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Health Care

We all have questions when it comes to health care, but what is it? Simply put, it’s the maintenance or improvement of health and we typically think of it as being delivered by health professionals (providers or practitioners like nurses, doctors, dentists and other health professions). Check out some of these articles to get some answers and tips…..

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Types of Abortion

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How to Navigate Health Insurance

Medical visits and procedures, like x-rays, can be expensive. That is why...

Our Cultures are Our Source of Health

Renowned Hollywood actor and Cherokee tribal member, Wes Studi, explains how American...

What’s PrEP

PrEP makes preventing HIV easy. But, what is PrEP, and who is...

Diabetes Awareness

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How to Use A Condom

Auntie describes how to use a latex condom. Check out the steps...

Tips to Protect Yourself from COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 in our state, threatens our elders, our families,...

Wearing Contact Lenses

So, you’ve made the switch from wearing glasses to the ease of...

Be Active

MY BODY Davian Zephier, Yankton Sioux, talks about the importance of staying...

Living with a Chronic Illness

The term “chronic” refers to a group of illnesses that are permanent...

Living with Physical Disability

Physical disabilities can be either short term (like a broken wrist) or...

Condoms 101

How you store your condoms is just as important as how you...

Managing Long-term Medication

Taking medication is not always easy—it could disrupt your day, or maybe...

Telling Someone Difficult News About You

When something troublesome or worrisome happens to you (i.e. an unplanned pregnancy,...

Dakota Matt

Physical activity excercise Why do you like to be active? Dakota shares...

Tips for Teens with Diabetes

Stay at a Healthy Weight. If you have diabetes and are overweight,...

Your Rights when Receiving Healthcare

When you visit your medical doctor, counselor, psychiatrist, psychologist, nurse or any...

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Diabetes Rap

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Pumpkins have long served as a staple in the diet of American...

The National Native American Youth Initiative

Preparing Future Native Physicians and Researchers For many students, summer is a...

Eating Well And Feeling Healthy

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The Science Behind Drug Misuse

Get the real story behind drug abuse. Check out teens.drugabsue.org and get...

Which Vaccines to Get

One of the most important actions you can take is to make...

Getting Help For Drug Use

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