January 18, 2017

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Historic partnership forged to address Native food crisis Written by SMSC media release 521
IHS: Pine Ridge hospital off ‘immediate jeopardy’ status Written by Associated Press 86
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe building new $13M clinic Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 306
Don’t bet big on health law changes when mulling coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Health Writer 138
Researchers offer tips for healthier holidays Written by Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation 277
Inaugural NB3FIT Day gets thousands moving Written by KIM BACA 475
IHS outlines changes to boost quality care Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 461
Surgeon general report: ‘Addiction is not a character flaw’ Written by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer 207
Diabetics at risk for eye disease Written by National Eye Institute 296
First Nations, Partnership with Native Americans receive helping hand in fight against hunger Written by Publisher 497
USDA seeks applications for nutrition incentive program grants Written by USDA Media Release 256
Employers spice up insurance benefits, offer help with pets, debt Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Health Writer 241
IHS names deputy chief medical officer for the Great Plains Written by Associated Press 394
Voices of Hope seeks to curb state’s suicide problem Written by SCOTT THOMPSON, Great Falls Tribune 2607
Oct 21 is American Indian Cancer Foundation’s 2 Annual Indigenous Pink Day Written by Publisher 297
NB3 kicks off action to reduce sugar consumption among kids Written by NB3 Foundation 2239
Car Crashes Are #1 Cause of Death for Oklahoma Teens Written by Chuck Mai 224
Navajo Nation opposing federal veterans’ health copay plan Written by Associated Press 367
Watchdog: Staff issues affect care at reservation hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 356
Nutrition conference calls for Indigenous knowledge, academic alignment Written by Publisher 1535
Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving health Written by Associated Press 423
IHS accountability bill approved by US Senate committee Written by ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press 237
Avera to provide telemedicine services at Indian hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 234
Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press 210
Embattled Winnebago hospital encounters challenges, distrust Written by DOLLY A. BUTZ, Sioux City Journal 479
See Well for a Lifetime: Take Care of Your Eyes Written by National Eye Institute 448
Feds to temporarily close reservation hospital’s ER Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 491
USDA seeks applications for health care grants in the Delta Region Written by USDA Media Release 368
Nike N7 Fund opens next round of youth funding Written by AMY HUNTER, Nike N7 543
Insurance gives Native Americans more health care choices Written by JAYME FRASER, The Montana Standard 896
Panel: Depression screening for kids could prevent suicides Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 617
Native communities get help with health disparities Written by Associated Press 551
Tribe offering free sex ed course Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 1802
Why you should consider breastfeeding your child Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic 1039
Activists: Enforce law in Whiteclay or close beer stores Written by Associated Press 439
Advocates call for proposals for Navajo community wellness projects Written by Mallory Black, Native Health News Alliance 1492
AFHP funding to Utah Navajo Health System to add reproductive health services Written by Arizona Family Health Partnership 779
OSDH says it's time to get vaccines before returning to school Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 478
IHS awards $700K contract aimed at improving patient care Written by Associated Press 557
Rosebud IHS emergency room to reopen Friday after 7 months Written by Associated Press 470
Congress questions Indian Health Service staff, management Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 743
Collaboration targets cancer in Native Americans Written by Associated Press 935
US Senator formally requests audit of Indian Health Service Written by Associated Press 710
State redraws Medicaid cuts to hospital, dentists Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 509
Action from Congress urgently needed to provide resources for opioid addiction treatment Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 752
Funds available for HIV prevention, care of Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 629
Tribes, legislators demand greater IHS accountability Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 667
IHS supports goals of bill addressing reservation hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 919
CNAY gets grant to promote racial equity, healing among Native youth Written by Center for Native American Youth 3117
Rosebud IHS hospital diverting surgical, obstetrics patients Written by Associated Press 905
USDA announces $16.8M in grants to encourage healthy food purchases Written by USDA Media Release 856
Flour products recalled due to E.coli outbreak Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 775
Why aren’t you shopping for lower prescription drug prices? Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 662
US Surgeon General, tribal leaders work to combat addiction Written by MICHELLE CHARLES, Stillwater News Press 891
OKC Indian Clinic offers some helpful summer tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic 1025
South Dakota Indian hospital threatened with funds cutoff Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 675
Hospital on Nebraska reservation gets new clinical director Written by Associated Press 689
