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The rate of heart failure associated with methamphetamine (meth) use appears to be on the upswing in veterans, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017.
ANAHEIM, CA – The rate of heart failure associated with methamphetamine (meth) use appears to be on the upswing in veterans, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017. The... View Article
WASHINGTON — When a recent CDC report noted that deaths from prescription painkillers have reached epidemic levels in the past decade in the United States, the news hit especially close to home for American Indians... View Article
WASHINGTON, DC—Results of a new DoD study suggest that many servicemembers are struggling with prescription drug misuse. The 2008 DoD Survey of Health Related Behaviors Among Active Duty Military Personnel asked servicemembers about whether they... View Article
By Annette M. Boyle FORT HARRISON, MT — For some veterans, “insulin resistance” is not only a physiological condition, it is a state of mind — one the VA Montana Healthcare System in Fort Harrison... View Article
The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has released interim guidance designed to optimize clinical use of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pre-exposure prophylaxis and reduce variability in access to prophylactic medication.
By Yvette Roubideaux, MD, MPH, director, Indian Health Service The IHS Mission, in partnership with American Indian and Alaska Native people, is to raise their physical, mental, social and spiritual health to the highest level.... View Article
An Army private, who recently was sentenced by a military court to 12 ½ years in prison for the murder of an Afghan detainee, walked into a cell at a U.S. outpost in Afghanistan and... View Article
WASHINGTON, DC—IHS, SAMHSA, and the Department of the Interior’s Indian Affairs have been holding tribal listening sessions across Indian country to seek input on how the agencies can most effectively work within American Indian and... View Article
More Mental Health Resources Needed to Battle Teen Suicides in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
WASHINGTON, DC—Addressing the problem of teen suicides continues to pose a challenge for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities, officials told a Senate committee. “Indian Country has communities where suicide can take on a... View Article