April 28, 2016

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Suicide problem acute in NJ, nationwide Written by CHRISTOPHER MAAG, The Record 458
Nonprofit reaching out to educate on historical trauma effects on youth Written by MIKE ANDERSON, Rapid City Journal 276
North Dakota mother suing IHS over daughter’s death Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 521
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Written by MEDIA RELEASE 604
2 reservation hospitals now face funding-cutoff deadline Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 233
Medicaid spending crunch raises tensions in New Mexico Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 207
Federal official pledges improved care at tribal hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 98
Indian Health Service chief meets with tribal leaders Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 131
WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold to 422 million people in 2014 Written by Associated Press 535
Behavioral health unit serving tribes to be built in April Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 300
Things to know, ask if you’re considering bariatric surgery Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 241
CDC Releases Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain Written by CDC Media Release 352
Flagstaff explores celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day Written by Associated Press 256
Ministry helps vets with post-traumatic stress Written by SYLVIA CARIGNAN, The Frederick News-Post 347
Reservation hospital gets 2-month funding cutoff extension Written by Associated Press 421
Reservation hospital to lose Medicare, Medicaid money Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 689
Senator tours Rosebud hospital, calls for accountability Written by Associated Press 705
Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 314
Feds outline reforms for hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 488
Troubled Indian Health Service office gets interim director Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 521
Montana seeks new American Indian health director Written by Associated Press 289
Reservation Hospitals show serious deficiencies Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1545
Water rules could place Natives at higher cancer risk Written by KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press 490
University of Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation address tobacco use impact Written by JANA D. SMITH 1347
Growing up hungry: Native households at high rate of food insecurity Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Health News Alliance 2356
NEH Funds Research on Collaboration of Indigenous, Western Medicine Ways Written by Bettye Miller 802
5 health insurance resolutions to consider for 2016 Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 513
Swinomish tribe hires dental therapist despite opposition Written by Associated Press 650
DWI court's treatment program promotes Native culture Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press 548
NMHU partners with Diné College on distance learning Written by Associated Press 566
Feds threaten to terminate Rosebud hospital from Medicare Written by Associated Press 623
DOE grant to help tribal school respond to suicides Written by Associated Press 610
NM health exchange targets Hispanics, Native Americans Written by Associated Press 481
Reservation loses funding for suicide prevention program Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 766
OKC Indian Clinic encourages healthy choices for American Diabetes Month Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 894
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide Written by Associated Press 543
Tribal efforts try to heal after Marysville school shooting Written by CHRIS WINTERS, The Daily Herald 635
WHO: Processed meats can cause cancer, red meat risky too Written by Angela Charlton, Associated Press 545
Committee discusses suicide prevention for Indian youth Written by AMY BETH HANSON, Associated Press 1768
Breast cancer campaign puts the pink in October for indigenous women Written by Daanis Chosa and Julia Jacobson | Native Health News Alliance 1244
Yankton Tribe, Avera remodeling clinic to boost kidney care Written by Associated Press 540
Policy makes Plan B more accessible to American Indian women Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 457
Cancer program focused on Natives gets Ralph Lauren donation Written by Associated Press 661
UA Researchers Release New Findings in Tribal Child Welfare Study Written by University of Arizona Media Release 1079
South Dakota proposes plan to expand Medicaid Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 739
Medical use advocates throw Free Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Festival Written by Wilhelm Murg, Guest Correspondent 1881
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers healthy eating tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1373
Navajo Nation to stop operating Gallup Detox Center Written by Associated Press 862
