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Health & Wellness

Dale Carson
8/5/14
Alas, National Oyster Day is upon us, drooling and slurping ensues. As a born and bred Native American New Englander, I would like to share a personal oyster tale...
ICTMN Staff
8/5/14
Funding from AARP Foundation has enabled First Nations Development Institute the ability to offer 10 travel scholarships for individuals working in areas of access to food and nutr...
Corina Notyce
8/2/14
Health care providers have much to consider when diagnosing and treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in service members and veterans...
Michael Meuers
8/1/14
"The number one killer of Indians is alcohol, but this is not just for Indians, this is for everyone, it's a prayer. Many suffer, especially families...
Vincent Schilling
8/1/14
Last week the Center for American Progress released a report highlighting the impact of Native mascots and team names on American Indian and Alaska Native youth and proposed key st...
Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator
7/31/14
Last week I signed the Policy on Environmental Justice for Working with Federally Recognized Tribes and Indigenous Peoples, which clarifies how EPA works with federally and state r...
Lee Allen
7/30/14
Diabetes in Indian country is an on-going theme—as are the efforts to combat the disease...
Rob Capriccioso
7/29/14
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) wants to know why the leadership of the Indian Health Service (IHS) has failed to hire permanent directors in one-third of its regional offices...
ICTMN Staff
7/27/14
Indian Country Today Media Network is embarking on a yearlong project examining the theory of historical trauma in mental health practices among Native peoples...

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