Health–-including conventional medicine and folk medicine

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Le, Thuy Thanh Thi, Helen Johnson-Wall, and Katherine Hu. "Lung cancer: Improving screening in rural clinic." Journal of clinical oncology 37 no. 15 supplement. May 26, 2019.


Le, Thuy Thanh Thi, and Helen Johnson-Wall. "Colorectal cancer: Improving screening in a rural clinic."  Journal of Clinical Oncology 37, no. 15 supplement. May 26, 2019.


Stanifer, John W., and Yoshio N. Hall. “Are county codes more indicative of kidney health than genetic codes? [Editorial]” AJKD [American Journal of Kidney Diseases], vol. 72, no. 1, July 2018, pp. 4-6.


"Brooks leaves amazing legacy of achievement [Editorial]." Robesonian [Lumberton, NC]. January 9, 2018.


Frederick, Jack. "Brooks recalled as Lumbee icon, medical pioneer." Robesonian [Lumberton, NC]. January 5, 2018.


Locklear, Marshil Bullard. Assessment of perceived barriers to implementing lifestyle modifications in the management of prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes in individuals of the Lumbee Tribe: Project review. Thesis/Dissertation. Brenau University, 2018. 23 pages.


Revels, Asa Alena. Investigating drug-related violence in Indian Country: The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Dissertation (Doctor of Philosophy in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior). University of South Carolina, 2018.


Frederick, Jack. "Humane Society names room to honor veterinarian Curt Locklear." Robesonian [Lumberton, NC]. December 22, 2017.


Wagner, Adam, "GenX shows up in Bladen farmer’s honey." Fayetteville News [Fayetteville, NC]. December 4, 2017.


de Rus Jacquet, Aurélie, et al. "Lumbee traditional medicine: Neuroprotective activities of medicinal plants used to treat Parkinson's Disease-related symptoms." Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol. 206, 12 July 2017, pp. 408-425.


"Resource center opening for those with unmet needs after hurricane in Robeson County [WBTW News Staff]." WBTW News13. July 5, 2017.


Clabby, Catherine. "Investigating Heart Health for Lumbee Women." North Carolina Health News. April 7, 2017.


Goldsmith, Thomas. "N.C. Rural Hospital Leader Worries About Looming ACA Repeal." North Carolina Health News December 7, 2016.


Willets, Sarah. "In Robeson, a third of potential moms uninsured." Robesonian [Lumberton, NC]. July 8, 2016


Langdon, Sarah E., Golden, Shannon L., Arnold, Elizabeth M., Maynor, Rhonda F., Bryant Alfred, Freeman, V. Kay, Bell, Ronny A. "Lessons learned from a community-based participatory research mental health promotion program for American Indian youth." Health Promotion Practice, Vol 17(3), May, 2016. pp. 457-463.


Beasley, Cherry Maynor. "Narrative hermeneutics and the experiential transformation of care." In: American Indian Women of Proud Nations: Essays on History, Language, and Education. New York: Peter Lang; 2016. Pp. 73-85.


Brooks, Jada L., Diane Holdtich-Davis, Sharron L. Docherty, and Christina S. Theodorou. "Birthing and Parenting a Premature Infant in a Cultural Context." Qualitative Health Research 26.3 (2016): 387-398.


Pollitt, Phoebe. “The Lumbee Indian Nurses.” Minority Nurse, Springer Publishing Company. November 19, 2015.


Shiles, Bob. “Tribal Council – signs off – health efforts.” The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC). October 16, 2015


Zhang, Chelsea, Dario Roque, Jessie A. Ehrisman, Nicola DiSanto, Gloria Broadwater, Kemi M. Doll, Paola A. Gehrig, Angela Alvarez Secord, and Laura J. Havrilesky. "Lumbee Native American Ancestry and the Incidence of Aggressive Histologic Subtypes of Endometrial Cancer." Gynecologic Oncology Reports 13 (August 2015): 49-52.


Oxendine, Lisa Huggins. "Critical factors related to communication of nutrition information targeting Lumbee women in Robeson County, NC." Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, Vol 76(5-B)(E), 2015.


