March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!
Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer among Indigenous people, and the second leading cause of cancer death. #GetBehindCRCScreening to help us end colorectal cancer in Indian Country! Most colorectal cancer starts as noncancerous growths or polyps, which can be detected with regular screenings and removed with a colonoscopy. Screening is highly recommended for Native men and women ages 45-75.
#GetBehindCRCScreening to help us end colorectal cancer in Indian Country!
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A Total Lifestyle Approach to Health
Kathleen Clemons, Exercise Physiologist
During this difficult time, it is good to be reminded how our lifestyle plays a role in our health. What we keep hearing right now is “You can’t do this, you can’t go here, you can’t do that.” If we allow ourselves to get consumed by this, it can be very depressing. Despite what is going on, there are still many things you can do as an individual and your immediate family. In addition, I provided some information on how physical activity can help your immune system.
Social Distancing and What it means! Yes, that means
by Pam Thunder, RS Environmental Health Program
In the last week you may have heard a lot about social distancing to help slow the spread of coronavirus. This is an effort that ALL of us must undertake to slow the spread of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. WHY is this so important?
Reducing Stress in Challenging Times
Jess Weeden MSW, APSW and JennieLynn Hastings MS
During times of uncertainty, it can be especially hard to deal with stress, depression and anxiety which may creep in from time to time. This is especially true when some of our “go-to” coping skills are unavailable to us such as spending times with friends, going out to a movie, or doing activities in public. There are ways to reduce feelings of depression, stress, and anxiety. Not all coping skills will fit all people so it is best to experiment to see what works for you.KEEP READING