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Bethel school-based health center proposed

...KYUK reported."That could be anything from sports physicals to talking about reproductive health, to sexually transmitted diseases, to the common cold, all of those different things," schools Superintendent Jacob Jensen said. "While...
Alaskans taking risks with sex

...encounter with a seasonal worker from a cruise ship, he said, he noticed symptoms he thought might indicate a sexually transmitted disease. He said he generally gets tested at least twice a year, or if he notices symptoms."We hooked up and I...
Vaccination fees waived in August

...between the ages of 11 and 26. It protects against the four most common strains of HPV, an "extremely common" sexually transmitted disease which can lead to genital warts and several types of cancer. Come October, Rezendes said, flu shots will...
Health care providers weigh in on Medicaid expansion nothing at all. Planned Parenthood offers cervical cancer screenings, birth control and screenings for sexually transmitted diseases on a sliding scale that depends on the patient's income and household size. Glundberg said the clinic is...
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Little League to introduce drug education

...American adults ranked steroid use among adolescents as less of a problem than alcohol, bullying, marijuana and sexually transmitted diseases.The survey of 1,002 adults conducted by The Gallup Organization last fall found that 97 percent of the...
Mizzou AD Alden ejects Antlers student fan group, including a half-dozen sexually suggestive chants, as well as jokes about abortion, masturbation, sexually transmitted diseases, animal cruelty and the deadly typhoon in the Philippines. During an opponent's free throw attempt in...
Alaska ranks top, near top for 2 sexually transmitted diseases

...ranked either first or near the top for two sexually transmitted diseases despite increased efforts to control the epidemics...ranked first every year since 2000 for that sexually transmitted disease. In 2010, health officials say Alaska's...
HIV prevention done right

...000 HIV infections (about half of those in women), as well as many cases of cervical cancer and other sexually transmitted diseases, will have been averted by these and other new circumcision programs in Africa, and millions more in the decades...
Condoms shouldn't be locked up in stores

...I loved Korry Keeker's column in the June 22 Hooligan. We at Shanti of Southeast Alaska, HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted disease educators, couldn't agree more with the need for making condoms more accessible. That's why we put buckets...
Alaska health officials see upswing in sexually transmitted diseases in 2002

...said 3,805 cases of the sexually transmitted disease were reported in Alaska...month for a variety of sexually transmitted diseases. "I've probably only...determines if a person has a sexually transmitted disease," Bell said. "It's...


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