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AHSC Blog: Children and Family Health

Fort Defiance landscape
Tags: Native American health care, healing ceremonies, integrative health, traditional Native American healing, depression, grief, trauma, suicide, nursing

Moving toward a more progressive and culturally relevant approach to Native American health care, Indian Health Services (IHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services require culturally sensitive care in health-care... read more

Sun protection - sunglasses and a hat.
Tags: skin cancer, moles, sun safety, prevention, sun damage, sunscreen

Dr. Lois Loescher, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Skin Cancer Institute at the UA Cancer Center is acutely aware of the... read more

Tags: Breast cancer, depression, stress, Latinas, underserved population, caregivers, telephone

Caring for a loved one with a cancer diagnosis can influence every aspect of a family's quality of life. It also can lead to depression, the most common mental health disorder in the world, according to the Centers for... read more