Especially for those Americans who rely on regular prescriptions, the high cost of purchasing their vital medicine is an all too familiar burden.
A federal jury convicted former Indian Health Service pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber of all 11 criminal counts for sexually abusing four boys on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
After traveling thousands of miles fleeing violence and discrimination, LGBTQ women -- many of them Indigenous -- find safety and support at T’ja Xuj.
Nagi Nunpa Hocaka, the Two Spirit Circle, is working to reduce the high rate of suicide and substance abuse on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
The number of Indian Health Service patients with insurance rose from 64 percent in 2013 to 78 percent in 2018, according to a new report.
When Carla Douglas was born, her mother wanted a daughter so badly she named the young child Carla Georgina and began dressing her in girl's clothing.

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are eager to show how uranium mining continues to affect their people as they host a key member of Congress.

On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.

Does the Trump administration support funding the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service ahead of time?

Native American advocates are seeking more funding and new ways to tackle the opioid crisis in Indian Country as overdose death rates continue to rise.

What is happening at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota is no longer a laughing matter.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to fund the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service ahead of time.

A new farmers market represents another step toward food sovereignty for the Winnebago Tribe.

The Special Diabetes Program for Indians has proven to be effective and we need to further invest in the program to continue to build on its success.

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg didn't attend a historic Native forum like several others but he's still reaching out to Native voters.

From freeing Indian activist Leonard Peltier to improving Indian health care, the 2020 candidates for president didn't run from the difficult issues at the historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.

Tobacco is central to all of our ceremonies. We offer it to the spirits when we say our prayers and I put it on clean ground for them every morning so they can help us live in a good way.

Deaths of despair – the catchall name for deaths from drug overdoses, alcohol and suicide – have seen 'alarming' increases across the country since 2005.

For generations, many children from the Cheyenne River Reservation have been lost to the system and never to be heard from again.

Urban Indian patients are suing the federal government to ensure their care remains in the hands of the Indian Health Service.

It’s time for all of us to work together to address the mental health crisis in our country and stop violence before it happens.

While the debate around clean needle exchange programs continues, one organization works in a legal gray area to help stop the spread of disease.

Voters of the White Earth Nation are going to the polls to elect a new chairman.

The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe plans to open a $20 million medication-assisted treatment facility, provided it can overcome local opposition.

Five years after a hospital for veterans made headlines for falsifying patient wait time records, officials promoted a 'tremendous transformation.'

The Oglala Sioux Tribe Nursing Home will open a new 12-bed memory wing in January 2020.

The Indian Health Service has a trust and treaty responsibility to provide proper health care to tribal members and it continues to fail in its duty.

'They are telling everyone in this country that it’s ok for people to go hungry,' Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) said after the Trump administration announced tighter food stamp guidelines.

In a remote Alaskan village, a low-cost program gives patients something to smile about.

An innovative hospital run by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians showcases an alternative model of health care that could have lessons for other tribal communities and beyond.

The Indian Health Service cited 'staffing changes and limited resources' when shutting down a tribe's emergency room back in 2015. That wasn't the whole story.

The newly named Oyate Health Center will be serving the Oyate, or the people, in South Dakota.

Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

Are you out there, Danny? I knew your father.

Aging roads, bridges and facilities in tribal communities are in need of critical improvements, maintenance and outright replacement.

Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.