health

Kenai Peninsula fifth healthiest borough in Alaska

A broad look into the health of counties nationwide placed the Kenai Peninsula into the top fifth of boroughs in Alaska.

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Bill seeks to broaden naturopathy practice

Naturopathic physicians in Alaska want to be able to practice medicine as primary care providers.

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College revives Certified Nursing Assistant program

Kenai Peninsula College is once again offering Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes after struggling to meet the state’s Board of Nurses requirements for instructors.... Read more

Flu tops murder for cause of death in Alaska in 2016

Flu and pneumonia killed more Alaskans in 2016 than assault or homicide, according to new statistics from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.... Read more

Rare disease sufferer to hold awareness event

If you’ve never heard of stiff person syndrome, you’re far from alone. The neurological disorder — characterized by progressively stiffening muscles and intermittent, painful spasms... Read more

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