...little computer."It's more than that. The Health Planning and Systems Development Section of the state division of public health last week held the dedication of a new telemedicine system serving Tenakee, whose 130 or so residents don't...
...as use of the drug expands among Alaskans.The Alaska Dispatch News reported data released by the state's Division of Public Health says heroin use expanded from 2002 to 2013, with the number of deaths more than tripling by 2013 from five years...
SITKA - In a celebration of independence from store-bought and factory-processed food, the Sitka Local Foods Network is inviting the public to enjoy this year's eighth annual Sitka Farmers Market.
KETCHIKAN - The Alaska Department of Transportation has a dinosaur, and it visited Houghtaling Elementary School this past Friday.
Fight the flu before it hits. Influenza vaccines are available free at statewide Public Health clinics for eligible individuals.
ANCHORAGE - Influenza has made an early appearance in Alaska, and state health officials are wondering if it's an early peak or the kickoff to an especially bad season.
...medical examiner has been named the state's chief medical examiner.Gary Zientek has worked for the Alaska Division of Public Health since 2009. Gov. Sean Parnell approved his promotion earlier this year.Zientek's medical license was suspended...
ANCHORAGE - A recent state analysis of injuries treated at a Dutch Harbor clinic provides some patterns on who is injured, and on what vessels, in Alaska's fisheries.
"I went from sleeping on sidewalks to not smoking, not drinking, not using," said Front Street Clinic patient Hazel LeCount. "I'm a person of standing in the community because of Janna and Mary and what they've done for me.
The 2014-2015 Youth Alliance for a Healthier Alaska (YAHA) recruitment will close at 5 p.m. on June 13. YAHA is a group of youth from across Alaska that advises the state's Adolescent Health Program in the Division of Public Health.
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