December 06, 2016

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Researchers offer tips for healthier holidays Written by Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation 133
Inaugural NB3FIT Day gets thousands moving Written by KIM BACA 285
IHS outlines changes to boost quality care Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 316
Surgeon general report: ‘Addiction is not a character flaw’ Written by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer 129
Diabetics at risk for eye disease Written by National Eye Institute 206
First Nations, Partnership with Native Americans receive helping hand in fight against hunger Written by Publisher 390
USDA seeks applications for nutrition incentive program grants Written by USDA Media Release 193
Employers spice up insurance benefits, offer help with pets, debt Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Health Writer 189
IHS names deputy chief medical officer for the Great Plains Written by Associated Press 283
Voices of Hope seeks to curb state’s suicide problem Written by SCOTT THOMPSON, Great Falls Tribune 2531
Oct 21 is American Indian Cancer Foundation’s 2 Annual Indigenous Pink Day Written by Publisher 224
NB3 kicks off action to reduce sugar consumption among kids Written by NB3 Foundation 2133
Car Crashes Are #1 Cause of Death for Oklahoma Teens Written by Chuck Mai 155
Navajo Nation opposing federal veterans’ health copay plan Written by Associated Press 274
Watchdog: Staff issues affect care at reservation hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 289
Nutrition conference calls for Indigenous knowledge, academic alignment Written by Publisher 1439
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving health Written by Associated Press 351
IHS accountability bill approved by US Senate committee Written by ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press 174
Avera to provide telemedicine services at Indian hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 174
Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press 149
Embattled Winnebago hospital encounters challenges, distrust Written by DOLLY A. BUTZ, Sioux City Journal 397
See Well for a Lifetime: Take Care of Your Eyes Written by National Eye Institute 381
Feds to temporarily close reservation hospital’s ER Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 430
USDA seeks applications for health care grants in the Delta Region Written by USDA Media Release 311
Nike N7 Fund opens next round of youth funding Written by AMY HUNTER, Nike N7 440
Insurance gives Native Americans more health care choices Written by JAYME FRASER, The Montana Standard 814
Panel: Depression screening for kids could prevent suicides Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 553
Native communities get help with health disparities Written by Associated Press 471
Tribe offering free sex ed course Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 1699
Why you should consider breastfeeding your child Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic 961
Activists: Enforce law in Whiteclay or close beer stores Written by Associated Press 363
Advocates call for proposals for Navajo community wellness projects Written by Mallory Black, Native Health News Alliance 1378
AFHP funding to Utah Navajo Health System to add reproductive health services Written by Arizona Family Health Partnership 701
OSDH says it's time to get vaccines before returning to school Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 422
IHS awards $700K contract aimed at improving patient care Written by Associated Press 476
Rosebud IHS emergency room to reopen Friday after 7 months Written by Associated Press 402
Congress questions Indian Health Service staff, management Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 685
Collaboration targets cancer in Native Americans Written by Associated Press 864
US Senator formally requests audit of Indian Health Service Written by Associated Press 640
State redraws Medicaid cuts to hospital, dentists Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 438
Action from Congress urgently needed to provide resources for opioid addiction treatment Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 630
Funds available for HIV prevention, care of Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 547
Tribes, legislators demand greater IHS accountability Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 581
IHS supports goals of bill addressing reservation hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 814
CNAY gets grant to promote racial equity, healing among Native youth Written by Center for Native American Youth 3047
Rosebud IHS hospital diverting surgical, obstetrics patients Written by Associated Press 831
USDA announces $16.8M in grants to encourage healthy food purchases Written by USDA Media Release 770
Flour products recalled due to E.coli outbreak Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 704
Why aren’t you shopping for lower prescription drug prices? Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 584
US Surgeon General, tribal leaders work to combat addiction Written by MICHELLE CHARLES, Stillwater News Press 799
OKC Indian Clinic offers some helpful summer tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic 942
South Dakota Indian hospital threatened with funds cutoff Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 609
Hospital on Nebraska reservation gets new clinical director Written by Associated Press 596
Silent stalker haunts new mother Written by KC Cole, Chickasaw Nation Public Affairs 1279
Feds hire contractor to run ERs at hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 723
Native Health Expert Ties History to Native Health Care Written by Emily VanGerpen, University of South Dakota 1133
