We spoke with Dr. Kelly Powers, Director of Breast Imaging at Alaska Regional Hospital about how breast cancer, while the second leading cause of cancer death for women nationwide and in Alaska, is also one of the most preventable types of cancers.
Quickly cooling temperatures cause Alaska Native Medical Center to move COVID-19 testing inside for now. A winterized drive-thru solution is in the works for early November according to hospital officials.
A syphilis outbreak was first declared in 2018 when 114 cases were reported to state epidemiologists. By 2019, the state saw a 112% increase in cases with a majority of the cases being newly acquired and infectious.
AHD says if you were at F Street Station on July 10, you are advised to stay away from people who are at higher risk for getting very sick from COVID-19. Watch to see if you have any symptoms and check your temperature twice a day for 14 days. If you develop any of these symptoms, stay home, except to get tested as soon as possible.