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Channel 2 NewsNorovirus has been identified as the cause of a violent illness among hundreds of Anchorage School District students, according to the state Department of Health and Social Services. ASD’s director of nursing and health services, Nancy Edtl, says...
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....
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...
Channel 2 NewsUpdate: An Alaska Airlines passenger says those on board a Seattle-bound flight watched as the pilot fainted in the aisle, prompting an emergency landing in Portland, Ore. The co-pilot of Flight 473 safely landed the jetliner Thursday night, after...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska is among 41 states in the country reporting widespread flu activity this season. The early arrival of the flu cases is leading experts to believe that this winter’s flu season could be severe and long-lasting. This year's popular strain, the...
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...
Tags: Chills, Coughing, Fever, Common Cold, Sore Throat
Channel 2 NewsThe Food and Drug Administration is considering approval of the first over-the-counter HIV test that would allow consumers to quickly test themselves for the virus at home, without medical supervision. Public health experts estimate one-fifth of...
From tutu parties to mobile eyeglasses, women in Hampton Roads have tapped into their creativity to launch home-based businesses. More than 7.8 million women own businesses in the United States, a 20 percent increase between 2002 and 2007, according...
The Will County Health Department has responded to the opening of the 2013 mosquito season by activating its annual telephone line to help zero in on potential West Nile virus hot spots by identifying birds that died from the disease. Launched in May...
Previo al arranque de la temporada de 2012 lancé una maldición a los Angelinos de Los Angeles —y en particular a Albert Pujols— que aún sigue atormentando a los serafines y al slugger dominicano. Entonces, un sábado 24 de diciembre de...
Some years ago, I was on a book reviewing panel when someone in the audience asked what we, the panelists, thought of "The Bridges of Madison County," which was then a fixture on bestseller lists. We hemmed and hawed, tried to talk around the question,...
The trickle of email that started into the municipal workplace less than 20 years ago has become a tsunami of junk email worthy of an OMG. Consider that last month, out of 1.8 million in email that the city of Boca Raton's servers received, 1.68 million...
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