Norovirus: Why washing your hands isn't enough
By Maggie Fox, Senior Writer, NBC News
January 28, 2013, 1:52 pm
It gets in your food, in your laundry, it sticks to plates and it might even float into the air when you flush your toilet. A new strain of norovirus -- often called stomach flu -- is going around and it’s going to be very hard to avoid it, experts say.
Federal health officials say a new strain, called the Sydney strain, is now causing…Continue
Native American Women Warriors Celebrate Inauguration While Raising Awareness for Native Female Veterans
Vincent SchillingJanuary 21, 2013
At the Denver March Powwow of 2010, three female veteran soldiers representing their Crow, Northern Cheyenne and Navajo nations were preparing to join the grand entry proceedings in which color guards honor veterans to begin the festivities. Among them was Mitchelene BigMan, who had designed her jingle dress to represent her status as a Native…Continue
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By Bernie DeGroat
News and Information Services
Those who still think that Martin Luther King’s message of social justice and equality for all people applies only to members of King’s own race must never have heard of John Ecohawk.
Ecohawk, a member of the Pawnee Tribe and executive director of the Native American Rights Fund, has been a leading…Continue
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A free e-book from alcap.org to read or just skim thru. The e-book is 89 pages long and has some good reading.
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