Health

ON Fitness Centers get new equipment

Date: Dec. 22, 2014

The Osage Nation Fitness Centers recently installed new fitness equipment that has clientele praising the purchases.

“They are awesome, I love how they are interactive ...

Osage to ride in 2015 Rose Parade

Date: Dec. 19, 2014

Osage tribal member Tim Bishop will be riding in the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, Calif.

Bishop, an ...

Medications and the effects they have on breastfeeding

Date: Dec. 16, 2014

Despite evidence to the contrary, health care providers are still regularly getting questions and comments about prescription medication use being unsuitable for breastfeeding mothers.

“It ...

Seven 2014 Healthy Harvest award winners announced

Date: Nov. 5, 2014

This year, the Osage Nation’s Communities of Excellence program honored seven local people and entities for their efforts in promoting healthy lifestyles and choices ...

Aquaponics project another step in food sustainability

Date: Oct. 21, 2014

The Nation is continuing to make strides in community gardens and health and wellness. Continuing in that same direction is the Environmental and Natural Resources ...

Small changes can make big differences in obesity crisis

Date: Sept. 22, 2014

Small social changes in diet and activity could have a big influence on halting weight gain among Native Americans, but it often takes transformational personal ...

How the U.S. Health Care Law affects American Indians

Date: Sept. 19, 2014

The U.S. health care law known as the Affordable Care Act has been in the headlines for several months, but there still are many ...

ON officials revisit compacting Pawhuska IHS

Date: Sept. 9, 2014

Efforts to explore compacting the Pawhuska Indian Health Services clinic is revived with the newer elected Osage Nation officials taking office and now meeting for ...

Osage begins Stanford Medical School

Date: Sept. 3, 2014

Among Stanford University’s first-year medical students is Osage tribal member Layton Lamsam. He joins 90 in his class selected from an applicant pool of ...

Numbers dismal in IHS oral health surveys for Native adult dental health

Date: July 23, 2014

Ed Edmo, a Shoshone-Bannock poet and storyteller in Portland, Ore., vividly remembers when as a child he had a painful, decayed tooth pulled one morning ...