Health

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 ...

Retired IHS official to study feasibility of contracting Pawhuska IHS clinic

Date: Dec. 15, 2010

The Osage Nation is still studying the possibility of contracting the Pawhuska Indian Health Service Clinic, according to the Executive Branch. If the Nation chooses ...

Health Benefit Card contract on schedule for 2011

Date: Dec. 8, 2010

The contract to renew the Health Benefit Card plan for 2011, which gives Osage Nation members $500 for medical expenses, is close to completion and ...

Caregivers of Osages living with Alzheimer's disease, memory loss invited to participate in study

Date: Dec. 1, 2010

Those taking care of Osage relatives and patients living with Alzheimer’s disease or those experiencing symptoms of dementia are invited to participate in a ...

Flu shots now available at Pawhuska IHS

Date: Oct. 29, 2010

Flu shots are now available at the Pawhuska IHS clinic. Osages can obtain their flu shots from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday ...

Health survey: Reservation Osages report ‘poorer health’ than Osages living elsewhere

Date: Aug. 30, 2010

[Editor's note: This story was modified on Sept. 9 for clarification purposes.]

FAIRFAX, Okla. – Osages living on the tribe’s reservation tend to have ...