24th Annual Smile Alaska Style Contest

Published on March 21, 2013

The YKHC Dental Prevention Services Department will be at Camai Festival this weekend on Saturday March 23, 2013 from 12 Noon to 3 p.m. hosting the 24th Annual Smile Alaska Style photo contest.

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Diabetes Alert Day—March 26, 2013

Published on March 15, 2013

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose (sugar) levels are above normal. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. The YK Delta is seeing an increase of Type 2 diabetes.

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Tribal Unity Gathering XX: Registration Now Closed and Updated Agenda

Published on March 15, 2013

Registration for Tribal Unity Gathering XX is now closed! Posted is the updated agenda draft.

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Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska Course Offering on Dementia

Published on March 4, 2013


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Ann Glasheen – Recipient of William H.J. Haffner American Indian/Alaska Native Women’s Health Award

Published on February 22, 2013

The Executive Board from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, based in Maryland, voted…

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YKHC Women wear red to draw awareness to Heart Disease

Published on February 1, 2013

YKHC’s Community Health & Wellness team participates in National Wear Red Day to show support for women’s heart health, as part of the American Heart Association’s campaign to awareness and stand together in the fight against the number one leading killer of women – heart disease.

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Parents: Protect Yourself and Children from Whooping Cough

Published on January 30, 2013

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a contagious disease that causes long periods of coughing. While this disease affects everyone, it is a severe health risk for babies and and can cause them to stop breathing.

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Baby Boy Larry

Pilot Station couple welcomes baby under new RAVEN system

Published on January 29, 2013

Larry Fancyboy II joined the world at 3:30 a.m., less than four hours after YKHC launched its electronic health record system, RAVEN, at the stroke of midnight on January 28, 2013.

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Mental Health First Aid in Fairbanks February 12 & 13

Published on December 31, 2012

Similar to ‘First Aid’ and CPR, ‘Mental Health First Aid’ teaches you how to help those experiencing mental health problems until professional is available. The training is sponsored by Trust Training Cooperative (TTC).

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Bethel City Council Passes Local Tobacco Tax

Published on December 13, 2012

On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012, the City of Bethel became the first community in Western…

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