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Preventing and Responding to Suicide Clusters in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Between 2009 and 2011, two tribal communities located approximately 3,000 miles apart—an American Indian tribe on a reservation in New Mexico and a group of closely knit Alaska Native villages... More > in western Alaska—experienced clusters of youth suicides. Across these communities, 25 young people, all American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN), took their own lives. At least 28 others attempted suicide, 19 of whom were hospitalized, and more than 60 other young people were identified as being suicidal. Many other reservations and tribal villages have experienced, and continue to experience, similar tragedies, including an Alaskan village in the same region, where nine young people attempted suicide in 2013. Researchers note that one of the most distinctive features about suicide clusters is that they occur almost exclusively among teenagers (Gould, 2003; Hazel, 1993).< Less
Ferrier's Judgment of Nativities By Christopher Warnock
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Translated into English in 1593, Auger Ferrier's Judgment of Nativities is a complete guide to judging birth charts using traditional astrology. It explains how to use a natal chart to determine the... More > length of life, Alcochoden & Hyleg, wealth & income, siblings and family, children, health, romance & marriage, death, trips, career, friends and even secret enemies. A fascinating book & a great way to learn how to make precise, accurate predictions from birth charts using traditional methods! Facsimile version of 1593 edition with short introduction by Christopher Warnock, a leading traditional astrologer.< Less
Native American Healing for Beginners By Johnathan Jericho
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Are you aware of the fact that Native Americans lived in this country for thousands of years and never had one case of many of the common illnesses we face daily? I believe the reason they were... More > healthier is because they lived off the land and used herbs and other plants as their food and medicine. These herbs are still available to us and can be found in your local pharmacy, health-food store or at many websites online. This book covers several aspects of native American healing such as: - Animal Medicine And Totems - Sweat Lodge - Dreamcatchers - Feathers in Healing - Prayer Ties - Smudging - Peace Pipes - Healing Herbs - Medicine Wheel and so much more! Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
The Secret Healing Remedies of Native Americans By Lisa-Marie Enaaja
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Native American Indians were amongst the most renowned for their gifts of Healing art, the power of their natural medicines and their unique ways to cure disease and ailments. The tribes in Native... More > America used diverse ways to heal and promote good health. In today's world the pharmaceutical companies promise they can deliver and when this fails, one can still turn to and utilize these old, ancient remedies to persevere and give a gift of Healing. These remedies have been proven successful over many years of study and knowledge by the wise men of the tribes. We are fortunate to know of this ancient wisdom that has been passed down from generations in the past.< Less
Alaska Native Medical Center: A History, 1953-1983 By Robert Fortuine
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This history of the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, was written from interviews, personal records, and official ANMC files to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the hospital in... More > 1983. Its author was the medical director of the ANMC from 1971-1977. Dr. Fortuine was a scholar, compassionate physician, award winning medical historian, and an advocate for Alaska Native health.< Less
Health Benefits of Honey By Amanda Wilson
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Honey has been used in Egypt, Japan, China and Far-East countries, as well as India's native traditional medicine--Ayurveda, for centuries. A spoonful a day can be effective in treating such illness... More > as heart disease, high cholesterol, arthritis, cancer, indigestion, cold and flu, and many others. Health Benefits of Honey The 3 key health benefits of honey are related to the fact that 1. Honey is nature's energy booster 2. Honey is a great immunity system builder 3. Honey is a natural remedy for many ailments< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XVIII; Lupus By Medical Professionals, National Institute of Health
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If you have lupus, your immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues by mistake. This can damage your joints, skin, blood vessels and organs. There are many kinds of lupus. The most common type,... More > systemic lupus erythematosus, affects many parts of the body. Discoid lupus causes a rash that doesn't go away. Subacute cutaneous lupus causes sores after being out in the sun. Another type can be caused by medication. Neonatal lupus, which is rare, affects newborns. Anyone can get lupus, but women are most at risk. Lupus is also more common in African American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American women. The cause of lupus is not known. Lupus has many symptoms. Some common ones are Joint pain or swelling Muscle pain Fever with no known cause Red rashes, often on the face (also called the "butterfly rash") There is no one test to diagnose lupus, and it may take months or years to make the diagnosis. There is no cure for lupus, but medicines and lifestyle changes can help control it.< Less
Barriers to Health and Social Service Delivery for Urban Aboriginal People in the Okanagan Valley By Okanagan Urban Aboriginal Health Research Collective
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This document discusses the findings of a series of interviews that were conducted with 50 Aboriginal individuals living in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. The purpose of the... More > interviews was to determine the perceptions of participants surrounding the quality and accessibility of health and social services in three urban centres throughout the valley. This study was conducted in response to the increased incidence of mortality and morbidity that is experienced by the Canadian Aboriginal population, and represents an attempt to address issues surrounding health and social service provision that act as determinants to overall well-being.< Less
Barriers to Health and Social Service Delivery for Urban Aboriginal People in the Okanagan Valley By Okanagan Urban Aboriginal Health Research Collective
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This document discusses the findings of a series of interviews that were conducted with 50 Aboriginal individuals living in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. The purpose of the... More > interviews was to determine the perceptions of participants surrounding the quality and accessibility of health and social services in three urban centres throughout the valley. This study was conducted in response to the increased incidence of mortality and morbidity that is experienced by the Canadian Aboriginal population, and represents an attempt to address issues surrounding health and social service provision that act as determinants to overall well-being.< Less
The Natural method of healing: a new and complete guide to health By Friedrich Eduard Bilz
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Friedrich Eduard Bilz (June 12, 1842 – January 30, 1922) was a German naturopath who was a native of Arnsdorf. As a merchant of a Kolonialwarenladen (shop offering non-European goods) in... More > Meerane, Bilz became interested in naturopathic medicine. In 1888 he published Das Neue Naturheilverfahren (The New Natural Healing) which became very popular and was translated into twelve languages. (wikipedia)< Less