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Channel 2 NewsAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of 133 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Celiac disease. It’s a statistic that 3rd grader Grace Rennard wanted to prove for her science fair project, but found in her...
The Associated PressAlaska health officials are making a push to link HIV-infected state residents to follow-up care with their doctors. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/16qh9Fm) reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Alaska a...
Tags: Viral Diseases and Infections, HIV
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 NewsAccording to a report by the American Lung Association, Alaska needs to protect more of the public from secondhand tobacco smoke. The report is the ALA's "State of Tobacco Control" and it tracks the progress of key tobacco control policies at the...
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...
Channel 2 NewsFederal officials recommended Wednesday that Alaska health care providers contact more than 840 of their patients in connection with materials from a Masschusetts pharmacy implicated in a deadly multi-state meningitis outbreak. According to a statement...
The flu season is here but off to a slow start across the country, including in Alaska. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 47 states are experiencing minimal amounts of flu. Data from the...
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 NewsNational HIV testing day will observed June 27 and in Alaska there are a number of resources available for people to receive free HIV testing. Alaskan Aids Assistance Association or Four A’s says the purpose of the testing initiative is to street...
Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage Fire Department responded, Tuesday, to an investigative report which questioned the reliability of breathing packs used by AFD first responders. “The Anchorage Fire Department has experienced difficulties with the Draeger Self-...
Channel 2 NewsWith just 15 days now officially left in the state legislative session, parents of autistic children are worried that lawmakers will fail to act on Senate Bill 74. The measure would make Alaska the 30th state in the country to mandate that health insurers...
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