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Health & Wellness

Carol Berry
8/28/12
For Colorado , with a shrinking state budget and a growing Native American student body at Fort Lewis College (FLC) in Durango, planning has been difficult because of a potentially...
ICTMN Staff
8/28/12
Traveling by plane, boat, taxi or all the above for basic health care needs is not uncommon for people who reside on the remote islands and extreme edges of Alaska, reported The Br...
ICTMN Staff
8/28/12
For three days last week more than 75 participants from across the United States participated in a training seminar hosted by the Justice and Interior Departments for tribal and fe...
Brian Daffron
8/28/12
One of the common problems in Indian Country—in both rural and urban areas—is the lack of nutritious food options available a short distance from home...
ICTMN Staff
8/27/12
University of Illinois (UI) scientists have discovered that bioactive compounds in Illinois blueberry and blackberry wines are as effective at blocking enzymes that cause blood sug...
ICTMN Staff
8/27/12
Compared to teens at healthy weights, obese teens are much more like to develop gallstones—hard, pebble-like deposits that form inside the gallbladder ranging from the size of a sa...
ICTMN Staff
8/27/12
The Turning Stone Races held this past weekend at Turning Stone Resort Casino saw runners working there way through some hot weather (but beautiful surroundings) through the farmla...
Marc Dadigan
8/26/12
Lyla Johnston’s tribal name is Tate Uha Omani , meaning She Carries the Wind, and she said it reminds her of her purpose as a poet. “The wind is the word,” she said...
Lynn Armitage
8/26/12
For some of us, life ends in a zip-up bag and a ride in a white van. My 72-year-old neighbor, who lived adjacent to me for more than five years, died last month...
Beau Washington
8/26/12
Everyone gets mad from time to time. Often it is justified. But not all mad is created equal. A friend introduced me to the phrase, “Indian Mad...

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