January 30, 2012, Juneau, Alaska – First Lady Sandy Parnell has opened the nomination period for the First Ladyâ€™s Volunteer of the Year Awards, honoring Alaskans who invest their valuable time in volunteer service.
Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. â€“ The crew of a Coast Guard MH-60 Dolphin helicopter rescued three men after a crab boat sank approximately 11 miles off the coast of Crescent City, Calif., Friday.
Young adults often experiment with hard drugs, such as cocaine, amphetamines and opiates, and all but about 10 percent stop as they assume adult roles and responsibilities. Those still using hard drugs into their 50s are five times more likely to die earlier than those who do not, according to a new study by University […]
* In patients with diabetes who donâ€™t require insulin, self-monitoring of blood glucose had a modest effect on HbA1c levels at six-months, which subsided after 12 months.
ANCHORAGE â€” The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $5,660,544 to Alaska as a â€œperformance bonusâ€ for streamlining and improving Childrenâ€™s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization (CHIPRA) processes.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. â€” Most parents report that they typically require their child to use a life-saving booster seat, but more than 30 percent said they do not enforce this rule when their child is riding with another driver.
January 27, 2012, Juneau, Alaska â€“ Governor Sean Parnell announced today that he will not let the Department of Defense (DoD) make decisions that will severely impact our nationâ€™s military and Alaskan communities without Alaskaâ€™s voice being heard. DoD Secretary Leon Panetta said that force reductions will take place that impact all 50 states and […]
27 January 2012 â€“ The United Nations Childrenâ€™s Fund (UNICEF) appealed today for $1.28 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to children in over 25 countries this year, with nearly one-third of the total amount earmarked for the crisis in the Horn of Africa.