10 Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid Written by Nathaniel Sillin 821
MCN Department of Health now offers Orthodontic Services Written by MCN Media Release 1024
Seneca Nation citizen named to Federal Advisory Panel on Native American Health Written by RPCI Media Release 1107
Arizona border hospital closes after Medicare payments stop Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 717
Tulsa's IHCRC gets Telligen grant for home model Written by Media Release 800
Study shows Indians have higher dementia risk Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 1473
Federal judge: Health law makes Wyoming tribe large employer Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2874
Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1679
Montana to create new Office of American Indian Health Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 960
Court allows Riverton hospital to enter lawsuit Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 1665
FACT SHEET: Health Care in Oklahoma Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 987
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic takes steps to fight children’s diabetes Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 797
SD Gov: Up to feds if health subsidies go away Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 1629
3 questions to help sort student health coverage choices Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 839
Cherokee Nation Diabetes Prevention Coordinator on national panel Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 952
Researchers find American Indian mascots harmful to Native youth Written by Bettye Miller 1501
UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms Written by University of Houston Media Release 1027
Medical expenses: Finding your way with a patient navigator Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 979
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month Written by OSDH Media Release 1528
Kick Butts Day Continues Despite Challenging Weather Written by Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, Osage Nation Communications 1163
Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse Than We Thought Written by AAA Oklahoma Media Release 1087
6,000 Hours of Free In-Home Care to Families Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Written by Media Release 1031
April is Autism Awareness, Know Your Signs Written by KELLI OSTMAN, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 1598
Prevention the key to keeping measles out of Indian Country Written by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton / Native Health News Alliance 1930
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips to keep children’s teeth healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1776
Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program Written by Associated Press 2466
Avera to manage cancer program focused on Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2153
Tribal chairman urges Medicaid expansion Written by Associated Press 2250
State, tribal leaders seek Insure Oklahoma expansion Written by Associated Press 2567
American Heart Association Announces 2015 Go Red For Native Women Heart Health Summit Written by American Heart Association Media Release 2737
HeartLine Offers Suicide Prevention Training Written by Heartline Media Release 3099
'Caring Van' to service tribes statewide Written by Lauren Jones, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma 3927
American Indian ACA enrollees say it's not smart to count on IHS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6024
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips for avoiding colds, flu Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 3169
HHS encourages consumers to sign up by Jan.15 for health coverage Written by Health & Human Services Media Release 3150
Castle Rock center offers sweat lodges for Native youth Written by SARAH GROTHJAN, The Daily News 4125
Mainstream entities test the waters of ACA in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 4834
EarthTalk®: Potential consequences of overusing antibiotics Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3252
AHA challenges tribal leaders to 'Check. Change. Control.' Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3245
Affordable Care Act recruiters step up efforts to reach Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5515
Daughter takes on Zumba® to get herself, mother healthier Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times 3499
Oglala Sioux president wants health care through Sanford Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 2949
EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3849
OKC Indian Clinic offers tips for managing healthy New Year’s resolutions Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 3489
Campaign launches to prevent violence among American Indian communities Written by Futures Without Violence Media Release 2923
Suicide Prevention Strategies among Alaska Native Youth Written by University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health 6165
