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Court: Alaska must fund some abortions

...a staunch abortion opponent, accused the state Supreme Court of opening the door for state-funded abortions as elective surgery. Under provisions of the state program, an abortion is funded after the doctor and the Medicaid recipient deem...
Consent laws protect teens

...tattooed, drive cars or get aspirin at school without a parent's permission so why should we allow our kids to have elective surgery that could result in severe injury or even death and leave that decision up to the teen? Here's another thought...
Picture is bleak for artists

...medical procedure - but that means no more walking on his bad foot until he can afford what his health plan calls "elective surgery." A music journalist is transferring his beloved vinyl collection to MP3s, selling one classic record at a time...
Construction will delay elective surgeries at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital

The S'axt' Hit Mount Edgecumbe Hospital operating room will experience delays in elective surgery for about three weeks because of the hospital's siding, window and roofing renovation project. The partial closure currently...
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