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2 Your Health: Diet and nutrition for cancer patients

When Robert Heyne was diagnosed with stage three esophageal cancer in Nov. 2013, the large mass growing in his esophagus made it impossible for him to swallow.

Mother Girl s physical therapy in jeopardy

Potential changes to Alaska's Medicaid programs have some providers and parents worried

The Medicaid Reform Advisory Group, created by Gov. Sean Parnell after he rejected Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, is tasked with examining different ideas from the public.

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State: flu will be more common than Ebola

Health officials say there is a deadly virus sweeping across our country and it's not Ebola, it's influenza.

(img1)2 Your Health: head lice in schools, districts say students will stay in classrooms

2 Your Health: head lice in schools, districts say students will stay in classrooms

Commonly known as the icky bugs that stick in people's hair, head lice are not considered a public health risk, which means children who have it will remain in school.

Aleutian History Steeped in Beauty and Resiliency

Aleutian Communities Take Action To Stop Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Reclaim Alaska is a three day summit looking at ways to stop alcohol and substance abuse.

The summit was initiated by active community members living on the Aleutian Chain.

(img1)2YH Spinal Decompression

A Unique Approach to Getting Rid of Back Pain

Spinal decompression therapy is considered possible alternative to back surgery for some. Dr. Trevor Tew with Kanady Chiropractic Center explains how it works and a patient talks about how it helped her.

Cold Laser Pain Treatment Reaches Last Frontier

Cold Laser Pain Treatment Reaches Last Frontier

According to the Institute of Medicine, one-third of Americans live with chronic pain. Some people use medication to relieve that pain, while others seek out physical therapy or even surgery in severe cases.

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Alaska Plants a Key Component in Traditional Medicine

Alaska's summers sprout many plants that have nutritional and medicinal properties -- many of which have been forgotten over the years. An upcoming event next month in Anchorage hopes to change that, though.

Former Anchorage mayor authors book on diabetes and weight loss

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