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The Navajo Nation is working to expand its Indigenous healthcare workforce through an ongoing partnership with the University of California San Francisco’s Health Equity, Action & Leadership Initiative (HEAL)

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A study released on Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), show booster shots of the of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines lose effectiveness after four months, but still provide significant protection that keeps low hospitalization rates during the Omicron surge.

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Editor's Note: This statement by the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center was released on Wednesday after the revelation of a criminal charge was brought by the State of Oklahoma against reowned Native artist Walter "Bunky" Echo-Hawk, Jr. See Native News Online's article here.

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On Wednesday, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe responded to New York State Governor Kathy Hochul’s announcement earlier in the day to end the state’s mask mandate for indoor public spaces.

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The Indian Health Service (IHS) announced the launch of its National Health Coach Pilot Project, a program that provides health coach training for community and health professionals in Indian Country. Program participants will learn to use evidence-based health coaching techniques to improve patient care.

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A child’s smile can change the world, bringing joy and delight. That’s when you fall hopelessly in love with life. A bright smile is important to a child’s self-esteem. Smiles are not complicated. A perfect smile starts with excellent dental health.

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With the increase of COVID-19 cases across the country, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) on Thursday announced it will supply more than one million masks to distribute to schools for the health and safety of the tribal communities it serves.

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Three of the nation’s largest drug companies that created and drove the opioid epidemic—most especially on tribal reservations—agreed to pay for it on Tuesday in a tentative $590 million settlement. 

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Indigenous media outlet Native News Online today announced the launch of the Native News Health Desk, an ongoing reporting initiative dedicated to covering health care in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.

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As a child growing up on the Turtle Mountain Reservation in north central North Dakota, Melanie Nadeau knew by the third grade she wanted a career in a health-related field. By eighth grade, her career goal was to become a psychiatrist.