With spring coming into bloom, allergy patients have been reporting an increase in symptoms over the last few weeks, according to Dr. Kristina James, allergist at the Peninsula Allergy and Asthma Center.
While skyrocketing oil prices are driving many to renewable energy options such as solar, wind and even tidal power, a group of families living a communal lifestyle in Kasilof seems to have taken a step back, revisiting the use of wood for heat and hot water.
Terry Shepherd, the director of the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies in Homer, died Wednesday, board vice president Mike Allen said in a statement released today.
With the feverish and achy flu season just around the corner, the Alaska Department of Health and Human Services is recommending residents to get their flu shots now.
News this week that H1N1 influenza contributed to a Homer woman's death serves as a sobering reminder to continue to take precautions to protect ourselves and our loved ones from H1N1 and season influenza.
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