Understanding the Dangers of Cyber Stalking and GPS Tracking
IHCRC on 01/25/2023

Understanding the Dangers of Cyber Stalking and GPS Tracking

In today’s digital world, cyber stalking and GPS tracking are real threats that can affect your safety. As technology advances, so do the methods used to commit invasions of privacy. Apple AirTag is a great example of how useful technology can be used negatively (like to track people without their k

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Stalker Awareness Month: Spotlight on Women's Safety
IHCRC on 01/11/2023

Stalker Awareness Month: Spotlight on Women's Safety

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to pause and reflect on the prevalence of stalking in our daily lives. It’s estimated that 7.5 million people are stalked each year in the United States alone – with women being more likely to be targeted than men. Let’s take a deep dive into why

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Make 2023 Your Healthiest Year Yet!
IHCRC on 12/29/2022

Make 2023 Your Healthiest Year Yet!

2023 is here and many of us are looking to make positive changes in the new year, especially when it comes to our health. Creating a healthy New Year’s resolution can be daunting, but with the right tools and guidance, you can achieve your goals. Here are some tips for creating a healthy New Year’s

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Tips for Managing Holiday Stress
IHCRC on 12/21/2022

Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a stressful and overwhelming time of year. Between the rush of shopping, family gatherings, festivities, end-of-year projects, and other obligations, it can be hard to find the energy or even a few moments to relax and enjoy yourself. While stress is a natural part of life,

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Tips to Defrost Your Motivation
IHCRC on 12/09/2022

Tips to Defrost Your Motivation

The winter holidays are a time when many people tend to relax and take it easy. But for those of us who like to keep active, it can be tough to find ways to stay motivated during the colder months. Here are some tips for keeping up your exercise routine during the winter holidays:Make a plan: One of

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Donating to IHCRC with AmazonSmile
IHCRC on 11/23/2022

Donating to IHCRC with AmazonSmile

When you do your holiday shopping this year, consider purchasing items through the AmazonSmile program. By adding IHCRC as your designated non-profit, every purchase you make on Amazon.com or inside the Amazon app will donate a small amount to IHCRC all at no cost to you!Thanks to a recent update to

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Brushing Your Teeth With Purpose
IHCRC on 10/28/2022

Brushing Your Teeth With Purpose

You brush your teeth every day, but are you doing it with purpose? Just going through the motions isn’t enough – you need to make sure you’re brushing correctly in order to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Here’s a quick guide on how to brush your teeth with purpose.How to Brush Your Teeth With Pur

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The costs of Domestic Violence
IHCRC on 10/14/2022

The costs of Domestic Violence

When we hear about the personal and societal costs of domestic violence, it is difficult to comprehend the magnitude of the issue. Domestic violence is a pervasive problem that affects all segments of our society. The direct and indirect costs of domestic violence are staggering.From a public health

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
IHCRC on 09/10/2022

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

It's estimated that every day, around 123 people lose their life by suicide worldwide. That means that every 40 seconds, someone somewhere decides that life is no longer worth living. Suicide is a global problem, and it touches all of us in one way or another. Whether we have lost someone to suicide

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Back to School Immunizations
IHCRC on 09/02/2022

Back to School Immunizations

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to help your child succeed in school. One important way to help your child is to make sure he or she is up-to-date on immunizations.Immunizations protect children from diseases like measles, mumps, and chickenpox. These diseases can cause serious health

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Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding
IHCRC on 08/04/2022

Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated its policy statement on breastfeeding and the use of human milk. The revised policy updates recommendations on breastfeeding, highlights special considerations, and notes how pediatricians can support breastfeeding parents.Breastfeeding not o

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Exercises that fit your lifestyle
IHCRC on 07/18/2022

Exercises that fit your lifestyle

Don’t let age keep you from being fit and healthy! Exercise is important for people of all ages, but it’s especially important for our elders. Regular exercise can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. It can also help improve balance and flexib

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Happy Fourth of July!
IHCRC on 07/01/2022

Happy Fourth of July!

The Fourth of July is a great time to get together with family and friends, fire up the grill, and celebrate our nation’s independence. It’s also a great opportunity to get outside and get active. There are plenty of activities to choose from, so there’s no excuse not to get up and move! If you’re l

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Celebrate Pride!
IHCRC on 06/24/2022

Celebrate Pride!

For Native Americans, Pride Month is more than just a time to celebrate LGBTQ2S+ culture and history. It is an opportunity to learn more about our rich and diverse cultures, as well as a time to reflect. Despite making up nearly 3% of the U.S. population, Native Americans are often left out of the c

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Connections: Using Our Past to Build Our Future
IHCRC on 04/12/2022

Connections: Using Our Past to Build Our Future

In order to better serve the needs of American Indian youth ages 6 to 24, IHCRC began a redesign and reinvigoration of its youth programs last year. The team noted that while suicide and drug use prevention remain crucial, IHCRC's youth programs must also be designed to address one of the most impor

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Caring for our Adolescents
IHCRC on 03/21/2022

Caring for our Adolescents

In spring of 2020, IHCRC's Behavioral Health Department had a waiting list of more than 60 youth. Additionally, staff had begun to recognize the need to offer support for American Indian youth identifying as LGBTQ2S+. A study by Kids Data found that 7.6% of California's Native American youth identif

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The Unsung Heroes of IHCRC
IHCRC on 03/03/2022

The Unsung Heroes of IHCRC

Tucked away in a hallway rarely traveled by patients or staff are the hard working staff known as Patient Benefit Coordinators. We prefer to call them our unsung heroes. These individuals battle daily to ensure our patients have the health care, services, and insurance they need.A fallacy about Indi

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Protecting Our Elders
IHCRC on 02/03/2022

Protecting Our Elders

Ten percent of IHCRC's annual patient population are ages 65 and up. Another 1,500 are ages 55 to 64. According to the U.S. Census, 14.2% or 6,387 of Tulsa County's population are Native American ages 65+. Elders in Native American societies play a vital role in the preservation of Indian culture. E

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A Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Families During Quarantine
IHCRC on 01/24/2022

A Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Families During Quarantine

When part of a routine, children can develop relationships with those they interact with during those activities, and it can help support a sense of belonging and self-confidence. As they grow, they will be able to follow routines, begin to demonstrate independence, and more easily adjust to change.

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People.
Stacie Nutt on 01/12/2022

People.

The last two years have been all about separating ourselves from… you know… people. Other people. Those people. Them. As much as I want to believe, still, that pre-pandemic normalcy is surely right around the corner, I struggle with a pragmatic belief that we probably are living our new normal and m

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