April 20, 2014

Health

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OKC Indian Clinic partners with Chickasaw Nation on pharmacy Written by Media Release 338
Cherokee Nation centers get accolades Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 210
The Shawl Circle- Hoktvke Yekce Train the Trainer workshop Written by Media Release 345
How safe is your E-Cigarette and/or vapor product? Written by Sallie WIlliams, M-Power Project Specialist, Osage Nation 3284
Shape Your Future Encourages Healthy Living During National Nutrition Month Written by Shape Your Future Media Release 584
Free Training and Visual Aids for Native Americans with Impaired Vision Written by SAMMYE RUSCO, Project NATIVE Media release 406
What you need to know about March health deadline Written by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press 347
Alternative therapies add to pain management tools Written by ERIC MUNGENAST, East Valley Tribune 711
Organizers hope healthier diets reach families Written by PATTI ZARLING, Press-Gazette Media 575
Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten Written by BOBBY BOZEMAN, Times Daily 422
New billing standards to help patients with debt Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 333
Tribe considers putting legalized pot to vote Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 461
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 1505
Half of Oklahoma Hospitals Encourage Breastfeeding by Not Giving Free Formula Bags Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health Media Release 1562
Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit 
 Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer 423
Don’t let glaucoma take your sight away Written by National Eye Institute Media Release 571
OKC pediatric clinic to open for American Indians Written by Associated Press 438
Jack Brown Center receives three-year national accreditation Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 648
Leave a Legacy of Healthy Vision Written by National Institutes of Health Media Release 847
Center explores Native healing traditions for war vets Written by Western Folklife Center Media Release 1060
Navigators help get Native Americans insurance Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 811
Domestic Violence Can Have a Long-Lived Health Impact Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health Media Release 1515
Native American summit on health careers scheduled Written by Associated Press 829
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by OSDH Media Release 795
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by Associated Press 803
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time Written by MICHELE KAYAL, Associated Press 870
Cherokee Nation Health Services implements new online pharmacy Written by JULIE HUBBARD, Cherokee Nation Media Release 807
VA grants will expand transportation in highly rural areas Written by NITA McCLELLAN, VA Media Release 616
Sunlight Radiation Can Seriously Damage Your Eyes Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 973
The Cost of Convenience: Voice-Activated Features Pose Biggest Risk to Drivers AAA cautions drive Written by AAA media release 996
Tribes combat youth suicide Written by LYNDA V. MAPES, The Seattle Times 1638
Emergency contraception workshops scheduled Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 1438
Conference to Explore Western, Native American Healing Practices Written by Bettye Miller, Media Release 1946
Eat Well, Live Well: Free calorie counter Written by CDC News Release 1618
Indian health group, feds reach settlement Written by Associated Press 849
Day-Ohn-Day: Race event promotes health, funds annual club powwow Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 1590
Tempting powwow food poses hazard for diabetics Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2162
Grand Chief says low vision help was 'life changing' Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 2391
Group pushes for junk food tax on Navajo Nation Written by Associated Press 1585
UI to develop treatment for underserved groups Written by Associated Press 1384
Tulsa IHCRC hosting family resource fair March 7 Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 1430
Despite legal obligations, majority of IHS facilities reportly offer no 'plan B' Written by ACLU News Release 1646
Reservation dental care gets $3.3M boost in SD Written by Associated Press 1758
View of organ donation shifting in Native culture Written by ALLISON JARRELL, Capital Journal 3500
Cherokee Nation raising pay for more than 200 health employees Written by Julie Hubbard, Cherokee Nation Communications and STAFF REPORTS 2060
Glaucoma on the Rise With a 58 Percent Increase by 2030 Written by National Eye Institute News Release 1726
Cherokee Nation health centers still offering flu vaccine Written by AMANDA CLINTON, Cherokee Nation Communications Office 1667
Sanford to hire 2 Native American healers Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 2582
Feds ask court to throw out hospital lawsuit Written by Associated Press 1743
