Health

February 25, 2012
By:
Chuck Trimble

Since we’re in an era in which fact, truth and accuracy are of little importance, let me use conjecture to tell about something that happened at a recent reading by the author of a new book that relates personal stories of suffering in Indian boarding schools and other vehicles of “genocide.” The

February 23, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

A few weeks ago, Susan G. Komen for the Cure defunded Planned Parenthood.

February 18, 2012
By:
Steven Juneau

On Valentine's Day, our thoughts turned to those we love and care for: friends, wives, children and elders. When the people we love go through hard times, we feel their pain and try to make things better.

February 07, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

“We ain’t even two months into the election year, and the thing is already going to the dogs.”

February 06, 2012
By:
Jana L. Walker

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples signals a new means to change federal law and policy to restore safety to Native women, to stre

January 22, 2012
By:
Mark Trahant

A question for any Republican running for any federal office: If you are successful repealing “ObamaCare,” what happens to the Indian Health Care Improvement Act?

January 15, 2012
By:
Mark Trahant

This election ought to be about one issue, a referendum on health care reform.

January 11, 2012
By:
Walter Lamar

If you saw a toddler walking toward a busy intersection, would you wait before you intervened? Indian children in homes where adults are substance abusers are in similar danger. Tribal community members must step in before children are hurt or taken away from the community.

December 07, 2011
By:
Kimberly Yellow Robe

Medicare is an important benefit—if you have this card, you will want to consider participating in the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program.

December 02, 2011
By:
Charles Rangel

As we gathered around the table with our loved ones for Thanksgiving, we counted our blessings despite the many challenges we are facing as a nation. We have experienced many economic and social plights in our history but have always prevailed.

December 02, 2011
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Technology has afforded us many advantages. Over the past few hundred years, breakthroughs in medicine have lead to cures for potentially lethal illnesses like polio, smallpox and bacterial infections, and provided viable modes of treatment for other chronic illnesses.

November 26, 2011
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Shortly after his second birthday, my son stopped talking. The onset of symptoms was just that abrupt. After nearly two years of visits to doctors and specialists, he was finally diagnosed with atypical autism.

November 25, 2011
By:
Frank VanderPloeg

Crunch time has come for tribes to review whether their employee benefit plans are “governmental,” in light of the Internal Revenue Servic

November 22, 2011
By:
Lisa R. Shellenberger

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