lauren Jones, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma 4030
American Indian ACA enrollees say it's not smart to count on IHS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6165
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips for avoiding colds, flu Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 3274
HHS encourages consumers to sign up by Jan.15 for health coverage Written by Health & Human Services Media Release 3238
Castle Rock center offers sweat lodges for Native youth Written by SARAH GROTHJAN, The Daily News 4205
Mainstream entities test the waters of ACA in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 4960
EarthTalk®: Potential consequences of overusing antibiotics Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3351
AHA challenges tribal leaders to 'Check. Change. Control.' Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3337
Affordable Care Act recruiters step up efforts to reach Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5632
Daughter takes on Zumba® to get herself, mother healthier Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times 3609
Oglala Sioux president wants health care through Sanford Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 3039
EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3956
OKC Indian Clinic offers tips for managing healthy New Year’s resolutions Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 3552
Campaign launches to prevent violence among American Indian communities Written by Futures Without Violence Media Release 3000
Suicide Prevention Strategies among Alaska Native Youth Written by University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health 6309
Northern Arapaho sue over IRS health care rule Written by Associated Press 2945
Influenza Activity Increasing in Oklahoma: First Two Deaths of the Season Reported Written by OSDH Media Release 3045
What tribal employees need to know about the ACA, exemptions, and the IRS Written by Cara Cowan Watts 4439
American Indians/Alaska Natives at Increased Risk of Developing Diabetic Eye Disease Written by CYN DAVIS, National Eye Institute 3665
Health Series: How American Indians fit into the Affordable Care Act Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6247
BCBSOK offering wide range of options under Affordable Care Act Written by BCBSOK Media Release 3807
Medical Grants Available for Children in Oklahoma Written by Media Release 2900
DHS to recognize Native American heritage day Written by Associated Press 2977
Mobile Vet Center visiting Okmulgee, Bristow in Nov. Written by Tulsa Vet Center 2603
4 questions to ask before renewing health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2505
Red Road to Wellbriety comes to Green Country, Okla. Written by Media Release 2767
Children's Hospital Foundation names endowed chairs in pediatric diabetes Written by Children’s Hospital Foundation 2897
Pawnee Nation awarded prevention grant Written by JEFF HARJO, Pawnee Nation Media Release 2920
Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3602
Cherokee Nation Health Services holds clinics for flu vaccine Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 2982
EarthTalk: What are parabens? Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3218
Oklahoma gets nearly $5 million in health grants Written by Associated Press 3257
Roll Your Sleeves Up and Your Windows Down for IHCRC’s Flu Clinic Written by Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa 2893
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic to host 10th Annual Red Feather Gala to help fund pharmacy expansion Written by Publisher 3505
Claremore IHS hosting veteran enrollment fair Written by Claremore Indian Hospital Media Release 3337
Mobile Vet Center to conduct Veterans’ Outreach In Oklahoma in September 2014 Written by Department of Veterans Affairs’ Readjustment Counseling Services 3080
Touch Therapy for Children coming to Wyandotte Written by William Swain, Wyandotte Nation Media Release 3226
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 6210
Muscogee (Creek) Nation WIC Program is a step ahead to meet new 2020 Federal mandates Written by CHRISTINA GOOD VOICE, MCN Media Release 3052
Odds of infant death higher in remote villagesKYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News Written by KYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News 2499
Added nutrients in food can be dangerous to health Written by E - The Environmental Magazine: EarthTalk® 3309
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic opens new medical building Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 4922
Okla. Health Department Offers Workshops to Become a Tai Chi Instructor Written by OSDH Media Release 4037
Detox service could end at New Mexico facility Written by Associated Press 2543
SW Okla. tribal citizens express concerns over Lawton facility, quality of care Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3352
Harmon-y Pediatric Clinic offers tips to get children to eat healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2405
Pine Ridge IHS scrutinized Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 4282
Some SD Native Americans wary about health reform Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 2694
Spirit of EAGLES Scholarship Announcement Written by AAIP Media Release 2801
Chickasaws, Choctaws sign clinic agreement Written by Associated Press 1920
Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail; Tips for Hurricane Season and Preparedness Written by AMERIND Risk Media Release 2268
New resource center aims to improve Indian health Written by Associated Press 2025
4 ways to evaluate alternative health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2030
IHS providing safe drinking water, wastewater facilities to Native American homes Written by OKC IHS media release 2892
New Indian health center opens in El Reno Written by Associated Press 2594
WIC mobile clinic launching on Standing Rock Written by JESSICA HOLDMAN, The Bismarck Tribune 2151
Winnebago hospital may lose Medicare funding Written by Associated Press 2272
As tribal health care woes mount, feds get blame Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2828
ND health officials: American Indian nurses needed Written by KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press 2663
Century-old Native American dress donated to UM Written by MARTIN KIDSTON, Missoulian 2856
How the U.S. Health Care Law affects American Indians Written by Lauren Jones, BCBSOK 4868
Arizona health insurance signups soar to 120,000 Written by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press 3292
Billings area IHS head resigns Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3391
New Survey: Oklahoma Native Americans Say Personal Health Problems Are Their Most Important Challenge Written by Craig Davis, Associate State Director 5090
Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2413
OKC Indian Clinic partners with Chickasaw Nation on pharmacy Written by Media Release 2543
Cherokee Nation centers get accolades Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2326
The Shawl Circle- Hoktvke Yekce Train the Trainer workshop Written by Media Release 3107
How safe is your E-Cigarette and/or vapor product? Written by Sallie WIlliams, M-Power Project Specialist, Osage Nation 7998
Shape Your Future Encourages Healthy Living During National Nutrition Month Written by Shape Your Future Media Release 3121
Free Training and Visual Aids for Native Americans with Impaired Vision Written by SAMMYE RUSCO, Project NATIVE Media release 2479
What you need to know about March health deadline Written by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press 2362
Alternative therapies add to pain management tools Written by ERIC MUNGENAST, East Valley Tribune 3540
Organizers hope healthier diets reach families Written by PATTI ZARLING, Press-Gazette Media 2675
Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten Written by BOBBY BOZEMAN, Times Daily 3258
New billing standards to help patients with debt Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 2214
Tribe considers putting legalized pot to vote Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2696
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 6033
Half of Oklahoma Hospitals Encourage Breastfeeding by Not Giving Free Formula Bags Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health Media Release 4059
Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit 
 Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer 2410
Don’t let glaucoma take your sight away Written by National Eye Institute Media Release 2560
OKC pediatric clinic to open for American Indians Written by Associated Press 2513
Jack Brown Center receives three-year national accreditation Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 2751
Leave a Legacy of Healthy Vision Written by National Institutes of Health Media Release 3491
Center explores Native healing traditions for war vets Written by Western Folklife Center Media Release 4424
Navigators help get Native Americans insurance Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3129
Domestic Violence Can Have a Long-Lived Health Impact Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health Media Release 4950
Native American summit on health careers scheduled Written by Associated Press 2949
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by OSDH Media Release 3861
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by Associated Press 3745
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time Written by MICHELE KAYAL, Associated Press 3030
Cherokee Nation Health Services implements new online pharmacy Written by JULIE HUBBARD, Cherokee Nation Media Release 3433
VA grants will expand transportation in highly rural areas Written by NITA McCLELLAN, VA Media Release 3283
Sunlight Radiation Can Seriously Damage Your Eyes Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 3235
The Cost of Convenience: Voice-Activated Features Pose Biggest Risk to Drivers AAA cautions drive Written by AAA media release 2956
Tribes combat youth suicide Written by LYNDA V. MAPES, The Seattle Times 4208
Emergency contraception workshops scheduled Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 4521
Conference to Explore Western, Native American Healing Practices Written by Bettye Miller, Media Release 5349
Eat Well, Live Well: Free calorie counter Written by CDC News Release 4622
Indian health group, feds reach settlement Written by Associated Press 3548
Day-Ohn-Day: Race event promotes health, funds annual club powwow Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4800
Tempting powwow food poses hazard for diabetics Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5202
