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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.

A Unique Approach to Getting Rid of Back Pain

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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.

Toddler with cancer gets birthday wish

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