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Native Americans recruited for medical field by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 28 Dec 2009 6:32pm He founded the Society of American Indian Dentists and was assistant U.S. surgeon general from 1981 to 1986. He also wrote the original draft of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act in Title 1 of federal statutes Read more from the original source:  Native Americans recruited for medical field Read on »
Lack of Sleep is one Cause for Type II Diabetes by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 07 Mar 2009 2:41pm Enough cannot be said about the importance of getting enough sleep. No matter if you need to get yourself a special neck pillow or do certain activities before going to bed- use everything you have to make sure you can sleep and let your body rest. Everyday, more research is coming out with ailments that can potientially affect you- all related ... Read on »
Interview with Deni Carise, Chief Clinical Officer of Phoenix House by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 13 Mar 2012 12:43pm Why addiction treatment works—if you let it. This time around, our “Five-Question Interview” series features clinical psychologist Deni Carise, senior vice president and chief clinical officer at Phoenix House , a leading non-profit drug treatment organization with more than 100 programs in 10 states. Chances are, you may have seen or he ... Read on »
Lupus Foundation of America Collaborates with Federal Agencies and the U.S. Surgeon General's Office to Expand Medical Education by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 6:21am Representatives from the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), along with 22 national organizations, attended the first consortium meeting aimed at developing a national health care provider education initiative to improve lupus diagnosis, treatment, and management among minorities. The meeting, held at the American College of Rheumatology offices i ... Read on »
LFA Collaborates with Federal Agencies and the U.S. Surgeon General's Office to Expand Medical Education on Lupus by Wick D. Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 6:28am Representatives from the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), along with 22 national organizations, attended the first consortium meeting aimed at developing a national health care provider education initiative to improve lupus diagnosis, treatment, and management among minorities. The meeting, held at the American College of Rheumatology offices in ... Read on »
The 2011 Traditions In Western Herbalism Conference by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 26 Sep 2011 11:58pm Traditions In Western Herbalism Conference Redux The Story of the 2011 Festival for Folk Herbalists “What an exciting conference. The TWHC is the new wave of herbalism in North America, featuring speakers and a community rich with a combination of long hands-on experience and fresh creativity.” -Paul Bergner “The most amazing confer ... Read on »
Native American Herbal Remedies Tap Into Rich Herbal Heritage For Health by Shilah C. Azib Posted Tue 07 Dec 2010 12:25pm In olden times, before the pharmaceutical industry took birth, developed and flourished, how did man cure his illnesses? He turned to nature. By experimentation and experience, he discovered several natural substances possessing medicinal properties useful in getting rid of many common and prevalent ailments. Herbal remedies thus oc ... Read on »
Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on National Native American Heritage Month by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 1:01am Each November we celebrate National Native American Heritage Month – the history, culture, and character of American Indian and Alaska Native people. This year’s theme, “Native Families Moving Ahead: Together We Strengthen Our Nations,” speaks to the importance of continuing on the path to a hea ... Read on »
Regional Medical Libraries Making a Difference: Focus on Pacific Northwest Region by nih.gov Posted Tue 12 Nov 2013 11:00am No matter where they live or work, health professionals, researchers and the public can access information from the National Library of Medicine thanks to its National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) , consisting of more than 6,000 libraries coordinated by the NLM and supported by eight Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs) . ... Read on »
Part II: The Tipping Point: Questions about Autism, History, Race and Melanin by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 24 Jun 2010 12:00am Read part I HERE.   By Adriana Gamondes Back when I was asking uncomfortable questions about potentially different reactions to vaccine toxins among different ethnicities, I started looking into the issue of melanin after reading a passage in a book on racist psychiatry. In the book, Dr. Peter Breggin’s “The ... Read on »