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Candidates speak at middle school forum

...for the 10,000 people he said would be affected was to address the gaps in health care."They need more help with chronic care and specialty care," Parnell said. "We can do that on a more targeted basis with state funds rather than putting...
Juneau gets sneak preview of flu season

...complications and health-care workers. They include: * Everyone 65 or older. * Residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care or assisted-care facilities housing people with chronic medical conditions. * Adults and children who have chronic...
My Turn: Nation's medical care is the best, if you're in Congress

...all accidents, routine exams, physical therapy, labs and x-rays, unlimited hospital visits and stays, certain chronic care and rehab, full prescription coverage, and unlimited specialty consultations. There are no deductibles and no co-pays...
Wal-Mart awards grant to birth center for donated health care

...include: physicals, check-ups, well baby or child check-ups, immunizations, sick visits, well woman care, chronic care, prenatal and birth care, postpartum care and more. The birth center's physician treats people of all ages. An...
Flu shots available after vaccine supply restored

...disease and asthma. Adults and children with diabetes or kidney dysfunction. Residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities. Pregnant women in the second or third trimester. Children six months to 18 years receiving long-term...

...complications. Those 65 and older should consider both flu and pneumococcal vaccines. Residents of nursing homes and chronic-care facilities are considered high risk, as are women who will be in the second or third trimester of pregnancy during...
Officials report 125 flu cases in Alaska

...and Prevention to get flu vaccine shots. Those include people 65 and older, residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities, those with pulmonary or cardiovascular disorders, children receiving long-term aspirin therapy, and...


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