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Global Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Epidemic May Not Work, Experts Warn

Global Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Epidemic May Not Work, Experts Warn

  The coronavirus outbreak in mainland China is spiraling out of the country’s ability to control it and spreading across the world as health experts warn that it may be impossible to fully control what could be turning into a global epidemic.  Experts in infectious diseases told Scientific American‘s health…

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Prepared to Protect Health of Travelers, Staff and the Public

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Prepared to Protect Health of Travelers, Staff and the Public

  (Anchorage) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) has taken additional precautions to protect the health and welfare of travelers, airport staff and the public, from the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). ANC is coordinating its efforts with the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). Since the first of the year, six cargo flights from Wuhan,…

Researchers Uncover Strong Link between Sadness and Smoking

Researchers Uncover Strong Link between Sadness and Smoking

  Sadness, more than other emotions, heightens craving to smoke and likelihood of relapse What drives a person to smoke cigarettes—and keeps one out of six U.S. adults addicted to tobacco use, at a cost of 480,000 premature deaths each year despite decades of anti-smoking campaigns? What role…

Noel Rea Selected to Manage Alaska Psychiatric Institute as Interim Chief Executive Officer

Noel Rea Selected to Manage Alaska Psychiatric Institute as Interim Chief Executive Officer

  ANCHORAGE – Noel Rea has been chosen by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)…

2020 ROAR Women’s Conference Aims to Inspire and Empower

2020 ROAR Women’s Conference Aims to Inspire and Empower

  Juneau – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) invites females interested in dynamic, empowering presenters to Juneau’s Centennial…

Ready to Quit Smoking? ‘Quit, Don’t Switch’ to E-Cigarettes

Ready to Quit Smoking? ‘Quit, Don’t Switch’ to E-Cigarettes

  ANCHORAGE (December 26, 2019) – Along with hitting the gym more often and starting a diet, quitting smoking tops…

EPA Orders Online Marketplace to Stop Selling Illegal Pesticides

EPA Orders Online Marketplace to Stop Selling Illegal Pesticides

  Chalk, other illegal and mislabelled products pose serious risks to kids, elderly, pets   SEATTLE — The…

Fifth Circuit Ruling on Trump’s Health Care Repeal Lawsuit Puts Future of Law in Grave Doubt

Fifth Circuit Ruling on Trump’s Health Care Repeal Lawsuit Puts Future of Law in Grave Doubt

  Appeals Court Sides with GOP Led Plaintiffs in Declaring Law Unconstitutional, Remands Final Decision to Judge who…

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