- Management of family health and poverty during the economic downturn in Portugal. Oliveira, Ivo; Nogueira, Fernanda; Marôco, João; Diniz, Francisco // SaÃºde e Sociedade;apr-Jun2015, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p543
The objective of the present study is to discuss management and health. It investigates the contribution of family health and its role in local development in the context of economic recession and poverty increase in Portugal. Overall, 1,021 individuals were inquired, and the statistical...
- Study finds reduced lung function may signal diabetes. // Native American Times;1/6/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p8
The article examines a study by researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, published in the journal "Diabetes Care," which found that decreased lung function could be a predictor of diabetes among Native Americans.
- The Health Status of American Indian and Alaska Native Males. Rhoades, Everett R. // American Journal of Public Health;May2003, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p774
Objectives. This study summarizes current health status information relating to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) males compared with that of AI/ANfemales. Methods. I analyzed published data from the Indian Health Service for 1994 through 1996 to determine sex differences in morbidity...
- 10 million Indians living with sleep disorders: Study. // BioSpectrum;Apr2014, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p12
The article offers information on the Philips Sleep Survey conducted by information company The Nielsen Co. in India which reveals that millions of Indians have sleep disorders.
- American Indians working to stem tide of diabetes cases. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;Apr2004, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the actions taken by American Indians and Alaska Natives to lessen diabetes cases in the U.S. Background on several programs to prevent diabetes in the country; Benefits of the programs to Indians and Alaska Natives; Factors contributing to the higher risk of type II diabetes in the...
- PROMISES, PROMISES: Indian health care's victims. JALONICK, MARY CLARE // Native American Times;6/19/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 24, p1
The article focuses on the state of Indian health care system in the U.S. The story of the little Indian girl Ta'shon Rain Little Light, who died of cancer following a misdiagnosis of depression, is presented. Reference is made to the 1787 agreement between tribes and the U.S. government for...
- Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced. Flood, Corey // Native American Times;12/16/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 50, p5
The author discusses the use and abuse of alcohol by Native American people and its negative impact. He talks about the impact of alcohol on the Lakota people, his addiction to alcohol and the importance of seeking help to overcome alcoholism. Also reported is the importance of pride among the...
- Richardson Joins Fight to Keep Clinic Open. // Native American Law Digest;Mar2005, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p14
The article informs that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has written a letter to Indian Health Service Director Charles Grim trying to keep open an urgent care clinic that serves about 25,000 urban Indians near Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- Tribally Based Suicide Prevention Programs. Sahota, Puneet Chawla; Kastelic, Sarah // Wicazo Sa Review;Spring2014, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p77
The article looks at tribally based suicide prevention programs aimed at American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth. The authors present policy and practice recommendations for such programs, on topics including support for tribal development of suicide prevention programs, increasing...