Federal health officials recommend that preschoolers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder receive psychological counseling before they are put on medication. But states striving to promote the use of behavioral therapy have been hamstrung by a shortage of mental health providers.Read More
A King Salmon air taxi operator has been charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse of a minor.
In an online dispatch, Alaska State Troopers … more
Drinking is more likely to be the cause of death in much of the Southwest than in other parts of the country. Suicide by gun stands out as disproportionately lethal in parts of the Upper Midwest and Alaska.Read More
Charles Cavell spent decades fighting for VA compensation, even after he and others — who had been sworn to secrecy by the U.S. military — helped bring the testing program to light. He was 89.Read More
The overdose death toll from opioids, both prescription drugs and heroin, has almost quadrupled since 1999. In 2014 alone, 28,000 people died of opioid overdoses, more than half from prescription drugs.Read More