Indian Health Service looks to expand telehealth care Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 797
2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 615
GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 431
Suicide problem acute in NJ, nationwide Written by CHRISTOPHER MAAG, The Record 1162
Nonprofit reaching out to educate on historical trauma effects on youth Written by MIKE ANDERSON, Rapid City Journal 773
North Dakota mother suing IHS over daughter’s death Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1208
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Written by MEDIA RELEASE 1060
2 reservation hospitals now face funding-cutoff deadline Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 617
Medicaid spending crunch raises tensions in New Mexico Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 620
Federal official pledges improved care at tribal hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 488
Indian Health Service chief meets with tribal leaders Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 657
WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold to 422 million people in 2014 Written by Associated Press 975
Behavioral health unit serving tribes to be built in April Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 667
Things to know, ask if you’re considering bariatric surgery Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 602
CDC Releases Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain Written by CDC Media Release 733
Flagstaff explores celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day Written by Associated Press 641
Ministry helps vets with post-traumatic stress Written by SYLVIA CARIGNAN, The Frederick News-Post 716
Reservation hospital gets 2-month funding cutoff extension Written by Associated Press 781
Reservation hospital to lose Medicare, Medicaid money Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1131
Senator tours Rosebud hospital, calls for accountability Written by Associated Press 1117
Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 601
Feds outline reforms for hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 800
Troubled Indian Health Service office gets interim director Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 934
Montana seeks new American Indian health director Written by Associated Press 636
Reservation Hospitals show serious deficiencies Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2051
Water rules could place Natives at higher cancer risk Written by KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press 843
University of Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation address tobacco use impact Written by JANA D. SMITH 2000
Growing up hungry: Native households at high rate of food insecurity Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Health News Alliance 3212
NEH Funds Research on Collaboration of Indigenous, Western Medicine Ways Written by Bettye Miller 1249
5 health insurance resolutions to consider for 2016 Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 848
Swinomish tribe hires dental therapist despite opposition Written by Associated Press 1007
DWI court's treatment program promotes Native culture Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press 871
NMHU partners with Diné College on distance learning Written by Associated Press 885
Feds threaten to terminate Rosebud hospital from Medicare Written by Associated Press 928
DOE grant to help tribal school respond to suicides Written by Associated Press 901
NM health exchange targets Hispanics, Native Americans Written by Associated Press 761
Reservation loses funding for suicide prevention program Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1103
OKC Indian Clinic encourages healthy choices for American Diabetes Month Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1242
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide Written by Associated Press 860
Tribal efforts try to heal after Marysville school shooting Written by CHRIS WINTERS, The Daily Herald 951
WHO: Processed meats can cause cancer, red meat risky too Written by Angela Charlton, Associated Press 888
Committee discusses suicide prevention for Indian youth Written by AMY BETH HANSON, Associated Press 2202
Breast cancer campaign puts the pink in October for indigenous women Written by Daanis Chosa and Julia Jacobson | Native Health News Alliance 1591
Yankton Tribe, Avera remodeling clinic to boost kidney care Written by Associated Press 919
Policy makes Plan B more accessible to American Indian women Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 811
Cancer program focused on Natives gets Ralph Lauren donation Written by Associated Press 1207
UA Researchers Release New Findings in Tribal Child Welfare Study Written by University of Arizona Media Release 1431
South Dakota proposes plan to expand Medicaid Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 1072
Medical use advocates throw Free Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Festival Written by Wilhelm Murg, Guest Correspondent 2277
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers healthy eating tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1714
Navajo Nation to stop operating Gallup Detox Center Written by Associated Press 1252
10 Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid Written by Nathaniel Sillin 1236
MCN Department of Health now offers Orthodontic Services Written by MCN Media Release 1712
Seneca Nation citizen named to Federal Advisory Panel on Native American Health Written by RPCI Media Release 1420
Arizona border hospital closes after Medicare payments stop Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1043
Tulsa's IHCRC gets Telligen grant for home model Written by Media Release 1200
Study shows Indians have higher dementia risk Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 2027
