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NMAI’s Object of the Month

By Kevin Gover, Director, National Museum of the American Indian “I never knew that!” We hear that every day at the National Museum of the American Indian from visitors of all ages. Our collection of objects and our groundbreaking exhibitions shatter myths about this country and its people and leave our visitors with

The best way to prevent illness: wash your hands

By Mary Ann Darda, Community Environmental Health Specialist How many times did you hear your mother say “wash your hands” when you were little? Well, turns out mother had good reason to remind you to wash your hands. Washing your hands is the single best action you can take to avoid getting sick

Nursing professor receives $1.275M grant to reduce health risks of Native American youth

By Amy Farnum-Patronis, Florida State University News TALLAHASSEE — A Florida State University nursing professor is working toward reducing health risks among Native American and Alaska Native young adults in urban Florida thanks to a new federal grant. John Lowe, the McKenzie Endowed Professor for Health Disparities Research in the College of