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A Unique Approach to Getting Rid of Back Pain

(img1)2YH Spinal Decompression

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.

Students Return to Higher Meal Prices

Students in 85 public schools throughout the Anchorage School District may notice higher prices in the cafeteria line.  For the third year in a row, meals are going up by 10 cents.

Woman Kayaks Aleutian Chain in 101 Days

Sarah Outen

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A British woman is traveling across the waters and land of Alaska during her around the world expedition for multiple charities. The latest leg of the trek included 101 days kayaking along the Aleutian Chain.

Alaska Boy Uses Music to Cope with FASD

Alaska Boy Uses Music to Cope with FASD

When the Lavigueure family found out their adopted son Shaun had fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, they were shocked and didn't believe it.

Using Her Eyes to Talk

Using Her Eyes to Talk

Gracelyn Ward was born with a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 18 giving her less than a 1 percent chance to live past the age of 1. She's now 17 and has found a new technology called Eagle Eye that helps her finally have a voice.

Texans Do Something Big Enough to Impress Alaskans

(img1)Texas 4000 Bike Ride To Anchorage

The Texas 4000 Team pedaled from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska to raise money to fight cancer.

DHSS Offers Free Vaccines During Immunization Awareness Month

Free Vaccines in August

The state is offering the chance for students to get caught up on their vaccines before the school year starts.

Rise in Native Accidental Chemical Deaths Discovered, Health Officials Worried

Nikki Carvajal

The Alaska Native Health Tribal Consortium has released statistics on Native
injury-related hospitalizations and deaths, and some of the numbers have officials

How to add life to your years


How to add life to your years

U.S. Ebola patients make full recoveries

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U.S. Ebola patients make full recoveries

American doctor with Ebola now in Atlanta

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American doctor with Ebola now in Atlanta

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