Alaskans taking risks with sex

...and infertility in men, according to a June 18 bulletin on the Gonococcal infection.Alaska is in the midst of a gonorrhea epidemic and Jones said it is hard to control."Alaska has a boom and bust economy - Gonorrhea has a boom and bust effect on the population...
Alaska ranks top, near top for 2 sexually transmitted diseases

...transmitted diseases despite increased efforts to control the epidemics, according to state public health officials. Health officials...patients without first examining them in an effort to control the epidemics. The vast majority of both chlamydia and gonorrhea cases...
Rearden's 'Raven' continues its literary journey

...elders' stories of epidemics that wiped out huge segments...and after a devastating epidemic. Published in 2011...devastating historical epidemics were to hit Bush Alaska...schoolteacher's life before the epidemic hit, describing his...
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' stands above other summer action fare of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." While the apes have been hiding in the wooded areas near San Francisco, an epidemic has wiped out all but small pockets of humans. One such pocket exists on the streets of San Francisco.The humans are running...
Begich talks corporate rights, gun violence, VA

...the Justice Department needs to come in, I'm ok with that... We do need to reform the VA system."There's been an epidemic in the US with gun violence - particularly youth in schools. As a nation, how do we solve this problem, where we have teens...
Pure Sole: Our Fathers

...remember that I was the seventh and last child from my family.My father was 12 years old when my granddad died in a great flu epidemic. My father did not finish the seventh grade. He brought his mother and sister to Alaska and built a log cabin on an island...
Officials: Oxy 'epidemic' appears to be tapering

...exactly how prevalent the OxyContin "epidemic" presently is in Juneau, from an anecdotal...I would have to say, as with any epidemic, it fluctuates and I wouldn't want...remain vigilant against the OxyContin epidemic, Gardner said. "The concerns are still...
Forum: Juneau's OxyContin problem 'epidemic'

...School to discuss ways to combat the "epidemic" in Juneau created by the highly," he said. "I think we have an epidemic." Ketchikan and Sitka have a drug testing...anywhere anytime soon, Felix said. The epidemic will continue until the community steps...
Report says suicide remains epidemic in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Suicide remains an epidemic in Alaska despite millions in program funding and substantial efforts by communities and organizations in the state over the past...
Parnell: State must end its sexual assault 'epidemic'

...Thursday he will push legislation aimed at addressing the state's domestic violence and sexual assaults, social ills he called epidemic. Parnell called for a 10-year initiative, then ticked off grim Alaska statistics: the highest sexual assault rate in the...


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