Refine Search

Groups strive for autism awareness

...the identified cases of Autism Spectrum Disorder, which has been increasing in recent years.According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 1 in 68 children were diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2010, compared to ten years...
"Nolan the Colon" spotlights colorectal cancer

...more than 51,000 in the United States in 2011, according to the most recent statistics available from the Centers for Disease Control. Wellness staff will also be holding cooking classes and a smoking-cessation event to encourage people to...

...exemption rate for kindergartners during the 2013-14 school year was just 1.8 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But some individual schools or communities have higher exemption rates, at times approaching...
Many local children exempt from vaccinations

...over 120 cases of measles have been confirmed across 17 states and the District of Columbia, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. None of the cases have been reported in Alaska. "Measles is a highly contagious viral respiratory...

...alcohol during pregnancy, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Conditions can range from mild...pregnancy or when trying to get pregnant, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say.FASD is completely preventable...

...changes will result."The WHO we have is not the WHO we need," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He said decisions at WHO were often made for political rather than scientific reasons.WHO's...
What others say: New PE rules should be given a workout

...these young adults are getting at least one hour every day of quality physical activity (as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), we see this as an opportunity for struggling students to take an extra course, to allow...

...legislative approval.Butler was previously the chief medical officer from 2007-09. He left to work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Before returned to the state position, he was senior director of the Division of Community...
School district implements training, curriculum for FASD

...In 2009, Dr. Philip May proved between 2-5 percent of all live births had some level of the disorder. The Center for Disease Control in 2011 found approximately one in every 100 children will have FASD. "If you apply the higher end of the statistic...
Cal Thomas: Who needs an Ebola czar? thing, spokespeople at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas another, Dr. Thomas Frieden at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention something else and doctors at the National Institutes of Health something different again. And...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback