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Sounding Board: Tribal Healing

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, May 9 at 10am), we’re talking about tribal healing. How do you view the role of tribal healing within the world of Western medicine? Do you feel it’s important to maintain these practices in the modern day? Why or why not? What kinds of medical issues should a tribal…

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Addiction support contacts

If you are struggling with an addiction, Norton Sound Health Corporation‘s Behavioral Health department can help you. All phone calls are confidential at (907) 443-3344. You can also call the 24-hour Addiction Treatment Helpline at (888) 340-0184. This post is a follow-up from Thursday’s Sounding Board (call-in show) on heroin in Western Alaska.

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Sounding Board: Living with Diabetes

This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 8, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about living with diabetes in Western Alaska. 1 in 20 Alaskans are currently living with diabetes. It’s the seventh leading cause of death in the state, and annual costs for treating the disease exceed over $350 million dollars a year. What effect has this…

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Update News: Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Nome Public Schools offering reward for information on break in at Nome Beltz; Nome School Board passes 2013 budget, requesting an additional $906,000 from city; Liitfik is planned name of NSHC’s wellness center, offering detox and substance abuse treatment; Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum to reevaluate whether artifacts found at Snake River Sand Spit from a camp or village.

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