Studying blueberries to find out what makes them so good for us, Colin McGill at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, found important new benefits and that the farther north and the harsher the climate, the higher the concentrations of the two acids that give the Alaska blueberries their health benefits. http://uaainnovate.blogspot.com/2012/01/alaska-blueberries-who-knew-they-were.html
Archive for March, 2012
The 41st Annual Association of American Indian Physician (AAIP) and Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research ConferenceFriday, March 9th, 2012
Advancing Native Health and Wellness – July 31st to August 5th, Anchorage, AK
This will mark the first time Native Hawaiian physicians and American Indian physicians will come together to share research and ideas on Native health and wellness.
Asking Permission to Come Ashore: Journeys to Indigenous Health and Health Research
This conference brings together stakeholders involved in the conception, production, translation, and use of health research in Indigenous communities from across the continent and world.. The conference enhances the collective ability to advance biomedical, behavioral, and health services research for the benefit of Indigenous communities, as well as to showcase recent health research projects and efforts undertaken in native communities.