Tina Rein, the director of nursing at the Denali Center describes the struggles of residents since the pandemic began as the Denali Center retirement community is beginning the process of providing it’s residents with the Covid-19 vaccine.
In this week’s edition of Health Watch, Mayo Clinic reporter, Vivien Williams, talks with cardiologist Dr. Kyle Klarich about the significance of our heart sounds. Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Kyle Klarich says heart sounds give doctors clues about your heart health.
Inclement weather and seasonal illness reduce the amount of donated blood available for patients, but the need for blood is not similarly reduced, prompting the establishment of National Blood Donor Month.
Governor Mike Dunleavy has directed the Alaska Department of Law to draft an executive order reorganizing the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services into two distinct executive branch departments
After Foundation Health Partners announced an employee had an anaphylactic reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Thursday, the company responded to a request for comment saying that they are working with health officials to assess the incident.
In 2018, 16% of the reported fire fatalities were over 60 while 19% were reported in 2019. The numbers increased to 58% in 2020. The causes of the fires were centered around careless smoking and combustibles too close to a heat source.
Small, discrete and more aesthetically appealing, these new devices help de-stigmatize hearing disabilities. Audiologist Dr. Mariana McIlwain of Fairbanks Hearing and Balance showcases current trends in hearing aid technology.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 355 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska – 353 residents and two nonresidents. This represents a significant increase over yesterday’s total count of 242 new cases.
According to an email from Catholic Schools of Fairbanks that was sent out to Monroe High School volleyball parents, a player on the girls volleyball team has tested positive for COVID-19 and the team has been required to quarantine for 14 days.