Murawski, John. “Robeson Co. has highest percentage of enrollments in NC under ACA.” Robesonian [Lumberton, NC]  October 2, 2014.


Rentz, Page. “More than $1 million going to improve health of babies in Robeson County.” Fayobserver [Fayetteville, NC] September 8, 2014.


Kimes, Caroline M., Golden, Shannon L., Maynor, Rhonda F., Spangler, John G., Bell, Ronny A. "Lessons learned in community research through the Native Proverbs 31 Health Project." Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy, Vol 11, Apr. 17, 2014. ArtID: 130256.


Jacobs, Allison, et al. "Beliefs About Diabetes And Medication Adherence Among Lumbee Indians Living In Rural Southeastern North Carolina." Journal Of Transcultural Nursing 25.2 (2014): 167-175. Academic Search Complete. Web. 21 Nov. 2014.


McDaniel, Kathryn H., Overman, Muriel, Guttu, Martha, Engelke, Martha K. "School nurse evaluations: Making the process meaningful and motivational." The Journal of School Nursing, Vol 29(1), Feb 2013. pp. 19-30.


Brooks, Jada L, Diane Holditch-Davis, and Lawrence R. Landerman. “Interactive Behaviors of Ethnic Minority Mothers and Their Premature Infants.” Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing. 42.3 (2013): 357-368.


Horstick, Eric J., Jeremy W. Linsley, and James J. Dowling. "Stac3 is a component of the excitation–contraction coupling machinery and mutated in Native American myopathy." Nature communications 4 (2013).


Brooks, Jada L, Diane Holditch-Davis, and Lawrence R. Landerman. “Interactive Behaviors of American Indian Mothers and Their Premature Infants.” Research in Nursing & Health. 36.6 (2013): 591-602.


"Mobile clinic seeks to meet medical needs in rural Robeson County." Fayetteville Observer (2011) 10 Feb 2011.


Wells, Pamela Luann, et al. "An oral health survey of the Lumbee Tribe in southeastern North Carolina." Journal of Dental Hygiene 84.3 (2010): 137-44.


"Study to focus on the impact of teaching Lumbee culture." News article. Laurinburg Exchange August 18 2010.


Nayer, Gautam, Crystal D. Hadnott, and Riley H. Venable. "Patient satisfaction among Native Americans and other minority groups: Effects of patient physician match on ethnic origin & cultural similarity." Race, gender & class 17.3-4 (2010): 126-41.


Beasley, Cherry Maynor. “Lumbee women breast cancer survivors stories: Understanding the experience.” Diss. East Carolina University, 2009


Wei, Guo, Linda B. Greaver, and Stephen M. Marson. "Postpartum depression: racial differences and ethnic disparities in a tri-racial and bi-ethnic population." Maternal and child health journal 12 (2008): 699-707.


Stamm, D. S., C. M. Powell, and J. M. Stajich. "Novel congenital myopathy locus identified in Native American Indians at 12q13.13-14.1." Neurology 71.22 (Nov. 25, 2008): 1764-9.


Stamm, Demetra S.; Arthur S. Alysworth; Jeffery M. Stajich; Stephen G, Kahler; Leigh B. Thorus; Marcy C. Speer; and Cynthia M. Powell. "Native American myopathy with cleft palate, skeletal anomalies, and susceptability to malignant hypothermia." American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 146A no. 14 (July 15, 2008): 1832-1841.


Jackson, F. L. C. "Ethnogenetic layering (EL): an alternative to the traditional race model in human variation and health disparity studies." Annals of human biology 35.2 (2008): 121-44. 


Christopher, Megan. “Persons with Disabilities in Robeson County, North Carolina: An Action-Oriented Community Diagnosis: Findings and Next Steps of Action.” Chapel Hill, NC: School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008. 95 p.


Wells, Pamela Luann. "An oral health survey of the Lumbee Tribe in southeastern North Carolina." Master of Science. U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008.


McAlearney, Ann Scheck, Katherine W. Reeves, and Cathy Tatum. "Cost as a barrier to screening mammography among underserved women." Ethnicity & health 12.2 (2007): 189-203.


Docherty, S. L., C. Lowry, and M. S. Miles. “Poverty as context for the experience of low-income Lumbee Indian mothers with a medically fragile infant.” Neonatal Network 26.6 (2007): 361-69.


Litty, Jamie M. "Audience reception of targeted message themes in a health video for Lumbee women." Fulfilling our dreams by bringing all cultures together. 16th annual joint conference of the National Association of African American Studies, the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, the National Association of Native American Studies, and the International Association of Asian Studies. National Association of African American Studies, 2007.


Johnson, Jeannette L., Jan Gryczynski, and Shelley A. Wiechelt. "HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and hepatitis prevention needs of Native Americans living in Baltimore: In their own words." AIDS education and prevention 19.6 (2007): 531–44.


Stamm, Demetra Serena. "Genetic investigation of both complex and Mendelian disorders: neural tube defects and Native American myopathy." Dissertation. U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007.


Calhoun, Jennifer. "Wealth adds on years: a study shows people in poor counties like Robeson don't live as long as those with more." Fayetteville Observer October 9, 2006.


Linton, Druenell E. "Cardiovascular risk factors and events in the Lumbee Native Americans of North Carolina." Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) 47.4 (2006): 167A. June 4, 2006.


Packer, Melissa, April Oxendine, and Karen Woodell. "Syphilis Elimination in Robeson County: Challenges of Addressing the Problem among Sex Workers." North Carolina medical journal 67.5 (2006): 381-83.


Litty, Jamie M. "Coding health communication campaigns for cultural competence in Native populations: North Carolina." A perfect blend: American legacy in color. Joint conference of the National Association of African American Studies, the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, the National Association of Native American Studies, and the International Association of Asian Studies. National Association of African American Studies, 2006.


Basinger, Alice A., et al. "Glutaric acidemia type 1 in patients of Lumbee heritage from North Carolina." Brief communication. Molecular genetics and metabolism 88.1 (2006): 90-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2005.12.008.


Paskett, Electra, et al. "Randomized trial of an intervention to improve mammography utilization among a triracial rural population of women." Journal of the National Cancer Institute 98.17 (2006): 1226-37.


Quandt, Sara A., Spangler, John G., Case, L. Douglas, Bell, Ronny A., Belflower, Amy E. "Smokeless tobacco use accelerates age-related loss of bone mineral density among older women in a multi-ethnic rural community." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, Vol 20(2), Jun. 2005. pp. 109-125.


Baker, Lisa; Sandra Cross; Linda Greaver; Gon Wei; Regina Lewis; and Healthy Start CORPS. "Prevalence of postpartum depression in a Native American population." Maternal and child health journal 9.1 (March 2005): 21-25.


Farmer, Deborah F., Ronny A. Bell, and Nancy Stark. “Cancer screening among Native Americans in eastern North Carolina.” Journal of health care for the poor and underserved 16 (2005): 634-42.


A healing faith: Lumbee oral traditions in the face of breast cancer. Pembroke, NC: Museum of the Native American Resource Center, 2005. Videotape, 27.04 minutes. [Annotation forthcoming.]


Steelman, Ben. “Still a pioneer: rural patients focus of Lumbee doctor’s life.” Star news (Wilmington, NC) Sunday, March 28, 2004: 1D, 7D. 1,328 words.


Bryant Jr., Alfred, et al. “Health differences among Lumbee Indians using public and private sources of care.” Journal of rural health 20.3 (2004): 231-36.


Abel, David E., and Chad A. Grotegut. “King Syndrome in pregnancy.” Obstetrics & Gynecology 101 no. 5 part 2 (May 2003): 1146-1149 .


Spangler, John G.; L. Douglas Case; Ronny A. Bell; and Sara A. Quandt. “Tobacco use in a tri-ethnic population of older women in southeastern North Carolina.” Ethnicity & disease 13.2 (Spring 2003): 226-232.