Federal judge: Health law makes Wyoming tribe large employer Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 3249
Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2111
Montana to create new Office of American Indian Health Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 1347
Court allows Riverton hospital to enter lawsuit Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2042
FACT SHEET: Health Care in Oklahoma Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 1355
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic takes steps to fight children’s diabetes Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1138
SD Gov: Up to feds if health subsidies go away Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 1971
3 questions to help sort student health coverage choices Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 1169
Cherokee Nation Diabetes Prevention Coordinator on national panel Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 1288
Researchers find American Indian mascots harmful to Native youth Written by Bettye Miller 1885
UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms Written by University of Houston Media Release 1294
Medical expenses: Finding your way with a patient navigator Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 1310
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month Written by OSDH Media Release 1886
Kick Butts Day Continues Despite Challenging Weather Written by Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, Osage Nation Communications 1497
Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse Than We Thought Written by AAA Oklahoma Media Release 1438
6,000 Hours of Free In-Home Care to Families Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Written by Media Release 1281
April is Autism Awareness, Know Your Signs Written by KELLI OSTMAN, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 1956
Prevention the key to keeping measles out of Indian Country Written by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton / Native Health News Alliance 2264
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips to keep children’s teeth healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2033
Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program Written by Associated Press 2807
Avera to manage cancer program focused on Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2473
Tribal chairman urges Medicaid expansion Written by Associated Press 2576
State, tribal leaders seek Insure Oklahoma expansion Written by Associated Press 2952
American Heart Association Announces 2015 Go Red For Native Women Heart Health Summit Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3067
HeartLine Offers Suicide Prevention Training Written by Heartline Media Release 3440
'Caring Van' to service tribes statewide Written by Lauren Jones, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma 4342
American Indian ACA enrollees say it's not smart to count on IHS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6488
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips for avoiding colds, flu Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 3550
HHS encourages consumers to sign up by Jan.15 for health coverage Written by Health & Human Services Media Release 3457
Castle Rock center offers sweat lodges for Native youth Written by SARAH GROTHJAN, The Daily News 4450
Mainstream entities test the waters of ACA in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5317
EarthTalk®: Potential consequences of overusing antibiotics Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3592
AHA challenges tribal leaders to 'Check. Change. Control.' Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3582
Affordable Care Act recruiters step up efforts to reach Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5931
Daughter takes on Zumba® to get herself, mother healthier Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times 3864
Oglala Sioux president wants health care through Sanford Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 3301
EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 4211
OKC Indian Clinic offers tips for managing healthy New Year’s resolutions Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 3734
Campaign launches to prevent violence among American Indian communities Written by Futures Without Violence Media Release 3174
Suicide Prevention Strategies among Alaska Native Youth Written by University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health 6675
Northern Arapaho sue over IRS health care rule Written by Associated Press 3176
Influenza Activity Increasing in Oklahoma: First Two Deaths of the Season Reported Written by OSDH Media Release 3206
What tribal employees need to know about the ACA, exemptions, and the IRS Written by Cara Cowan Watts 4835
American Indians/Alaska Natives at Increased Risk of Developing Diabetic Eye Disease Written by CYN DAVIS, National Eye Institute 3936
Health Series: How American Indians fit into the Affordable Care Act Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6627
BCBSOK offering wide range of options under Affordable Care Act Written by BCBSOK Media Release 4118
Medical Grants Available for Children in Oklahoma Written by Media Release 3184
DHS to recognize Native American heritage day Written by Associated Press 3185
Mobile Vet Center visiting Okmulgee, Bristow in Nov. Written by Tulsa Vet Center 2798
4 questions to ask before renewing health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2704
Red Road to Wellbriety comes to Green Country, Okla. Written by Media Release 3053
Children's Hospital Foundation names endowed chairs in pediatric diabetes Written by Children’s Hospital Foundation 3129
Pawnee Nation awarded prevention grant Written by JEFF HARJO, Pawnee Nation Media Release 3180
Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3840
Cherokee Nation Health Services holds clinics for flu vaccine Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 3314
EarthTalk: What are parabens? Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3452
Oklahoma gets nearly $5 million in health grants Written by Associated Press 3458
Roll Your Sleeves Up and Your Windows Down for IHCRC’s Flu Clinic Written by Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa 3155
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic to host 10th Annual Red Feather Gala to help fund pharmacy expansion Written by Publisher 3851
Claremore IHS hosting veteran enrollment fair Written by Claremore Indian Hospital Media Release 3530
Mobile Vet Center to conduct Veterans’ Outreach In Oklahoma in September 2014 Written by Department of Veterans Affairs’ Readjustment Counseling Services 3300
Touch Therapy for Children coming to Wyandotte Written by William Swain, Wyandotte Nation Media Release 3440
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 8448
Muscogee (Creek) Nation WIC Program is a step ahead to meet new 2020 Federal mandates Written by CHRISTINA GOOD VOICE, MCN Media Release 3308
Odds of infant death higher in remote villagesKYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News Written by KYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News 2672
Added nutrients in food can be dangerous to health Written by E - The Environmental Magazine: EarthTalk® 3571
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic opens new medical building Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 5544
Okla. Health Department Offers Workshops to Become a Tai Chi Instructor Written by OSDH Media Release 4390
Detox service could end at New Mexico facility Written by Associated Press 2751
SW Okla. tribal citizens express concerns over Lawton facility, quality of care Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3651
Harmon-y Pediatric Clinic offers tips to get children to eat healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2612
Pine Ridge IHS scrutinized Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 4874
Some SD Native Americans wary about health reform Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 2942
Spirit of EAGLES Scholarship Announcement Written by AAIP Media Release 3053
Chickasaws, Choctaws sign clinic agreement Written by Associated Press 2154
Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail; Tips for Hurricane Season and Preparedness Written by AMERIND Risk Media Release 2504
New resource center aims to improve Indian health Written by Associated Press 2241
4 ways to evaluate alternative health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2249
IHS providing safe drinking water, wastewater facilities to Native American homes Written by OKC IHS media release 3135
New Indian health center opens in El Reno Written by Associated Press 2878
WIC mobile clinic launching on Standing Rock Written by JESSICA HOLDMAN, The Bismarck Tribune 2414
Winnebago hospital may lose Medicare funding Written by Associated Press 2512
As tribal health care woes mount, feds get blame Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3032
ND health officials: American Indian nurses needed Written by KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press 2959
Century-old Native American dress donated to UM Written by MARTIN KIDSTON, Missoulian 3107
How the U.S. Health Care Law affects American Indians Written by Lauren Jones, BCBSOK 5687
Arizona health insurance signups soar to 120,000 Written by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press 3511
Billings area IHS head resigns Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3806
New Survey: Oklahoma Native Americans Say Personal Health Problems Are Their Most Important Challenge Written by Craig Davis, Associate State Director 5453
Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2659
OKC Indian Clinic partners with Chickasaw Nation on pharmacy Written by Media Release 2776
Cherokee Nation centers get accolades Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2550
The Shawl Circle- Hoktvke Yekce Train the Trainer workshop Written by Media Release 3430
How safe is your E-Cigarette and/or vapor product? Written by Sallie WIlliams, M-Power Project Specialist, Osage Nation 8384
Shape Your Future Encourages Healthy Living During National Nutrition Month Written by Shape Your Future Media Release 3300
Free Training and Visual Aids for Native Americans with Impaired Vision Written by SAMMYE RUSCO, Project NATIVE Media release 2684
What you need to know about March health deadline Written by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press 2547
Alternative therapies add to pain management tools Written by ERIC MUNGENAST, East Valley Tribune 3784
Organizers hope healthier diets reach families Written by PATTI ZARLING, Press-Gazette Media 2900
Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten Written by BOBBY BOZEMAN, Times Daily 3492
New billing standards to help patients with debt Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 2393
Tribe considers putting legalized pot to vote Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2912
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 6420
Half of Oklahoma Hospitals Encourage Breastfeeding by Not Giving Free Formula Bags Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health Media Release 4270
Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit 
 Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer 2598
Don’t let glaucoma take your sight away Written by National Eye Institute Media Release 2795
OKC pediatric clinic to open for American Indians Written by Associated Press 2789
Jack Brown Center receives three-year national accreditation Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 2992
