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Two Ways to Support AHF Without Spending a Dollar

By Betty Rieth, AHF *** We have survived yet another year! 2018 is almost over, and we are making all kinds of plans for the next season. We hope some of the changes will make you smile. We at Alaska Health fair wish you all a very merry and safe Holiday Season. One...

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Planting Hope and Action to Grow a Better You in 2019

By Barbara Fiscus, Juneau *** As we wrap up 2018, my thoughts turn to the New Year. Many people associate this time with reflection, goal setting and resolutions. As we consider the next year, most of us have things that we wish were different in our lives; however,...

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Goodbye, 2018! Hello, 2019!

Dear Clients, Partners, Volunteers, and Exhibitors, We would like to thank you for your continued support of our agency in 2018. It was an interesting year for us as we experienced significant changes in operations. We are proud to report that Alaska Health Fair, with...

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Super-affordable yoga classes just for women (Anchorage)

Dear Friends, We wanted to share this information with you from our partner agency -  YWCA Alaska. Please pass this on to all your friends. This is "good Karma" - you'll get healthier while supporting a local nonprofit! Namaste to all of you, and to Joan Ryan of YWCA...

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Prediabetes and A1C Blood Testing at Health Fairs

Eighty four million Americans (more than 1 in 3 adults) have prediabetes and are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Of these individuals, 90% do not know they have prediabetes.  In Alaska, the data is very similar.  Prediabetes means a person’s blood glucose...

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Simple ways to live a life of gratitude

Creating an attitude of gratitude is one of the easiest steps we can take to improve our lives.  The happiness that we create for ourselves by showing our appreciation has far-reaching effects, both for ourselves and for those we come into contact with. The potential...

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Dealing with fear; how to discover your courage

By Barbara Fiscus, Juneau *** Fear. It’s something we all deal with at some time or another. Because it is so pervasive, it’s an important concept to understand, or at least to develop some tools to deal with. First, what is fear? One popular saying is that it is an...

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