Northern Arapaho sue over IRS health care rule Written by Associated Press 2869
Influenza Activity Increasing in Oklahoma: First Two Deaths of the Season Reported Written by OSDH Media Release 2980
What tribal employees need to know about the ACA, exemptions, and the IRS Written by Cara Cowan Watts 4308
American Indians/Alaska Natives at Increased Risk of Developing Diabetic Eye Disease Written by CYN DAVIS, National Eye Institute 3562
Health Series: How American Indians fit into the Affordable Care Act Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6081
BCBSOK offering wide range of options under Affordable Care Act Written by BCBSOK Media Release 3687
Medical Grants Available for Children in Oklahoma Written by Media Release 2798
DHS to recognize Native American heritage day Written by Associated Press 2900
Mobile Vet Center visiting Okmulgee, Bristow in Nov. Written by Tulsa Vet Center 2536
4 questions to ask before renewing health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2415
Red Road to Wellbriety comes to Green Country, Okla. Written by Media Release 2661
Children's Hospital Foundation names endowed chairs in pediatric diabetes Written by Children’s Hospital Foundation 2805
Pawnee Nation awarded prevention grant Written by JEFF HARJO, Pawnee Nation Media Release 2829
Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3512
Cherokee Nation Health Services holds clinics for flu vaccine Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 2857
EarthTalk: What are parabens? Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3138
Oklahoma gets nearly $5 million in health grants Written by Associated Press 3179
Roll Your Sleeves Up and Your Windows Down for IHCRC’s Flu Clinic Written by Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa 2812
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic to host 10th Annual Red Feather Gala to help fund pharmacy expansion Written by Publisher 3416
Claremore IHS hosting veteran enrollment fair Written by Claremore Indian Hospital Media Release 3267
Mobile Vet Center to conduct Veterans’ Outreach In Oklahoma in September 2014 Written by Department of Veterans Affairs’ Readjustment Counseling Services 2987
Touch Therapy for Children coming to Wyandotte Written by William Swain, Wyandotte Nation Media Release 3147
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 5571
Muscogee (Creek) Nation WIC Program is a step ahead to meet new 2020 Federal mandates Written by CHRISTINA GOOD VOICE, MCN Media Release 2966
Odds of infant death higher in remote villagesKYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News Written by KYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News 2438
Added nutrients in food can be dangerous to health Written by E - The Environmental Magazine: EarthTalk® 3213
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic opens new medical building Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 4726
Okla. Health Department Offers Workshops to Become a Tai Chi Instructor Written by OSDH Media Release 3911
Detox service could end at New Mexico facility Written by Associated Press 2480
SW Okla. tribal citizens express concerns over Lawton facility, quality of care Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3249
Harmon-y Pediatric Clinic offers tips to get children to eat healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2316
Pine Ridge IHS scrutinized Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 3986
Some SD Native Americans wary about health reform Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 2603
Spirit of EAGLES Scholarship Announcement Written by AAIP Media Release 2714
Chickasaws, Choctaws sign clinic agreement Written by Associated Press 1840
Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail; Tips for Hurricane Season and Preparedness Written by AMERIND Risk Media Release 2193
New resource center aims to improve Indian health Written by Associated Press 1948
4 ways to evaluate alternative health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 1968
IHS providing safe drinking water, wastewater facilities to Native American homes Written by OKC IHS media release 2820
New Indian health center opens in El Reno Written by Associated Press 2488
WIC mobile clinic launching on Standing Rock Written by JESSICA HOLDMAN, The Bismarck Tribune 2066
Winnebago hospital may lose Medicare funding Written by Associated Press 2178
As tribal health care woes mount, feds get blame Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2754
ND health officials: American Indian nurses needed Written by KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press 2569
Century-old Native American dress donated to UM Written by MARTIN KIDSTON, Missoulian 2776
How the U.S. Health Care Law affects American Indians Written by Lauren Jones, BCBSOK 4628
Arizona health insurance signups soar to 120,000 Written by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press 3216
Billings area IHS head resigns Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3249