Leave a Legacy of Healthy Vision Written by National Institutes of Health Media Release 3716
Center explores Native healing traditions for war vets Written by Western Folklife Center Media Release 4703
Navigators help get Native Americans insurance Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3426
Domestic Violence Can Have a Long-Lived Health Impact Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health Media Release 5309
Native American summit on health careers scheduled Written by Associated Press 3248
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by OSDH Media Release 4172
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by Associated Press 4038
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time Written by MICHELE KAYAL, Associated Press 3297
Cherokee Nation Health Services implements new online pharmacy Written by JULIE HUBBARD, Cherokee Nation Media Release 3768
VA grants will expand transportation in highly rural areas Written by NITA McCLELLAN, VA Media Release 3504
Sunlight Radiation Can Seriously Damage Your Eyes Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 3490
The Cost of Convenience: Voice-Activated Features Pose Biggest Risk to Drivers AAA cautions drive Written by AAA media release 3133
Tribes combat youth suicide Written by LYNDA V. MAPES, The Seattle Times 4505
Emergency contraception workshops scheduled Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 4825
Conference to Explore Western, Native American Healing Practices Written by Bettye Miller, Media Release 5786
Eat Well, Live Well: Free calorie counter Written by CDC News Release 4954
Indian health group, feds reach settlement Written by Associated Press 3784
Day-Ohn-Day: Race event promotes health, funds annual club powwow Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 5093
Tempting powwow food poses hazard for diabetics Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5539
Grand Chief says low vision help was 'life changing' Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 5623
Group pushes for junk food tax on Navajo Nation Written by Associated Press 4858
UI to develop treatment for underserved groups Written by Associated Press 4508
Tulsa IHCRC hosting family resource fair March 7 Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4058
Despite legal obligations, majority of IHS facilities reportly offer no 'plan B' Written by ACLU News Release 4593
Reservation dental care gets $3.3M boost in SD Written by Associated Press 4771
View of organ donation shifting in Native culture Written by ALLISON JARRELL, Capital Journal 11425
Cherokee Nation raising pay for more than 200 health employees Written by Julie Hubbard, Cherokee Nation Communications and STAFF REPORTS 5759
Glaucoma on the Rise With a 58 Percent Increase by 2030 Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4596
Cherokee Nation health centers still offering flu vaccine Written by AMANDA CLINTON, Cherokee Nation Communications Office 4986
Sanford to hire 2 Native American healers Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 6211
Feds ask court to throw out hospital lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4485
AAIP Teams With Four Corners Alliance For Pre-Med Workshop Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 4217
UIHI Launches Native Generations Campaign to Protect Native Babies Written by Office of Minority Health News Release 4305
VA, IHS announce national reimbursement agreement Written by VA News Release 5382
December 2-8, 2012 is National Influenza Vaccination Week Written by CDC News Release 3715
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Increase Among U.S. Population Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4717
AAIP Launches Anti-Obesity Media Campaign Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 5323
Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5529
Video about diabetes among Lakota people released Written by Associated Press 5308
Juvenile alternatives to lockup showing hope in SD Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 6024
Plan B still not easily available through IHS Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 6117
Sanford, USD unite to study Native American health Written by Associated Press 4254
Help & Hope Available Through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Written by Oklahoma HeartLine News Release 3611
IHS develops campaign to help address drug, alcohol abuse Written by Indian Health Service News Release 4954
VA Medical Center begins medical foster home program Written by Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center News Release 4561
Study aimed at controlling diabetes, obesity in adolescents Written by COR Clinical Research News Release 5807
Suicide Prevention Week September 9-15 Written by HeartLine News Release 3962
'Wellness court' aims at addiction Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 4861
USDA's SuperTracker Diet Planning and Tracking Tool Reaches One Million Registered Users Written by USDA News Release 4693
AAIP Hosts Statewide Conference Dedicated to Family Preservation Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 4488
IHS head stops in Lawton, addresses funding issues Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 5240
Click for Babies Project Needs Local Knitters to Help Prevent Infant Abuse Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 4891
Reducing Infant Mortality Focus of Statewide Initiative Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 5608
Fruit orchard planted on South Dakota reservation Written by Associated Press 4137
Documentary looks at suicide among Alaska Natives Written by MARY BETH SMETZER, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 5538
Arizona running club boosts Native Americans' health Written by VANDANA SEBASTIAN, The Arizona Republic 6150
