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Cherokees Pass Down Medicinal Herb Knowledge
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, indians, cures, disease, roots, wild plantshealth )

- 3242 days ago -
Elderberry or American elder has shrubs about 6 to 12 feet in height with white flower heads about 6 to 8 inches in diameter. If viewed closely, one can find a saw-tooth edged leaf and a multi-stemmed flower head. The bark, when aged, can be used as a
Sign Petition: Quality Free HealthCare for Native Americans
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, culture, native, americans, indians, health, healthcare, disease, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, treatment, government, obama, money, economy, politics, ethics )

- 3286 days ago -
In 1787, the U.S. signed an agreement to provide Native Americans with free healthcare on reservations. Yet today, Native American health fares poorer than the average American in cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, HIV, and infant mortality.
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 )

- 3288 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 )

- 3369 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 )

- 3385 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 )

- 3386 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 )

- 3461 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...
Benefits of Tobacco,Indians, and Everyone Else Smoked It, No Cancer,.. Its the Poison, Added,That Kills..
Health & Wellness  (tags: Benefits of Tobacco, Indians, everyone else smoked it, no cancer, .. its the Poison, added, that kills )

- 3573 days ago -
FACT,My Grandfather, smoked a pipe,every day for 92 years, and didn't die from cancer,if Tobacco, definitely gives you cancer, why didn't "HE" die of cancer,.. give facts,, there has to be "a" reason,.. If you can figure it out, you win,.. easy stuff..
Indians More Prone to HIV-AIDS Than Others, Says Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS/HIV, genetics, study, India, Indians, genetic protection, genetic profile, population, news, health, protection, prevention )

- 3706 days ago -
A monumental study on genetic profile of the country's population has revealed that majority of Indian do not have natural protection against HIV/AIDS. The known protective marker - rs333 - in the CCRS gene is virtually absent in the Indian population.
FEMA'S Potentially Toxic Trailers Headed for Indian Reservations My Two Beads Worth
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, abuse, contamination, risks, indians )

- 3992 days ago -
These trailers, built with floors and cabinets made of particle board, contain the chemical formaldehyde, which particularly in hot, humid conditions off-gasses toxic fumes that can be dangerous to occupants.

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