February 10, 2020

Knowing the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning can save lives

More than 400 Americans die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning, with an additional 4,000 hospitalized from it.
January 10, 2020

Thyroid: the body’s activation center

Diabetes and autoimmune diseases, which disproportionately impact Indigenous communities, are risk factors for developing hypothyroidism. Additionally, if left unchecked, hypothyroidism can increase the risk of developing diabetes.
December 17, 2019

PCOS’s influence on infertility

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.
November 22, 2019

Untreated stressors can cause physical ailments

Constantly staying stressed out can negatively impact the body across multiple systems.
November 20, 2019

Maintaining Diabetes

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.
November 13, 2019

Alzheimer’s and dementia negatively influence minority populations

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.
September 26, 2019

Garden Work Party

Come learn and participate in the planting, growing, maintenance and harvesting of heritage crops and native plants at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Community Garden. Work parties […]
September 24, 2019

Garden Work Party

Come learn and participate in the planting, growing, maintenance and harvesting of heritage crops and native plants at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Community Garden. Work parties […]
September 24, 2019

CPN Veterans report: September 2019

The September 2019 CPN Veterans discusses risks and prevention of insects such as mosquitoes and ticks.