Grand Chief says low vision help was 'life changing' Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 5310
Group pushes for junk food tax on Navajo Nation Written by Associated Press 4570
UI to develop treatment for underserved groups Written by Associated Press 4231
Tulsa IHCRC hosting family resource fair March 7 Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 3783
Despite legal obligations, majority of IHS facilities reportly offer no 'plan B' Written by ACLU News Release 4369
Reservation dental care gets $3.3M boost in SD Written by Associated Press 4430
View of organ donation shifting in Native culture Written by ALLISON JARRELL, Capital Journal 10256
Cherokee Nation raising pay for more than 200 health employees Written by Julie Hubbard, Cherokee Nation Communications and STAFF REPORTS 5396
Glaucoma on the Rise With a 58 Percent Increase by 2030 Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4254
Cherokee Nation health centers still offering flu vaccine Written by AMANDA CLINTON, Cherokee Nation Communications Office 4698
Sanford to hire 2 Native American healers Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5892
Feds ask court to throw out hospital lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4183
AAIP Teams With Four Corners Alliance For Pre-Med Workshop Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 3835
UIHI Launches Native Generations Campaign to Protect Native Babies Written by Office of Minority Health News Release 4020
VA, IHS announce national reimbursement agreement Written by VA News Release 5124
December 2-8, 2012 is National Influenza Vaccination Week Written by CDC News Release 3422
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Increase Among U.S. Population Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4414
AAIP Launches Anti-Obesity Media Campaign Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 5000
Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5257
Video about diabetes among Lakota people released Written by Associated Press 5051
Juvenile alternatives to lockup showing hope in SD Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 5588
Plan B still not easily available through IHS Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5756
Sanford, USD unite to study Native American health Written by Associated Press 4004
Help & Hope Available Through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Written by Oklahoma HeartLine News Release 3318
IHS develops campaign to help address drug, alcohol abuse Written by Indian Health Service News Release 4626
VA Medical Center begins medical foster home program Written by Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center News Release 4249
Study aimed at controlling diabetes, obesity in adolescents Written by COR Clinical Research News Release 5536
Suicide Prevention Week September 9-15 Written by HeartLine News Release 3628
'Wellness court' aims at addiction Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 4473
USDA's SuperTracker Diet Planning and Tracking Tool Reaches One Million Registered Users Written by USDA News Release 4429
AAIP Hosts Statewide Conference Dedicated to Family Preservation Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 4208
IHS head stops in Lawton, addresses funding issues Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 4871
Click for Babies Project Needs Local Knitters to Help Prevent Infant Abuse Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 4590
Reducing Infant Mortality Focus of Statewide Initiative Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 5265
Fruit orchard planted on South Dakota reservation Written by Associated Press 3832
Documentary looks at suicide among Alaska Natives Written by MARY BETH SMETZER, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 5196
Arizona running club boosts Native Americans' health Written by VANDANA SEBASTIAN, The Arizona Republic 5835
Sanford Health receives grant to study cervical cancer
Study focusing on American Indian women under Written by Sanford Health News Release 3680
Looking to save on prescriptions? It’s complicated Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 5229
Tulsa Indian Health Care Resource Center having 'Teddy Bear' Clinic Written by Emily Bolusky, IHCRC News Releasew 3410
Public Health Warning Issued for West Nile Virus Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 3730
IHS announces tribal HIV/STD training kit, guide Written by Dianne Dawson, HIS Public Affairs Staff 4232
Indian Health Board of Billings to offer HIV tests Written by Associated Press 5174
Tribal clinic discontinuing chronic care service to non-tribal citizens Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6716
Native American dropout rates higher in Rapid City Written by Associated Press 4684
Moapa Paiutes blame power plant for early deaths, sickness Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 5972
Youth, Indian skin won’t protect you from melanoma Written by KAREN SHADE, Native American Times 10992
Hyperthermia: too hot for your health Written by National Institutes of Health News Release 4258
CDC trying out free AIDS tests at drugstores Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 9388
‘Let’s Move in Indian Country’ hits year mark, despite funding hurdles Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 4961
Choctaw tribe signs deal for new hospital Written by Associated Press 6182
