Latest Indian Health Service Stories

2008-09-21 12:00:25

By CLIFTON ADCOCK The chief must sign the resolution to make it happen. TAHLEQUAH -- The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council has passed a resolution to establish three new medical clinics and a dental clinic in northeastern Oklahoma.

2008-09-01 12:00:21

By CLIFTON ADCOCK The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council voted Thursday evening to ratify an agreement with Indian Health Services to assume control of the W.W. Hastings Indian Hospital in Tahlequah.

2008-08-06 15:00:56

By Jerry Reynolds, Indian Country Today, Oneida, N.Y. Aug. 6--WASHINGTON -- The view of food is changing. Throughout America and the world, as epidemics of diabetes and other often lifestyle-based diseases chart their destructive courses, the notion grows that food can be seen as medicine.

2008-08-01 15:00:42

LGS, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, engaged in serving the US government community, and its business partner Trans-Tel Central, have announced that the Indian Health Service has selected Alcatel-Lucent's communications solutions for a number of communications upgrade projects.

2008-07-31 09:01:06

LGS, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE:ALU) dedicated to serving the U.S.

2008-07-09 18:00:18

By DIANA GRAETTINGER; OF THE NEWS STAFF PETER DANA POINT - Gov. John E. Baldacci joined tribal, state and federal officials on Tuesday for a smudging ceremony and celebration of the completion of the nearly $8 million Peter Dana Point Wastewater Treatment upgrade.

2008-06-18 06:05:00

The contamination of tomatoes with a rare strain of salmonella has led to the largest outbreak of food-borne illnesses since E. coli in spinach killed five and sickened hundreds almost two years ago. But it could have been a lot worse.

2008-03-19 13:00:32

Dr. Dale Alverson believes that rural patients of the future will be connected to their physicians through a computerized system of telemedicine.

2007-11-08 06:00:42

By Burnett, Kristin This essay looks at the evolution of institutional structures of western health care in First Nations communities in southern Alberta from 1880 to 1930.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.