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State of the Nation

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Efforts were being made to improve health outcomes for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The Tribal Health Assessment (THA) noted widespread incidences of chronic diseases and mental illnesses. These health issues are being combatted through measures such as the construction of a new hospital and the Healthy Roots program, offering fresh vegetables grown at two local youth gardens