Silent stalker haunts new mother Written by KC Cole, Chickasaw Nation Public Affairs 1372
Feds hire contractor to run ERs at hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 805
Native Health Expert Ties History to Native Health Care Written by Emily VanGerpen, University of South Dakota 1226
Indian Health Service looks to expand telehealth care Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 878
2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 690
GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 496
Suicide problem acute in NJ, nationwide Written by CHRISTOPHER MAAG, The Record 1253
Nonprofit reaching out to educate on historical trauma effects on youth Written by MIKE ANDERSON, Rapid City Journal 846
North Dakota mother suing IHS over daughter’s death Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1291
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Written by MEDIA RELEASE 1126
2 reservation hospitals now face funding-cutoff deadline Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 689
Medicaid spending crunch raises tensions in New Mexico Written by MORGAN LEE, Associated Press 691
Federal official pledges improved care at tribal hospitals Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 558
Indian Health Service chief meets with tribal leaders Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 721
WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold to 422 million people in 2014 Written by Associated Press 1047
Behavioral health unit serving tribes to be built in April Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 738
Things to know, ask if you’re considering bariatric surgery Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 683
CDC Releases Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain Written by CDC Media Release 800
Flagstaff explores celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day Written by Associated Press 695
Ministry helps vets with post-traumatic stress Written by SYLVIA CARIGNAN, The Frederick News-Post 814
Reservation hospital gets 2-month funding cutoff extension Written by Associated Press 856
Reservation hospital to lose Medicare, Medicaid money Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1210
Senator tours Rosebud hospital, calls for accountability Written by Associated Press 1174
Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 653
Feds outline reforms for hospitals on reservations Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 861
Troubled Indian Health Service office gets interim director Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1015
Montana seeks new American Indian health director Written by Associated Press 692
Reservation Hospitals show serious deficiencies Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2136
Water rules could place Natives at higher cancer risk Written by KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press 893
University of Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation address tobacco use impact Written by JANA D. SMITH 2119
Growing up hungry: Native households at high rate of food insecurity Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Health News Alliance 3333
NEH Funds Research on Collaboration of Indigenous, Western Medicine Ways Written by Bettye Miller 1307
5 health insurance resolutions to consider for 2016 Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 924
Swinomish tribe hires dental therapist despite opposition Written by Associated Press 1072
DWI court's treatment program promotes Native culture Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press 926
NMHU partners with Diné College on distance learning Written by Associated Press 943
Feds threaten to terminate Rosebud hospital from Medicare Written by Associated Press 979
DOE grant to help tribal school respond to suicides Written by Associated Press 956
NM health exchange targets Hispanics, Native Americans Written by Associated Press 817
Reservation loses funding for suicide prevention program Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 1171
OKC Indian Clinic encourages healthy choices for American Diabetes Month Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1300
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide Written by Associated Press 917
Tribal efforts try to heal after Marysville school shooting Written by CHRIS WINTERS, The Daily Herald 1014
WHO: Processed meats can cause cancer, red meat risky too Written by Angela Charlton, Associated Press 961
Committee discusses suicide prevention for Indian youth Written by AMY BETH HANSON, Associated Press 2266
Breast cancer campaign puts the pink in October for indigenous women Written by Daanis Chosa and Julia Jacobson | Native Health News Alliance 1642
Yankton Tribe, Avera remodeling clinic to boost kidney care Written by Associated Press 989
Policy makes Plan B more accessible to American Indian women Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 866
Cancer program focused on Natives gets Ralph Lauren donation Written by Associated Press 1264
UA Researchers Release New Findings in Tribal Child Welfare Study Written by University of Arizona Media Release 1479
South Dakota proposes plan to expand Medicaid Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 1123
Medical use advocates throw Free Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Festival Written by Wilhelm Murg, Guest Correspondent 2332
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers healthy eating tips Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1770
Navajo Nation to stop operating Gallup Detox Center Written by Associated Press 1316
10 Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid Written by Nathaniel Sillin 1338
MCN Department of Health now offers Orthodontic Services Written by MCN Media Release 1824
Seneca Nation citizen named to Federal Advisory Panel on Native American Health Written by RPCI Media Release 1471
