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Channel 2 NewsOfficials in Juneau say they collected a record amount of unwanted prescription medication during a weekend disposal event. Similar events were held Saturday across the nation and across Alaska as part of the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day....
Channel 2 NewsOver the years many people have explored the world of medicine, trying to find new ways to help heal the sick. Natural Health Center, a clinic in Anchorage, doesn’t prescribe the typical over the counter drug. This clinic treats its patients with...
Channel 2 NewsAnchorage School District nurses volunteered their time Saturday to give free influenza vaccinations to ASD students. Health officials say that the upcoming year is starting off with high numbers of Alaskans becoming sick with the flu. The nurses...
Channel 2 NewsSeven medical facilities statewide are contacting hundreds of patients in Alaska about the recently recalled steroid that has potentially affected 14,000 people nationwide. The concern stems from a tainted steroid that has now resulted in the diagnosis...
Bob Eley, Fairbanks Daily News-MinerA sled dog race that was to be hosted by the Two Rivers Dog Mushers Association will be held, but not as part of the International Federation of Sleddog Sports. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/B73XGh) says the Two Rivers group voted last...
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Channel 2 NewsThe outbreak of meningitis associated with a steroid medication has not spread to Alaska, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New England Compounding Pharmacy has recalled all the products compounded at and distributed...
Channel 2 NewsAlaskans turned in 1,838 pounds of prescription medication during the fifth Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Take-Back event on September 29. Rates of prescription drug use in the U.S. are alarmingly high. More Americans...
Channel 2 NewsAnchorage, AK On Saturday, hundreds of Alaskans participated in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's fourth nationwide "Drug Take Back Day." DEA officials set up collection stations at various pharmacies around the state for people to drop off...
Channel 2 NewsIf you have expired prescription drugs, the Mat-Su borough has set up four locations where people can anonymously dispose of old medication on Saturday, April 28. The event coincides with the federal take-back initiative, which aims to curb accidental...
Channel 2 NewsA proposed bill in the state Legislature would give people who take prescription drugs for chronic illnesses more notice when their out-of-pocket costs increase. House Bill 218 would require insurance companies to give patients a 90-day notification,...
Channel 2 NewsSean Warner, the 26-year-old man Anchorage police say administered a fatal dose of heroin Friday to 14-year old-Jena Dolstad, is a Navy veteran -- who, according to his family, was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following a tour of duty...
Soteria House was supposed to be a safe place. The sprawling green multiplex on Doris Street was designed to be a respite from psychiatric wards and institutions; a chance for young people diagnosed with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia to...
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