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Channel 2 NewsAn estimated 5,000 people hit the pavement Saturday morning in a 5k run or walk for the 35th annual Alaska Heart Run. "Right now, we're at $230,000 and counting” said Heart Run Director Lisa Sauder. “That does not include any of the...
A pair of former UAA athletes, Alfred Kangogo and Hallidie Wilt, won the 2013 Alaska Heart Run Saturday. Kangogo covered the 5k course in 14:53, that's 4th all time at the Heart Run. For a second straight year, Jake Moe finished second overall...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses
Channel 2 NewsAn autopsy has been completed on the body of a man who was found on fire in the Fairbanks post office on New Year's Day. Johnny Druck Wallis died five days later at a Seattle hospital. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a medical examiner in...
Tags: New Year's Day
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 NewsFor some, chocolate and wine can be the perfect gift for Valentine's Day. But cardiologists warn that consuming too much of both can be bad for the heart. According to the Center for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both...
Sam Friedman, Fairbanks Daily News-MinerA report from the state Division of Health says the number of Alaska suicides is increasing but violent deaths from assaults and accidents have decreased. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/O8U05F) reports the "Alaska Injury Surveillance...
Channel 2 NewsNearly 6,000 Alaskans participated in the annual Alaska Heart Run on Saturday, breaking a record of more than $200,000 raised to fight cardiovascular disease and stroke. For 90 year-old Howard Hunt, the 5K course is one he's done each year since 1983,...
Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic leader, has died. He was 69. Kim's death was announced Monday by the state television from the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. Kim is believed to have suffered a stroke in 2008 but appeared...
Tags: Health, Diseases and Illnesses, Stroke, Kim Jong Il, North Korea
NBC NewsNew statistics show a significant portion of Americans are living with chronic health conditions -- and many don't even know it. Take a look around the next time you're hanging out in a coffee shop or walking down the street. Nearly half of everyone...
NBC NewsMillions of Americans are living without health insurance -- and many often forego routine medical care because they can't afford the out-of-pocket costs. But even in an emergency situation -- like a heart attack -- people without health coverage may...
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