Arizona border hospital closes after Medicare payments stop Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1101
Tulsa's IHCRC gets Telligen grant for home model Written by Media Release 1278
Study shows Indians have higher dementia risk Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 2110
Federal judge: Health law makes Wyoming tribe large employer Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 3310
Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2169
Montana to create new Office of American Indian Health Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press 1416
Court allows Riverton hospital to enter lawsuit Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2118
FACT SHEET: Health Care in Oklahoma Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 1425
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic takes steps to fight children’s diabetes Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 1193
SD Gov: Up to feds if health subsidies go away Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 2052
3 questions to help sort student health coverage choices Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 1221
Cherokee Nation Diabetes Prevention Coordinator on national panel Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 1345
Researchers find American Indian mascots harmful to Native youth Written by Bettye Miller 1954
UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms Written by University of Houston Media Release 1339
Medical expenses: Finding your way with a patient navigator Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer 1375
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month Written by OSDH Media Release 1957
Kick Butts Day Continues Despite Challenging Weather Written by Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, Osage Nation Communications 1539
Distraction and Teen Crashes: Even Worse Than We Thought Written by AAA Oklahoma Media Release 1497
6,000 Hours of Free In-Home Care to Families Living with Alzheimer’s Disease Written by Media Release 1331
April is Autism Awareness, Know Your Signs Written by KELLI OSTMAN, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 2014
Prevention the key to keeping measles out of Indian Country Written by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton / Native Health News Alliance 2311
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips to keep children’s teeth healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2080
Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program Written by Associated Press 2859
Avera to manage cancer program focused on Native Americans Written by REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press 2529
Tribal chairman urges Medicaid expansion Written by Associated Press 2640
State, tribal leaders seek Insure Oklahoma expansion Written by Associated Press 3018
American Heart Association Announces 2015 Go Red For Native Women Heart Health Summit Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3128
HeartLine Offers Suicide Prevention Training Written by Heartline Media Release 3524
'Caring Van' to service tribes statewide Written by Lauren Jones, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma 4411
American Indian ACA enrollees say it's not smart to count on IHS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6566
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers tips for avoiding colds, flu Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 3609
HHS encourages consumers to sign up by Jan.15 for health coverage Written by Health & Human Services Media Release 3526
Castle Rock center offers sweat lodges for Native youth Written by SARAH GROTHJAN, The Daily News 4518
Mainstream entities test the waters of ACA in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5390
EarthTalk®: Potential consequences of overusing antibiotics Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3647
AHA challenges tribal leaders to 'Check. Change. Control.' Written by American Heart Association Media Release 3643
Affordable Care Act recruiters step up efforts to reach Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5984
Daughter takes on Zumba® to get herself, mother healthier Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times 3922
Oglala Sioux president wants health care through Sanford Written by JAMES NORD, Associated Press 3365
EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 4278
OKC Indian Clinic offers tips for managing healthy New Year’s resolutions Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 3778
Campaign launches to prevent violence among American Indian communities Written by Futures Without Violence Media Release 3217
Suicide Prevention Strategies among Alaska Native Youth Written by University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health 6750
Northern Arapaho sue over IRS health care rule Written by Associated Press 3230
Influenza Activity Increasing in Oklahoma: First Two Deaths of the Season Reported Written by OSDH Media Release 3243
What tribal employees need to know about the ACA, exemptions, and the IRS Written by Cara Cowan Watts 4913
American Indians/Alaska Natives at Increased Risk of Developing Diabetic Eye Disease Written by CYN DAVIS, National Eye Institute 4000
Health Series: How American Indians fit into the Affordable Care Act Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 6701
BCBSOK offering wide range of options under Affordable Care Act Written by BCBSOK Media Release 4191
Medical Grants Available for Children in Oklahoma Written by Media Release 3241
DHS to recognize Native American heritage day Written by Associated Press 3242
Mobile Vet Center visiting Okmulgee, Bristow in Nov. Written by Tulsa Vet Center 2848
4 questions to ask before renewing health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2775
