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Health & Wellness

Michelle Tirado
3/23/12
Dr. Everett Rhoades There are people who work in Indian health, and then there are those who champion it. Dr. Everett R. Rhoades , Kiowa , is definitely the latter...
ICTMN Staff
3/22/12
Aboriginals in Canada have joined their American Indian and Alaska Native cousins and are learning to shake their booty, traditionally speaking...
ICTMN Staff
3/22/12
In the late 1800s, it is believed that the Micmac Native Americans of Nova Scotia used an herbal remedy—a botanical infusion derived from a species of the pitcher plant—to treat sm...
ICTMN Staff
3/21/12
Trevin Cole was one of eight Native American students to win the 2011 Young Native Writers Essay Contest, and the only Choctaw Nation student to do so...
ICTMN Staff
3/21/12
A daily dose of one aspirin may prevent cancer and potentially help treat it or reduce its likelihood of spreading, according to a recent series of studies in the United Kingdom pu...
ICTMN Staff
3/21/12
Safeway, America’s second-largest supermarket chain, announced today that due to “considerable consumer concern" it will not sell meat products containing the ingredient "pink slim...
Jenni Monet
3/21/12
Beverly Cook Statistically speaking, tribal communities across North America face some of the continent’s highest rates of poverty, addiction, domestic violence and obesity...
Anne Minard
3/20/12
March 20 marks National Native AIDS Day , set to coincide with the spring equinox ...
Sam Laskaris
3/18/12
Thanks to a unique partnership, the talk at a popular aboriginal youth hockey tournament in Canada this week was not all about goals, assists or wins...
Jordan Wright
3/18/12
By the time Robert Hayward, Winnebago, decided to write about his journey to redemption, he had been through hell...

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