Baker was responsible for incorrectly administering medications and potentially exposing patients to blood borne pathogens.
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The Environmental Working Group’s annual Dirty Dozen list, which ranks pesticide contaminations on popular fruits and vegetables, includes spinach, pears and cherries. MARK DREADFULWATER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Though fruits and vegetable contain pesticide residues, there are ways to reduce and eliminate residue on produce.
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Tribal health officials have dozens of vaccination clinics scheduled in October and November throughout the tribe’s jurisdiction.
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The Cherokee Nation’s Behavioral Health is recognized for its work in suicide prevention and Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.
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Kaitlyn Pinkerton
At 15 years old, Kaitlyn Pinkerton has traveled the country advocating for mental health awareness.
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Dr. Charles Grim
The Impact Award is given health care professionals and organizations for their contributions to the health care of Native Americans and Alaskan Natives.
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Victoria O’Keefe
Victoria O’Keefe wins an award for work regarding American Indian and Alaska Native youth suicide prevention.
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The Great 100 Nurses Foundation honors nurses from Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, North Carolina and Louisiana who go above and beyond in health care each year.
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Hospital benefit coordinators will assist Native American veteran patients in enrolling for Veterans Affairs health care services.
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Saint Francis and Oklahoma State University Medical Center officials say their physicians can’t recommend cannabis because hospital rules require doctors to follow federal law.
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Chrissi Nimmo
State Question 788 legalized the licensed use, sale, and growth of marijuana in Oklahoma for medicinal purposes. However, it doesn’t apply to the Cherokee Nation’s jurisdiction because the tribe abides by tribal and federal laws. COURTESY
The possession of marijuana – medical or recreational – is illegal on all tribally owned properties, including Cherokee Nation buildings, casinos and facilities.
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