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Indian health bill gains steam, again  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Indian Country TodayWASHINGTON – Native American health advocates and leaders are pressing for quick reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement ...

The Health Care America Refuses To Provide  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Dissident VoiceHolly T. Kuschell-Haworth wrote for DePaul Journal of Health Care Law in the summer of 1999: The Origins of Federal Native American Health Care Attention to ...

Frank Joseph Smecker: Health Care, Not Assimilation: American Indians and ...  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
History News NetworkHolly T. Kuschell-Haworth wrote for DePaul Journal of Health Care Law in the summer of 1999: The Origins of Federal Native American Health Care Attention to ...

Heritage celebration gains support  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
UNM Daily LoboHe said the Indigenous Nations Library Program will host lectures about the UNM Law School and Native American health. “They're going to be putting on a ...

MYTHS IDENTIFIED  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Columbia Daily TribuneWe have Medicare, Medicaid, Native American Health Care, Government Employees — including Sen. Orrin Hatch — renal failure health care and the Department of ...

California Tribes Slam Water Legislation, Peripheral Canal at Summit  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Bay Area IndymediaBritta Guerrero, executive director of the Sacramento Native American Health Center in Sacramento, did an excellent job of facilitating the event. ...

Unhealthy Taxes  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Investor's Business DailyCenter for Comparative Effectiveness Research and an Office of Indian Men's Health (one of 10 new entities just to handle Native American health care). ...

Nike gives KGW sneak peek at new shoe collection  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
kgw.comThis time supporting Native American health and fitness by purchasing N7 shoes. "It's a personal passion of mine," said McCracken. "My mother died from type ...

Petrash: 'Change' is in the tea leaves  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Times Record NewsCenter for Comparative Effectiveness Research and an Office of Indian Men's Health (one of 10 new entities just to handle Native American health care). ...

President Obama Warns of Future Job Loss, “We are just not where we need to be ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
ABC NewsNative American Health and Wellness Foundation (Section 3103, p. 1966) 111.Committee for the Establishment of the Native American Health and Wellness ...

All mandates are not alike  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
StandardNetExceptions are Shriners hospitals, Veterans Affairs hospitals and Native American health service. Besides increasing cost to providers of emergency care, ...

Thirteen new taxes in House Democrat Health-care takeover bill  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Sound Politics (blog)Native American Health and Wellness Foundation (Section 3103, p. 1966) 111. Committee for the Establishment of the Native American Health and Wellness ...

When Our Military Is Attacked, Obama Is a Nowhere Man  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
TransWorldNews (press release)He drones on and on for three minutes about Native American health issues, even doing a shout-out. In a monotone voice, Obama then reports that soldiers ...

Brown: Not Even 50 Votes for Abortion Amendment  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
The Washington IndependentIt's worth noting, though, that it was an abortion amendment that killed last year's attempt to improve the Native American health care system — a bill that ...

State budget cuts put Whittier Native American health clinic in ...  -  ‎Aug 9, 2009‎
Whittier Daily NewsWHITTIER - Health insurance is important to Johnny Mollindo of La Habra. He's diabetic and needs regular blood tests.

Miller touts benefits of health care reform  -  ‎Aug 3, 2009‎
abc7news.comMonday, in a blue collar Oakland neighborhood, a large bus parked in front of the Native American Health Center advertised free assistance in lowering the

A Look at Government Health Care: Go to the Reservation  -  ‎Aug 10, 2009‎
Dakota VoiceRounds says one need only look at the state of government-supplied Native American health care to see what an abysmal failure socialized health care is.

Native American Enrollment Doubles at School of Medicine  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
UNM Today...and the vital work of Dr. Valerie Romero-Leggott, vice president for Diversity, and Dr. Gayle Dine' Chacon, vice president for Native American Health,

Jewish Groups Assail Nazi Comparisons Made by Conservatives in ...  -  ‎Aug 7, 2009‎
ABC NewsDo we forget the VA, the military medical system, or the IHS (native american health system) where the government has a mandate to cover everyone,

Research Finds Tribal Management Key to Improved Health Services  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
University of Arizona News (press release)...advantage of the services, but they also identified barriers – such as personnel turnover and the shortage of Native American health care professionals.

A Museum's Mission in Artists' Statements  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
New York Times...says the wall label, “a nod to both the lost glory of the Mayan civilization and the modern-day influence of fast food on Native American health.

Two-spirited humor  -  ‎Jul 26, 2009‎
Indian Country TodayMy first big show was for the Native American Health clinic, The Electric Pow Wow, in 2004. I did five minutes and I blew them away.

Native American Health Hearing  -  06 Feb 2009
KFYR-TV,Standing Rock`s Sioux Chairman testified today at a US Senate hearing on Indian health care. Ron His Horse Is Thunder spoke about the need to reform the

American Indian Day in New Mexico  -  06 Feb 2009
Indian Country Today,11:30 am – Bernalillo Off-Reservation Native American Health Commission, Norman Ration, chairman. 11:40 am – Youth Dance Group Performances,

Sexually spread diseases up in SD  -  Jan 11, 2009
Sioux Falls Argus Leader,One Native American health official blames the rise in sexually transmitted diseases on a lack of sex education in schools. "The statistics are proof that

The New America  -  Jan 30, 2009
Investor's Business Daily (subscription)Another $1.5 billion is earmarked to modernize federal community health centers and Native-American health clinics. The package, pending approval by the

Obama stimulus casts a wider government safety net, expands ...  -  Jan 30, 2009,The plan includes: • $550 million in grants for Native American health centers. • $1 billion in extra money for low-income energy assistance programs.