Red Road to Wellbriety comes to Green Country, Okla. Written by Media Release 3158
Children's Hospital Foundation names endowed chairs in pediatric diabetes Written by Children’s Hospital Foundation 3212
Pawnee Nation awarded prevention grant Written by JEFF HARJO, Pawnee Nation Media Release 3242
Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3913
Cherokee Nation Health Services holds clinics for flu vaccine Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 3387
EarthTalk: What are parabens? Written by EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine 3531
Oklahoma gets nearly $5 million in health grants Written by Associated Press 3530
Roll Your Sleeves Up and Your Windows Down for IHCRC’s Flu Clinic Written by Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa 3226
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic to host 10th Annual Red Feather Gala to help fund pharmacy expansion Written by Publisher 3932
Claremore IHS hosting veteran enrollment fair Written by Claremore Indian Hospital Media Release 3593
Mobile Vet Center to conduct Veterans’ Outreach In Oklahoma in September 2014 Written by Department of Veterans Affairs’ Readjustment Counseling Services 3357
Touch Therapy for Children coming to Wyandotte Written by William Swain, Wyandotte Nation Media Release 3505
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 8972
Muscogee (Creek) Nation WIC Program is a step ahead to meet new 2020 Federal mandates Written by CHRISTINA GOOD VOICE, MCN Media Release 3379
Odds of infant death higher in remote villagesKYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News Written by KYLE HOPKINS, Alaska Dispatch News 2726
Added nutrients in food can be dangerous to health Written by E - The Environmental Magazine: EarthTalk® 3638
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic opens new medical building Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Relase 5652
Okla. Health Department Offers Workshops to Become a Tai Chi Instructor Written by OSDH Media Release 4461
Detox service could end at New Mexico facility Written by Associated Press 2806
SW Okla. tribal citizens express concerns over Lawton facility, quality of care Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3723
Harmon-y Pediatric Clinic offers tips to get children to eat healthy Written by Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Media Release 2655
Pine Ridge IHS scrutinized Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 4998
Some SD Native Americans wary about health reform Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 2993
Spirit of EAGLES Scholarship Announcement Written by AAIP Media Release 3111
Chickasaws, Choctaws sign clinic agreement Written by Associated Press 2210
Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail; Tips for Hurricane Season and Preparedness Written by AMERIND Risk Media Release 2551
New resource center aims to improve Indian health Written by Associated Press 2296
4 ways to evaluate alternative health coverage Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer 2298
IHS providing safe drinking water, wastewater facilities to Native American homes Written by OKC IHS media release 3192
New Indian health center opens in El Reno Written by Associated Press 2951
WIC mobile clinic launching on Standing Rock Written by JESSICA HOLDMAN, The Bismarck Tribune 2472
Winnebago hospital may lose Medicare funding Written by Associated Press 2568
As tribal health care woes mount, feds get blame Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3081
ND health officials: American Indian nurses needed Written by KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press 3029
Century-old Native American dress donated to UM Written by MARTIN KIDSTON, Missoulian 3177
How the U.S. Health Care Law affects American Indians Written by Lauren Jones, BCBSOK 5883
Arizona health insurance signups soar to 120,000 Written by BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press 3571
Billings area IHS head resigns Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3988
New Survey: Oklahoma Native Americans Say Personal Health Problems Are Their Most Important Challenge Written by Craig Davis, Associate State Director 5528
Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2718
OKC Indian Clinic partners with Chickasaw Nation on pharmacy Written by Media Release 2832
Cherokee Nation centers get accolades Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2607
The Shawl Circle- Hoktvke Yekce Train the Trainer workshop Written by Media Release 3509
How safe is your E-Cigarette and/or vapor product? Written by Sallie WIlliams, M-Power Project Specialist, Osage Nation 8495
Shape Your Future Encourages Healthy Living During National Nutrition Month Written by Shape Your Future Media Release 3349
Free Training and Visual Aids for Native Americans with Impaired Vision Written by SAMMYE RUSCO, Project NATIVE Media release 2733
What you need to know about March health deadline Written by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press 2609
Alternative therapies add to pain management tools Written by ERIC MUNGENAST, East Valley Tribune 3860
Organizers hope healthier diets reach families Written by PATTI ZARLING, Press-Gazette Media 2947
Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten Written by BOBBY BOZEMAN, Times Daily 3549
New billing standards to help patients with debt Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 2446
Tribe considers putting legalized pot to vote Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2964
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 6516
Half of Oklahoma Hospitals Encourage Breastfeeding by Not Giving Free Formula Bags Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health Media Release 4331
Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit 
 Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer 2651