New Survey: Oklahoma Native Americans Say Personal Health Problems Are Their Most Important Challenge Written by Craig Davis, Associate State Director 4984
Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2334
OKC Indian Clinic partners with Chickasaw Nation on pharmacy Written by Media Release 2446
Cherokee Nation centers get accolades Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2234
The Shawl Circle- Hoktvke Yekce Train the Trainer workshop Written by Media Release 2943
How safe is your E-Cigarette and/or vapor product? Written by Sallie WIlliams, M-Power Project Specialist, Osage Nation 7865
Shape Your Future Encourages Healthy Living During National Nutrition Month Written by Shape Your Future Media Release 3036
Free Training and Visual Aids for Native Americans with Impaired Vision Written by SAMMYE RUSCO, Project NATIVE Media release 2388
What you need to know about March health deadline Written by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press 2277
Alternative therapies add to pain management tools Written by ERIC MUNGENAST, East Valley Tribune 3437
Organizers hope healthier diets reach families Written by PATTI ZARLING, Press-Gazette Media 2583
Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten Written by BOBBY BOZEMAN, Times Daily 3160
New billing standards to help patients with debt Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 2123
Tribe considers putting legalized pot to vote Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2602
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 5876
Half of Oklahoma Hospitals Encourage Breastfeeding by Not Giving Free Formula Bags Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health Media Release 3979
Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit 
 Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer 2320
Don’t let glaucoma take your sight away Written by National Eye Institute Media Release 2478
OKC pediatric clinic to open for American Indians Written by Associated Press 2409
Jack Brown Center receives three-year national accreditation Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 2662
Leave a Legacy of Healthy Vision Written by National Institutes of Health Media Release 3410
Center explores Native healing traditions for war vets Written by Western Folklife Center Media Release 4311
Navigators help get Native Americans insurance Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3036
Domestic Violence Can Have a Long-Lived Health Impact Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health Media Release 4799
Native American summit on health careers scheduled Written by Associated Press 2863
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by OSDH Media Release 3779
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by Associated Press 3646
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time Written by MICHELE KAYAL, Associated Press 2938
Cherokee Nation Health Services implements new online pharmacy Written by JULIE HUBBARD, Cherokee Nation Media Release 3311
VA grants will expand transportation in highly rural areas Written by NITA McCLELLAN, VA Media Release 3201
Sunlight Radiation Can Seriously Damage Your Eyes Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 3152
The Cost of Convenience: Voice-Activated Features Pose Biggest Risk to Drivers AAA cautions drive Written by AAA media release 2888
Tribes combat youth suicide Written by LYNDA V. MAPES, The Seattle Times 4087
Emergency contraception workshops scheduled Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 4422
Conference to Explore Western, Native American Healing Practices Written by Bettye Miller, Media Release 5199
Eat Well, Live Well: Free calorie counter Written by CDC News Release 4515
Indian health group, feds reach settlement Written by Associated Press 3469
Day-Ohn-Day: Race event promotes health, funds annual club powwow Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4655
Tempting powwow food poses hazard for diabetics Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5081
Grand Chief says low vision help was 'life changing' Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 5181
Group pushes for junk food tax on Navajo Nation Written by Associated Press 4456
UI to develop treatment for underserved groups Written by Associated Press 4120
Tulsa IHCRC hosting family resource fair March 7 Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 3662
Despite legal obligations, majority of IHS facilities reportly offer no 'plan B' Written by ACLU News Release 4279
Reservation dental care gets $3.3M boost in SD Written by Associated Press 4304
View of organ donation shifting in Native culture Written by ALLISON JARRELL, Capital Journal 9871
Cherokee Nation raising pay for more than 200 health employees Written by Julie Hubbard, Cherokee Nation Communications and STAFF REPORTS 5245
Glaucoma on the Rise With a 58 Percent Increase by 2030 Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4117
Cherokee Nation health centers still offering flu vaccine Written by AMANDA CLINTON, Cherokee Nation Communications Office 4589
