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Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...and in January expanded the program to all of its members in Alaska. There are 17 procedures covered, including hip replacement, shoulder arthroscopy, knee replacement and bariatric surgery.About 25 people have flown out of state for surgeries...
Famed musher Attla dies at 81

...setbacks to his health, always finding a way to get back on the sled.He had open heart surgery in 2008, and he had hip replacement surgery in 2009.But after he was diagnosed with B-cell lymphoma, he declined to undergo chemotherapy treatment...
Pure Sole: Chocolate Milk

...twin teammates Aaron and Andrew Harrison grew up in Houston suburb of Richmond.Yeah, John Calipari is getting a hip replacement just like his mentor Larry Brown who, by the way, had the SMU Mustangs in the NIT final. (They lost to Minnesota...
Joe Tompkins' Paralympics journey ends with training injury

...hips and this hurt."The first issues addressed in surgery were a broken femur and broken hip and resulted in a hip replacement procedure on Tuesday.Tompkins also badly injured his knee and suffered an undetermined rib and lung injury."I...
Nowlin certified for October ballot

...running unopposed."Because of an injury Nowlin suffered in a motorcycle crash seven years ago that left him with a hip replacement and permanent damage to his back, Nowlin said his ability to get out on the campaign trail will be somewhat constrained...
90-year-old hikes to save wife's life find help for his injured wife who fell off a four-wheeler Sunday. Not bad for a 90-year-old who had a hip replacement in 1992. Buzby's survival skills, learned from a lifetime of hunting, trapping and guiding in Alaska's wilds...
Emotions flow

...She's a 20-year breast cancer survivor in 2002." "This is the sixth year I've walked it, since I've had a hip replacement," said Greg Pease, whose heart in the prostate cancer run honored his father Larry Pease and friends Dean Guaneli...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...PRESS Jack Nicklaus will have hip replacement surgery this month, forcing...Archives Jack Nicklaus will have hip replacement surgery this month, forcing...Online Jack Nicklaus will have hip replacement surgery this month, forcing...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the Blue Devils to a 37-2 record and into the national championship game this season. Krzyzewski, who underwent hip replacement surgery on Sunday, said during the Final Four that he felt Snyder was ready to become a head coach. After meeting...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...such donations from other people. My husband could not walk if it were not for a major bone graft received during a hip replacement operation, a graft that depended on a bone bank, which depends on donors. A wonderful counselor and friend of my...


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