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  1. State Lawmakers Should License Dental Therapists to Expand Oral Care AccessRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... , the first in the United States, was established not by lawmakers at but by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC). The program has increased access to oral care for underserved people in an extremely rural state. In Alaska, to earn ...

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  2. It's never too late to stop smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Chicago Tribune

    ... she added. Nash is currently with the Alaska Native Epidemiology Center at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage. Nash's team found that smoking, which is known to be an important predictor of early death among middle-aged smokers, ...

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  3. Tribes receive funds for treatment programsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Homer News

    ... to Ninilchik. Three years ago, the tribe participated in a partnership with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to do a survey about community perception of substance abuse and suicide among youth. The survey showed that the community was in ...

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  4. It's never too late to quit smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | UPI

    ... she added. Nash is currently with the Alaska Native Epidemiology Center at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage. Nash's team found that smoking, which is known to be an important predictor of early death among middle-aged smokers, ...

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  5. It's Never Too Late to Stop SmokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WebMD

    ... she added. Nash is currently with the Alaska Native Epidemiology Center at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage. Nash's team found that smoking, which is known to be an important predictor of early death among middle-aged smokers, ...

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  6. See who is making their move....Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Rural Alaska Community Action Program Inc. named Dr. Gary Ferguson as the new CEO. During the past 15 years, Ferguson has served the Alaska Tribal Health System, most recently as the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium's senior director of Community Health Services.

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  7. Alaska Native Health Campus Celebrates 10 Years as Tobacco-FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | KIMO

    ... and inspirational about the decision to have a smoke-free campus was the number of Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium employees who stepped up and wanted to lead by example and quit after 20, 30 years of smoking. These employees then became ...

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  8. First Ever Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Guidelines Announced by CreakyJointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Freshnews

    ... executive committee member; and Dr. Sarah Doaty, MD, Rheumatologist with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. A national Patient Council convened by CreakyJoints in early October provided additional input and direction for the Patient Charter ...

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  9. Study Shows Rise in Rickets in Alaska Native ChildrenRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | KIMO

    "Rickets is the major syndrome of Vitamin D deficiency in growing children and it's associated with soft bones, which effects development," Rosalyn Singleton who is a Physician for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium said. Singleton says, a recent study finds the rate for Rickets in Alaska Native children is over double the rate for children in the rest of the U.S. as people get Vitamin D from the sun and from food.

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  10. Alaska Legal Services, Kenaitze partnership places layer in health clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... violence at some point in their lives, according to a 2013 publication from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Nearly one out of 10 Alaska Native women who recently gave birth were physically abused in the year before giving birth, ...

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  11. Faced with a debilitating disease, an Anchorage woman attends her own celebration of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... for a job. She's been in charge of major civil infrastructure projects for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, the Tanana Chiefs Conference and the National Park Service. But a few years ago, Hadley started falling down, for no apparent ...

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  12. Online seminar focuses on new PSAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is hosting a webinar Tuesday focused on the partnership between the Play Every Day campaign and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.

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  13. Infrastructure bill takes aim at Alaska's honey bucket challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to manage the state's water and sewer dead zones, Sullivan said. Staff from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium helped craft the language, he said. Sullivan is a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, which is responsible for ...

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  14. Alaska on target to meet health goalsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... is a joint project of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and is part of the national Healthy People 2020 project to provide science-based, 10-year national objectives for ambitious - ...

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  15. Alaska On Track According to 2016 Healthy Alaskans ScorecardRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | KIMO

    ... is a partnership between the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and includes 25 health priorities for the state. "We can use the scorecard as an indicator to see where were the areas that ...

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  16. $27M in federal funds flow in for water projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Development is allocating $27 million for water and environmental programs around the State of Alaska after USDA-RD Undersecretary Lisa Mensah made the announcement on Aug. 30 at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. in Bethel. The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and the City of Bethel are among several agencies and organizations to receive grants and loans for rural sanitation and water projects.

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  17. Telehealth success depends on integration with electronic health recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Government Computer News

    ... way toward the integration of telemedicine with EHRs," Stewart Ferguson, CIO of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, was quoted as saying. "Ferguson foresees that in the not-too-distant future, an EHR system will be the platform on which ...

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  18. Native communities get help with health disparitiesRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    University officials say the new American Indian-Alaska Native Clinical and Translational Research Program includes collaborators from Blackfeet Community College, the University of Montana, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, the University of Alaska-Anchorage, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the Southcentral Foundation.

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  19. New village site for erosion-threatened Newtok gains one special homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... In an approach developed by the Cold Climate Housing Research Center and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, gravity feeds water to the sink and toilet in the new house. The portable sanitation system separates liquids and solids to either ...

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  20. Alaska research center moves science from bench to bedsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    ... Research at the UAF Institute of Arctic Biology. Other collaborators include the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska's Southcentral Foundation, University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Montana and the Blackfeet Community College in ...

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