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  • Fishing Report

    Alaska Fishing Report for July 30, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jul 30, 17:36

    Anchorage Ship Creek has been good fishing for silvers during the tidal transitional times. See regulations to make sure you are in the section open to salmon fishing. Pink salmon are coming into Bird Creek in good numbers. Pink and chum are also arriving to Turnagain Arm streams. Lake fishing is good in Anchorage Bowl. […]

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    Telemental health at your fingertips

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jul 28, 18:06

    It’s likely that all of us, sometime in our lives will either know someone coping with a mental illness or we’ll experience it ourselves. But 60 percent of adults and 50 percent of youth ages 8 to 15 who have a mental illness got no help last year. What can we do to get help […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for July 23, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jul 23, 17:53

    Anchorage Silvers being caught in Ship Creek and Bird Creek. Don’t forget to check the tide level when planning your trip. Pink, chum, are also arriving to Turnagain Arm streams. Campbell Creek, Chester Creek, and portions of Ship Creek are open to trout fishing. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been recently stocked with […]

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    Dancing through Marfan Syndrome

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jul 20, 20:17

    Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue; these tissues hold all the body’s cells and organs together. One in 5,000 people have it, but some may not even know it until there’s a tear in their aorta or their valves pull apart. Until recently, a Marfan patient wasn’t expected to […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for July 16, 2015

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 16, 19:01

    Anchorage Pink and chum salmon are arriving to Turnagain Arm streams. Bird Creek is open to salmon fishing except kings. Silvers are being caught in Ship Creek. All king salmon caught incidentally need to be released immediately. Remember to fish the tides. The Anchorage-area lakes have been stocked and fishing has been really good. Seward […]

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    Acupuncture for the pain

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jul 13, 19:58

    When it comes to using acupuncture to treat pain, some folks swear by it and others dismiss it. But a Chicago medical center thinks a “new” form of acupuncture could very well be the hope that many women are looking for — a way to end chronic pelvic pain. Rachael Fellers can now enjoy the […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for July 9, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jul 09, 17:52

    Anchorage Ship Creek is the only stream in the Anchorage area currently open to king salmon fishing, fishing is slow but a few nice few are still entering the creek. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been recently stocked with rainbows. The Anchorage-area lakes have been stocked and fishing has been really good. The […]

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    ‘Smart’ insulin

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jul 07, 21:21

    Imagine how tough it is for new parents to find out their baby has diabetes and then have to learn as they go how to regulate blood sugar and dose insulin. A mistake could bring coma or death. But now, a researcher in Utah’s “smart” insulin could someday eliminate guesswork and more. Seven-year-old Foster Dunstan […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for July 2, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jul 02, 17:02

    Today’s Fishing Report Recipes: Lime Chili Halibut Ingredients 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons white sugar 2 teaspoons grated lime peel 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) 4 halibut fillets 1 inch thick  (about 1 1/4 lb) 2 teaspoons olive or canola oil Directions Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix chili powder, sugar, […]

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    New treatment for breast cancer

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jun 29, 20:10

    A breast cancer diagnosis is scary enough by itself, and for many patients, making endless trips back to the hospital for radiation therapy adds to the misery. But a new radiation treatment offers convenience and peace of mind to a lot of women. In her twenties, Beverly Treat was a dancer and physically fit. A […]

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    Best bet for back pain

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jun 25, 16:37

    An estimated 400,000 Americans over the age of 60 struggle with back pain caused by lumbar spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal. For many patients, surgery is not the only option, and a new study shows other treatments may be just as effective for long-term relief of chronic pain. Seventy-five-year-old Stephanie Paul is […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for June 25, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jun 25, 16:27

    Anchorage Campbell Creek, Chester Creek and portions of Ship Creek are now open to trout fishing. A portion of Campbell Creek, on Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., will be open only to kids age 15 and younger to fish for king salmon. The Anchorage-area lakes have been […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for June 18, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jun 18, 18:37

    Anchorage Ship Creek fishing is very good with more and more fish on every tide. The Ship Creek Slam’n Salm’n Derby ends June 22. Campbell Creek, Chester Creek, and portions of Ship Creek are now open to trout fishing. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been stocked with rainbows. The Anchorage-area lakes have been […]

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    Coping with cutting

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jun 15, 23:32

    Numbers are hard to come by, but about 2 million cases of self-injury are reported in the U.S. every year. It can be highly addictive behavior for those who choose to harm themselves. “Liz” isn’t her real name. She has scars where she used to cut herself with a razor blade, as many as three […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for June 11, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jun 11, 19:45

    Anchorage Ship Creek kings are coming in with every tide and fishing is picking up. Fishermen are reporting good catches with Vibrax and other lures as well as bait. When the water gets murky it is often good to use bait when allowed or switch to bright colored lures. The Anchorage-area lakes have been stocked […]

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    To vegan or not to vegan

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jun 08, 23:17

    Studies show more than 7 million Americans are vegetarians. Veganism is one of the strictest forms of plant-based dieting, but is it right for you? No meat, no fish, no dairy, no eggs, no honey! Could you be a vegan? Clinical Dietician at the University of Washington, Judy Simon, MS, RD, CD, CHES, says a […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for June 4, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jun 04, 21:28

    Anchorage Fishing in Ship Creek is good. Fish the tides, large fish are being caught this year — a 47 pound fish Monday evening, and a 40 pound fish on Tuesday evening by Dave Hanson. Lake fishing is good for stocked fish. Fish are spreading out in the lakes and becoming pickier.   Seward Halibut […]

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    6 heart healthy tips

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jun 02, 20:38

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in this country. More than 600,000 Americans die from the condition each year. But there are ways to lower your risk including maintaining a healthy body weight. Obesity adds strain to the heart and increases the risk for diabetes. It happens without warning. Every 43 seconds, someone […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for May 28, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on May 28, 17:04

    Alaska is famous for many things. And fishing is definitely one of them. In this week’s Fishing Report, Tony Weaver and I went to Little Campbell Lake in Kincaid Park looking for action.  It didn’t take long to find it.   Anchorage King fishing on Ship Creek is open from the mouth up to the […]

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    The Science of Sugar: What sugar may be doing to our bodies

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on May 25, 21:34

    Americans are consuming more sugar than ever before. But what effect is this sweet trend having on our health? Laura Schmidt, a professor at University of California San Francisco, says Americans consume nearly three times more sugar than is recommended. “Currently we’re consuming about twice as much as we did say in 1970,” she said. […]