Rumsey Band donates $2.9M to charity  -  Jan 21, 2009,Clean and Sober, The Center for Fathers and Families, Sacramento Native American Health Center and St. John’s Shelter Program for Women and Children.

An icon will be remembered with love  -  Jan 16, 2009
Porterville Recorder,Tribal Health Center board member, and worked with the California Rural Indian Health Committee for the betterment of all Native American health care.

Hello: Annual state risk survey calling  -  Jan 13, 2009
Portales News-Tribune,Another topic will be Native American health issues. Race and ethnicity will include some of the questions that might be asked.

Chicago's American Indian Health Services needs federal legisation ...  -  Dec 11, 2008
Medill Reports,It was an era when he was just starting to fight for better Native American health care and the efforts won services for thousands of people who had left

Obama’s right-hand man has deep roots in state  -  Dec 12, 2008
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,She also noted that Daschle, as a Democratic senator from South Dakota, sought higher funding for Native American health services, an issue also of great

Children’s whites not so pearly  -  23 Jul 2008
Times Record News,Dr. Megan Mayneur examines Desmond Davis, 9, as he prepares to have dental work performed at the Native American Health Center dental department that

Sanford takes on tribal health care problems  -  Jul 22, 2008
Sioux Falls Argus Leader,Stephanie Herseth Sandlin to discuss their commitment to Native American health in the region. That followed a meeting earlier this month by The Center for

New institute to ease the pain of health-care issues  -  Jun 27, 2008
Northern Arizona University (Press Release),He said it will have a special focus on rural Arizona and Native American health issues and health care, and that by 2009, it will offer an undergraduate

Health care disparities continue for all minorities  -  Jun 27, 2008
Northwest Asian Weekly,...“Will it (Native American health services) work? I’m hopeful,? admitted Whitecrow. “But, that’s me. I don’t know. I don’t have the answers,

Corpse Flower Comes to Life  -  Jul 3, 2008
Daily Californian,First-time garden visitor Leah Shimabuku, a dietitian with the Native American Health Center in Oakland, said she thought she was extremely lucky to have

For Immediate Release  -  Mar 20, 2008
National Institutes of Health (press release)3 Given the very limited number of Native American health care professionals, the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center has created a medical

Senate approves bill to fund Native American health care  -  Feb 27, 2008
The Oregonian -,Changing the formula was part of a larger Native American health care bill that passed the Senate after weeks of delay. The larger bill, which was last

Senate Passes Historic Native American Health Legislation  -  Feb 26, 2008
Native TimesThe United States Senate gave overwhelming final approval to the Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2008 Tuesday.

Indian Affairs Committee finds Native American Schools, Jails and ...  -  Mar 6, 2008
Native TimesThere is a nearly $3 billion backlog in construction or repair of Native American health facilities and $1.8 billion backlog to repair or construct schools.

Senate backs overhaul bill that 'will save lives'  -  Feb 26, 2008
Seattle Post IntelligencerHe said states that are not receiving construction dollars for Native American health facilities include New York, Texas, Michigan, California and

Barack Obama Statement on the Passage of the Indian Health Care ...  -  Mar 3, 2008
All American Patriots (press release),With alarming health disparities between the Native American population and the American population as a whole, improvements to Native American health care

Increasingly Urban AI/AN Population Faces Poverty, Barriers To ...  -  Feb 25, 2008
U.S. Medicine,Martin Waukazoo, CEO of the Native American Health Center in Oakland, also spoke at the Nov. 1 conference. Before his presentation, he led the room in a

Native Americans focus of next WCC multicultural forum  -  Feb 29, 2008
Daily Democrat,...executive director of the Inter-Tribal Council of California, and Britta Guerrero, executive director of the Sacramento Native American Health Center.

Senate passes bill to improve health care on reservations  -  Feb 26, 2008
Rapid City Journal,The legislation would authorize spending about $35 billion for Native American health care programs over the next 10 years. Senate Indian Affairs Committee

AHRQ Announces New Members to US Preventive Services Task Force  -  Mar 5, 2008
Earthtimes,Dr. Grossman is a board-certified pediatrician recognized for his research on injury prevention and Native American health. He serves as medical director of

Initiatives | Michigan Partnership, New Mexico Law, South Dakota ...  -  Mar 7, 2008
Kaiser,Bill Richardson (D) has signed a bill (HB 236) establishing the Off-Reservation Native American Health Commission in Bernalillo County, where the largest

Anti-Choice Amendment Restricts Abortion Funding for Indian Health ...  -  Feb 27, 2008
Ms. Magazine,The IHS is the only federal agency responsible for Native American health care, and it does not provide the necessary sexual health care for Native American

Editorial: Apologize to Native Americans  -  Mar 13, 2008
Sioux Falls Argus Leader,Native Americans - as called for in an amendment to the Native American health bill recently passed unanimously by the Senate and pending in the House.

