Some of the most conclusive research to date finds that women who were depressed during pregnancy were less likely to breastfeed or nursed for a shorter period of time.
Dentists now routinely take medical histories of new and regular patients, and regularly check for signs that may indicate undiagnosed diabetes or other diseases.
Poor oral health among Native Americans linked to commercial tobacco use; Health experts warn against substituting traditional herbs with commercial tobacco for ceremonies uses.
Despite evidence to the contrary, health care providers are still regularly getting questions and comments about prescription medication use being unsuitable for breastfeeding mothers.
Social attitudes about breastfeeding in public send mixed messages to moms about when and where it’s OK to nurse. Available in print, web & audio.
Researchers, physicians, and fitness and nutrition experts describe the biological and social forces that give rise to obesity and strategies for pushing back against those forces.
Workplace breastfeeding under Affordable Care Act, Native style; Businesses across Indian Country adapt to new breastfeeding mandates but ACA provisions not straightforward for Native moms.
IHS Oral Health Division prioritizes new task force recommendation to encourage medical-dental partnerships to help combat tooth decay among children ages 0-2.
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