Don’t let glaucoma take your sight away Written by National Eye Institute Media Release 2858
OKC pediatric clinic to open for American Indians Written by Associated Press 2846
Jack Brown Center receives three-year national accreditation Written by Cherokee Nation Media Release 3061
Leave a Legacy of Healthy Vision Written by National Institutes of Health Media Release 3777
Center explores Native healing traditions for war vets Written by Western Folklife Center Media Release 4782
Navigators help get Native Americans insurance Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3489
Domestic Violence Can Have a Long-Lived Health Impact Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health Media Release 5387
Native American summit on health careers scheduled Written by Associated Press 3337
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by OSDH Media Release 4235
Claremore Indian Hospital’s maternity care honored Written by Associated Press 4112
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time Written by MICHELE KAYAL, Associated Press 3361
Cherokee Nation Health Services implements new online pharmacy Written by JULIE HUBBARD, Cherokee Nation Media Release 3834
VA grants will expand transportation in highly rural areas Written by NITA McCLELLAN, VA Media Release 3562
Sunlight Radiation Can Seriously Damage Your Eyes Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 3558
The Cost of Convenience: Voice-Activated Features Pose Biggest Risk to Drivers AAA cautions drive Written by AAA media release 3176
Tribes combat youth suicide Written by LYNDA V. MAPES, The Seattle Times 4600
Emergency contraception workshops scheduled Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 4912
Conference to Explore Western, Native American Healing Practices Written by Bettye Miller, Media Release 5892
Eat Well, Live Well: Free calorie counter Written by CDC News Release 5032
Indian health group, feds reach settlement Written by Associated Press 3848
Day-Ohn-Day: Race event promotes health, funds annual club powwow Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 5168
Tempting powwow food poses hazard for diabetics Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5640
Grand Chief says low vision help was 'life changing' Written by Sammye Rusco, Project Native 5693
Group pushes for junk food tax on Navajo Nation Written by Associated Press 4936
UI to develop treatment for underserved groups Written by Associated Press 4581
Tulsa IHCRC hosting family resource fair March 7 Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4129
Despite legal obligations, majority of IHS facilities reportly offer no 'plan B' Written by ACLU News Release 4662
Reservation dental care gets $3.3M boost in SD Written by Associated Press 4862
View of organ donation shifting in Native culture Written by ALLISON JARRELL, Capital Journal 11699
Cherokee Nation raising pay for more than 200 health employees Written by Julie Hubbard, Cherokee Nation Communications and STAFF REPORTS 5834
Glaucoma on the Rise With a 58 Percent Increase by 2030 Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4682
Cherokee Nation health centers still offering flu vaccine Written by AMANDA CLINTON, Cherokee Nation Communications Office 5070
Sanford to hire 2 Native American healers Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 6286
Feds ask court to throw out hospital lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4577
AAIP Teams With Four Corners Alliance For Pre-Med Workshop Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 4319
UIHI Launches Native Generations Campaign to Protect Native Babies Written by Office of Minority Health News Release 4375
VA, IHS announce national reimbursement agreement Written by VA News Release 5454
December 2-8, 2012 is National Influenza Vaccination Week Written by CDC News Release 3785
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Increase Among U.S. Population Written by National Eye Institute News Release 4794
AAIP Launches Anti-Obesity Media Campaign Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 5419
Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5599
Video about diabetes among Lakota people released Written by Associated Press 5378
Juvenile alternatives to lockup showing hope in SD Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 6134
Plan B still not easily available through IHS Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 6212
Sanford, USD unite to study Native American health Written by Associated Press 4320
Help & Hope Available Through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Written by Oklahoma HeartLine News Release 3676
IHS develops campaign to help address drug, alcohol abuse Written by Indian Health Service News Release 5045
VA Medical Center begins medical foster home program Written by Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center News Release 4634
Study aimed at controlling diabetes, obesity in adolescents Written by COR Clinical Research News Release 5877
Suicide Prevention Week September 9-15 Written by HeartLine News Release 4043
'Wellness court' aims at addiction Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 4963
USDA's SuperTracker Diet Planning and Tracking Tool Reaches One Million Registered Users Written by USDA News Release 4763
AAIP Hosts Statewide Conference Dedicated to Family Preservation Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP News Release 4566
IHS head stops in Lawton, addresses funding issues Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 5328
Click for Babies Project Needs Local Knitters to Help Prevent Infant Abuse Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 4969
Reducing Infant Mortality Focus of Statewide Initiative Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 5684
Fruit orchard planted on South Dakota reservation Written by Associated Press 4215
Documentary looks at suicide among Alaska Natives Written by MARY BETH SMETZER, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 5623
