Tag: Health

Childhood trauma could be causing your adult health problems

Could things you experienced in your youth put you at increased risk for serious, even fatal, diseases? Take the quiz and find out. Childhood trauma could be causing your adult health problems

Survey: Most Alaska teens think drug misuse not a ‘serious risk’

Alaska teenagers are showing “concerning” opinions regarding the use of prescription and illicit drugs according to a statewide survey, even as they reduce other risky behaviors like underage sex and smoking. The state Department of Health and Social Services released its biennial Youth Risk Behavior Survey on Wednesday, breaking down responses from more than 1,300 …

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Marion Owen: How getting sick restored the value of rest in my life

In June, I was sick, very sick. At times the burning pain in my stomach was so intense that I could do little more than curl up on the couch and nibble on saltine crackers. Vomiting helped. “… How getting sick restored the value of rest in my life

Peter Dunlap-Shohl: Off and On: The Alaska Parkinson’s Rag

Peter Dunlap-Shohl: Off and On: The Alaska Parkinson’s Rag The venue is the Providence Health Park, 3851 Piper St., Tower U Rms 2281 & 2285

A Taste of Alaska: Tired

A Taste of Alaska: Tired This is a long post, but I’ve been gone for about 6 months and want to explain…     I have been tired. Like hard to get out of bed, brain fog, making stupid mistakes, zoning in front of the t.v. even when the t.v. is off, kind of tired. …

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Mat-Su Borough contaminated property public meeting August 21, 2017

The Mat-Su Borough is looking for public input on developing and prioritizing a list of contaminated or potentially contaminated properties that may be eligible for EPA assessment funding. They are holding a public meeting on Aug. 21 to present the current inventory of properties, develop a prioritization process for using assessment funding, and taking recommendations …

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Health

AWN Health Schedule for 2017 Alaska Health Fairs  FYI Health News Updates   Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post: In Ohio, fighting to survive an epidemic of self-destruction FYI David Kohn, Special to The Washington Post: A powerful new form of medical marijuana, without the high  Charles Wohlforth: 50 lobbyists stand between Alaskans and health care …

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Updated December, 2016