What Are Blue Zones?
IHCRC on 06/07/2024

What Are Blue Zones?

In our quest for longevity and health, there’s a concept that has captured the imagination of researchers and the public alike: Blue Zones. These are regions around the world where people live exceptionally long, healthy lives. But what exactly makes these areas so unique? And is there something we

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Tips for a Healthy Summer
IHCRC on 05/22/2024

Tips for a Healthy Summer

Summer brings longer days and warmer weather, making it the perfect time to enjoy outdoor activities. However, it's essential to take steps to stay healthy and safe during the summer months. With school letting out for summer break, children have more free time, creating both opportunities and respo

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National Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Our Voices Have Power
IHCRC on 04/30/2024

National Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Our Voices Have Power

In April, we come together to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about sexual violence, supporting survivors, and advocating for change. Together, we can build a safe and respectable community by truly recognizing that our voices have power.As a community

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Honoring Our Elders
IHCRC on 04/12/2024

Honoring Our Elders

American Indian elders hold a unique and revered place within their community, embodying wisdom, cultural heritage, and resilience. Central to the fabric of our societies, these elders are often the custodians of traditional knowledge and the guardians of cultural practices.Despite their cultural re

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Healthy Running Habits
IHCRC on 03/28/2024

Healthy Running Habits

Running is more than just putting one foot in front of the other; it's about creating a foundation of habits that support your journey toward becoming a stronger, healthier runner. Whether you're just starting your running journey or aiming for your first 5K, these seven fundamental habits will help

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Mental Health in the Social Media Era
IHCRC 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

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Pepper Poppers
IHCRC 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

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New Year’s Resolutions: It’s Not About Perfection; It’s About Persistence
IHCRC on 12/28/2023

New Year’s Resolutions: It’s Not About Perfection; It’s About Persistence

As we move into the new year, it's time to create a new set of resolutions. When creating goals for the upcoming year, remember it's not about perfection; it's about persistence.Set Realistic Goals: If your resolutions feel overwhelming, break them down into smaller, manageable tasks. Celebrate each

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Addressing Domestic Violence During the Holidays
IHCRC 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

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Staying Healthy Over the Holidays
IHCRC 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

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Easy Chicken Chili
IHCRC 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

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Fall Salad
IHCRC 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

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Make Your Own Salad Dressing
IHCRC 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

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Unlocking the Power of Pumpkin
IHCRC 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

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The Stepping Stones of Domestic Violence
IHCRC 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.

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Back to School
IHCRC 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

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Stress Management Techniques
IHCRC 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

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Skillet Tortilla Pizza
IHCRC 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

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Tick Bites and Lyme Disease: How to Safeguard Yourself
IHCRC 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

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