Obama Draws Crowd of 1500, Addresses Indian Issues in Wyoming  -  Mar 7, 2008
New West,While problems can’t be erased overnight, he warned, Obama said he wanted to make sure that Native American health services are of the best quality,

Guest column by Lt. Gov. Diane Denish\  -  Feb 23, 2008
Rio Rancho Observer,A new Off Reservation Native American Health Commission will be created in Bernalillo County to work on getting medical services to people who’ve left their

Governor signs bill creating urban Indian health group  -  Mar 3, 2008
KVIA,The legislation creates the Off-Reservation Native American Health Commission in Bernalillo County, which is where the largest concentration of urban

Opinion: What can reconcilliation bring? In the end, not much  -  Feb 25, 2008
Daily Republic,Sam Brownback introduced a resolution as a part of the Native American Health-Care Bill, to formally apologize to Native Americans for the years of

Morning Thoughts: It Ends Tonight  -  Feb 26, 2008
RealClearPolitics, watching today: -- The Senate has an ambitious agenda today, starting with final passage of a bill dealing with Native American health care.

Commentary: Bill aims to help American Indians in urban areas  -  Feb 16, 2008
Albuquerque Tribune,The New Mexico Legislature passed landmark legislation to form an Off-Reservation Native American Health Commission in Bernalillo County.

Federal budget cuts could shutter Native American health program  -  Feb 6, 2008
Medill Reports, Hilary Powell When Joan Ornelas worked as a waitress in downtown Chicago, she serviced others attentively and received attentive health care from a

Reconciliation and Outright Apologies  -  Feb 19, 2008
Huffington Post, a part of the Native American Health-Care Bill, to formally apologize to Native Americans for the years of government mistreatment and abuse.

Johnson Senate speech features Native American health care  -  Jan 24, 2008
Rapid City Journal,Tim Johnson raised the issue of Native American health care Thursday during his first speech on the floor of the US Senate since he suffered a near-fatal

Senator Barack Obama Calls on Senate to Swiftly Pass Indian Health ...  -  Jan 23, 2008
All American Patriots (press release),With these alarming statistics, improvements to Native American health care could not come at a more urgent time. “It is our country's moral imperative to

Guest column by Lt. Gov. Diane Denish  -  Feb 16, 2008
Rio Rancho Observer,We’re dedicating $150000 for a Native American Health Care commission to serve the 50000 American Indians in Bernalillo County. The commission will develop

Senators: Tribal health care lagging  -  Jan 24, 2008
Sioux Falls Argus Leader,By Faith Bremner WASHINGTON - On the second day of debate to renew and modernize the nation's Native American health care system, South Dakota Sen.

Johnson, Thune unite on Native health initiative  -  Jan 24, 2008
Rapid City Journal,By Kevin Woster, Journal staff Friday, January 25, 2008 A US Senate bill aimed at improving the Native American health-care system has the potential to save

Partnership would benefit Indian health  -  Feb 6, 2008
Sioux Falls Argus Leader,..."We realized that Sanford was interested in Native American health, and Nebraska was, too," Larsen said. The five-year renewable grants, which will be

ASUC January Meeting  -  Feb 1, 2008
Synapse,The highly anticipated Mosaic Culture Show scheduled for February 29 is also underway with the collaboration of the Native American Health Alliance and AIDS

Wicker sworn in, wants quick rebate action  -  Jan 23, 2008
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal,He said he expected to cast his first Senate votes, related to Native American health issues, and meet with colleagues late in the afternoon Tuesday.

Morning Thoughts: Two Down, One Out  -  Jan 23, 2008
RealClearPolitics,The Senate continues considering a bill promoting Native American health. -- Arthur Branch will not be president. In a statement yesterday, Fred Thompson

UNM, SFIS Partner for Native American Health  -  Dec 17, 2007
UNM Today,Dr. Gayle Dine’Chacon, director of the UNM Center for Native American Health, SFIS Superintendent Joseph Abeyta, AIPC Chairman Joe Garcia,

Lyons: The curious return of 'race' in 2007  -  Dec 20, 2007
Indian Country Today,Released too much fanfare in September, the Nike N7 was announced as a breakthrough in Native American health. Free pairs were given out in IHS clinics

New Native American Center for Excellence to Strengthen Substance ...  -  Nov 30, 2007
Media Newswire (press release),These grantees include the Cook Inlet Tribe Council, Inc. of Anchorage, Alaska; The Native American Health Center, Inc. of OaklandCalif.; the Grand Traverse

Native group joins new substance abuse program  -  Dec 6, 2007
Tundra Drums,In addition to the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, grantees include the Native American Health Center of Oakland, Calif.; Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and

Basketball: Strain's impact lasts to this day  -  Dec 21, 2007
Rapid City Journal,A all-stater in 1967, makes his home in California with his wife and children, where he has run a couple of Native American health clinics since 1979.

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