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In this section you'll find a variety of topics for all ages with tips on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, balancing mind, body and spirit, and achieving overall wellness.

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Many articles in this section were adapted for all ages from, a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth. strives address health and social issues important to Native youth, and promote holistic health and positive identity among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) teens and young adults. 

Throughout this website, you'll also find Navajo stories and teachings on specific topics, as well as general counsel provided by medicine man Perry Robinson

Because UNHS serves both on-and-off the reservation, these articles compare Navajo healing practices to those found in western medicine to show the compatibility between the two and how a patient can choose which type of procedure works best for a particular illness. Learn More