Sanford to hire 2 Native American healers Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5756
Feds ask court to throw out hospital lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4055
AAIP Teams With Four Corners Alliance For Pre-Med Workshop Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 3684
UIHI Launches Native Generations Campaign to Protect Native Babies Written by Office of Minority Health News Release 3898
VA, IHS announce national reimbursement agreement Written by VA News Release 5029
December 2-8, 2012 is National Influenza Vaccination Week Written by CDC News Release 3301
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Increase Among U.S. Population Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4298
AAIP Launches Anti-Obesity Media Campaign Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 4861
Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5157
Video about diabetes among Lakota people released Written by Associated Press 4945
Juvenile alternatives to lockup showing hope in SD Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 5380
Plan B still not easily available through IHS Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5614
Sanford, USD unite to study Native American health Written by Associated Press 3915
Help & Hope Available Through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Written by Oklahoma HeartLine News Release 3203
IHS develops campaign to help address drug, alcohol abuse Written by Indian Health Service News Release 4481
VA Medical Center begins medical foster home program Written by Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center News Release 4137
Study aimed at controlling diabetes, obesity in adolescents Written by COR Clinical Research News Release 5431
Suicide Prevention Week September 9-15 Written by HeartLine News Release 3505
'Wellness court' aims at addiction Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 4316
USDA's SuperTracker Diet Planning and Tracking Tool Reaches One Million Registered Users Written by USDA News Release 4333
AAIP Hosts Statewide Conference Dedicated to Family Preservation Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 4099
IHS head stops in Lawton, addresses funding issues Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 4759
Click for Babies Project Needs Local Knitters to Help Prevent Infant Abuse Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 4469
Reducing Infant Mortality Focus of Statewide Initiative Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 5133
Fruit orchard planted on South Dakota reservation Written by Associated Press 3717
Documentary looks at suicide among Alaska Natives Written by MARY BETH SMETZER, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 5083
Arizona running club boosts Native Americans' health Written by VANDANA SEBASTIAN, The Arizona Republic 5719
Sanford Health receives grant to study cervical cancer
Study focusing on American Indian women under Written by Sanford Health News Release 3558
Looking to save on prescriptions? It’s complicated Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 5140
Tulsa Indian Health Care Resource Center having 'Teddy Bear' Clinic Written by Emily Bolusky, IHCRC News Releasew 3311
Public Health Warning Issued for West Nile Virus Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 3645
IHS announces tribal HIV/STD training kit, guide Written by Dianne Dawson, HIS Public Affairs Staff 4109
Indian Health Board of Billings to offer HIV tests Written by Associated Press 5053
Tribal clinic discontinuing chronic care service to non-tribal citizens Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6526
Native American dropout rates higher in Rapid City Written by Associated Press 4582
Moapa Paiutes blame power plant for early deaths, sickness Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 5845
Youth, Indian skin won’t protect you from melanoma Written by KAREN SHADE, Native American Times 10468
Hyperthermia: too hot for your health Written by National Institutes of Health News Release 4156
CDC trying out free AIDS tests at drugstores Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 9306
‘Let’s Move in Indian Country’ hits year mark, despite funding hurdles Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 4835
Choctaw tribe signs deal for new hospital Written by Associated Press 5968
AAIP Receives Grant For Careers in Health for Native Students Program Written by Jason McCarty 4285
2nd hantavirus case confirmed on Pine Ridge Written by Associated Press 4501
Website offers Native Americans diabetes forums Written by Associated Press 5308
Home for chronic inebriates opens in Fairbanks Written by JEFF RICHARDSON, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 7701
Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Written by National Diabetes Education Program News Release 5460
SD life expectancy grows past age 80 Written by Associated Press 5081
Olympic Legend Billy Mills, Kickapoo Chairman, to co-chair new diabetes campaign Written by . 5006
Agency uses traditional healing to tackle abuse Written by RYAN BOETEL, Farmington Daily Times 4785
