Osteopaths may share a surprising kinship with Lakotas when it comes to a holistic view of health. Second-year RVU medical students on the trip, who numbered ten, made these medical and cultural observations.
Statistics are slippery—they can describe, decry, and defy what is happening. At a recent two-day health fair on Pine Ridge Reservation, an RVU medical team offered screening and education for health issues. The number of persons who came to the health fair was small, but the team has been invited to return September 1-2, 2018. What happened?