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Benefits of drug drop-offs

The success of drug drop-off events can be measured in more than pounds. Limiting access to expired, unused prescription medications protects the community, and proper disposal leads to better environmental health.

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Getting the journey started

Ariel Earth (Ho-Chunk/Winnebago Nation) misses breastfeeding her children because of the peace, serenity and love the moment of breastfeeding provided between mother and child.

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Benefits of online journaling

Over the past 20 years, studies have indicated there may be a link between increased mental and physical health benefits and journaling. Waylon Pahona believes there is a link and he’s not alone.

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Wild onions: A Choctaw tradition

Wild onion dinners have become a part of the life that the Choctaws have established in Oklahoma.

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Get moving for diabetes prevention

The Fresno American Indian Health Project is part of a nationwide diabetes intervention for American Indians that began 17 years ago.

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Traditional Wellness

Cindy Martin understands the core of wellness for Native peoples. In motivating others to eat well, be active and mindful, she says, it is imperative to understand the teachings of our people to strengthen their intent.

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Disease severe for Native children

American Indian and Alaska Native children are particularly vulnerable to one of Indian Country’s most acute diseases: dental caries, also known as severe tooth decay.

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Reducing risk with nutrition

In Indian Country, access to healthy foods depends on a tribe’s location and resources. Food deserts are common. Over the years, most tribes have lost their traditional foods.

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Celebrating Doctor’s Day

Across the nation, there are an estimated 3,500 American Indian physicians and specialists in practice today and roughly 400 Native students are enrolled in the country’s medical schools.

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$5 million for nutrition

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community launches Seeds of Native Health campaign to improve access to good foods and reduce the rates of preventable diseases.

Journalists

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