Gimme a Smile: Unsolved Mysteries: The Kitchen Edition

...the transformative properties of heat. How does cooking healthy foods mutate them into the leading culprits in the obesity epidemic? Experts agree that cherries are a healthy summertime snack that contributes to the recommended daily mix of fruits and vegetables...
Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

...Lancet Infectious Diseases.In an email, Franco Pagnoni of the World Health Organization said "the collateral damage of epidemics is a known phenomenon" and that aid workers should try to lessen such effects. He said it was possible Ebola could have...
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My Turn: Reflecting on the good and bad on Alaska Flag Day

...Lee Home in Seward. The Home housed and educated hundreds of Alaska Native children, many of whom lost their families to epidemics that ravaged Alaska villages during the time. An often-overlooked figure in the story is a young Eskimo woman named Fanny...
Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

...scheduled speech in Houston, just 50 miles southeast of Waller County, but said one of her top priorities is ending an "epidemic of distrust" between communities and law enforcement.___Associated Press writers Nomaan Merchant and Jamie Stengle in...
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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...
Local filmmaker Hebert to make "Yuuyaraq" into a film

...isolation was not sufficient to avoid the viruses. Disease came. Alaskans died. By some accounts, the devastating 1900 measles epidemic killed up to 60 percent of residents in some villages. Less than two decades later, the infamous influenza pandemic of 1918...
Native Voices traveling exhibit opens in Juneau April 14

...were affected by the political and cultural events of the 19th and 20th centuries. Individual reflections show the impact of epidemics, federal legislation, the loss of land, and the inhibition of culture on the health of Native individuals and communities...
My Turn: Standing united against domestic violence, child abuse

...intertwined problems of domestic violence and child abuse. It is up to all of us to not let the illumination on these twin social epidemics fade back into unspoken darkness as we look ahead to a brighter 2015. Alaska's professional athletes must come together...
Knowledge is power - and our best defense

...domestic and sexual crimes. The Last Frontier has a raging epidemic, and when it comes to domestic violence and sexual assault...communication and adding to the dialogue is key to fighting this epidemic of abuse, both domestic and sexual. Soon, with the help...
Pure Sole: My father's hands

...until authorities stopped the fun.My father's hands became a man's far too early, when his father died in the great flu epidemic in Canada.My father's hands took his mother and his sister and brother-in-law onto a steamship headed north. He was...


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