Sanford Health receives grant to study cervical cancer
Study focusing on American Indian women under Written by Sanford Health News Release 3981
Looking to save on prescriptions? It’s complicated Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 5542
Tulsa Indian Health Care Resource Center having 'Teddy Bear' Clinic Written by Emily Bolusky, IHCRC News Releasew 3702
Public Health Warning Issued for West Nile Virus Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 3985
IHS announces tribal HIV/STD training kit, guide Written by Dianne Dawson, HIS Public Affairs Staff 4531
Indian Health Board of Billings to offer HIV tests Written by Associated Press 5476
Tribal clinic discontinuing chronic care service to non-tribal citizens Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 7268
Native American dropout rates higher in Rapid City Written by Associated Press 4977
Moapa Paiutes blame power plant for early deaths, sickness Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 6405
Youth, Indian skin won’t protect you from melanoma Written by KAREN SHADE, Native American Times 12281
Hyperthermia: too hot for your health Written by National Institutes of Health News Release 4497
CDC trying out free AIDS tests at drugstores Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 9640
‘Let’s Move in Indian Country’ hits year mark, despite funding hurdles Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5305
Choctaw tribe signs deal for new hospital Written by Associated Press 6750
AAIP Receives Grant For Careers in Health for Native Students Program Written by Jason McCarty 4718
2nd hantavirus case confirmed on Pine Ridge Written by Associated Press 4797
Website offers Native Americans diabetes forums Written by Associated Press 5710
Home for chronic inebriates opens in Fairbanks Written by JEFF RICHARDSON, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 8159
Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Written by National Diabetes Education Program News Release 6011
SD life expectancy grows past age 80 Written by Associated Press 5621
Olympic Legend Billy Mills, Kickapoo Chairman, to co-chair new diabetes campaign Written by . 5383
Agency uses traditional healing to tackle abuse Written by RYAN BOETEL, Farmington Daily Times 5167
Native women push for improved access to Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6264
Struggling South Dakota hospital faces insolvency Written by CODY WINCHESTER, Argus Leader 4978
Rights set for American Indian medical care Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5079
Foundation awards $2.88 million to improve food systems Written by First Nations Development Institute
 3675
Tribe looks to teenagers to revive bison demand Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5659
NM hospital hires its first endocrinologist Written by RYAN BOETEL, The Daily Times 5150
Healthy Marriage Project makes headway in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Special to the Native Times 9409
Program aims to help Native Americans quit smoking Written by Associated Press 10527
UNMC to provide dental services for Omaha Tribe Written by Associated Press 5367
Apple juice can pose a health risk – from calories Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer 5503
Duo to examine American Indian diabetes woes Written by Associated Press 5225
Choctaw Nation donates 
$1 million to Dean McGee Eye Institute Written by Choctaw Nation Release 4879
Two-Day Conference Will Focus on Curbing American Indian Obesity Rates Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 5866
Oklahoma Agencies Offer HIV/AIDS Testing and Promote Activities for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 Written by Okla. State Dept. of Health 6852
Mazopiya Offers Free Informational
and Cooking Classes Written by TESSA LEHTO, SMSC 4576
Don’t Lose Sight of Diabetic Eye Disease Written by National Institutes of Health 4733
Study: Oral health poor among Pine Ridge members Written by AMBER HUNT, Associated Press 4849
Indian youth center debuts public service spot Written by Associated Press 4566
Traditional gardener educates with healthy harvest Written by SUZANNE HECK, Potawatomi News 5675
Participate in the National PTA’s Healthy Lifestyles Month with TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7171
Feds, Alaska Natives focus on suicide prevention Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 6194
How to Spot Domestic Violence Written by Ginny Grimsley 5543
New hospital set to open in Eagle Butte Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 9300
New Program Allows Dieters to ‘Bet’ – and Profit – On Shedding Pounds
 Written by HealthyWage Release 5947
Runner goes ‘100 miles for life’ to beat diabetes Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 4603
Minnesota Reservation copes with hunger issues Written by JULIE SIPLE, Minnesota Public Radio 5628
Spice Up Life with Good Health, Says TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5794
AHIMA, HHS offering free Health IT training Written by Heath & Human Services Release 7570
Shawnees Open Opiate Treatment Clinic Written by Quapaw Counseling Services News Release 5940
CDC: Severe dental decay among Native children Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 5231
State Museum Hosts National Traveling Exhibit To Promote Healthy Living Written by Darlene Lizarraga 4733
Initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes Written by US DEPT. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 5296
American Indians face health obstacles in Indiana Written by Associated Press 6076
Preventing Falls in Older Persons Can Prevent Admissions to Care Facilities 
 Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 4331
Creighton to study diabetes among Neb., SD tribes Written by Associated Press 3681
Free Sept. 22 Web Conference Helps Okla. Caregivers Written by National Private Duty Association 7205