AAIP Receives Grant For Careers in Health for Native Students Program Written by Jason McCarty 4410
2nd hantavirus case confirmed on Pine Ridge Written by Associated Press 4591
Website offers Native Americans diabetes forums Written by Associated Press 5435
Home for chronic inebriates opens in Fairbanks Written by JEFF RICHARDSON, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 7839
Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Written by National Diabetes Education Program News Release 5606
SD life expectancy grows past age 80 Written by Associated Press 5228
Olympic Legend Billy Mills, Kickapoo Chairman, to co-chair new diabetes campaign Written by . 5104
Agency uses traditional healing to tackle abuse Written by RYAN BOETEL, Farmington Daily Times 4895
Native women push for improved access to Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6014
Struggling South Dakota hospital faces insolvency Written by CODY WINCHESTER, Argus Leader 4662
Rights set for American Indian medical care Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4791
Foundation awards $2.88 million to improve food systems Written by First Nations Development Institute
 3427
Tribe looks to teenagers to revive bison demand Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5307
NM hospital hires its first endocrinologist Written by RYAN BOETEL, The Daily Times 4856
Healthy Marriage Project makes headway in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Special to the Native Times 9038
Program aims to help Native Americans quit smoking Written by Associated Press 10129
UNMC to provide dental services for Omaha Tribe Written by Associated Press 5079
Apple juice can pose a health risk – from calories Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer 5194
Duo to examine American Indian diabetes woes Written by Associated Press 4899
Choctaw Nation donates 
$1 million to Dean McGee Eye Institute Written by Choctaw Nation Release 4520
Two-Day Conference Will Focus on Curbing American Indian Obesity Rates Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 5582
Oklahoma Agencies Offer HIV/AIDS Testing and Promote Activities for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 Written by Okla. State Dept. of Health 6526
Mazopiya Offers Free Informational
and Cooking Classes Written by TESSA LEHTO, SMSC 4244
Don’t Lose Sight of Diabetic Eye Disease Written by National Institutes of Health 4468
Study: Oral health poor among Pine Ridge members Written by AMBER HUNT, Associated Press 4550
Indian youth center debuts public service spot Written by Associated Press 4304
Traditional gardener educates with healthy harvest Written by SUZANNE HECK, Potawatomi News 5372
Participate in the National PTA’s Healthy Lifestyles Month with TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6907
Feds, Alaska Natives focus on suicide prevention Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 5894
How to Spot Domestic Violence Written by Ginny Grimsley 5242
New hospital set to open in Eagle Butte Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 8808
New Program Allows Dieters to ‘Bet’ – and Profit – On Shedding Pounds
 Written by HealthyWage Release 5727
Runner goes ‘100 miles for life’ to beat diabetes Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 4312
Minnesota Reservation copes with hunger issues Written by JULIE SIPLE, Minnesota Public Radio 5345
Spice Up Life with Good Health, Says TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5427
AHIMA, HHS offering free Health IT training Written by Heath & Human Services Release 7144
Shawnees Open Opiate Treatment Clinic Written by Quapaw Counseling Services News Release 5518
CDC: Severe dental decay among Native children Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 4875
State Museum Hosts National Traveling Exhibit To Promote Healthy Living Written by Darlene Lizarraga 4475
Initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes Written by US DEPT. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 5044
American Indians face health obstacles in Indiana Written by Associated Press 5664
Preventing Falls in Older Persons Can Prevent Admissions to Care Facilities 
 Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 4154
Creighton to study diabetes among Neb., SD tribes Written by Associated Press 3416
Free Sept. 22 Web Conference Helps Okla. Caregivers Written by National Private Duty Association 6897
TOPS Ten Tips: Cycling on the Road to Success Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6388
North Dakota hospitals, Indian Health Service, tribes in dispute over bills Written by Associated Press 6778
Official: Lack of funding harms Indian health Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press 6089
Senate hearing in Mont. examines Indian suicides Written by Associated Press 5936
Free national conference to improve health in tribal communities Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6387
OU to study tribal cancer prevention efforts Written by Associated Press 5982
Chickasaw tribe looks to improve access to health care Written by MURRAY EVANS, Associated Press 8314
Nurses work to curb infant mortality deaths Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 6987
Kiowa healing arts practitioner pursues natural medicine Written by JoKAY DOWELL, Oklahoma Native Times 8578
