Latest Native American disease and epidemics Stories

2014-04-16 16:29:20

Despite progress continued efforts needed to combat diabetes complications ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rates of five major diabetes-related complications have declined substantially in the last 20 years among U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Rates of lower-limb amputation, end-stage kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, and...

2013-08-07 23:19:29

Healthentic will be represented at this week's Native American Health 2013 Benefits Conference. The conference is focused on providing education about health benefits to those in the tribal communities. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The Native Health Group is sponsoring the Native American Health 2013 Benefits Conference on August 8-9, 2013 for members of the benefits and wellness industries. The conference is being held at the Fort McDowell Radisson Resort in Fort McDowell,...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.