Health and Wellness Blog Posts

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

Original article from USNews.com 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 […]
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Indigenous Cancer Prevention Webinar Series:  Salish Cancer Center of The Puyallup Tribe of Indians | LEARN MORE

Breast Cancer Awareness Month | LEARN MORE

Part 3:  Lung Cancer Disparities:  Addressing Gaps and Opportunities to Improve Health Outcomes and Health Equity Among Low-Income Populations | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Cancer Prevention in Indigenous Communities:  Screening to Follow Up | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Indigenous Cancer Prevention Webinar Series:  Reclaiming our Tobacco through Tobacco Policy Passing of the Navajo Nitch' Éí Bee Ííná -- Air is Life Act of 2021 | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Native American Heritage Month | LEARN MORE