TOPS Ten Tips: Cycling on the Road to Success Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6629
North Dakota hospitals, Indian Health Service, tribes in dispute over bills Written by Associated Press 7151
Official: Lack of funding harms Indian health Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press 6384
Senate hearing in Mont. examines Indian suicides Written by Associated Press 6196
Free national conference to improve health in tribal communities Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6605
OU to study tribal cancer prevention efforts Written by Associated Press 6234
Chickasaw tribe looks to improve access to health care Written by MURRAY EVANS, Associated Press 9087
Nurses work to curb infant mortality deaths Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 7250
Kiowa healing arts practitioner pursues natural medicine Written by JoKAY DOWELL, Oklahoma Native Times 8908
IHS Director recognizes traditional healing clinic with public health leadership award Written by DIANNE DAWSON 6889
AFHCAN telemedicine program reaches significant milestone in Alaska Written by Fiona Brosnan, ANTHC 9024
Martin hospital, Indian Health Service at odds Written by Associated Press 5849
Drug shows improved kidney function for type 2 diabetes patients Written by Jeff Carlton, UT Southwestern Medical Center 5370
Breastfeeding Initiative is Part of Let’s Move! in Indian Country Written by Dianne Dawson, IHS 9063
Choctaw Nation Health Services announces ‘Going Lean’ Written by . 9643
Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7071
Smart Eating to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure Written by Department of Public Health and Human Services 4639
‘Let’s Move’ initiative underway in Indian Country Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 7861
Inter-Tribal Wellness Center First Ever Certified White Bison Treatment Center Written by Dyani Bingham 7282
Let’s Move! in Indian Country launched at Menominee Rez Written by USDA press release 8474
Tips to Help Dialysis Patients Stay Safe during Severe Weather Written by Fresenius Medical Care 7293
Low Impact, High Results Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 5815
Keep an Eye on Your Vision Written by National Eye Institute Release 5755
Autism: Unlocking Mireya Salazar's world Written by ERIC GORSKI, The Denver Post 7442
Bradford urges Native youth to get active Written by STAFF REPORTS 12460
Ag Secretary, Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active Written by USDA Release 7315
2 SD tribes part of nutrition education program Written by Associated Press 8033
Limiting carbs, not calories, reduces liver fat faster Written by UT Southwestern 7444
Hilo Medical Center launches diabetes course Written by Associated Press 7108
Chickasaw tribe gets $109,000 for nutrition program Written by Associated Press 7403
What are the warning signs of autism in children? Written by BRENT RAWLS 7837
TOPS’ Ten Overrated Restaurant Items Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 6952
HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities Written by OASH Press Office 5282
NM governor signs suicide prevention bill Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6703
IHS director says problems being addressed Written by Associated Press 7995
Indian youth suicide crisis continues to baffle health officials Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 9034
Indian Child Suicides - Enterprise: Indian youth suicide crisis baffles Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8436
Navajo-area health officials see rise in HIV cases Written by Associated Press 7868
TOPS Helps Decipher Food Marketing Gimmicks Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8723
Oklahoma siblings have heart surgery in 4 years Written by SONYA COLBERG, The Oklahoman 7252
Bill aims to stem American Indian teenage suicides Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6359
NAPT release follows man’s diet struggle Written by JESSICA KINZER 10765
Getting Fit Can Be More Fun with a Partner Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8498
Living Strong: Keeping the Passion Burning Written by Toqua Ticeahkie, Native American Times 7511
Mental health settlement trustees award $2.1M to reservations, communities Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6806
Is It Really Your Fault That You’re Fat? Written by RUSS HANDLER 8618
January 2011: Glaucoma Awareness Month Written by National Eye Institute 8754
TOPS Offers Remedies for Holiday Celebrations Without Regret Written by KIMBERLY GREENE, TOPS 7218
Study: IHS lacks accessibility to specialty care, other resources Written by LORI SHANKS, Partners.org 8348
Enjoy a healthier holiday with simple substitutions Written by UT Southwestern Medical Center 5735
Native American Diabetes Awareness Day, Nov. 30 Written by RSTDPP Media 8801
NY drops among states in anti-smoking funding Written by MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press 5614
Series gives consumers skinny on food choices Written by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press 6041
Navajos who burn coal for heat are at risk Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6649
Sanford doctor focuses on American Indian health Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 6998
Chickasaw Nation debuts electronic WIC nutrition cards Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6835
Indian Health Care Resource Center Receives Federal Grant for Healthy Tulsa Pathways Collaborative P Written by Emily Bolusky 8086
Early cancer detection saves lives Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6509
Farmington facility sees many repeat clients detox Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6259
Clinics help urban Indians live with diabetes Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 8550
