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Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage School District is trying to identify a virus similar to norovirus that’s affected dozens of students, although health officials remain unsure whether it’s the direct cause of symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea....
Channel 2 NewsAt least 24 people across the U.S., but none in Alaska, have reported becoming sick from E. coli infections traced to frozen foods from the Farm Rich brand. The Buffalo, N.Y.-based Rich Products Corp. has recalled its Farm Rich quesadillas, mini pizza...
Channel 2 NewsAccording to the Centers for Disease Control, one out of 133 people are living with celiac disease, an autoimmune disease. For eight-year-old Grace Rennard, a student at Trailside Elementary, this statistic did not seem accurate. Grace, who lives with...
Channel 2 NewsFor years, Alaskans have been sent to the Lower 48 for medical treatment of certain heart conditions. Recently, however, new heart imaging technology at the Alaska Heart Institute has been allowing patients to stay in the state. Computed tomography,...
Channel 2 NewsCoughing and sneezing is never a good sign -- add on a sore throat and you are officially sick. This year’s flu season is already under way, but many people confuse the symptoms of the flu with the common cold. “They think it’s flu...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association, also known as the Four A's, held a candlelight vigil on Saturday, December 1st, in honor of World AIDS Day. The Four A's works with the state to provide support to those living with AIDS or HIV and to prevent the...
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Channel 2 NewsAlong with the holidays come seasonal illnesses. Typically the flu can be a parent’s worst nightmare but so far this year, school officials said a proactive approach seems to be working. "Influenza is not a problem in our schools right now," Nancy...
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...
Ch 2 NewsFlu season is quickly approaching, and that means doctors are recommending you get immunized. At Carrs Safeway you can get a flu vaccine for $30, plus a coupon for 10% off your shopping. One pharmacist says flu season starts around mid-September. He...
Channel 2 NewsFruit distributor Splendid Products is recalling several lots of Daniella brand mangoes, which may have triggered an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened more than 100 people in 16 states. The company said the recalled mangoes come from Mexico...
Channel 2 NewsDubbed a "window to the sea," the Alaska SeaLife Center is a big destination for residents and visitors to the Last Frontier. But Alaska’s only public aquarium is more than just a tourist attraction -- it’s a facility where dozens of...
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