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Medically assisted treatment remains one of the standards for opioid treatment and a public benefit corporation is working with tribes to build a model of equitable options for Native people.
Leticia and Vicente Garcia
In Arizona, Native American women are four times more likely to die during birth than white women – the highest rate across the state.
Native American Connections
Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.
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Boasting one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the United States, the Blackfeet Nation is back open for business.
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A bipartisan bill to ensure that tribes have access to the same public health data as states is once again moving forward on Capitol Hill.
Drusilla Hobbs
COVID-19 vaccination rates have fallen sharply in Arizona, but health officials are still hopeful the state can reach a goal of vaccinating 70 percent of the population by July 4.
Derek Chauvin Trial March
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
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The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
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The state of Oklahoma is working with tribal nations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Indian Health Service to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine reaches as many people as possible.
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It’s been a year into the pandemic and Native people are still being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
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I believe in the vaccine and the science behind it. I am 100 percent confident that it is safe and will be successful at containing the virus.
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The Tribal Health Data Improvement Act aims to remove barriers that Native Americans face in accessing public health data – something even more critical in the COVID-19 era.
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Native Americans, along with Hispanics, have the lowest colorectal screening rates in the United States.
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A bipartisan bill to ensure that tribal authorities have access to the same public health data as states is moving forward on Capitol Hill.