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Health & Wellness

ICTMN Staff
3/12/14
The Cherokee Nation is studying expectant mothers to test whether healthy diet and exercise can prevent excessive weight gain and ultimately lower obesity rates within the tribe...
Christina Rose
3/12/14
At a recent symposium, Joel West Williams, Cherokee, staff attorney for the Native American Rights Fund, announced, “Raise your hand if you consider yourself one percent American, ...
Travis Coleman
3/12/14
MISSOULA, MONTANA—Parents will be familiar with the old adage, “do as I say, not as I do.” For me, it’s become something of a rallying cry as my partner and I try to get our toddle...
Sheena Louise Roetman
3/12/14
On February 13, Facebook added more than 45 custom gender-identifying terms, allowing users to choose from more than just “male” or “female” in order to identify themselves...
Mark Trahant
3/11/14
The challenge in health care can be boiled down to two ideas: Improve the quality and cut the costs. It’s a fact that the U.S...
ICTMN Staff
3/11/14
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and Health Services debuted its Diabetes Center for Excellence on February 12, with a community tribute to the future health and wellness of Akwesasne...
Tanya H. Lee
3/10/14
New research shows that opening a new or expanding an existing tribal casino is associated with a reduction in childhood obesity...
ICTMN Staff
3/10/14
The Violence Against Women Act of 2013 (VAWA) recently turned a year old, and as tribes around the country are working on pilot programs the National Congress of American Indians r...
ICTMN Staff
3/9/14
“24 hours!” It has become an anti-couch-potato battle cry that started in a single living room and has swept through British Columbia, and then crept south of the 49th Parallel int...
Dana Lance, Chickasaw Nation
3/9/14
Visitors to the bustling University of Oklahoma Medical Center emergency room are frequently assisted by Chickasaw elder Jeraldine “Jerry” Brown.
The petite, effervescent 92-year-o...

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