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Angoon may reconsider its dry status

...Price is a factor." He pointed to studies that back him up. A paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1997, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, concluded that measures limiting...
Beyond boredom

A 2003 study by the American Medical Association found that clinical depression accounts for more than $44 billion in losses annually because of employees with untreated or under-treated...
Lunch at JDHS: hip vs. healthy

...chicken strips from the deli at Alaskan & Proud market. A study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported 64.5 percent of the population is overweight. The study also showed that obesity in America is...
Frito pie is part of a bigger picture

...sugar intake, can cause blindness, loss of limbs and death. A study released last week by the Journal of the American Medical Association indicated that 15 percent of young people between 6 and 19 were overweight, a 50 percent increase from a decade...
State could lose millions in Medicare payments

...lose $10 million in Medicare payments to physicians by 2005 unless Congress intervenes, according to the American Medical Association. Jim Jordan, executive director for the Alaska State Medical Association, said Tuesday such a loss would...
Public health, women's issues, and Nov. 5

...preferred position zero percent of the time in the past one to three years: American Public Health Association, American Medical Association, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Planned Parenthood of America, American Association...
Fairbanks doctor to begin charging retainer fees

...but I'm going to because I don't want the hassle of looking for another internist," she said. The American Medical Association seems to have signed off on the access fees. The association's House of Delegates established ethical guidelines...
Doctors opting out of Medicare after funding cutbacks

...4 percent cut last year amounted to a loss of about $1.8 million for those physicians, according to the American Medical Association. If the anticipated cuts continue, Alaska doctors would lose an additional $10 million by 2005. Pamela...
Mount Edgecumbe Hospital scores high on accreditation list

...nation's leading hospital accreditation organization, composed of representatives from such groups as the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and the American Hospital Association. The joint commission surveys health...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...alive' after they no longer could enjoy their lives,'' wrote the author of the study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. ``Many were terrified of becoming a `vegetable' or living in a coma. These participants adamantly denounced...


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