maternal health

Community Health Alert: Syphilis

March 15, 2024

Take our Community Survey Syphilis is on the rise in Alaska and poses a very serious health danger. Syphilis is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI, or STD) that can cause harmful complications or death if left untreated. You can have syphilis and not know it Anyone can pass it on, even to your unborn…

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The US Supreme Court reverses Roe v. Wade

June 24, 2022

From KBFPC CEO Claudia Haines: Dear Friends, Today, my daughter has fewer rights, not more, than I did at her age. She now has less control over her body and her future than her brother. That is hard to write. Have you heard? The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision, overturned Roe v. Wade which provided Federal…

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Hypertension and Title X

February 18, 2022

KBFPC clinic staff have joined a new national Title X hypertension prevention work group to bring evidence-based hypertension prevention, diagnosis, and control to our work with clients in the clinic. Look for more reproductive and sexual health services coming this year! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hypertension (blood pressure greater than…

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