Boughman, Arvis Locklear, and Loretta O. Oxendine. Herbal remedies of the Lumbee Indians.


Habib, Ashraf S., et al. “Anesthetic management of a ventilator-dependent parturient with the King-Denborough syndrome.” Canadian journal of anesthesia 50.6 (2003): 589-92.


Bell, Ronny A., Sara A. Quandt, John G. Spangler, and L. Douglas Case. “Dietary calcium intake and supplement use among older African American, white, and Native American women in a rural Southeastern community.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association 106.6 (June 2002): 844 (4 pages).


Levin, S., V. Lamar Welch, R. A. Bell, and M. L. Casper. “Geographic variation in cardiovascular disease risk factors among American Indians and comparisons with corresponding state populations.” Ethnicity & Health 7.1 (2002): 57-67.


“Delivering HIV care: take it to the community.” Contraceptive Technology Update Supplement 22.2 (December 2001): 3-4.


Quandt, S. A., R. A. Bell, J. G. Spangler, and L. D. Case. “Osteoporosis in a multi-ethnic population: risk factors and bone mineral density.” The Gerontologist 15 October 2001: 170.


“Massive syphilis screening scheduled for Robeson County.” Carolina Indian Voice 16 August 2001: 1.


Jenkins, Venita. “Lumbee Indian syphilis rate is high.” Fayetteville Observer Saturday, 9 June 2001.


Jenkins, Venita. “Robeson fights syphilis problem.” Fayetteville Observer Friday, 25 May 2001.


Spangler, John G., Robert Michielutte, Ronny A. Bell, Stanley Knick, Mark B. Dignan, and John H. Summerson. “Dual tobacco use among Native American adults in southeastern North Carolina.” Preventive Medicine 32.6 (2001): 521-528.


Burke, Brandon R. "Isolation and identification of bioactive compounds from Lumbee medicinal plants." Thesis. Department of Chemistry, U of North Carolina at Wilmington, 2001. 51 pages. 8 tables, 19 figures.


Minegishi, Yoshiyuki; Aubert Lavoie, Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles, et al. “Mutations in activation-induced cytidine deaminase in patients with hyper IgM syndrome.” Clinical Immunology 97.3 (December 2000): 203-210.


“Breast cancer: snuff said.” Journal of Dental Hygiene 74.3 (Summer 2000): 172.


“Facts about heart disease among U.S. women.” M2 Presswire 16 February 2000.


Holland, Elizabeth C. “A dream awakened.” Rehabilitation Nursing 25.1 (January/February 2000): 4- .


“PhytoMyco isolates microbes from Mother Nature.” BT Catalyst 13.9 (December 1999): 3.


Messer, Lynne; Allan Steckler; and Mark Dignan. “Early detection of cervical cancer among Native American women: a qualitative supplement to a quantitative study.” Health Education & Behavior 26.4 (August 1999): 547-562.


Michielutte, Robert; Mark B. Dignan, Penny C. Sharp, Karen Blinson, and H. Bradley Wells. “Psychosocial factors related to cervical screening among Lumbee women.” American Journal of Health Behavior 23.2 (March/April 1999): 115-127.


Bell, Ronny A., Mark B. Dignan, Robert Michielutte, Penny Sharp, Karen Blinson, and John G. Spangler. “Chapter 3. Cervical cancer education for Native American women in North Carolina: The North Carolina Native American Cervical Cancer Prevention Project.” Native outreach: a report to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities. NIH Publication 98-4341. Office of Special Populations Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, March 1999. Pages 33-43. HE20.3152: N 21/4


Lowry, Carlitta Lynn. "Diabetes Mellitus in Certain Citizens of Robeson County: Treatment Efficacy Difference between Sexes." Undergraduate Chancellor's Scholars Program thesis. University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 1999. 


Spangler, J.G.; R.A. Bell, S. Knick, R. Michielutte, M.B. Dignan, and J.H. Summerson. “Church-related correlates of tobacco use among Lumbee Indians in North Carolina.” Ethnicity & Disease 8.1 (Winter 1998): 73-80.