AAIP Teams With Four Corners Alliance For Pre-Med Workshop Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 1050
UIHI Launches Native Generations Campaign to Protect Native Babies Written by Office of Minority Health News Release 1046
VA, IHS announce national reimbursement agreement Written by VA News Release 2061
December 2-8, 2012 is National Influenza Vaccination Week Written by CDC News Release 1129
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Increase Among U.S. Population Written by National Eye Institute News Release 2120
AAIP Launches Anti-Obesity Media Campaign Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 1650
Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2352
Video about diabetes among Lakota people released Written by Associated Press 2128
Juvenile alternatives to lockup showing hope in SD Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 2453
Plan B still not easily available through IHS Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 3012
Sanford, USD unite to study Native American health Written by Associated Press 1912
Help & Hope Available Through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Written by Oklahoma HeartLine News Release 1056
IHS develops campaign to help address drug, alcohol abuse Written by Indian Health Service News Release 1378
VA Medical Center begins medical foster home program Written by Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center News Release 1300
Study aimed at controlling diabetes, obesity in adolescents Written by COR Clinical Research News Release 2618
Suicide Prevention Week September 9-15 Written by HeartLine News Release 1377
'Wellness court' aims at addiction Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 1178
USDA's SuperTracker Diet Planning and Tracking Tool Reaches One Million Registered Users Written by USDA News Release 2287
AAIP Hosts Statewide Conference Dedicated to Family Preservation Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 1902
IHS head stops in Lawton, addresses funding issues Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 1843
Click for Babies Project Needs Local Knitters to Help Prevent Infant Abuse Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 2242
Reducing Infant Mortality Focus of Statewide Initiative Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 2004
Fruit orchard planted on South Dakota reservation Written by Associated Press 1551
Documentary looks at suicide among Alaska Natives Written by MARY BETH SMETZER, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 2043
Arizona running club boosts Native Americans' health Written by VANDANA SEBASTIAN, The Arizona Republic 2609
Sanford Health receives grant to study cervical cancer
Study focusing on American Indian women under Written by Sanford Health News Release 1268
Looking to save on prescriptions? It’s complicated Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 2140
Tulsa Indian Health Care Resource Center having 'Teddy Bear' Clinic Written by Emily Bolusky, IHCRC News Releasew 1203
Public Health Warning Issued for West Nile Virus Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 974
IHS announces tribal HIV/STD training kit, guide Written by Dianne Dawson, HIS Public Affairs Staff 1906
Indian Health Board of Billings to offer HIV tests Written by Associated Press 2650
Tribal clinic discontinuing chronic care service to non-tribal citizens Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3300
Native American dropout rates higher in Rapid City Written by Associated Press 2366
Moapa Paiutes blame power plant for early deaths, sickness Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 2428
Youth, Indian skin won’t protect you from melanoma Written by KAREN SHADE, Native American Times 3567
Hyperthermia: too hot for your health Written by National Institutes of Health News Release 1380
CDC trying out free AIDS tests at drugstores Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 6595
‘Let’s Move in Indian Country’ hits year mark, despite funding hurdles Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 2349
Choctaw tribe signs deal for new hospital Written by Associated Press 2323
AAIP Receives Grant For Careers in Health for Native Students Program Written by Jason McCarty 2041
2nd hantavirus case confirmed on Pine Ridge Written by Associated Press 1738
Website offers Native Americans diabetes forums Written by Associated Press 2667
Home for chronic inebriates opens in Fairbanks Written by JEFF RICHARDSON, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 2257
Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Written by National Diabetes Education Program News Release 2151
SD life expectancy grows past age 80 Written by Associated Press 2345
Olympic Legend Billy Mills, Kickapoo Chairman, to co-chair new diabetes campaign Written by . 2215
Agency uses traditional healing to tackle abuse Written by RYAN BOETEL, Farmington Daily Times 2477
Native women push for improved access to Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3207
