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Today, Indian Health Service is expanding health services for the seven tribes in the Mid-Atlantic service area. '

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Guest Opinion. In the winter of 2021, a report exposing four baby food manufacturers for allowing dangerous concentrations of heavy metals in their products was made public. Parents nationwide were appalled, but most thought the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would take immediate action to tackle this serious issue. Instead, the agency has developed a problematic strategy – the Closer to Zero plan

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Carol Seppilu (Siberian Yupik) was born on Saint Lawrence Island, west of mainland Alaska in the Bering Sea. She suffered a harsh childhood, which led to depression and alcoholism. Some 23 years ago in the month of September, at age 16, she attempted suicide after a night of heavy drinking. 

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The Indian Health Service (IHS) is pouring $136 million in grant funding into the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, a federal program established in 1997 in response to the diabetes epidemic among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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The Navajo Nation alerted tribal members of the reservation's first confirmed monkeypox case yesterday. The individual is a member of the Navajo Nation living on the reservation in McKinley County, according to a health advisory notice from the Navajo Department of Health.

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Editor's Note: This article was originally published by Mother Jones. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

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August is Back to School Month, and this could mean some babies may also be going back todaycare. For some babies, it may be their first time being cared for outside of the home all day. Despite the more than one-quarter of US preschoolers (28 percent) having experienced visiblecavities well before entering school, infants and toddlers enrolled in daycare are not required to have an oral health examination.

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The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced it will direct a $1 million grant to the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana for a health center.

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The National Indian Health Board on Friday announced changes to COVID-19 guidance on Friday after a new report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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The University of Arizona Area Health Education Center Program is partnering with the Arizona Advisory Council on Indian Health Care to develop a center focusing on Arizona’s American Indian health system and its workforce.