Native women push for improved access to Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5918
Struggling South Dakota hospital faces insolvency Written by CODY WINCHESTER, Argus Leader 4558
Rights set for American Indian medical care Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4691
Foundation awards $2.88 million to improve food systems Written by First Nations Development Institute
 3334
Tribe looks to teenagers to revive bison demand Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5161
NM hospital hires its first endocrinologist Written by RYAN BOETEL, The Daily Times 4750
Healthy Marriage Project makes headway in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Special to the Native Times 8923
Program aims to help Native Americans quit smoking Written by Associated Press 9983
UNMC to provide dental services for Omaha Tribe Written by Associated Press 4965
Apple juice can pose a health risk – from calories Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer 5086
Duo to examine American Indian diabetes woes Written by Associated Press 4757
Choctaw Nation donates 
$1 million to Dean McGee Eye Institute Written by Choctaw Nation Release 4388
Two-Day Conference Will Focus on Curbing American Indian Obesity Rates Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 5466
Oklahoma Agencies Offer HIV/AIDS Testing and Promote Activities for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 Written by Okla. State Dept. of Health 6407
Mazopiya Offers Free Informational
and Cooking Classes Written by TESSA LEHTO, SMSC 4103
Don’t Lose Sight of Diabetic Eye Disease Written by National Institutes of Health 4356
Study: Oral health poor among Pine Ridge members Written by AMBER HUNT, Associated Press 4451
Indian youth center debuts public service spot Written by Associated Press 4198
Traditional gardener educates with healthy harvest Written by SUZANNE HECK, Potawatomi News 5260
Participate in the National PTA’s Healthy Lifestyles Month with TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6808
Feds, Alaska Natives focus on suicide prevention Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 5783
How to Spot Domestic Violence Written by Ginny Grimsley 5134
New hospital set to open in Eagle Butte Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 8641
New Program Allows Dieters to ‘Bet’ – and Profit – On Shedding Pounds
 Written by HealthyWage Release 5638
Runner goes ‘100 miles for life’ to beat diabetes Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 4208
Minnesota Reservation copes with hunger issues Written by JULIE SIPLE, Minnesota Public Radio 5225
Spice Up Life with Good Health, Says TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5273
AHIMA, HHS offering free Health IT training Written by Heath & Human Services Release 6972
Shawnees Open Opiate Treatment Clinic Written by Quapaw Counseling Services News Release 5344
CDC: Severe dental decay among Native children Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 4742
State Museum Hosts National Traveling Exhibit To Promote Healthy Living Written by Darlene Lizarraga 4383
Initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes Written by US DEPT. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 4961
American Indians face health obstacles in Indiana Written by Associated Press 5535
Preventing Falls in Older Persons Can Prevent Admissions to Care Facilities 
 Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 4084
Creighton to study diabetes among Neb., SD tribes Written by Associated Press 3322
Free Sept. 22 Web Conference Helps Okla. Caregivers Written by National Private Duty Association 6755
TOPS Ten Tips: Cycling on the Road to Success Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6261
North Dakota hospitals, Indian Health Service, tribes in dispute over bills Written by Associated Press 6620
Official: Lack of funding harms Indian health Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press 5987
Senate hearing in Mont. examines Indian suicides Written by Associated Press 5822
Free national conference to improve health in tribal communities Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6298
OU to study tribal cancer prevention efforts Written by Associated Press 5880
Chickasaw tribe looks to improve access to health care Written by MURRAY EVANS, Associated Press 8067
Nurses work to curb infant mortality deaths Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 6874
Kiowa healing arts practitioner pursues natural medicine Written by JoKAY DOWELL, Oklahoma Native Times 8458
IHS Director recognizes traditional healing clinic with public health leadership award Written by DIANNE DAWSON 6511
AFHCAN telemedicine program reaches significant milestone in Alaska Written by Fiona Brosnan, ANTHC 8408
Martin hospital, Indian Health Service at odds Written by Associated Press 5506
Drug shows improved kidney function for type 2 diabetes patients Written by Jeff Carlton, UT Southwestern Medical Center 5008
Breastfeeding Initiative is Part of Let’s Move! in Indian Country Written by Dianne Dawson, IHS 8546
Choctaw Nation Health Services announces ‘Going Lean’ Written by . 9072
Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6699
Smart Eating to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure Written by Department of Public Health and Human Services 4248
‘Let’s Move’ initiative underway in Indian Country Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 7394
Inter-Tribal Wellness Center First Ever Certified White Bison Treatment Center Written by Dyani Bingham 6826
Let’s Move! in Indian Country launched at Menominee Rez Written by USDA press release 8018
Tips to Help Dialysis Patients Stay Safe during Severe Weather Written by Fresenius Medical Care 6845
Low Impact, High Results Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 5442
Keep an Eye on Your Vision Written by National Eye Institute Release 5202
Autism: Unlocking Mireya Salazar's world Written by ERIC GORSKI, The Denver Post 6978
Bradford urges Native youth to get active Written by STAFF REPORTS 12000
Ag Secretary, Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active Written by USDA Release 6934
2 SD tribes part of nutrition education program Written by Associated Press 7640
Limiting carbs, not calories, reduces liver fat faster Written by UT Southwestern 7062
Hilo Medical Center launches diabetes course Written by Associated Press 6740
Chickasaw tribe gets $109,000 for nutrition program Written by Associated Press 6968
What are the warning signs of autism in children? Written by BRENT RAWLS 7345
TOPS’ Ten Overrated Restaurant Items Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 6585
HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities Written by OASH Press Office 4946
NM governor signs suicide prevention bill Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6320
IHS director says problems being addressed Written by Associated Press 7652
Indian youth suicide crisis continues to baffle health officials Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8663
Indian Child Suicides - Enterprise: Indian youth suicide crisis baffles Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8010
Navajo-area health officials see rise in HIV cases Written by Associated Press 7460
TOPS Helps Decipher Food Marketing Gimmicks Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8347
Oklahoma siblings have heart surgery in 4 years Written by SONYA COLBERG, The Oklahoman 6910
Bill aims to stem American Indian teenage suicides Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6015
NAPT release follows man’s diet struggle Written by JESSICA KINZER 10243
Getting Fit Can Be More Fun with a Partner Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8145
Living Strong: Keeping the Passion Burning Written by Toqua Ticeahkie, Native American Times 7111
Mental health settlement trustees award $2.1M to reservations, communities Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6435
Is It Really Your Fault That You’re Fat? Written by RUSS HANDLER 8252
January 2011: Glaucoma Awareness Month Written by National Eye Institute 8335
TOPS Offers Remedies for Holiday Celebrations Without Regret Written by KIMBERLY GREENE, TOPS 6846
Study: IHS lacks accessibility to specialty care, other resources Written by LORI SHANKS, Partners.org 7940
Enjoy a healthier holiday with simple substitutions Written by UT Southwestern Medical Center 5348
Native American Diabetes Awareness Day, Nov. 30 Written by RSTDPP Media 8353
NY drops among states in anti-smoking funding Written by MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press 5325
Series gives consumers skinny on food choices Written by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press 5630
Navajos who burn coal for heat are at risk Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6342
Sanford doctor focuses on American Indian health Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 6460
Chickasaw Nation debuts electronic WIC nutrition cards Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6459
Indian Health Care Resource Center Receives Federal Grant for Healthy Tulsa Pathways Collaborative P Written by Emily Bolusky 7758
Early cancer detection saves lives Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6061
Farmington facility sees many repeat clients detox Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 5880
Clinics help urban Indians live with diabetes Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 8089
Coeur d'Alene tribe gets federal hospital funding Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6558
Energy-efficient home in Quinhagak off the ground Written by ALEX DEMARBAN, The Tundra Drums 6220
Survey says South Dakota has rising obesity rate Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 6986
Secretary Sebelius,Roubideaux reaffirm shared commitment Written by Indian Health Service/Business Wire Release 4851
North America Indian AIDS Summit 2010 Written by Liberty Research Group 6295
TOPS Helps Figure Out Fiber Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6848
Strong Warriors gather strength, change name Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 9352
Longest Walk 3 needing state coordinators Written by The Longest Walk news release 6515
