Seward Highway partially reopened after deadly crash; expect delays

At least one person died and one was critically wounded in a crash Friday that closed both lanes of the Seward Highway, just west of Girdwood. As of 2:55 p.m., the roadway had partially reopened. 

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Parents and providers testify against proposed changes to Medicaid

Medicaid Cut Hearings

Dozens of parents and health care providers packed a public meeting Wednesday to testify before the Medicaid Reform Advisory Group.

State: flu will be more common than Ebola

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

Alaska ramping up Ebola safety with new testing materials


The state health laboratory will soon be able to test a patient sample to verify if they have the Ebola virus.

Ebola unlikely to spread to Alaska, official says

Officials with the Alaska Department of Health said it is unlikely a case of the Ebola virus will be reported in the state.

Anchorage Quarantine Station First Line of Defense

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Alaska is in the throes of flu season, according to state health officials.

Globally, health officials are worried about a much more deadly virus—ebola.

Aleutian Communities Take Action To Stop Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Aleutian History Steeped in Beauty and Resiliency

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.

DHSS Admits Delays in Food Stamp Application Processing

Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services says it’s working as fast as it can to clear a pile of food stamp applications.

Anchorage Hosts First Inaugural VegFest

Health experts from Alaska and the Lower 48 gathered at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Saturday to debunk myths that all healthy food has to taste bad.

Food allergy sufferers can get more trick than treat

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