According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, roughly 10 percent of women of childbearing age are impacted by polycystic ovary syndrome with even higher rates estimated among Native American and Hispanic women.
Constantly staying stressed out can negatively impact the body across multiple systems.
Twice as common among American Indians and Alaska Natives as the general population, almost 17 percent of Indigenous adults in Oklahoma are diagnosed with the disease.
According to a study published in 2016, American Indian and Alaska Native elders have higher Dementia incidence rates than their Latino, Pacific Islander, white and Asian American peers, with 22 cases for every 1,000 elders.
The September 2019 CPN Veterans discusses risks and prevention of insects such as mosquitoes and ticks.
For many children across Oklahoma, back to school season generally means a new backpack, a new pair of shoes and a visit to the doctor’s office for a new round of vaccines.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers many services elders utilize to stay full of life and free of pain, and Healthy Aging Month provides an opportunity to learn how to maintain an active lifestyle and independence.
Nationally, about 6 million children have asthma, or roughly one in every 12. According to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Asthma Control Program, the pediatric numbers are slightly higher in Oklahoma.
The May 2019 Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans Organization Report discusses shoulder surgery for veterans.
Dr. Patrick Kennedye, member of the Peltier family, recently joined CPN Health Services as a primary care physician. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Medical School in 2015 with the help of CPN scholarships.