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Chopped Alaska Debuts at the 21st Annual Gathering

After nearly an hour of spirited remarks by Alaska Native leaders and policymakers, attendees of Southcentral Foundation’s 21st Annual Gathering found their seats in preparation for SCF’s first indigenous cooking competition, Chopped Alaska.

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Colorectal Cancer – Preventable, Beatable, Treatable

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States. It starts in your inner colon or rectum by growing polyps, which are not always cancerous, but can be. If a polyp is larger than 1 centimeter in diameter or there are more than two growths, there is more of a chance of cancer being involved.

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Protecting Your Loved Ones Against Preventable Diseases

April 23 – 29 is World Immunization Week, a global health campaign aimed at raising awareness of vaccine-preventable diseases.

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SCF Learning Institute Delivers Presentations at National Forum for Improvement in Health Care

On December 12 – 13, Southcentral Foundation participated in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care in Orlando, FL. The forum hosted health care professionals from around the world, who held positions from front-line clinicians and clinical staff, to improvement professionals, senior management, and leadership.

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Good Oral Health Begins With Your First Tooth

Children’s Dental Health Month has been celebrated each February since 1981. During the month, thousands of oral health professionals such as hygienists, dentists, and pediatric dentists help to promote the benefits of good oral health to children (and adults).

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Alaska’s First Baby of 2018 is Delivered at ANMC

The first baby born in Alaska this New Year was delivered at the Alaska Native Medical Center shortly after midnight on New Year’s Day.

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Alaska Native Health Campus’ Newest Facility Receives Official Name

Southcentral Foundation’s Board of Directors passed a resolution naming the newest building on the Alaska Native Health Campus the Dr. Katherine and Dr. Kevin Gottlieb Building.

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Students Embark on Next Chapter of CMA Journey

The 2017 class of Southcentral Foundation’s Certified Medical Assistant Student Intern Program, Gabe Larson and Monica Mazza, wrapped up their course studies at Alaska Career College on Oct. 12, and hit the ground running.