Downtown Juneau was overrun with the undead Friday night as a pack of about 100 zombies limped their way from Evergreen Cemetery and descended on the unsuspecting late-night crowd, demanding brains and beer. Editor's note: No journalists were harmed during the reporting of this story.
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's supply of flu vaccinations was not affected during the federal government's partial shutdown, but efforts to monitor influenza were crippled before furloughed federal workers were able to return to work.
...some time while some of those get sorted out.But we can't afford to take too much time.A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that 10 percent of high school students had tried e-cigarettes in 2012, up more than double...
BOSTON - Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.
...and Senate voted late Wednesday night to end it.During the shutdown, no one at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention produced the agency's weekly surveillance report.The CDC typically analyzes data and tracks flu cases...
JUNEAU - The state health department, as part of its effort to reduce childhood obesity, wants to know what policies Alaska schools have for physical education and recess.
KODIAK - Drowning doesn't look like it does in Hollywood. There's not always splashing and screams. Often, drowning signs are so subtle they go undetected.
The state recognized Bartlett Regional Hospital Friday for a free health screening program which has been operating in the capital city for 26 years.
Southeast Alaska Independent Living is proud to announce that it has received a $12,000 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
Falls are the single greatest risk to older Alaskans' health, independence, and quality of life. In Alaska, an estimated one-third of seniors over the age of 65 and half of those over the age of 80 will fall each year.
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