• Comedians highlight health conference

    Comedians highlight health conference0

    Gary Fife/Radio Specialist CMN health awareness event features nationally known guests WETUMKA, Oklahoma — They are mostly known for their comic performances, but on Sept. 27 they included a motivational message for their audience. Keynote speakers Tonia Jo Hall and Alayna Eagle Shield, from the Standing Rock Lakota reservation were keynote speakers for the College

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  • Conference held to spread suicide prevention awareness

    Conference held to spread suicide prevention awareness0

    “In that hopelessness and despair, I thought there was no way out, made a suicide attempt.” – Chickasaw Nation citizen and Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Suicide Prevention Program Manager Shelby Rowe

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  • Terry gives September health systems update

    Terry gives September health systems update0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Pink Party date announced OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A health systems update was presented to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare committee by MCN Secretary of Health Shawn Terry Sept. 10 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. Terry said MCNDH has located a potential space for a pharmacy refill center

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  • Retinal imaging cameras mitigate diabetes effects on eyes

    Retinal imaging cameras mitigate diabetes effects on eyes0

    New service offered for patients Darren DeLaune/Reporter GLENPOOL, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health is offering a new service for patients who are diabetic. JVN imaging stands for Joslin Vision Network, which is a retinal scan to look for irregularities caused by diabetes. “We provide this service at three of our clinics,”

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  • Changes to chartered communities funding proposed at HEW

    Changes to chartered communities funding proposed at HEW0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Higher Education tribal, incentive grant amendments passed in committee OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Sept. 10 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Sept. 29. Audio of the session

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  • How to ‘chalk it out’

    How to ‘chalk it out’0

    Liz Gray/Reporter MCN Behavioral Health discusses how to talk about suicide as an issue OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Inspirational messages surrounded by vivid pops of color scattered the pavement under the pavilion. The declaration ‘Remember there is light at the end of the tunnel!’ arched around a sleepy but peaceful unicorn with red, pink and blue

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