Arizona running club boosts Native Americans' health Written by VANDANA SEBASTIAN, The Arizona Republic 6234
Sanford Health receives grant to study cervical cancer
Study focusing on American Indian women under Written by Sanford Health News Release 4062
Looking to save on prescriptions? It’s complicated Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer 5620
Tulsa Indian Health Care Resource Center having 'Teddy Bear' Clinic Written by Emily Bolusky, IHCRC News Releasew 3767
Public Health Warning Issued for West Nile Virus Written by Oklahoma State Department of Health 4060
IHS announces tribal HIV/STD training kit, guide Written by Dianne Dawson, HIS Public Affairs Staff 4616
Indian Health Board of Billings to offer HIV tests Written by Associated Press 5564
Tribal clinic discontinuing chronic care service to non-tribal citizens Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 7412
Native American dropout rates higher in Rapid City Written by Associated Press 5056
Moapa Paiutes blame power plant for early deaths, sickness Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 6514
Youth, Indian skin won’t protect you from melanoma Written by KAREN SHADE, Native American Times 12532
Hyperthermia: too hot for your health Written by National Institutes of Health News Release 4570
CDC trying out free AIDS tests at drugstores Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer 9701
‘Let’s Move in Indian Country’ hits year mark, despite funding hurdles Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 5389
Choctaw tribe signs deal for new hospital Written by Associated Press 6885
AAIP Receives Grant For Careers in Health for Native Students Program Written by Jason McCarty 4797
2nd hantavirus case confirmed on Pine Ridge Written by Associated Press 4858
Website offers Native Americans diabetes forums Written by Associated Press 5780
Home for chronic inebriates opens in Fairbanks Written by JEFF RICHARDSON, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 8250
Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Written by National Diabetes Education Program News Release 6102
SD life expectancy grows past age 80 Written by Associated Press 5720
Olympic Legend Billy Mills, Kickapoo Chairman, to co-chair new diabetes campaign Written by . 5457
Agency uses traditional healing to tackle abuse Written by RYAN BOETEL, Farmington Daily Times 5243
Native women push for improved access to Plan B Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6329
Struggling South Dakota hospital faces insolvency Written by CODY WINCHESTER, Argus Leader 5039
Rights set for American Indian medical care Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5149
Foundation awards $2.88 million to improve food systems Written by First Nations Development Institute
 3736
Tribe looks to teenagers to revive bison demand Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5755
NM hospital hires its first endocrinologist Written by RYAN BOETEL, The Daily Times 5227
Healthy Marriage Project makes headway in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Special to the Native Times 9509
Program aims to help Native Americans quit smoking Written by Associated Press 10612
UNMC to provide dental services for Omaha Tribe Written by Associated Press 5437
Apple juice can pose a health risk – from calories Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer 5582
Duo to examine American Indian diabetes woes Written by Associated Press 5309
Choctaw Nation donates 
$1 million to Dean McGee Eye Institute Written by Choctaw Nation Release 4969
Two-Day Conference Will Focus on Curbing American Indian Obesity Rates Written by Jason McCarty, AAIP 5954
Oklahoma Agencies Offer HIV/AIDS Testing and Promote Activities for World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 Written by Okla. State Dept. of Health 6930
Mazopiya Offers Free Informational
and Cooking Classes Written by TESSA LEHTO, SMSC 4659
Don’t Lose Sight of Diabetic Eye Disease Written by National Institutes of Health 4814
Study: Oral health poor among Pine Ridge members Written by AMBER HUNT, Associated Press 4926
Indian youth center debuts public service spot Written by Associated Press 4638
Traditional gardener educates with healthy harvest Written by SUZANNE HECK, Potawatomi News 5743
Participate in the National PTA’s Healthy Lifestyles Month with TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7244
Feds, Alaska Natives focus on suicide prevention Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 6279
How to Spot Domestic Violence Written by Ginny Grimsley 5628
New hospital set to open in Eagle Butte Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 9447
New Program Allows Dieters to ‘Bet’ – and Profit – On Shedding Pounds
 Written by HealthyWage Release 6005
Runner goes ‘100 miles for life’ to beat diabetes Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 4685
Minnesota Reservation copes with hunger issues Written by JULIE SIPLE, Minnesota Public Radio 5712
Spice Up Life with Good Health, Says TOPS Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 5890
AHIMA, HHS offering free Health IT training Written by Heath & Human Services Release 7685
Shawnees Open Opiate Treatment Clinic Written by Quapaw Counseling Services News Release 6049
CDC: Severe dental decay among Native children Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press 5329
State Museum Hosts National Traveling Exhibit To Promote Healthy Living Written by Darlene Lizarraga 4799
Initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes Written by US DEPT. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 5371
American Indians face health obstacles in Indiana Written by Associated Press 6164
Preventing Falls in Older Persons Can Prevent Admissions to Care Facilities 
 Written by Oklahoma State Dept. of Health 4373