IHS Director recognizes traditional healing clinic with public health leadership award Written by DIANNE DAWSON 6625
AFHCAN telemedicine program reaches significant milestone in Alaska Written by Fiona Brosnan, ANTHC 8601
Martin hospital, Indian Health Service at odds Written by Associated Press 5609
Drug shows improved kidney function for type 2 diabetes patients Written by Jeff Carlton, UT Southwestern Medical Center 5119
Breastfeeding Initiative is Part of Let’s Move! in Indian Country Written by Dianne Dawson, IHS 8704
Choctaw Nation Health Services announces ‘Going Lean’ Written by . 9241
Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6812
Smart Eating to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure Written by Department of Public Health and Human Services 4350
‘Let’s Move’ initiative underway in Indian Country Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 7533
Inter-Tribal Wellness Center First Ever Certified White Bison Treatment Center Written by Dyani Bingham 6954
Let’s Move! in Indian Country launched at Menominee Rez Written by USDA press release 8152
Tips to Help Dialysis Patients Stay Safe during Severe Weather Written by Fresenius Medical Care 6966
Low Impact, High Results Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 5536
Keep an Eye on Your Vision Written by National Eye Institute Release 5329
Autism: Unlocking Mireya Salazar's world Written by ERIC GORSKI, The Denver Post 7109
Bradford urges Native youth to get active Written by STAFF REPORTS 12137
Ag Secretary, Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active Written by USDA Release 7037
2 SD tribes part of nutrition education program Written by Associated Press 7765
Limiting carbs, not calories, reduces liver fat faster Written by UT Southwestern 7168
Hilo Medical Center launches diabetes course Written by Associated Press 6848
Chickasaw tribe gets $109,000 for nutrition program Written by Associated Press 7096
What are the warning signs of autism in children? Written by BRENT RAWLS 7484
TOPS’ Ten Overrated Restaurant Items Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 6690
HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities Written by OASH Press Office 5040
NM governor signs suicide prevention bill Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6428
IHS director says problems being addressed Written by Associated Press 7756
Indian youth suicide crisis continues to baffle health officials Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8782
Indian Child Suicides - Enterprise: Indian youth suicide crisis baffles Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8135
Navajo-area health officials see rise in HIV cases Written by Associated Press 7584
TOPS Helps Decipher Food Marketing Gimmicks Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8469
Oklahoma siblings have heart surgery in 4 years Written by SONYA COLBERG, The Oklahoman 7001
Bill aims to stem American Indian teenage suicides Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6124
NAPT release follows man’s diet struggle Written by JESSICA KINZER 10394
Getting Fit Can Be More Fun with a Partner Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8258
Living Strong: Keeping the Passion Burning Written by Toqua Ticeahkie, Native American Times 7234
Mental health settlement trustees award $2.1M to reservations, communities Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6565
Is It Really Your Fault That You’re Fat? Written by RUSS HANDLER 8388
January 2011: Glaucoma Awareness Month Written by National Eye Institute 8468
TOPS Offers Remedies for Holiday Celebrations Without Regret Written by KIMBERLY GREENE, TOPS 6947
Study: IHS lacks accessibility to specialty care, other resources Written by LORI SHANKS, Partners.org 8061
Enjoy a healthier holiday with simple substitutions Written by UT Southwestern Medical Center 5472
Native American Diabetes Awareness Day, Nov. 30 Written by RSTDPP Media 8487
NY drops among states in anti-smoking funding Written by MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press 5409
Series gives consumers skinny on food choices Written by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press 5745
Navajos who burn coal for heat are at risk Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6424
Sanford doctor focuses on American Indian health Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 6609
Chickasaw Nation debuts electronic WIC nutrition cards Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6568
Indian Health Care Resource Center Receives Federal Grant for Healthy Tulsa Pathways Collaborative P Written by Emily Bolusky 7842
Early cancer detection saves lives Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6180
Farmington facility sees many repeat clients detox Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 5989
Clinics help urban Indians live with diabetes Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 8226
Coeur d'Alene tribe gets federal hospital funding Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6669
Energy-efficient home in Quinhagak off the ground Written by ALEX DEMARBAN, The Tundra Drums 6320
Survey says South Dakota has rising obesity rate Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 7072
Secretary Sebelius,Roubideaux reaffirm shared commitment Written by Indian Health Service/Business Wire Release 4947
North America Indian AIDS Summit 2010 Written by Liberty Research Group 6393
