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Anchorage inmate sues over treatment

...and the state over his treatment after a self-induced drug coma during a 2012 arrest and subsequent jailhouse stop at an officer's direction. Miears, 39, was in a coma for four days, according to the lawsuit.The lawsuit also says...
House begins to debate abortion funding bill

...mean a serious risk of death or "impairment of a major bodily function" caused by one of 21 different conditions, such as coma, seizures and epilepsy.It also includes what has been called a "catch-all" option: "another physical disorder, physical...
State | AK legislature
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...risk of death or "impairment of a major bodily function" due to conditions including epilepsy, congestive heart failure, coma, renal disease that requires dialysis, or 17 other conditions.The bills also include what has been called a "catch-all...
State | AK legislature
Planned Parenthood suing over Alaska abortion regulation

...It cites a list of conditions, including eclampsia (a serious complication of pregnancy), congestive heart failure, coma and a psychiatric disorder that places a woman in "imminent danger of medical impairment of a major bodily function" if an...
Teen in coma in Washington

A 14-year-old boy who lived most of his life in Juneau is in a coma in a Bellevue, Wash., hospital. Ninth grader Sean Shipler was participating in a physical education class Nov. 2 at Inglewood...
Surgery goes well for boy in coma

...has alleviated some of the stress in his body, which should make it easier for him to heal," she said. Sean has been in a coma since he suffered cardiac arrest at Inglewood Junior High on Nov. 2. His parents, Christ and Tammy Shipler, have remained...
Child hurt in crash remains in coma

...Jeremy's father, Craig Nelson, is a cook at Tabby's. Marion Patterson is one of his co-workers there. "He is still in a coma," said Craig Nelson this morning. He said Jeremy has not regained consciousness since the accident. "He had surgery Monday...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Red Wings' masseur is out of coma 7/8/97

...Home Tuesday, July 8, 1997 Red Wings' masseur is out of coma Konstantinov shows improvement too Last modified at 1...being weaned from a ventilator. Konstantinov is still in a coma, but wakes up several times during the day for hours at a time...
Police say beaten teen left for days

...been beaten two to three days before he was found, according to Anchorage police investigators.James Clinton remained in a coma for weeks and has little memory of what happened before officers, tipped off by an anonymous note, found him Sept. 16, the...
State news in brief for Friday, Nov. 22

...marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids in his system. Woman remains in coma after leaving moving pickupFAIRBANKS - Alaska State Troopers...Troopers say 29-year-old Krystal Blackburn Tribble remains in a coma at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.Troopers spokeswoman...


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