Creighton to study diabetes among Neb., SD tribes Written by Associated Press 3737
Free Sept. 22 Web Conference Helps Okla. Caregivers Written by National Private Duty Association 7283
TOPS Ten Tips: Cycling on the Road to Success Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6694
North Dakota hospitals, Indian Health Service, tribes in dispute over bills Written by Associated Press 7252
Official: Lack of funding harms Indian health Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press 6452
Senate hearing in Mont. examines Indian suicides Written by Associated Press 6266
Free national conference to improve health in tribal communities Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6659
OU to study tribal cancer prevention efforts Written by Associated Press 6288
Chickasaw tribe looks to improve access to health care Written by MURRAY EVANS, Associated Press 9243
Nurses work to curb infant mortality deaths Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 7314
Kiowa healing arts practitioner pursues natural medicine Written by JoKAY DOWELL, Oklahoma Native Times 8975
IHS Director recognizes traditional healing clinic with public health leadership award Written by DIANNE DAWSON 6948
AFHCAN telemedicine program reaches significant milestone in Alaska Written by Fiona Brosnan, ANTHC 9119
Martin hospital, Indian Health Service at odds Written by Associated Press 5914
Drug shows improved kidney function for type 2 diabetes patients Written by Jeff Carlton, UT Southwestern Medical Center 5419
Breastfeeding Initiative is Part of Let’s Move! in Indian Country Written by Dianne Dawson, IHS 9142
Choctaw Nation Health Services announces ‘Going Lean’ Written by . 9740
Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7133
Smart Eating to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure Written by Department of Public Health and Human Services 4720
‘Let’s Move’ initiative underway in Indian Country Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 7942
Inter-Tribal Wellness Center First Ever Certified White Bison Treatment Center Written by Dyani Bingham 7353
Let’s Move! in Indian Country launched at Menominee Rez Written by USDA press release 8545
Tips to Help Dialysis Patients Stay Safe during Severe Weather Written by Fresenius Medical Care 7380
Low Impact, High Results Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 5901
Keep an Eye on Your Vision Written by National Eye Institute Release 5860
Autism: Unlocking Mireya Salazar's world Written by ERIC GORSKI, The Denver Post 7538
Bradford urges Native youth to get active Written by STAFF REPORTS 12531
Ag Secretary, Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active Written by USDA Release 7375
2 SD tribes part of nutrition education program Written by Associated Press 8105
Limiting carbs, not calories, reduces liver fat faster Written by UT Southwestern 7516
Hilo Medical Center launches diabetes course Written by Associated Press 7171
Chickasaw tribe gets $109,000 for nutrition program Written by Associated Press 7464
What are the warning signs of autism in children? Written by BRENT RAWLS 7904
TOPS’ Ten Overrated Restaurant Items Written by TOPS / Take Off Pounds Sensibly 7018
HHS Announces Plan to Reduce Health Disparities Written by OASH Press Office 5347
NM governor signs suicide prevention bill Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6762
IHS director says problems being addressed Written by Associated Press 8051
Indian youth suicide crisis continues to baffle health officials Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 9096
Indian Child Suicides - Enterprise: Indian youth suicide crisis baffles Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 8485
Navajo-area health officials see rise in HIV cases Written by Associated Press 7925
TOPS Helps Decipher Food Marketing Gimmicks Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8780
Oklahoma siblings have heart surgery in 4 years Written by SONYA COLBERG, The Oklahoman 7297
Bill aims to stem American Indian teenage suicides Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6400
NAPT release follows man’s diet struggle Written by JESSICA KINZER 10848
Getting Fit Can Be More Fun with a Partner Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 8556
Living Strong: Keeping the Passion Burning Written by Toqua Ticeahkie, Native American Times 7567
Mental health settlement trustees award $2.1M to reservations, communities Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6844
Is It Really Your Fault That You’re Fat? Written by RUSS HANDLER 8661
January 2011: Glaucoma Awareness Month Written by National Eye Institute 8817
TOPS Offers Remedies for Holiday Celebrations Without Regret Written by KIMBERLY GREENE, TOPS 7258
Study: IHS lacks accessibility to specialty care, other resources Written by LORI SHANKS, Partners.org 8401
Enjoy a healthier holiday with simple substitutions Written by UT Southwestern Medical Center 5789
Native American Diabetes Awareness Day, Nov. 30 Written by RSTDPP Media 8861
NY drops among states in anti-smoking funding Written by MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press 5661
Series gives consumers skinny on food choices Written by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press 6094
Navajos who burn coal for heat are at risk Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6693
Sanford doctor focuses on American Indian health Written by PATRICK SPRINGER, The Forum 7088
Chickasaw Nation debuts electronic WIC nutrition cards Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6888
Indian Health Care Resource Center Receives Federal Grant for Healthy Tulsa Pathways Collaborative P Written by Emily Bolusky 8137
Early cancer detection saves lives Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 6578
Farmington facility sees many repeat clients detox Written by ALYSA LANDRY, The Daily Times 6331
Clinics help urban Indians live with diabetes Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 8621
