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 By Cathy Visser    Health

You Can Make Friends with Carbs

When you want to lose weight, what is the first food you give up? For many people it is carbohydrates such as bread, cereal, pasta, fruit and potatoes. Avoiding foods high in carbohydrates can feel like an easy answer to weight... — Updated 9/15/2023


Q&A: Navajo woman starts nonprofit to improve maternal health

PHOENIX-When Nicolle Gonzales gave birth to her three children in a hospital setting, the care felt routine and mechanical. Having worked as a nurse with the Indian Health Service,... — Updated 6/23/2022

 By Joseph Jolly    Health

Helping Others with Their Losses

COVID–19 and so many other losses seem to touch almost every home right now. One of Indian Life's respected elders, Dr. Joseph Jolly, has written a book entitled, Going and... — Updated 6/23/2022


Experts target obesity, diet, exercise to combat high cholesterol in youth

PHOENIX-With childhood obesity levels on the rise in the U.S., more experts are looking at how to prevent high cholesterol in youth to help avoid serious health problems later in li... — Updated 6/23/2022

 By Greg Basky    Health

Stretching more effective than walking to lower high blood pressure: USask study

SASKATOON-A new University of Saskatchewan (USask) study has found that stretching is superior to brisk walking for reducing blood pressure in people with high blood pressure or who are at risk of developing elevated levels.... — Updated 2/2/2021

 By Endia Fontanez    Health

UArizona and partners work to increase colorectal cancer screenings among American Indians

PHOENIX-Colorectal cancer has received a great deal of attention since actor Chadwick Boseman lost his four-year battle to the disease in August. It's the second-leading cause of cancer death among Native Americans, prompting... — Updated 2/2/2021

 By Brad Dixon    Health

Almost a Heart Attack

I was closer to death than I knew. "We caught you," said the doctor. I was both relieved and surprised. I hadn't known my heart was in such a terrible shape. Bad, but not as awful... — Updated 8/6/2020


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