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 Health    March 19, 2015 

The Facts of Lice

Head lice are small insects that live in people’s hair and feed on their blood. Lice glue their eggs—which are called “nits”—to the hair near the scalp, so they can’t get brushed off. The...

 
 Health    March 5, 2015

10 Things to Know About Lead Hazards at Home

Older homes are beloved for their character, history, and quaint details. If you live in or are thinking about buying, renting, or renovating a home built before 1978, be sure you consider one more...

 
 Health    February 19, 2015

February is American Heart Month!

Life’s Simple 7 Do you know there are seven easy ways to help control your risk for heart disease? Manage your heart risk by understanding “Life’s Simple 7.” 1. Get active Daily physical...

 
 Health    February 12, 2015

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Submitted by Amie Barnes Tips for parents on having a conversation with their teens about Healthy Relationships • The best time to have the...

 
 Health    February 5, 2015

Seven Steps to Conscious Living

Make your life a truly, divinely inspired one! Through daily conscious intentionality, your life has the ability to achieve unlimited potentiality. Using conscious intention to bring ourselves into...

 
 Health    January 29, 2015

Healthy Baby Sleep

1. Back is Best Always place baby on his or her back for sleep – for nighttime sleep AND nap time sleep. The back sleeping position reduces the risk of SIDS.  2. Swaddling Pediatricians recommend...

 
 By Kaniethonkie    Health    January 15, 2015

Health January 2015

January the month to start new, to start fresh and to start over. To do everything better; to be happier, be healthier, to be kinder to everyone. To spend more time with your family and friends and le...

 
 Health    January 8, 2015

Cold Weather Warning Brings Potential Dangers

With dangerous winter weather in the forecast, Home Instead Senior Care says now is the time for seniors and their loved ones to brush up on cold weather safety tips. “Winter can be a difficult...

 
 Health    December 18, 2014

Common Holiday Stressors for Families in

Most people and most families experience increased stress around the holidays. For families where there is addiction and/or where there is addiction recovery, holiday get-togethers can be especially d...

 
 Health    December 18, 2014

Coping and Grieving during the Holidays

Losing a loved one at any time of the year is hard but losing a loved one near or during the holidays is especially difficult. The Wholistic Health and Wellness program would like to give some tips...

 
 Health    November 20, 2014

EBOLA: STILL MORE FACTS, NOT FICTION

The Akwesasne Communicable Disease Working Group is notifying the community that it is still monitoring developments for the Ebola virus. Comprised of Emergency Measures and Health Care...

 
 Health    November 20, 2014

First Aid for Seizures

First Aid for Seizures...

 
 Health    November 13, 2014

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month!

Seizure Type ••GENERALIZED TONIC-CLONIC: seizure involving muscular spasms (formerly referred to as a grand mal seizure) WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE:...

 
 Health    November 6, 2014

Ebola: Just the Facts, not Fiction

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) have teamed up to create a Communicable Disease Working Group to provide information and respond to questions about...

 
 Health    November 6, 2014

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month!

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month!...

 
 Health    October 30, 2014

ARE YOU FEELING SICK AS A DOG?

SYMPTOM COLD FLU Fever Rare Usually present, 100.4 °F or 38°C Headache Mild if present Common General Aches & Pains Mild if present Common, often severe Fatigue & Weakness Sometimes Extreme, can...

 
 Health    October 30, 2014

HOW YOU CAN PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE FLU

Get a flu shot, if you can Cough and sneeze into your arm, not your hand Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with your hands Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or,...

 
 Health    October 30, 2014

American Indians/Alaska Natives at Increased Risk of Developing Diabetic Eye Disease

Today, diabetes affects more than 29 million people in the United States or over 9 percent of the population. In addition, another 86 million American adults, more than one out of three individuals, h...

 
 Health    October 9, 2014

Preparing for Common Relapse Triggers

There are a gazillion reasons to drink (or drug). From tears of anguish to tears of joy, from getting fired to getting promoted, from being alone to the being the life of the party, an addict always...

 
 Health    October 2, 2014

Aid for What Ails You

Paul Hetzler, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County One of the most vibrant fall leaf colors hails from a humble source. While many people consider it a weed—and some even think it...

 
 Health    October 2, 2014

CDC and Texas Health Department Confirm First Ebola Case Diagnosed in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed, through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas, Texas...

 
 Health    September 25, 2014

AMPS Offers Hunting Safety Tips

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service would like to remind everyone that the hunting season will be underway shortly. As a result, there will be gunshots heard in some areas of the community. Police...

 
 Health    September 18, 2014

NYS Department of Health Confirms Cases of Serious Respiratory Virus

ALBANY, NY (September 12, 2014) –The New York State Department of Health is advising parents and health care providers to be aware of the signs and symptoms of enterovirus EV-D68, a serious...

 
 Health    September 11, 2014

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

CDC--Despite the fact that sepsis affects more than a million Americans each year and kills up to half of them, a new survey published by Sepsis Alliance found that fewer than half of all Americans...

 
 Health    September 11, 2014

DEC Mythbusters

Q: High-performance replacement windows are the best cure for old, drafty windows. A: An interior storm window can cut your energy loss, at a fraction of the price. If you need to cut heat loss from...

 

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