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Letter to the Editor: Lawmakers have chance to combat sexual violence

...possible.Measures like Erin's Law are a good step forward, but we can do more. Alaska has the highest rate of chlamydia infection (nearly double the national average) and in 2013, 40 percent of Alaska high school students reported that they...
Report: Smoking, drinking more common in Alaska

...census district at the mouth of the Yukon River, at 15,222 years per 100,000 residents. Sexually transmitted chlamydia infections run 83 per 100,000 people nationally, but the rate jumps to 711 in Alaska and 793 in Anchorage. The rates are...
Alaska Health Department releases startling STD findings

...second-highest nationwide chlamydia infection rate. But it is unclear whether...24 show the highest rate of chlamydia infection. She said chlamydia in women...rates. Both gonorrhea and chlamydia infections can be cured with antibiotics...
Gonorrhea cases spike in Alaska

...women younger than 25 years of age, those with multiple or new sex partners, those who have had gonorrhea or chlamydia infection in the past 12 months, and those who have been told they were exposed to gonorrhea," he said. The bulletin...
Infectious disease cases drop in state

...director of the state's HIV/STD program. The report says new cases of gonorrhea and syphilis also declined. Chlamydia infections, however, rose by 8 percent. Last year saw Alaska partly recover from a 2006 tuberculosis outbreak, which resulted...


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