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IHS Blog: The Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health has awarded $600,000 through the Youth Regional Treatment Center (YRTC) Aftercare Program to the Cherokee Nation’s Jack Brown Center,  a tribal YRTC in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, to support American Indian and Alaska Native youth to pursue and sustain safety, sobriety, and employability after release from a YRTC residential treatment program. The YRTC Aftercare Program will enhance our commitment and partnership with the Cherokee Nation to provide effective and responsive aftercare and recovery services to American Indian and Alaska Native youth.

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J.R. Myers’ frustration grew as he read the email: To attend a local economic development council meeting in Browning — the largest community on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana — he had to bring proof he was vaccinated against covid-19.

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The Indian Health Service held a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 15 in Charles City, Va., for the Mid-Atlantic Tribal Health Center. 
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 The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP)—a national health association made up of Native physicians— has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among Indigenous youth.

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On Friday’s edition of Native News Online’s Native Bidaské (Spotlight), editor Levi Rickert and staff reporter Jenna Kunze were joined by Indian Health Service (IHS) Director Roselyn Tso to discuss her position with IHS and the plans she has to improve IHS. 

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Diabetes mellitus is a disease that affect how the body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is an important source of energy for the cells that make up the muscles and tissues. It is also the brain's main source of fuel.

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Indian Health Service (IHS) today announced plans to expand telehealth health services across Indian Country to better meet the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native patients.

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Across the nation, medical schools are seeing a drop in already low enrollment numbers for Native students. A medical school program in Alaska is doubling down on its efforts to bolster its Indigenous student body through early outreach, relationship building in tribal communities, and inviting Indigenous alumni to serve as mentors. 
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held a press briefing on Oct. 27 to discuss the latest COVID-19 information and share the Biden administration’s effort to encourage vaccination boosters.

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The Cherokee Indian Nation, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, and the Northern Arapaho Tribe were each awarded $180,000 in self-governance grants administered by the Indian Health Service, IHS announced today.