Mark Trahant
5/19/15
Indian country has long faced the epidemic of diabetes with rates 2.3 times greater than the general population...
CDC Flu Shot iStock
CDC
3/24/15
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have launched a new website focused on promoting the Flu Knowledge Quiz and Vaccine Finder Widget for American Indians and Alas...
Mary Annette Pember
12/1/14
“And I rose in a rainy autumn and walked abroad in shower of all my days.” I think of this bit of verse from Poem in October by Dylan Thomas as I walk over the grounds where my mot...
CDC Car Seat
ICTMN Staff
11/11/14
“You can stay safe on the road by wearing seat belts whenever you’re in the car,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden says in the video...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/14
Death records show that American Indian and Alaska Native death rates for both men and women combined were nearly 50 percent greater than rates among non-Hispanic whites during 199...
Mary Annette Pember
4/16/13
A little over a year ago, I noticed an overweight woman about my age riding through the grocery store on a motorized shopping cart...
James D. Adams
5/28/12

Our society is afflicted with diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and cancer, diseases that were less common a century ago....

Lorraine Jessepe
5/23/12
KICKAPOO RESERVATION—When it comes to making healthy food choices in Indian country, Dr. Dee Ann DeRoin doesn’t mince words: “Stop the pop. Skip the chips. Dump the donuts...
ICTMN Staff
4/3/12
More Americans may be obese than body mass index (BMI) rates suggest, according to a new study published in the journal PLoS One and co-authored by the now New York City Commission...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
Infection rates of HIV and AIDS have declined worldwide, yet diagnoses among American Indians and Alaska Natives are increasing, according to the Office of National AIDS Policy ...