Walk held to shine light on Cherokee elder abuse

Tribal elders in Indian Country are reportedly abused at a rate (1 in 4) much higher than the national average (1 in 10).

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By Scott On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (Benefits of potassium)

I’ve heard some information about potassium, but I’m not sure if it’s good for me or what foods I should eat/drink to get it.

By Scott On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (Couch to 5K running plan)

I have been a couch potato for years, but I’m proud to say I have been walking regularly for the last few months.

By Scott On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Some in Indian Country happy with AHCA bill failure

In a surprising turn of events, House Republicans cancelled a vote on Friday, March 24 on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), President Trump’s replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare.

By Scott On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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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.

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.