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Colorectal cancer screening can save your life

Colorectal cancer kills over 80 Alaskans every year, but it can usually be prevented with proper screening and treatment. The staff at Seward Community Health Center are ready to help prevent colon cancer in the Seward area. Colorectal cancer...


Travel Medicine: Seeing the World in Good Health

Traveling to another part of the world is an enriching adventure. However; there are often significant medical risks to travel. The medical risks of travel are dependent on not only the destination country, but also the specific locations, activities...


Mammograms aid early detection of cancer

Patrick Linton, Executive Director Seward Community Health Center Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, causing an estimated 40,000 deaths each year. On average 12 percent of women will develop...


Out of the darkness: Fighting suicide, depression

Everyone has times of feeling down and upset as life’s trials affect us. We are affected by difficulty sleeping, financial issues, legal issues, stress from both good and bad events, and even the weather. Sometimes we feel down for no specific...


The eyes have it: Focus on Health & Safety

\Good vision is vital to every person but is threatened for people with diabetes and for seniors. Poor vision is associated with more frequent falls and can result in the loss of the ability to drive. Poor vision decreases your ability to continue...


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