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Ketchikan & Barrow Raised Local Tobacco Taxes

Congratulations to Ketchikan and Barrow for recently raising local tobacco taxes. Alaska has the unique distinction of having 9 out of 16 communities with the highest tobacco taxes in the nation; including Juneau, Sitka, Anchorage, Mat-Su, Bethel, Kotzebue,...

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Alaska coaches say no to sports drinks

Many are looking forward to the winter sport activities. But just because you play sports doesn’t mean you need sports drinks. A number of coaches and other sports professionals are advising their athletes to make better choices when they hydrate their bodies. Matt...

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Avoiding the healthy food marketing trap

Just because it’s low carb or low calorie, have you checked to see how many vitamins and nutrients it has? Read the labels, don’t just take the manufacturer’s word for it. Total fat, sodium and cholesterol should be 5% or less. Does your cafe at work offer healthy...

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