Health

McCord School Board Adopts 24/7 Tobacco-Free School Policy

Date: July 21, 2014

McCord School, an Osage County school located just east of Ponca City, will prohibit use of all tobacco products on school property and at all ...

Pawhuska IHS wins national award for best practices in heart care

Date: July 9, 2014

The Pawhuska Indian Health Clinic didn’t set out to win the Million Hearts Award, but their good work was noticed, they were nominated and ...

Breast is Best at Indian Health Service hospitals

Date: Dec. 4, 2013

By Bill Graves / Native Health News Alliance

Not so long ago, when a mother delivered her baby at Claremore Indian Hospital in Oklahoma, nurses would ...

IHS and NB3 Foundation partner to ‘turn the tide’ on obesity in Indian Country

Date: Dec. 2, 2013

The Indian Health Service and the Notah Begay III Foundation are working to establish a national center focused on the fight against childhood obesity.

In ...

Leave a legacy of healthy vision

Date: Nov. 27, 2013

Special to the Osage News
National Institutes of Health

Diabetes affects nearly 26 million people in the United States. In addition, another 79 million people ...

American Indians and the Affordable Care Act

Date: Oct. 1, 2013

By Dr. Ron Shaw

The recent passage of public law 111-148, also known as the Affordable Care Act, holds the promise of more accessible and ...

Notah Begay Foundation announces grant opportunity for tribal communities

Date: Sept. 24, 2013

The Notah Begay Foundation is now accepting Requests for Proposals from tribal communities for its first grantmaking initiative, Promising Program Grants.

The grant will partner ...

Native father quits chew for son and for health

Date: July 31, 2013

By Geneva HorseChief-Hamilton, CX Coordinator

Father’s Day is a national holiday and an American tradition, celebrating the paternal bond between father’s and their ...

HearingLife offers free hearing tests for Osages

Date: July 30, 2013

Free hearing tests are now being offered to Osage tribal members by Russ Ginger of HearingLife in Bartlesville.

HearingLife is a company with a long ...

Osages affected by Moore tornado please call Osage Nation for help

Date: May 21, 2013

A message from the Osage Nation Chief's Office: 

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by the recent tornadoes.
 
The Osage ...