TOPS Helps Figure Out Fiber Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6936
Strong Warriors gather strength, change name Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 9506
Longest Walk 3 needing state coordinators Written by The Longest Walk news release 6624
Missoula cancer researchers get $1.4M grant Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4832
Montana Wyoming Tribal Cancer Summit Scheduled for Great Falls, MT Written by Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council 6735
Notah Begay III Foundation opens first of its kind soccer field, community park Written by CRYSTAL ECHOHAWK, NB3 Foundation 6226
NB3 Foundation to expand programs to fight obesity among Native youth Written by WILL CHAVEZ, Native American Times Correspondent 9305
Counselor, bulldog team fight addiction Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6727
Sanford creates Native American health office Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 6540
Sen. Byron Dorgan: American Indians getting $1.9 million in federal funds Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4821
Researchers receive $1 million to improve health in Native communities Written by University of California, Davis 6775
Comanches work to muscle out diabetes Written by Dana Attocknie, Native American Times 8818
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Hosts Free Diabetes Summit Written by Johnnie Brasuell, MCN Diabetes Program Manager and Shirlene Ade, Women’s Caucus Chairperson, Nationa 6821
Support key to weight loss Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5729
Alcohol Use Rate Among American Indian or Alaska Native Adults is Well Below the National Average Written by SAMHSA 9873
Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids Written by ILEANA MORALES, Associated Press Writer 5548
The Importance of Breakfast: Mom Was Right Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4240
Wind River reservation girls learn self defense Written by KRISTY GRAY, Casper Star-Tribune 7403
Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer 5010
CDC, IHS urge American Indian, Alaska Native parents to protect preteens with recommended vaccines Written by AED 8869
Nike, Bureau of Indian Education sign agreement Written by Associated Press 5893
Cherokee Income - NC American Indians with casino income fare better Written by TOM BREEN, 
Associated Press Writer 11953
Blood sugar test goes bad at New Mexico event Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 6553
Study: Health risks in urban Native women Written by RACHEL D'ORO, 
Associated Press Writer 5392
Ad campaign targets meth use in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 7581
Weight-Wise Cooking Tips: Simple Swaps & Strategies That Slim Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE
 6363
Tribal members try to break bad eating habits Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 11402
Mescalero schools get suicide prevention funds Written by Associated Press 5938
Utah tribal groups get money for medical outreach Written by Associated Press 6331
Funding announced for children's health care Written by Health and Human Services 4979
Native care blends modern doctoring, medicine men Written by FELICIA FONSECA and HEATHER CLARK, 
Associated Press Writers 6195
Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods: What to Choose Instead Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE 14786
Keel applauds Congress for improvements to IHS Written by National Congress of American Indians release 5754
2 ND tribes get diabetes grants Written by Associated Press 6511
Office of Minority Health seeks input Written by Publisher 5910
Survey indicates real impact of diabetes-based education Written by STEPHINE POSTON 7312
Tribal official urges improved health services Written by CHET BROKAW
, Associated Press Writer 6475
Sebelius urges American Indians, Alaska Natives to get flu vaccination for H1N1 Written by Lynette Willie, HHS Communications Director
 8178
Yuma teacher’s ‘heart’ in running off diabetes Written by WILLIAM ROLLER
, The Sun 7185
Native Americans stalked more than other ethnic groups Written by Ann N. Dapice, PhD 13350
For Whiteclay, Neb., problems, some push for detox Written by NATE JENKINS, 
Associated Press Writer 7828
$10 million in grants to be awarded for Native children's health care Written by BUSINESS WIRE 7277
Diabetes prevention is the best remedy, TOPS medical expert says Written by TOPS 6392
Wellbriety program wins purpose prize Written by W. Lee Morrow 9687
Ore. mental health agency uses Native American way Written by SU-JIN YIM
, The Oregonian 11385
Society provides resources for diabetic foot care Written by American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 8003
IHS Director discusses health care issues with senator Written by SEN. JOHNSON'S OFFICE 7049
Former FSU football star inspires Indian health plan Written by KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS 7496
Healing the Sacred Child workshop scheduled Written by LYNETTE TWO BULLS 9370
Mother talks about baby’s death Statistics say SIDS deaths are higher among Native Americans Written by ROCHELLE HINES, Associated Press 10641
Native American Groups Unite to Discuss Food Security for the 21st Century and Beyond Written by . 12994

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