Coeur d'Alene tribe gets federal hospital funding Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6941
Energy-efficient home in Quinhagak off the ground Written by ALEX DEMARBAN, The Tundra Drums 6570
Survey says South Dakota has rising obesity rate Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 7302
Secretary Sebelius,Roubideaux reaffirm shared commitment Written by Indian Health Service/Business Wire Release 5208
North America Indian AIDS Summit 2010 Written by Liberty Research Group 6643
TOPS Helps Figure Out Fiber Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7176
Strong Warriors gather strength, change name Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 9885
Longest Walk 3 needing state coordinators Written by The Longest Walk news release 6908
Missoula cancer researchers get $1.4M grant Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5104
Montana Wyoming Tribal Cancer Summit Scheduled for Great Falls, MT Written by Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council 7047
Notah Begay III Foundation opens first of its kind soccer field, community park Written by CRYSTAL ECHOHAWK, NB3 Foundation 6479
NB3 Foundation to expand programs to fight obesity among Native youth Written by WILL CHAVEZ, Native American Times Correspondent 9644
Counselor, bulldog team fight addiction Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 7038
Sanford creates Native American health office Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 6942
Sen. Byron Dorgan: American Indians getting $1.9 million in federal funds Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5067
Researchers receive $1 million to improve health in Native communities Written by University of California, Davis 7087
Comanches work to muscle out diabetes Written by Dana Attocknie, Native American Times 9160
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Hosts Free Diabetes Summit Written by Johnnie Brasuell, MCN Diabetes Program Manager and Shirlene Ade, Women’s Caucus Chairperson, Nationa 7166
Support key to weight loss Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5975
Alcohol Use Rate Among American Indian or Alaska Native Adults is Well Below the National Average Written by SAMHSA 10469
Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids Written by ILEANA MORALES, Associated Press Writer 5817
The Importance of Breakfast: Mom Was Right Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4509
Wind River reservation girls learn self defense Written by KRISTY GRAY, Casper Star-Tribune 7627
Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer 5300
CDC, IHS urge American Indian, Alaska Native parents to protect preteens with recommended vaccines Written by AED 9170
Nike, Bureau of Indian Education sign agreement Written by Associated Press 6174
Cherokee Income - NC American Indians with casino income fare better Written by TOM BREEN, 
Associated Press Writer 12877
Blood sugar test goes bad at New Mexico event Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 6835
Study: Health risks in urban Native women Written by RACHEL D'ORO, 
Associated Press Writer 5651
Ad campaign targets meth use in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 7842
Weight-Wise Cooking Tips: Simple Swaps & Strategies That Slim Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE
 6586
Tribal members try to break bad eating habits Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 11963
Mescalero schools get suicide prevention funds Written by Associated Press 6197
Utah tribal groups get money for medical outreach Written by Associated Press 6570
Funding announced for children's health care Written by Health and Human Services 5225
Native care blends modern doctoring, medicine men Written by FELICIA FONSECA and HEATHER CLARK, 
Associated Press Writers 6395
Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods: What to Choose Instead Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE 15459
Keel applauds Congress for improvements to IHS Written by National Congress of American Indians release 6019
2 ND tribes get diabetes grants Written by Associated Press 6766
Office of Minority Health seeks input Written by Publisher 6174
Survey indicates real impact of diabetes-based education Written by STEPHINE POSTON 7558
Tribal official urges improved health services Written by CHET BROKAW
, Associated Press Writer 6805
Sebelius urges American Indians, Alaska Natives to get flu vaccination for H1N1 Written by Lynette Willie, HHS Communications Director
 8383
Yuma teacher’s ‘heart’ in running off diabetes Written by WILLIAM ROLLER
, The Sun 7471
Native Americans stalked more than other ethnic groups Written by Ann N. Dapice, PhD 13733
For Whiteclay, Neb., problems, some push for detox Written by NATE JENKINS, 
Associated Press Writer 8095
$10 million in grants to be awarded for Native children's health care Written by BUSINESS WIRE 7635
Diabetes prevention is the best remedy, TOPS medical expert says Written by TOPS 6620
Wellbriety program wins purpose prize Written by W. Lee Morrow 10008
Ore. mental health agency uses Native American way Written by SU-JIN YIM
, The Oregonian 11714
Society provides resources for diabetic foot care Written by American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 8260
IHS Director discusses health care issues with senator Written by SEN. JOHNSON'S OFFICE 7348
Former FSU football star inspires Indian health plan Written by KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS 7831
Healing the Sacred Child workshop scheduled Written by LYNETTE TWO BULLS 9751
Mother talks about baby’s death Statistics say SIDS deaths are higher among Native Americans Written by ROCHELLE HINES, Associated Press 10916
Native American Groups Unite to Discuss Food Security for the 21st Century and Beyond Written by . 13232