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In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...patients.Rhode Island businesses say it has barely made a ripple.At the state's largest employer, the Lifespan health system, 500 employees have used it and it's been a 'nonissue,' said spokeswoman Gail Leach Carvelli. The Rhode Island...
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Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...committee, said tribes are ready to work with the state and federal government on ways to better utilize the Alaska tribal health system.Another concern that's been raised with expansion - though not at Tuesday's hearing - is with Alaska's system...
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UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

...they were too slow to respond to this emergency, allowing Ebola to cross porous borders in a region where broken health systems were unable to stop its spread.A huge global response - including soldiers sent by Britain, the U.S. and other...
Documents paint a dark side of shooter

...records obtained Friday instead tell the disturbing story of an alcoholic with multiple encounters with the mental-health system, an obsessive compulsive who heard voices in his head from a long-dead Columbine killer responsible for one of the...
My Turn: Begich champions rural, tribal and veterans health

...was born and raised in Bethel and Aniak. She has spent the last 15 years of her career working in the Alaska Tribal Health System in rural and statewide capacities. She advocates on both statewide and national levels to improve access and the quality...
Report details rural health care

...Capacity Review: A Statewide Public Health System Assessment" - was released Oct...performance review from the public health system earlier this year."A lot of...understand Alaska's unique public health system and find the gaps in it," Shelton...
Stolen cobalt-60 found abandoned

...The material was used in obsolete radiation therapy equipment that is being replaced throughout Mexico's public health system. It was coming from the general hospital in the northern border city of Tijuana, Eibenshutz said.Before the container...
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Helicopter crash survivor taken off promotion list

...crash.Leone was reassigned to San Antonio, where Smith said he has served as a Coast Guard liaison to a military health system.Smith said Leone is doing well in his new post, and he expects Leone's commanders to recommend him for promotion...
Hospital to resume 24-hour sexual assault exams

ANCHORAGE - The Providence health system plans to restart nighttime sexual assault exams in Anchorage after identifying a temporary solution to a staffing shortage.Officials...
Providence cuts nighttime sexual assault exams

ANCHORAGE - Nighttime sexual assault exams are no longer being conducted in Anchorage by the Providence health system, which says it has a shortage of specially trained nurses it is working to resolve.The change that began Oct. 1 has sparked...


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