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The Healthy Dose

Mariano Lake, New Mexico. Photo credit Ariel Shirley.
Tags: Diné (Navajo) Nation, Native American health care, traditional Native American teachings, running, holistic wellness, diabetes, heart disease, Cancer, family health history, integrative health

Yá’át’ééh (hello in Diné), my name is Ariel Shirley. I am a senior studying public health at the University of Arizona. I grew up near the Diné (Navajo) Nation in Gallup, N.M. Since I was a little girl, my Diné... read more

child playing with plastic building blocks
Tags: autism, autism spectrum disorder, autism awareness, asd, special needs, children, neurodevelopmental disorders, psychiatry, repetitive behaviors, sensory processing disorder, aspergers

As of 2018, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects one in 59 births in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People with ASD have difficulty with social communication and interaction... read more

Aortic system and flu shot graphic
Tags: aortic aneurysm, aneurysms, aorta, flu, flu shot, vaccination, heart health, genetics

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Health experts say it is never too late to get a flu shot, which can protect you in ways that may surprise you. Not only does getting a flu shot significantly decrease your chance of getting... read more