Struggling South Dakota hospital faces insolvency Written by CODY WINCHESTER, Argus Leader 1773
Rights set for American Indian medical care Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2501
Foundation awards $2.88 million to improve food systems Written by First Nations Development Institute
 1278
Tribe looks to teenagers to revive bison demand Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 2595
NM hospital hires its first endocrinologist Written by RYAN BOETEL, The Daily Times 2461
Healthy Marriage Project makes headway in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Special to the Native Times 5330
Program aims to help Native Americans quit smoking Written by Associated Press 6515
UNMC to provide dental services for Omaha Tribe Written by Associated Press 1734
Apple juice can pose a health risk – from calories Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer 2392
Duo to examine American Indian diabetes woes Written by Associated Press 2221
Choctaw Nation donates 
$1 million to Dean McGee Eye Institute Written by Choctaw Nation Release 2044
Two-Day Conference Will Focus on Curbing American Indian Obesity Rates Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 3063
Oklahoma Agencies Offer HIV/AIDS Testing and Promote Activities for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 Written by Okla. State Dept. of Health 3204
Mazopiya Offers Free Informational
and Cooking Classes Written by TESSA LEHTO, SMSC 1912
Don’t Lose Sight of Diabetic Eye Disease Written by National Institutes of Health 2220
Study: Oral health poor among Pine Ridge members Written by AMBER HUNT, Associated Press 2300
Indian youth center debuts public service spot Written by Associated Press 1424
Traditional gardener educates with healthy harvest Written by SUZANNE HECK, Potawatomi News 2425
Participate in the National PTA’s Healthy Lifestyles Month with TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4687
Feds, Alaska Natives focus on suicide prevention Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 2773
How to Spot Domestic Violence Written by Ginny Grimsley 2271
New hospital set to open in Eagle Butte Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 4221
New Program Allows Dieters to ‘Bet’ – and Profit – On Shedding Pounds
 Written by HealthyWage Release 3490
Runner goes ‘100 miles for life’ to beat diabetes Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 2086
Minnesota Reservation copes with hunger issues Written by JULIE SIPLE, Minnesota Public Radio 2867
Spice Up Life with Good Health, Says TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 2180
AHIMA, HHS offering free Health IT training Written by Heath & Human Services Release 3529
Shawnees Open Opiate Treatment Clinic Written by Quapaw Counseling Services News Release 2676
CDC: Severe dental decay among Native children Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 2404
State Museum Hosts National Traveling Exhibit To Promote Healthy Living Written by Darlene Lizarraga 2270
Initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes Written by US DEPT. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 2298
American Indians face health obstacles in Indiana Written by Associated Press 2916
Preventing Falls in Older Persons Can Prevent Admissions to Care Facilities 
 Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 2206
Creighton to study diabetes among Neb., SD tribes Written by Associated Press 1386
Free Sept. 22 Web Conference Helps Okla. Caregivers Written by National Private Duty Association 3639
TOPS Ten Tips: Cycling on the Road to Success Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 3477
North Dakota hospitals, Indian Health Service, tribes in dispute over bills Written by Associated Press 3714
Official: Lack of funding harms Indian health Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press 3142
Senate hearing in Mont. examines Indian suicides Written by Associated Press 3070
Free national conference to improve health in tribal communities Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 3945
OU to study tribal cancer prevention efforts Written by Associated Press 3200
Chickasaw tribe looks to improve access to health care Written by MURRAY EVANS, Associated Press 3973
Nurses work to curb infant mortality deaths Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 3970
Kiowa healing arts practitioner pursues natural medicine Written by JoKAY DOWELL, Oklahoma Native Times 5720
IHS Director recognizes traditional healing clinic with public health leadership award Written by DIANNE DAWSON 3689
AFHCAN telemedicine program reaches significant milestone in Alaska Written by Fiona Brosnan, ANTHC 5021
Martin hospital, Indian Health Service at odds Written by Associated Press 3169
Drug shows improved kidney function for type 2 diabetes patients Written by Jeff Carlton, UT Southwestern Medical Center 2501
Breastfeeding Initiative is Part of Let’s Move! in Indian Country Written by Dianne Dawson, IHS 4985
Choctaw Nation Health Services announces ‘Going Lean’ Written by . 5740
Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4526
