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As Heard on Morning Line: Alaska Veg Fest

Sep 5, 2017
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation

An event coming up this weekend is promoting healthy lifestyles through dietary change - the theme is "The Transformative Power of Eating Plants" 

As Heard on Morning Line: Run or Walk this weekend?

May 10, 2017
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation

As the weather warms up and trees are starting to sprout green leaves, and city streets have been swept clean of winter's debris, many running events celebrating or supporting local community interests are available to participate in.  

We've taken a couple minutes to round up the following announcements, mostly from their Facebook event pages: 

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It’s National Diabetes Month (Nov.) and the national eye institute is sharing advice to help prevent diabetic retinopathy -- the leading cause of blindness adults age 20 to 74.

Dr. Suber Huang, an opthomologist, is chair of the National Eye Health Education Program. He says certain groups are at higher risk of diabetes, iincluding American Indians, African-American and Hispanic people … as well as a growing swath of the general public.