Missoula cancer researchers get $1.4M grant Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4736
Montana Wyoming Tribal Cancer Summit Scheduled for Great Falls, MT Written by Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council 6619
Notah Begay III Foundation opens first of its kind soccer field, community park Written by CRYSTAL ECHOHAWK, NB3 Foundation 6123
NB3 Foundation to expand programs to fight obesity among Native youth Written by WILL CHAVEZ, Native American Times Correspondent 9169
Counselor, bulldog team fight addiction Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6600
Sanford creates Native American health office Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 6413
Sen. Byron Dorgan: American Indians getting $1.9 million in federal funds Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4719
Researchers receive $1 million to improve health in Native communities Written by University of California, Davis 6647
Comanches work to muscle out diabetes Written by Dana Attocknie, Native American Times 8675
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Hosts Free Diabetes Summit Written by Johnnie Brasuell, MCN Diabetes Program Manager and Shirlene Ade, Women’s Caucus Chairperson, Nationa 6700
Support key to weight loss Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5619
Alcohol Use Rate Among American Indian or Alaska Native Adults is Well Below the National Average Written by SAMHSA 9659
Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids Written by ILEANA MORALES, Associated Press Writer 5440
The Importance of Breakfast: Mom Was Right Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4128
Wind River reservation girls learn self defense Written by KRISTY GRAY, Casper Star-Tribune 7308
Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer 4923
CDC, IHS urge American Indian, Alaska Native parents to protect preteens with recommended vaccines Written by AED 8761
Nike, Bureau of Indian Education sign agreement Written by Associated Press 5768
Cherokee Income - NC American Indians with casino income fare better Written by TOM BREEN, 
Associated Press Writer 11677
Blood sugar test goes bad at New Mexico event Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 6440
Study: Health risks in urban Native women Written by RACHEL D'ORO, 
Associated Press Writer 5301
Ad campaign targets meth use in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 7482
Weight-Wise Cooking Tips: Simple Swaps & Strategies That Slim Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE
 6278
Tribal members try to break bad eating habits Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 11200
Mescalero schools get suicide prevention funds Written by Associated Press 5859
Utah tribal groups get money for medical outreach Written by Associated Press 6228
Funding announced for children's health care Written by Health and Human Services 4884
Native care blends modern doctoring, medicine men Written by FELICIA FONSECA and HEATHER CLARK, 
Associated Press Writers 6118
Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods: What to Choose Instead Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE 14580
Keel applauds Congress for improvements to IHS Written by National Congress of American Indians release 5655
2 ND tribes get diabetes grants Written by Associated Press 6420
Office of Minority Health seeks input Written by Publisher 5814
Survey indicates real impact of diabetes-based education Written by STEPHINE POSTON 7217
Tribal official urges improved health services Written by CHET BROKAW
, Associated Press Writer 6339
Sebelius urges American Indians, Alaska Natives to get flu vaccination for H1N1 Written by Lynette Willie, HHS Communications Director
 8086
Yuma teacher’s ‘heart’ in running off diabetes Written by WILLIAM ROLLER
, The Sun 7081
Native Americans stalked more than other ethnic groups Written by Ann N. Dapice, PhD 13204
For Whiteclay, Neb., problems, some push for detox Written by NATE JENKINS, 
Associated Press Writer 7739
$10 million in grants to be awarded for Native children's health care Written by BUSINESS WIRE 7139
Diabetes prevention is the best remedy, TOPS medical expert says Written by TOPS 6292
Wellbriety program wins purpose prize Written by W. Lee Morrow 9579
Ore. mental health agency uses Native American way Written by SU-JIN YIM
, The Oregonian 11252
Society provides resources for diabetic foot care Written by American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 7907
IHS Director discusses health care issues with senator Written by SEN. JOHNSON'S OFFICE 6922
Former FSU football star inspires Indian health plan Written by KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS 7374
Healing the Sacred Child workshop scheduled Written by LYNETTE TWO BULLS 9219
Mother talks about baby’s death Statistics say SIDS deaths are higher among Native Americans Written by ROCHELLE HINES, Associated Press 10538
Native American Groups Unite to Discuss Food Security for the 21st Century and Beyond Written by . 12892

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