HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (weight loss schemes)

There is so much information in the media on quick weight loss diets and fad quick fixes for your health.

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By Scott On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices – Am I addicted to coffee?

I LOVE coffee! I drink two cups every morning and one in the afternoon. I feel more energized afterwards but I am worried I am addicted.

By Scott On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (Type 2 diabetes discussion)

I really don’t understand what Type 2 Diabetes is and if I am pre-diabetic what I can do about it? Isn’t it unavoidable?

By Scott On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices

Over the past five years I have been struggling with my weight and I’m worried I may be at risk for diabetes.

By Scott On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Chief Lambert to serve on CDC Tribal Advisory Committee

Principal Chief Patrick Lambert has been appointed area representative by the United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) to serve as a delegate on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC).

By Scott On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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HEALTH: Dear Cherokee Choices column

I just found out I’m 50 pounds overweight and my blood sugar is high.

By On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Hep C reaches epidemic level in Cherokee

Hepatitis C virus (Hep C or HCV) is a viral infection that affects the liver.

By On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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Medicine Drop hammers home proper disposal of medications

For the past six years, the Cherokee Indian Police Department has participated in Operation Medicine Drop in an effort to encourage the proper disposal of medications.

By On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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PHHS says EBCI travelers should be aware of Zika

If you have plans to travel to the Caribbean to soak up some rays or hit the links in Puerto Rico, the EBCI Public Health and Human Services division is warning EBCI tribal members to be aware of the Zika Virus.

By On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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Sneed to deliver Indian health lecture at WCU on Sept. 2

Sarah Sneed, an EBCI tribal member from the Birdtown community who earned her law degree at Harvard Law School, will visit the Western Carolina University campus Wednesday, Sept. 2, to deliver the sixth annual Public Lecture on Indian Health.