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Channel 2 NewsA 27-year-old man convicted of criminally negligent homicide in a fatal Juneau car crash has been sentenced to six years in prison. The Juneau Empire reports Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez sentenced Ryan West to nine years with three suspended....
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Channel 2 NewsOfficials in Juneau say they collected a record amount of unwanted prescription medication during a weekend disposal event. Similar events were held Saturday across the nation and across Alaska as part of the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day....
Channel 2 NewsOver the years many people have explored the world of medicine, trying to find new ways to help heal the sick. Natural Health Center, a clinic in Anchorage, doesn’t prescribe the typical over the counter drug. This clinic treats its patients with...
Channel 2 NewsAlaskans turned in 1,838 pounds of prescription medication during the fifth Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Take-Back event on September 29. Rates of prescription drug use in the U.S. are alarmingly high. More Americans...
Channel 2 NewsOn Sep. 29, there will be several collection points people can anonymously dispose of expired prescription drugs in Alaska. The Drug Enforcement Administration has teamed up with other state and federal agencies to curb the growing problem of...
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Channel 2 NewsThe Department of Environmental Conservation is advising Kenai Peninsula property owners near flooding streams and rivers to boil their water used for drinking, cooking, hand washing or dish washing. Wells near the flooded water systems may be...
Channel 2 NewsAnchorage, AK On Saturday, hundreds of Alaskans participated in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's fourth nationwide "Drug Take Back Day." DEA officials set up collection stations at various pharmacies around the state for people to drop off...
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Channel 2 NewsIf you have expired prescription drugs, the Mat-Su borough has set up four locations where people can anonymously dispose of old medication on Saturday, April 28. The event coincides with the federal take-back initiative, which aims to curb accidental...
Channel 2 NewsA proposed bill in the state Legislature would give people who take prescription drugs for chronic illnesses more notice when their out-of-pocket costs increase. House Bill 218 would require insurance companies to give patients a 90-day notification,...
ReutersGrammy-winning singer and actress Whitney Houston, one of the most talented performers of her generation who lived a turbulent personal life and admitted drug use, died on Saturday in a Beverly Hills hotel room. She was 48. A Beverly Hills police officer...
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