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December 2023: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Compared to the rest of the United States, Alaskans disproportionately suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as the “winter blues.” Learn about SAD and ways to combat it and stay healthy in the dark and cold winter nights.
Dec 29th, 2023
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November 2023: National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes month! Learn about diabetes, prevention of diabetes, management of diabetes, and community resources in your area.
Nov 15th, 2023
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September 2023: Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month! They aren’t called the golden years for nothing. Learn about aging, common concerns as you or your loved ones age, and what you can do to prepare for advancing years.
Sep 29th, 2023
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August 2023: National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Many vaccines are most effective when given in childhood at specific ages. Learn about recommended vaccine schedules and start planning your child’s check ups today!
Aug 29th, 2023
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July 2023: Back to School Planning

As much as we hate to admit it, school is just around the corner. Get a head start on your child’s vaccines and sports physicals to make sure they are ready for the school season!
Jul 15th, 2023
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June 2023: Oral Health

Let’s talk about oral health! Learn about how the health of your mouth affects the rest of your body, what you can do to maintain good oral health for you and your kids, and where to go for affordable dental care near you.
Jul 1st, 2023
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May 2023: Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month! Learn about mental health, the impact of stigma on people with mental health conditions, how to reduce stigma, signs of mental health distress, and where to go for help for yourself or a loved one.
May 17th, 2023

April 2023: Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month! In this post, we’ll talk about alcohol use, how to know when drinking is a problem, Alaska’s rates of excessive drinking, and how you or a family member can get help if drinking is a problem.
Apr 15th, 2023
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March 2023: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Learn all about colorectal cancer, how and why and when you should get screened, and more. But be warned: we're going to talk about poop—a lot. No pictures of it, though, we promise.
Mar 15th, 2023

February 2023: American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month! Learn about heart attack symptoms, preventing heart disease and heart attacks, and prevention resources in Alaska. Your doctor or healthcare provider can help you live a long and heart-healthy life!
Feb 15th, 2023
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January 2023: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month! As a primary care provider, cancer screenings are an important part of our offerings. Learn about cervical cancer, cancer screenings, and how to prevent cervical cancer in your children through vaccination.
Jan 15th, 2023