ICTMN Staff
6/21/12
Los Angeles already has a ban on sodas in school vending machines and cafeterias...
ICTMN Staff
6/13/12
A year after First Lady Michelle Obama and American Indian and Alaska Native youth planted the three sisters in the White House garden, she has released a special message about the...
ICTMN Staff
6/5/12
In an effort to curb obesity rates, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban to limit the serving size of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages sold at delis, fa...
Mary Annette Pember

As a Native American woman and recovering alcoholic I am grateful for Whiteclay, Nebraska for the simple reason that it keeps the disease of alcoholism and addiction right where it needs to be for our people: front and center....

6/5/12
James D. Adams

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

5/28/12
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
5/21/12
Indian casino gaming has substantially improved tribal members' income, and in turn their health status and access to health care, according to a new study by the Institute for Res...
ICTMN Staff
5/21/12
The Cherokee Nation Diabetes Prevention Program has successfully retained 164 of 220 recruited members to help prevent the onset of diabetes in tribal citizens diagnosed as prediab...
Eisa Ulen
5/18/12
For an alarmingly high number of Native Americans , a diagnosis of Type II Diabetes is the first in a series of preventable conditions that result in premature morbidity...
ICTMN Staff
5/17/12
Drinking a cup of java three times daily may decrease your risk of dying from common causes...

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