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...
National Eye Institute
5/9/12
Vision plays an important part in our lives. It enables us to care for our families...
ICTMN Staff
4/30/12
The largest federally funded study on treating diabetes in teens, released Sunday, reveals teens who develop the disease will struggle to manage their blood sugar levels and will p...
ICTMN Staff
4/13/12
Working shifts other than the typical 9 a.m. to 5 p.m...

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