iStock Eye Exam Reflection
Neyal J. Ammary-Risch
Understanding Diabetic Eye Disease According to the Indian Health Service, almost 16 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives have diabetes...
Navajo Iconic Monument Valley
The land of the Navajo people is described as a “haven of unparalleled beauty” in a press release, and it’s a destination for tourists and the film industry...
Navajo Midwife Nicolle Gonzales
Alysa Landry
Nicolle Gonzales wants to transform the way Native women think about birth...
Terri Hansen
A new study published October 5 in The Journal of the American Medial Association showed that flu vaccinations cut the risk of hospitalization in half...
iStock Breast Cancer Pink Balloons
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
According to Cancer Treatment Centers of America , 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime...
iStock Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Lisa J. Ellwood
With the onset of October each year, the biggest conversations in Indian country generally focus on Columbus Day and Halloween. But breast cancer has gained attention recently...
Cherokee Nation Breast Cancer
A public service announcement from the Cherokee Nation has been released for Breast Cancer Awareness Month...
iStock Pumpkin Soup
Dale Carson
When we grow our own vegetables, we cook and store enough of them to get us well into winter. One year we had a great crop of butternut squash that lasted into late March...
Sjorgens Body Image
Ann Dapice
Let’s start with some questions: 1) What disease was first observed in 1888 by British physician W. B. Hadden and later reported by a Swedish ophthalmologist in 1933?...
iStock Dried Apricots
Dale Carson
There are some unhealthy, sugary candies out there vying for your attention with colorful coatings and cute advertisements. All they really do is up your dentist’s bank accounts...