Knick, Stanley. “Along the Robeson Trail (column).” Carolina Indian Voice 24 September 1998:5.


Knick, Stanley. “Along the Robeson Trail (column).” Carolina Indian Voice 17 September 1998: 2.


Dignan, Mark B., Robert Michielutte, H. Bradley Wells, Penny Sharp, Karen Blinson, L. Douglas Case, Ronny Bell, Joseph Konen, Stephen Davis, and Richard P. McQuellon. “Health education to increase screening for cervical cancer among Lumbee Indian women in North Carolina.” Health Education Research: Theory & Practice 13.4 (1998):545-56.


Bell, Ronny A., Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis, Yvonne Jackson, and Connie Dresser. “An epidemiologic review of dietary intake studies among American Indians and Alaska Natives: implications for heart disease and cancer risk.” Annals of Epidemiology 7.4 (May 1997): 229-240. 


Spangler, John Given; Bell, Ronny Antonio; Dignam, Mark Boberg; and Michielutte, Robert. “Prevalence and predictors of tobacco use among Lumbee Indian women in Robeson County, North Carolina.” Journal of Community Health 22.2 (April 1997): 115-25.


Miller, Doug. “Ms. Murphy has the cure for the evil that ails you. 'Root worker' curing spells, jinxes for 60 years.” Asheville Citizen-Times 16 March 1997 (Sunday): B4. Also in Charlotte Observer 17 March 1997: 2C and News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) 17 March 1997.


Bell, Ronny A.; Sara A. Quandt; Helen A. Shaw; and Mark B. Dignan. “Differences in dietary intake between smokers and nonsmokers among Lumbee Indian women in North Carolina.” American Journal of Health Promotion 12.2 (1997): 94-97.


Bell, Ronny Antonio; Helen Anderson Shaw; and Mark Boberg Dignan. “Dietary intake of Lumbee Indian women in Robeson County, North Carolina.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association 95.12 (December 1995): 1426-28.


Lore, Diane. “A healing bond: shaman links mind, body for cure.” The State (Columbia, S.C.) 31 July 1995: B1 (Monday).


Spangler, J.G.; M.B. Dignan, and R.M. Michielutte. “Smokeless tobacco use among American Indian women--southeastern North Carolina, 1991.” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 44.6 (February 17, 1995): 113-117. 


Brown, Wendy. “Home remedies - and pinch of faith - cure ills in N.C.” Atlanta Journal and Constitution (Georgia) 15 January, 1995: Sec. M, p. 6. 740 words.


Michielutte, Robert; Penny C. Sharp, Mark B. Dignan, and Karen Blinson. “Cultural issues in the development of cancer control programs for American Indian populations.” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 5.4 (1994): 280 (17 pages).


Bell, Ronnie Antonio. “Nutrient intake and effectiveness of a community-based nutrition education program in reducing dietary cancer risk in adult Lumbee Indian women in Robeson County, North Carolina.” Diss. U of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1993.


Arden, Harvey, and Steve Wall. “Vernon Cooper, Lumbee.” Wisdomkeepers: meetings with Native American spiritual leaders. Hillsboro, Oregon: Beyond Words Publishing, 1990. Pp. 56-63. 


Meluch, Anthony M.; Karen S. Sibert, and Edmond C. Bloch.  “Malignant hyperthermia following isoflurane anesthesia in an American Lumbee Indian.” North Carolina Medical Journal 50.9 (September 1989): 485-487.


Stewart, Charles R., Stephen G. Kahler, and James M. Gilchrist. “Congenital myopathy with cleft palate and increased susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia: King Syndrome?” Pediatric neurology 4.6 (November-December 1988): 371-374.


Winfield, John B., Philip L. Cohen, Linda Bradley, et al. “IgM cryoprecipitation and anti-immunoglobulin activity in dysgammaglobulinemia type I.” Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology 23.1 (April 1982): 58-69.  MEDLINE:  82234446. ISSN: 0090-1229.


Croom, Edward Mortimer, Jr.