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Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

As Alaskans navigate the complicated health law, two people have had very different experiences.

Juneau ranked healthiest community in Alaska, again

Juneau ranked healthiest community in Alaska, again

The borough excelled in healthy behavior and clinical care.

Fairbanks lawmaker’s birth control comments spark criticism

Fairbanks lawmaker’s birth control comments spark criticism

A Fairbanks state senator has been labeled as an enemy in the “war on women” by national media outlets for comments he made about birth control.

Bill would give immunity for reporting overdose

Bill would give immunity for reporting overdose

The House Judiciary Committee has moved a bill giving limited immunity for those who seek medical assistance for someone suffering a drug overdose.

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Last weekend, the One People Canoe Society held a two-day paddle-making workshop in Wrangell.

Front Street Community Health Center to serve all

Front Street Community Health Center to serve all

Instead of just serving individuals experiencing homelessness, Front Street Clinic will soon be open to everyone.

Complaints of bedbugs increase in Alaska

Complaints of bedbugs increase in Alaska

State health officials say bedbugs are on the rise in Alaska.

Why mental illness is the ‘no-casserole’ illness

Why mental illness is the ‘no-casserole’ illness

Pam Robinson calls mental illness the “no-casserole illness,” even though she says it’s just like any other physical illness

With deadline approaching, more Alaskans signing up for health insurance

With deadline approaching, more Alaskans signing up for health insurance

The boost comes as the March 31st open enrollment deadline for health insurance approaches.

What Alaska Natives need to know about the Affordable Care Act

What Alaska Natives need to know about the Affordable Care Act

“The exemption form does not eliminate your ability to get insurance.”