Health

Osage Nation compacting Pawhuska IHS facility, services and staff to be added

Date: July 31, 2015

The Osage Nation has compacted with the Indian Health Service to take control of the Pawhuska clinic on Oct.1.

What Nation officials want Osage ...

Bird Creek Farms provides community gardens and organic produce

Date: May 21, 2015

Addie Roanhorse and her eight-year-old daughter Anya are thrilled about their small plot of land they recently acquired at Bird Creek Farms.

“It’s awesome ...

Osage Elders to receive supplemental Medicare coverage from Nation

Date: April 29, 2015

Osage Congress passed legislation in 2014 to provide supplemental Medicare benefits for qualifying Osages 65 years and older, the benefits will be available beginning July ...

Nation working to compact Indian Health services

Date: April 6, 2015

The Osage Nation is working to compact the Indian Health Services and change them to fit the community’s needs.

A public meeting was held ...

Good oral health care can lead to better management of diabetes

Date: Feb. 24, 2015

Jeanne Eder Rhodes didn’t realize how the simple acts of regularly brushing and flossing her teeth could lead to better health for diabetics. Rhodes ...

A Closer Look At Mental Health and Breastfeeding

Date: Feb. 17, 2015

DETROIT – Although scientific studies have linked breastfeeding to physical health benefits for years, researching its effect on mental health is relatively new.

That’s because ...

Reimbursement deadline for Health Benefit Card purchases in 2014 approaching

Date: Feb. 10, 2015

The deadline to apply for reimbursements for medical expenses paid out of pocket in 2014 with the Osage Nation Health Benefit Card is March 28 ...

Osage Nation recognized as a Certified Healthy Oklahoma Business

Date: Feb. 2, 2015

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has recognized the Osage Nation as a Certified Healthy Oklahoma Business. 

Recognized for its “positive impact on the health ...

Returning to Our Native Roots Through Gardening

Date: Feb. 2, 2015

When one needs to prepare a meal or just replenish food items in the cupboard, a quick trip to the local grocery store or Wal-Mart ...

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 ...