Smart Eating to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure Written by Department of Public Health and Human Services 2113
‘Let’s Move’ initiative underway in Indian Country Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 4984
Inter-Tribal Wellness Center First Ever Certified White Bison Treatment Center Written by Dyani Bingham 4435
Let’s Move! in Indian Country launched at Menominee Rez Written by USDA press release 5577
Tips to Help Dialysis Patients Stay Safe during Severe Weather Written by Fresenius Medical Care 4621
Low Impact, High Results Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 2657
Keep an Eye on Your Vision Written by National Eye Institute Release 2756
Autism: Unlocking Mireya Salazar's world Written by ERIC GORSKI, The Denver Post 4273
Bradford urges Native youth to get active Written by STAFF REPORTS 9441
Ag Secretary, Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active Written by USDA Release 4746
2 SD tribes part of nutrition education program Written by Associated Press 4777
Limiting carbs, not calories, reduces liver fat faster Written by UT Southwestern 4220
Hilo Medical Center launches diabetes course Written by Associated Press 4527
Chickasaw tribe gets $109,000 for nutrition program Written by Associated Press 4133
What are the warning signs of autism in children? Written by BRENT RAWLS 5012
TOPS’ Ten Overrated Restaurant Items Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 3899
HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities Written by OASH Press Office 2792
NM governor signs suicide prevention bill Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 4047
IHS director says problems being addressed Written by Associated Press 5295
Indian youth suicide crisis continues to baffle health officials Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 5672
Indian Child Suicides - Enterprise: Indian youth suicide crisis baffles Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 4968
Navajo-area health officials see rise in HIV cases Written by Associated Press 4469
TOPS Helps Decipher Food Marketing Gimmicks Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5576
Oklahoma siblings have heart surgery in 4 years Written by SONYA COLBERG, The Oklahoman 4289
Bill aims to stem American Indian teenage suicides Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4059
NAPT release follows man’s diet struggle Written by JESSICA KINZER 7695
Getting Fit Can Be More Fun with a Partner Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5942
Living Strong: Keeping the Passion Burning Written by Toqua Ticeahkie, Native American Times 4939
Mental health settlement trustees award $2.1M to reservations, communities Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4238
Is It Really Your Fault That You’re Fat? Written by RUSS HANDLER 5415
January 2011: Glaucoma Awareness Month Written by National Eye Institute 5388
TOPS Offers Remedies for Holiday Celebrations Without Regret Written by KIMBERLY GREENE, TOPS 4185
Study: IHS lacks accessibility to specialty care, other resources Written by LORI SHANKS, Partners.org 5621
Enjoy a healthier holiday with simple substitutions Written by UT Southwestern Medical Center 3181
Native American Diabetes Awareness Day, Nov. 30 Written by RSTDPP Media 5901
NY drops among states in anti-smoking funding Written by MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press 3339
Series gives consumers skinny on food choices Written by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press 3414
Navajos who burn coal for heat are at risk Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 4280
Sanford doctor focuses on American Indian health Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 3250
Chickasaw Nation debuts electronic WIC nutrition cards Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3820
Indian Health Care Resource Center Receives Federal Grant for Healthy Tulsa Pathways Collaborative P Written by Emily Bolusky 4933
Early cancer detection saves lives Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 3755
Farmington facility sees many repeat clients detox Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 3749
Clinics help urban Indians live with diabetes Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 5423
Coeur d'Alene tribe gets federal hospital funding Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4296
Energy-efficient home in Quinhagak off the ground Written by ALEX DEMARBAN, The Tundra Drums 4208
Survey says South Dakota has rising obesity rate Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 4366
Secretary Sebelius,Roubideaux reaffirm shared commitment Written by Indian Health Service/Business Wire Release 2359
North America Indian AIDS Summit 2010 Written by Liberty Research Group 3611
TOPS Helps Figure Out Fiber Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4115
Strong Warriors gather strength, change name Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 6526
Longest Walk 3 needing state coordinators Written by The Longest Walk news release 4422
