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Flu, pneumonia deaths surpass assault, homicide in Alaska

KENAI — The flu and pneumonia replaced assault and homicide as Alaska's 10th leading cause of death in 2016, according to a state report.The...

Sniffles, sneezes and sore throats, part 2: what to do

My last article discussed when to come to the doctor and when or if antibiotics might be warranted when you are faced with the...

Ducks can be carriers of avian influenza viruses

A recent study by U.S. Geological Survey found that ducks in North American can be carriers of avian influenza viruses similar to those found...

Avian flu: First case of HPAI confirmed in Alaska

Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed for the first time in Alaska, prompting the need for poultry owners to take steps to protect...
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