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Alaska Men's Run raises awareness about prostate, testicular cancer

Alaska Men s Run raises awareness about prostate cancer

It's an effort two decades in the making to spread awareness about prostate and testicular cancers.

Federal review finds series of problems at Mat-Su VA clinic

A federal review of a Wasilla-based VA clinic, requested by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, revealed a series of problems that could potentially “compromise patient safety,” according to a report released Tuesday.

North Pole man sickened by 'rabbit fever'

Fairbanks Snowshoe Hare Death Prompts Tularemia Warning

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials are warning after a North Pole man was sickened by tularemia, a bacterial infection known as "rabbit fever."

Follow-up testing eliminates E. coli concerns in Haines

After a couple days of boiling drinking water, Haines residents on Friday learned a positive E. coli test in the public water system has been overturned.

Southeast Alaska community without water because of E. coli concerns

A community in Southeast Alaska is being advised not to drink from the public water system without boiling until further notice.

Thousands join Anchorage run against cancer

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6,000 people laced up their shoes for the 23rd annual Run for Women Saturday.

Fairbanks measles case update: Expanded area of exposure

Fairbanks measles case update Expanded area of exposure

A case of measles was confirmed in Fairbanks, the first time in 15 years the virus has occurred in Alaska.

State weighs options to address emergency room bed shortage

Anchorage hospitals grapple with bed shortages

The emergency room bed shortage in Anchorage is widely-acknowledged, but state officials are weighing two different plans to address the problem.

9-year-old raises $47K for sick friend

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