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Rash of suicides prompts Ketchikan meeting

KETCHIKAN - A rash of suicides in Ketchikan has prompted city health officials to conduct a town hall meeting to raise awareness about suicide prevention...
Kenai health center on alert for measles

...highly contagious airborne virus, and symptoms include fever, rash, runny nose and runny eyes. People who think they may have...she said.Healthcare providers are encouraged to culture the rash and send it to the state laboratory, Barrows said. Measles...
Old Anchorage apartments more susceptible to fire

ANCHORAGE - A rash of fires this year in Anchorage has charred older apartment complexes in the city that use outdated fire-code standards.There...
District warns parents of viral infection

...the disease is the most contagious the week before rashes appear, any child who shows signs of the rash is no longer considered contagious.The rash is "generally harmless" and does not require treatment.Adults who contract the virus show fewer...
UAF investigates injections given to students

...Early tests have so far shown two bacteria strains in at least some vials. The newspaper reports one strain commonly causes a rash, and the other isn't known to cause disease in humans."The students have reported other symptoms that we can't explain...
"Derby Baby" screening to be presented with live derby demos Friday

...Nickelodeon and Juneau Rollergirls will present two screenings of the documentary "Derby Baby: A Story of Love, Addiction and Rink Rash" this Friday, Sept. 14. The film will be shown at 6:30 and 9 p.m. at Rockwell, and a live derby demonstration by Juneau...
Police may have a lead in rash of downtown thefts the man responsible for the thefts but recently broke up with him. Police did not release the name of any suspect. The rash of thefts, beginning in December, struck at least five people, most of whom were employees or regular patrons of the Hangar...
Fatal Alaska road crashes prompt town hall meeting

ANCHORAGE - A rash of traffic deaths this summer along a stretch of Seward Highway south of Anchorage has authorities and citizens talking about ways...
Anchorage crashes pile up as more snow turns to ice

ANCHORAGE - A rash of crashes accompanied Anchorage's first snowfall. Police said late Monday they had responded to more than 60 accidents and...
Burglar strikes as victims enjoy holiday

FAIRBANKS - Alaska State Troopers are investigating a rash of burglaries in Delta Junction that occurred while residents were enjoying their Thanksgiving holiday weekend. It appears that...


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