National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday April 30th, this collaboration between the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Fairbanks Police Department is dedicated to helping residents safely dispose of old medication.
Summer is right around the corner, and with it will come community events like races and marathons. But when training to participate in events like the Midnight Sun Run, there are some best practices one can utilize to avoid injuries.
If you went out for the evening and woke up with a sudden bad stomach, chances are you might be experiencing viral gastroenteritis. That’s the broad term for an infection in the intestines. Some call it “stomach flu.”
As part of the Brooke Fisher Gift of Life Fund, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital seeks to increase support for organ donor patients and their families with a hand crafted memory box that can carry treasures and mementos of their loved ones.
Among the different specializations in healthcare, one that residents may not be too familiar with is osteopathic manipulative medicine, and Foundation Health Partners is offering an insight into the practice.
As the weather continues to get warmer, some residents may feel inclined to get out, enjoy the outdoors, and be active. But according to healthcare officials, it may be beneficial to take a moment to properly prepare to avoid potential injury.
March is Sobriety Awareness Month in Alaska, where the state celebrates and promotes a healthier lifestyle - and non-profit Recover Alaska has launched their Sober Heroes awards to help share stories of those who achieved sobriety.
Foundation Health Partners is seeking new volunteers for their hospice program after it was placed on hold due to the pandemic, and shared some insights into the experiences that volunteers can expect.
The Food and Drug Administration outlined new, voluntary guidelines to lower sodium levels in food. But those with high blood pressure or who are at risk for heart disease may want to consider simply saying no to sodium.
Those who rely on life sustaining home medical equipment may find themselves in a situation without power. Experts offer advice on how to prepare in the event of an emergency to keep these devices powered.
The holiday season can invite unwelcome guests into your life, such as loneliness, money problems, family demands, and unrealistic expectations. The stress and anxiety that accompany those issues can lead to sadness and depression.
Alaskans can now test at home for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases with the at-home testing kit “Ora-Quick” that is being offered by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the state health department.