Health and Wellness Blog Posts

Too Little Exercise, Too Much Sitting Could Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Original article from By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sitting on the couch or behind a desk could be increasing your risk of breast cancer, a new genetics-driven study suggests. People more likely to engage in physical activity based on their DNA had a 41% lower risk of invasive […]

Peace Love Art: Indigenous Collective

Peace Love Art: Indigenous Collective is an initiative led by Dream Catcher Foundation to promote and support emerging and established Indigenous artists, as well as charities that focus on a range of indigenous causes throughout North America. The auction will be hosted online the month of November 2022 (National American Indian Heritage Month).  It is […]

Kul Wicasa Wopasi: Food Sovereignty for the Future

REGISTER HERE From Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board The Kul Wicasa Wopasi Innovator program is an opportunity for 14-18-year-old youth on the Lower Brule Reservation to develop, implement, and complete community-based projects.  A main project being the food sovereignty program which is a part of the garden and farmer’s market.  Other projects to be […]

WEBINAR: Healthy and Inclusive Events

The National Native Network with the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar. Title:  Healthy and Inclusive EventsDate:  Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Learning Objectives/Outcomes:At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to: 1.  Examine the 7Cs framework as a prefatory tool in providing a successful health education […]

Envision Sexual and Reproductive Health

Presented by the California Rural Indian Health Board September 16, 2021 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PDT Overview: Prevention of cervical cancer screening has been a story of success– Mostly. But it is also a story that is confusing and keeps changing as we learn more about the vital role that HPV plays. Join us for […]

Reaching Hispanic and Black or African American Audiences

Please join CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity for the following Networking Call:   “Reaching Hispanic and Black or African American Audiences: What Works/What We’ve Learned”   Thursday, August 12, 2021 2:00-3:30 pm Eastern    *We understand recipients are working on evaluation reports and success stories during August 2021. We will record this call and post […]

2021 Journey of Wellness Conference

This year, the California Tribal Comprehensive Cancer Control Program will be hosting the Journey of Wellness Conference:  The lifelong journey of chronic disease prevention and cancer survivorship on June 9, 2021 and June 23, 2021.  Join us for a series of free panel sessions and strengthen your capacity to support cancer survivors, family members, and […]

Supporting the Immune System Through Physical Activity & Nutrition

Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board presents a webinar: Supporting the Immune System Through Physical Activity & Nutrition Thursday, March 11, 2021 1 p.m. MST Presented by: Sean Hollearn, GPGHW Program Manager Exercise Physiologist, Holistic Life Coach Welcome to our community health webinar hosted by our new program manager Sean Hollearn.  This month, he discusses […]

Currently Recruiting American Indian/Alaska Native Students for the RISE Pre-Medical Enrichment Program

The RISE Collaborative is a partnership across three medical schools (Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, University of California- Davis School of Medicine, and Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine) who came together to support the success of a new generation of Indigenous physicians. Each year we hold the Summer […]

ACORNS and CTCCCP Webinars: Live in Ceremony and Heart Health & Dental Health

ACORNS and CTCCCP present two webinars February 25, 2021 9:30 – 11 a.m. PST | Live in Ceremony 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Heart Health & Dental Health – Are They Related Details below. Live in Ceremony Presented by Ernie Albers “Live in Ceremony” is a presentation about living your life and approaching your […]

Upcoming Events

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