Missoula cancer researchers get $1.4M grant Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2659
Montana Wyoming Tribal Cancer Summit Scheduled for Great Falls, MT Written by Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council 3879
Notah Begay III Foundation opens first of its kind soccer field, community park Written by CRYSTAL ECHOHAWK, NB3 Foundation 3418
NB3 Foundation to expand programs to fight obesity among Native youth Written by WILL CHAVEZ, Native American Times Correspondent 6234
Counselor, bulldog team fight addiction Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 4270
Sanford creates Native American health office Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 3784
Sen. Byron Dorgan: American Indians getting $1.9 million in federal funds Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2807
Researchers receive $1 million to improve health in Native communities Written by University of California, Davis 4200
Comanches work to muscle out diabetes Written by Dana Attocknie, Native American Times 6285
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Hosts Free Diabetes Summit Written by Johnnie Brasuell, MCN Diabetes Program Manager and Shirlene Ade, Women’s Caucus Chairperson, Nationa 4387
Support key to weight loss Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 2913
Alcohol Use Rate Among American Indian or Alaska Native Adults is Well Below the National Average Written by SAMHSA 6459
Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids Written by ILEANA MORALES, Associated Press Writer 2559
The Importance of Breakfast: Mom Was Right Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 2023
Wind River reservation girls learn self defense Written by KRISTY GRAY, Casper Star-Tribune 5035
Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer 2857
CDC, IHS urge American Indian, Alaska Native parents to protect preteens with recommended vaccines Written by AED 5750
Nike, Bureau of Indian Education sign agreement Written by Associated Press 3562
Cherokee Income - NC American Indians with casino income fare better Written by TOM BREEN, 
Associated Press Writer 7208
Blood sugar test goes bad at New Mexico event Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 3596
Study: Health risks in urban Native women Written by RACHEL D'ORO, 
Associated Press Writer 2597
Ad campaign targets meth use in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 5263
Weight-Wise Cooking Tips: Simple Swaps & Strategies That Slim Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE
 4325
Tribal members try to break bad eating habits Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 7505
Mescalero schools get suicide prevention funds Written by Associated Press 3852
Utah tribal groups get money for medical outreach Written by Associated Press 3557
Funding announced for children's health care Written by Health and Human Services 2245
Native care blends modern doctoring, medicine men Written by FELICIA FONSECA and HEATHER CLARK, 
Associated Press Writers 3468
Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods: What to Choose Instead Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE 10249
Keel applauds Congress for improvements to IHS Written by National Congress of American Indians release 3654
2 ND tribes get diabetes grants Written by Associated Press 3855
Office of Minority Health seeks input Written by Publisher 3270
Survey indicates real impact of diabetes-based education Written by STEPHINE POSTON 5225
Tribal official urges improved health services Written by CHET BROKAW
, Associated Press Writer 4219
Sebelius urges American Indians, Alaska Natives to get flu vaccination for H1N1 Written by Lynette Willie, HHS Communications Director
 5228
Yuma teacher’s ‘heart’ in running off diabetes Written by WILLIAM ROLLER
, The Sun 4193
Native Americans stalked more than other ethnic groups Written by Ann N. Dapice, PhD 9624
For Whiteclay, Neb., problems, some push for detox Written by NATE JENKINS, 
Associated Press Writer 5139
$10 million in grants to be awarded for Native children's health care Written by BUSINESS WIRE 4863
Diabetes prevention is the best remedy, TOPS medical expert says Written by TOPS 4303
Wellbriety program wins purpose prize Written by W. Lee Morrow 6580
Ore. mental health agency uses Native American way Written by SU-JIN YIM
, The Oregonian 8221
Society provides resources for diabetic foot care Written by American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 5899
IHS Director discusses health care issues with senator Written by SEN. JOHNSON'S OFFICE 4813
Former FSU football star inspires Indian health plan Written by KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS 5274
Healing the Sacred Child workshop scheduled Written by LYNETTE TWO BULLS 6717
Mother talks about baby’s death Statistics say SIDS deaths are higher among Native Americans Written by ROCHELLE HINES, Associated Press 7563
Native American Groups Unite to Discuss Food Security for the 21st Century and Beyond Written by . 10109

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