Health

Osages over age 65 receive $1,000 limit on their health benefit card this year

Date: Jan. 13, 2012

Osages age 65 and over now have a $1,000 limit on their health benefit card for the 2012 calendar year.

During its 13th Special ...

AARP launches Web site tailored for Indian elders

Date: Dec. 19, 2011

The American Association of Retired Persons, AARP, launched its Indian Elder Navigator, a Web site that provides Indian elders living in Oklahoma with information on ...

Three Osages appointed to newly created Health Authority Board

Date: Nov. 22, 2011

Osage Nation Principal Chief John Red Eagle has appointed three Osages to the new Health Authority Board created by Congressional legislation during the 2011 Tzi-Zho ...

‘Diabetic Days’ helps Osages young and old

Date: Aug. 30, 2011

For most of his life Maynard Revard was a fairly healthy person who made few visits to the hospital.

But sometime in 1989 that changed ...

Nation working to provide housing for victims of domestic violence

Date: Aug. 26, 2011

It is one thing to escape a domestic violence relationship but it’s another to stay out.

That’s why the Osage Nation Counseling Center ...

Oklahoma ranks high in survey for obesity; non-healthy eating

Date: Aug. 24, 2011

Every couple of weeks Pawhuska native Henry Harrison will head to the grocery store and load up on fruits and vegetables.

“I will go to ...

ON Communities of Excellence successfully pushes smoking ban in Pawhuska parks

Date: Aug. 4, 2011

By August’s end, the Pawhuska Skatepark and Splash Pad will be smoke-free thanks to a new smoking ordinance passed by the City Council Monday ...

Application deadline extended for the 2011 ON Community Challenge Grant program

Date: July 14, 2011

The application deadline for the Osage Nation’s 2011 Community Challenge Grant program has been extended to Aug. 19.

“The matching grant promotes an active ...

Retired IHS director discusses compacting Pawhuska IHS clinic

Date: April 8, 2011

A target date of Oct. 1 for the Osage Nation to compact the Pawhuska Indian Health Service clinic is a suggestion from a retired Indian ...

Osage Senior Housing recovering after blizzard woes

Date: March 3, 2011

When Helen Moreland saw water gushing into her living room in the Osage Senior Housing complex, she dialed 911.

“I didn’t know what else ...