In an interview, Alaska’s ‘top doc’ reflects on nearly five years of work, and the ebb and flow of public attention from the pandemic.
“Not doing this will cost us millions, and will leave people without food,” said Sen. Cathy Giessel.
The executive order dissolving the midwife board is one of 12 that the governor submitted in January to the Legislature.
On this Line One, host Dr. Justin Clark and his guests discuss the extent of Alaska's syphilis outbreak, and how to detect, prevent, and treat it.
What are the symptoms of Alaskapox? How does the virus spread? The Associated Press answers those questions and more.
Experts say to be cautious when handling small mammals in the state, but infection is rare and death unlikely.
An Anchorage woman is working to offer water cremation and other natural death care options in Alaska
Rachel Bernhardt is starting to offer water cremation and natural burial, which have lower environmental footprints.
What causes uterine fibroids, and how can they be managed or treated? We answer these and more questions on this Line One.
U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason's court order said further delays would be “inefficient” after the state had a year to resolve its backlog.
More women in Alaska will be covered by Medicaid during pregnancy and for the year after giving birth
The expansion will cover mothers during their first year, when they’re vulnerable to physical and mental illness.
The state may lose funding if it continues to break federal rules, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Ten 2023 congenital syphilis cases were reported in infants “born to women who experienced complex and substantial barriers to prenatal care.”
On this Talk of Alaska, we discuss how organizations and individuals can best support people as they reenter the community.
The task force would look at the role psychedelics could play in addressing Alaska’s mental health crisis.
The orders are largely aimed at eliminating or reorganizing state boards and commissions, and some lawmakers are skeptical.
“One hundred percent of our samples, we took 39 altogether, had microplastics in them,” said study co-author Dyani Chapman.
On this Line One, host Dr. Jillian Woodruff and her guest explore the intersection of endometriosis and self-advocacy in medicine.
The state's lack of an e-cigarette tax is a problem according to the ALA, which is pushing for passage of a bill aimed at reducing youth vaping.
Last fall, Nunapitchuk was selected as a testing ground for a new approach to climate-driven village relocation.
Staff at Anchorage's Brother Francis Shelter have seen cases of hypothermia and frostbite, during a subzero chill expected to continue next week.
The training will focus on identifying signs of emotional and physical abuse, how to talk with people about abuse safely, and how to direct people to resources.
Romig Middle School staff canceled after-school activities Thursday when they learned of the case. The school is being disinfected, pending test results.
Alaska's only state-run psychiatric hospital plans to launch two new programs for people without the mental capacity to stand trial. The one-year pilot would triple the state’s capacity.
Researchers reviewing dozens of studies looking at the quality of care children receive across pediatric specialties found widespread inequities.
The state says all sexually active adults under 45 should get a test at least once this year, after new recommendations issued by federal health officials.
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