Coeur d'Alene tribe gets federal hospital funding Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6996
Energy-efficient home in Quinhagak off the ground Written by ALEX DEMARBAN, The Tundra Drums 6626
Survey says South Dakota has rising obesity rate Written by JOHN HULT, Argus Leader 7358
Secretary Sebelius,Roubideaux reaffirm shared commitment Written by Indian Health Service/Business Wire Release 5256
North America Indian AIDS Summit 2010 Written by Liberty Research Group 6698
TOPS Helps Figure Out Fiber Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 7224
Strong Warriors gather strength, change name Written by DANA ATTOCKNIE, Native American Times 9974
Longest Walk 3 needing state coordinators Written by The Longest Walk news release 6955
Missoula cancer researchers get $1.4M grant Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5179
Montana Wyoming Tribal Cancer Summit Scheduled for Great Falls, MT Written by Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council 7137
Notah Begay III Foundation opens first of its kind soccer field, community park Written by CRYSTAL ECHOHAWK, NB3 Foundation 6525
NB3 Foundation to expand programs to fight obesity among Native youth Written by WILL CHAVEZ, Native American Times Correspondent 9704
Counselor, bulldog team fight addiction Written by TRAVIS NOLAND, Cherokee Nation 7096
Sanford creates Native American health office Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press Writer 7026
Sen. Byron Dorgan: American Indians getting $1.9 million in federal funds Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5109
Researchers receive $1 million to improve health in Native communities Written by University of California, Davis 7148
Comanches work to muscle out diabetes Written by Dana Attocknie, Native American Times 9225
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Hosts Free Diabetes Summit Written by Johnnie Brasuell, MCN Diabetes Program Manager and Shirlene Ade, Women’s Caucus Chairperson, Nationa 7229
Support key to weight loss Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6028
Alcohol Use Rate Among American Indian or Alaska Native Adults is Well Below the National Average Written by SAMHSA 10590
Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids Written by ILEANA MORALES, Associated Press Writer 5872
The Importance of Breakfast: Mom Was Right Written by TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 4551
Wind River reservation girls learn self defense Written by KRISTY GRAY, Casper Star-Tribune 7672
Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer 5368
CDC, IHS urge American Indian, Alaska Native parents to protect preteens with recommended vaccines Written by AED 9229
Nike, Bureau of Indian Education sign agreement Written by Associated Press 6219
Cherokee Income - NC American Indians with casino income fare better Written by TOM BREEN, 
Associated Press Writer 13080
Blood sugar test goes bad at New Mexico event Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 6897
Study: Health risks in urban Native women Written by RACHEL D'ORO, 
Associated Press Writer 5696
Ad campaign targets meth use in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, 
Associated Press Writer 7887
Weight-Wise Cooking Tips: Simple Swaps & Strategies That Slim Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE
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Tribal members try to break bad eating habits Written by TOM ROBERTSON, Minnesota Public Radio 12051
Mescalero schools get suicide prevention funds Written by Associated Press 6242
Utah tribal groups get money for medical outreach Written by Associated Press 6611
Funding announced for children's health care Written by Health and Human Services 5273
Native care blends modern doctoring, medicine men Written by FELICIA FONSECA and HEATHER CLARK, 
Associated Press Writers 6430
Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods: What to Choose Instead Written by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE 15600
Keel applauds Congress for improvements to IHS Written by National Congress of American Indians release 6071
2 ND tribes get diabetes grants Written by Associated Press 6819
Office of Minority Health seeks input Written by Publisher 6233
Survey indicates real impact of diabetes-based education Written by STEPHINE POSTON 7602
Tribal official urges improved health services Written by CHET BROKAW
, Associated Press Writer 6864
Sebelius urges American Indians, Alaska Natives to get flu vaccination for H1N1 Written by Lynette Willie, HHS Communications Director
 8430
Yuma teacher’s ‘heart’ in running off diabetes Written by WILLIAM ROLLER
, The Sun 7537
Native Americans stalked more than other ethnic groups Written by Ann N. Dapice, PhD 13806
For Whiteclay, Neb., problems, some push for detox Written by NATE JENKINS, 
Associated Press Writer 8140
$10 million in grants to be awarded for Native children's health care Written by BUSINESS WIRE 7692
Diabetes prevention is the best remedy, TOPS medical expert says Written by TOPS 6666
Wellbriety program wins purpose prize Written by W. Lee Morrow 10072
Ore. mental health agency uses Native American way Written by SU-JIN YIM
, The Oregonian 11770
Society provides resources for diabetic foot care Written by American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 8310
IHS Director discusses health care issues with senator Written by SEN. JOHNSON'S OFFICE 7410
Former FSU football star inspires Indian health plan Written by KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS 7907
Healing the Sacred Child workshop scheduled Written by LYNETTE TWO BULLS 9829
Mother talks about baby’s death Statistics say SIDS deaths are higher among Native Americans Written by ROCHELLE HINES, Associated Press 10966
Native American Groups Unite to Discuss Food Security for the 21st Century and Beyond Written by . 13278