Soldotna medical practice continues to grow

...needs of patients can be challenging, especially in rural Alaska, Lathrop said. Behavioral health, including anxiety and depression, or more severe chronic mental diagnoses are often overlooked or under treated, she said. Part of the goal of family medicine...

KPC class takes a walk through Dena'ina history

...way, they passed 50 archaeological sites including housing depressions and underground cold storage pits the Dena'ina used to...idea that the sites existed. While the pits and housing depressions are easy to find, few other artifacts of Dena'ina existence...

Are the Kenai's drying wetlands sources or sinks of CO2?

...noticed an odd thing -- the wetland appeared unusually dry. There were large depressions with nothing but cracks in the soil surface, indicating that these depressions typically hold water but were dry at the time of my visit. Much of the vegetation...

Poetry helps woman move toward healing

...abandonment when going through bipolar depression?" she asks. Her bright blue eyes...end. Careers would end. The bouts of depression drove her to attempt suicide. "Sometimes...will be perfect," she said of the depression. "I can't even explain the sorrow...

Arts & Entertainment

...first on-air appearance in a month and a half, and she followed her talk with Matt Lauer by reporting a story on women and depression. NBC had kept her off the air following an angry public reaction to her broken promise: After saying she'd stay in her...

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I lived the 'Rise of America'

...born on that day. Because of the Great Depression, nobody had any money, and not many...after my next brother, they said the depression must have been almost over. My mother...but I won`t be here when the next Depression hits, which will be very soon. God...


...of a lost buddy he befriended in Ranger school.Therapy and medicine weren't enough to help counter his nightmares and depression, but things turned around overnight after Cole adopted Hank, a Labrador retriever.The dog, he says, saved his life...

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Voice of Alaska: Time to continue moving Alaska forward after election

...sports, recreational and subsistence fishing.Taking office as America faced the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, we turned the economy around, producing the lowest unemployment in six years, growing the private sector economy for 55...

The Bookworm Sez: Take a look behind the scenes at a funeral home

...truth? That was a question that led Doughty to mortuary school, and the hopes of a new life. But she had to grapple with depression and her own mortality first.Without a doubt, "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" is TMI: Truly, Mortally Irresistible.Author...

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...Dispatch at this year's opening ceremonies. "When you think about baseball the meaning for America runs deep, through great depressions and world wars it's been a constant to lift our spirits and challenge us to step up to the plate. For a nation of immigrants...



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