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Alaska is No. 1 in brain injuries, and an expert is visiting Southeast to explain why

...information on the subject means people don't reach the point where they need to fly into Anchorage to see her.Healthcare providers will also get to learn from Dr. Murphy. She'll guide them through diagnosis, assessment and beginning treatment...
Full expansion? SEARHC isn't saying 'no'

...rooms and living quarters for visiting providers. Other partnerships include working with municipalities or other healthcare providers like PeaceHealth and Bartlett Regional Hospital. For example, SEARHC's pediatric dental program in Juneau has...
My Turn: Reasons matter, labels don't

...regulatory burden.Alaska has suffered a shortage of healthcare providers for years, especially in rural communities where...reforms and a study of impacts on our existing healthcare providers.On the other hand, I'm hopeful that the Legislature...
Free flu shots offered at Public Health

...some other viruses, in addition to Influenza A, for which drifting has occurred.There is no shortage of vaccine, so Hargrave encourages everyone to get vaccinated or consult a healthcare provider with concerns about being vaccinated.
Bartlett prepares for Ebola, just in case hospital say they are working to ensure healthcare providers are prepared to handle an infected patient.Bartlett...Anyone exhibiting symptoms should call first, so healthcare providers can meet the person outside the hospital so they...
The best books of 2014

...adventure."Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End," Atul Gawande: Through interviews with doctors, healthcare providers and patients, the surgeon examines how modern medicine has failed: With end-of-life issues. Herald reviewer...
A decade of violent deaths

...what's happening in our world, out in Alaska," Hull-Jilly said. "It also tells me as a researcher that our healthcare providers really need to work together with prescription drug monitoring."Tracking and comparing information may cut down...
Kenai health center on alert for measles

...Medicaid clients. Other healthcare providers on the Peninsula can also...recommended to get one dose. Healthcare providers and college students are...medical provider, she said.Healthcare providers are encouraged to culture the...
My Turn: Scientists who know say 'no' to legal pot

...alleviation of a variety of medical conditions. But patients with these conditions benefit from discussions with their healthcare providers about the risks and benefits. The state should examine the most appropriate access for this class of users. That...
Servants in birth, life

...struggling to find natural products and had to buy most of it online," she said.The birth clinic and other healthcare providers in Juneau have already caught on to the doula movement, and many doulas attend births at Bartlett Regional Hospital...


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