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Channel 2 NewsIt's a growing debate, as national attention has been intently focused on health care: the denial of medical coverage based on pre-existing conditions. The state's largest health insurer, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, confirms to Channel 2...
Tags: Genes and Chromosomes, Chemotherapy, Finance, Insurance, Blood
Channel 2 NewsAlaska has the highest exemption rate from 2010-11, according to an Associated Press analysis. In eight states, the report said more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners are opting out of getting all the vaccines required for attendance. More...
Tags: Health, Measles, Immune System, Vaccines, Chickenpox
Channel 2 NewsThis year, the local Make a Wish Foundation will grant nearly 300 wishes across Alaska to kids with life threatening medical conditions. Friday night, one 5-year-old boy gave a whole different perspective on making a wish. Laura Bruce with the local Make...
Channel 2 NewsMore than 50 cancer fighters took a swipe at Alaska's number one killer Saturday, by shaving their heads for St. Baldrick’s pediatric cancer research. For three years Accent of Style Salon and Day Spa has made this benefit an annual St. Patrick's...
Tags: Cancer, St. Patrick's Day, Personal Service
It's going to get a little chilly Thursday night, especially for Jodi Kayser and Lacy Buck. The LaVille teachers are spending the evening on the roof of the school for “Pennies for Patients.” The students made their goal of raising $1,600,...
Marissa Eve Ayala, who first drew national attention more than two decades ago as the child who was born to provide her sister a life-saving bone marrow transplant, graduated from Cal State Long Beach this week with a degree in speech pathology. ...
Douglas Eugene Rubeck Sr., 58, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, May 20, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., and entered into his eternal home in Heaven. Born July 20, 1954, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of Anna Mae Bartles...
When Frank Sandoval was 16, his grandmother died. That, he said, was the first time he was contacted by the dead. I dreamed I went back and slid my arms under her, Sandoval said. Then I took her to a doorway. And when I walked through to a bright...
Saving lives may be part of a typical day for Boyle County EMS workers Benny Myers and James Gies, but May 11 proved to be anything but typical. While returning back to the station after an emergency call, Myers and Gies were shocked to see a small kitten...
Tags: Vaccines, Social Issues
firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen Kathy McKenzie took to the podium Saturday to present graduate remarks at the Hagerstown Community College 66th Commencement, she said she was there as the result of a life change that made her want to “pay it forward.” On March 9, 2004,...
email@example.comTina Schaubroeck of Greencastle walked around the track at Kaley Field with a renewed pep in her step during the American Cancer Society’s 19th Annual Greencastle Relay for Life on Saturday. “I just found out this past March that I am free of...
JOHN SEEWER,Associated PressTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The wait for answers is far from over for parents who for years have lived with the worry of not knowing what's behind the mysterious cancers that have sickened dozens of children in a rural area of northern Ohio. Despite a...
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