Mental Health in the Social Media Era
on 01/30/2024

Mental Health in the Social Media Era

Social media touches everyone, including Native Americans. While social media can help us stay connected to others, it can also lead to confusion. Social media can spread inaccurate information about mental health disorders like ADHD, autism, depression, anxiety, and trauma. This issue is particular

Pepper Poppers
on 01/02/2024

Pepper Poppers

Prep Time: 10 MinutesCook Time: 30 MinutesServings: 12Serving Size: 2 poppersIngredients:nonstick cooking spray2 slices turkey bacon (diced)4 oz fat-free cream cheese (room temp)1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes1 clove garlic (minced)12 mini sweet peppers (can substitute jalapenos for a spicy option

Addressing Domestic Violence During the Holidays
on 12/21/2023

Addressing Domestic Violence During the Holidays

The holiday season, often associated with joy and family gatherings, can unfortunately also be a time of increased domestic violence. This issue is particularly pronounced in Native American communities, where domestic violence rates are notably higher than the national average. This article seeks t

Staying Healthy Over the Holidays
on 12/18/2023

Staying Healthy Over the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for joy, family, and festivities. But amidst the celebrations, it's important to maintain your health. With tempting treats and a busy schedule, staying healthy can be a challenge. In this blog, we'll explore some effective ways to keep your health in check over the holi

Easy Chicken Chili
on 12/15/2023

Easy Chicken Chili

In just 35 minutes, including prep time, you can transform simple ingredients into a comforting bowl of chili that's sure to be a hit with family and friends. The beauty of this recipe lies in its minimalistic approach - requiring only basic cooking equipment, making it a perfect choice for both kit

Fall Salad
on 11/30/2023

Fall Salad

As the leaves change colors and that autumn breeze sets in, there's nothing quite like a hearty fall salad to celebrate the season.This recipe is super easy to make at home and includes a homemade dressing!Salad Ingredients:10 oz - baby spinach2 - medium gala apples1 cup - pecans, toasted4 oz - feta

Make Your Own Salad Dressing
on 11/18/2023

Make Your Own Salad Dressing

Say goodbye to store-bought salad dressings that contain questionable ingredients and say hello to a world of flavor by making your own salad dressings at home! It's easier than you might think, and we've got three delicious recipes to prove it.Making these dressings at home not only ensures quality

Unlocking the Power of Pumpkin
on 10/17/2023

Unlocking the Power of Pumpkin

Fall has officially arrived and pumpkins can be spotted at markets and as doorstep decorations. Beyond being a symbol of the season, pumpkins are a powerhouse of nutrients that offer a wide range of health benefits. From aiding in weight management to boosting your vision, here are five great reason

The Stepping Stones of Domestic Violence
on 10/10/2023

The Stepping Stones of Domestic Violence

The Truth.The reality of domestic violence is that it's real and present within our families, friend groups, and communities. It can be difficult to process and understand what is happening or why it has happened. Nonetheless, It takes time to heal wounds and to understand that it's NOT your fault.

Back to School
on 08/25/2023

Back to School

The excitement of a new school year often brings with it the hustle of buying new supplies, setting academic goals, and reuniting with friends. However, as we step into another year, it's equally important to focus on students' overall well-being. This encompasses their physical health, the importan

Stress Management Techniques
on 08/01/2023

Stress Management Techniques

In today’s fast-paced world, stress has become an all-too-common companion in our lives. Whether it’s work-related pressures, personal challenges, or global events, stress can take a toll on our physical and mental well-being. However, by adopting effective stress management techniques, we can regai

Skillet Tortilla Pizza
on 08/01/2023

Skillet Tortilla Pizza

Dive into the world of pizza without any of the guilt. This skillet tortilla pizza can be made in just ten minutes.Dive into the world of pizza without the guilt. This Spinach Flour Tortilla pizza recipe offers a colorful blend of fresh ingredients on a green, spinach-infused tortilla. In less than

Tick Bites and Lyme Disease: How to Safeguard Yourself
on 07/27/2023

Tick Bites and Lyme Disease: How to Safeguard Yourself

As warm weather hits Oklahoma, outdoor activities become even more enticing. However, venturing into nature exposes us to certain health risks, including tick bites and the potential for Lyme disease. By equipping yourself with essential knowledge on preventing tick bites and safeguarding against Ly

Standing Together: Empowering LGBTQ2S+ Survivors of Domestic Violence
on 06/26/2023

Standing Together: Empowering LGBTQ2S+ Survivors of Domestic Violence

As we celebrate Pride Month, it is crucial to acknowledge and address the harsh reality of domestic violence faced by sexual minorities. The fight for equality and acceptance extends beyond the realm of public recognition and celebration. We must shed light on the experiences of LGBTQ2S+ individual

Staying Hydrated: Your Guide to Beating the Heat
on 06/23/2023

Staying Hydrated: Your Guide to Beating the Heat

As the sun shines brighter and temperatures rise, it's crucial to prioritize hydration during the warmer months. With today (6/23/23) being National Hydration Day, there's no better time to understand the importance of staying properly hydrated and adopting healthy habits to beat the heat. In this a

Benefits of Baseline Memory Testing
on 05/17/2023

Benefits of Baseline Memory Testing

Cognitive health involves the capacity to think, learn, and recall information accurately. Preserving cognitive health is crucial, especially as we age.BASELINE MEMORY TESTING NOW AVAILABLEIHCRC’s baseline memory testing offers a proactive approach for patients aged 55 or older, without present memo

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons
on 05/12/2023

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons

Missing and murdered Indigenous Persons is a crisis in the United States and is especially prevalent in Oklahoma. Indigenous women in Oklahoma are at a higher risk of experiencing violence than women of any other race or ethnicity. According to the Urban Indian Health Institute, Oklahoma is ranked 1

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)
on 04/07/2023

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), an annual campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault and empowering individuals and communities to take action to prevent sexual violence. This month provides an opportunity for us to come together and work towards ending sexual violence

Healthy Teen Relationships
on 02/22/2023

Healthy Teen Relationships

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. It is an important time to recognize the signs of unhealthy relationships and support teens in having positive, healthy relationships. Here are some tips on how to have a healthy relationship: Set Boundaries and Respect Each Other’s Privacy