A 75-year-old woman became enmeshed in conspiracy theories about COVID. After she got infected, she rejected effective treatments and sought out black market drugs instead.
On its website, the CDC now says cruise travelers can contact their cruise lines directly about outbreaks during their trips.
Support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to individuals of all ages.
Like other diseases caused by Orthopoxvirus strains, Alaskapox is found in small mammals, animal populations that can get overlooked.
Both families lost custody of their infants after what they say were flawed diagnoses of abuse by the state’s embattled former top child abuse physician.
Assembly members were concerned including the advisory questions on the ballot could confuse voters and muddle the outcome of separate ballot questions that deal with funding major city projects.
Birth control pills are available in the U.S. only with a prescription. Now a drugmaker is asking the FDA to approve a progestin-only contraceptive that would be available without one at pharmacies.
There’s still a shortage of child care teachers, and that’s keeping parents out of the workforce. Dozens of states are trying to lure back providers and lower costs for families.
Thousands attended events in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Homer and Juneau.
BA.5 is now the dominant omicron strain in the U.S. It’s good at evading the immune system, but it doesn’t appear to cause more serious illness.