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Take Action Now on Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

- 1782 days ago -
The "Indian Country Food Safety Modernization Act Working Group" is asking tribes and those with Native agricultural interests to take action on proposed regulations that are being formulated under the Act.
Native Americans Secretly Sterilized Under Bush Sr. Program
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Indians, women, investigation, health, ethics, humanrights, freedoms )

- 2222 days ago -
The General Accounting Office came up with a figure of 3,400 women who had been sterilized; but others speculate that at least that many had been sterilized each year from 1972 through 1976. The General Accounting Office confined its investigation...
Native American Health News Channel Available
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, culture, society, Body-Mind-Spirit, health, healthcare, medicine, news )

- 2888 days ago -
At first glance, it appears to be a cable news channel like any other. There's someone giving a report, and a crawl across the bottom, but watch a while, and it's obvious this is not just any news station...
Shorter Ben Nelson: Killing Indian Babies Is Fine, Just Don't Kill White Babies
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Prejudice, Genocide, politics, culture, society, ethics, healthcare )

- 3078 days ago -
Poor Ben Nelson. He went on John King's show today and told King, "[I]f you think it's fun having both sides on an issue mad at you when you're trying to do something in good faith, just think, it's like going home and getting bit by the family dog. So...
'Historic Failure'
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, culture, society, healthcare, protection, Body-Mind-Spirit, abuse, ethics, safety, medicine, illness, health )

- 3079 days ago -
Cleveland Kills In Sight fears the night. He fears the nightmare that visits him in the darkness of his St. Francis apartment, bringing with it the terror of a morning two months ago when he lay in his hospital bed and a doctor pressed her fingers...
GAO: IHS Muddles Revenue Collections
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, IHO, culture, society, ethics, government )

- 3100 days ago -
WASHINGTON - A new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office confirms some costly concerns regarding the collection of third-party payments owed to the IHS by insurers. Some tribal affairs experts say IHS' laxity has ended up shortchanging ...
The Health Care America Refuses To Provide
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, healthcare, health, medicine, government, humans, politics, culture, society )

- 3112 days ago -
As you're reading this I'm sure your eyes are beginning to roll, indicating how peeved you're probably getting over yet another tirade on the subject of health-care-overhaul. Fear not. To prevent this article from joining the all-embracing tautology of...
Federal Grant Goes to Help Brain-Injury Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, healthcare, medicine, news, government )

- 3125 days ago -
FARMINGTON -- More American Indians with traumatic brain injuries can expect assistance finding services following the announcement of a $20,000 grant to the Native American Disability Law Centers in Farmington and Gallup. The grant, announced by U.S...
INTER-TRIBAL WELLNESS CENTER (ITWC): A Holistic Resolution for a Comprehensive Problem
Health & Wellness  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Health & Wellness, Addiction, Alcoholism, Recovery, Substane Abuse, culture, society, ethics, rights, humans, interesting, freedoms, disease, illness, medicine, treatment )

- 3264 days ago -
The potential that is offered by this facility seems endless. The property includes 638 acres of both hilly and level pasture land. A river runs through the property and sweat lodges have been built on its banks. There are high points/ledges, private...
Tribes Finally Getting Money for Health Center
Health & Wellness  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Medical, culture, society, ethics, news, politics, rights, safety, obama, healthcare, ethics, GoodNews, government, safety, prevention, protection, news, illness, healthcare, health, family )

- 3344 days ago -
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) - The Three Affiliated Tribes were promised a new health clinic decades ago in return for land lost to the Garrison Dam on the Missouri River. They're finally getting it. A spending bill signed by President Barack Obama includes...
American Cancer Society Offers Lodging to Cancer Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Cancer, culture, society, rights, safety, GoodNews, ethics, interesting, news, family, healthcare, illness, humans, interesting, medicine, protection, prevention, treatment )

- 3360 days ago -
Facing cancer is hard, and having to travel out of town for treatment can make it even harder. The American Cancer Society has a place where cancer patients can find help and hope when home is far away - an American Cancer Society Hope Lodge...
National Native HIV/AIDS
Health & Wellness  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, HIV, AIDS, culture, society, ethics, humans, interesting, news, education, freedoms, rights, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, health, healthcare, illness, prevention, protection, safety, research )

- 3361 days ago -
The four seasons are highly respected in many cultures because they so closely represent the cycle of life. Spring represents a time of equality and balance. It is a time of profound change, new beginnings and birth. For these reasons, spring was chosen..
Toxic Housing
Health & Wellness  (tags: Lakota, Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Disease, Illness, Black Mold, health, government, interesting, investigation, prevention, risks, safety, treatment, warning, children, environment, ethics, illness, humans )

- 3437 days ago -
"Black Mold" is a term commonly used to describe a slimy, greenish-black substance which can result in serious health risk. This infamous mold is also known as Strachybotrys chartarum and more often as Strachybotrys atra. It has been closely linked to...

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