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On heroin: 'Are we listening?'

...similar deaths. Also attending was a high schooler concerned about his friends, a drug addiction counselor, the medical director of Rainforest Recovery and Juneau Police Department Chief Bryce Johnson.All came for the same reason: to listen...
House chair: Planned Parenthood probe protects taxpayers

...fetal tissue sales.One comment on the videos he cited came from Dr. Mary Gatter, a regional Planned Parenthood medical director in California. While talking with abortion opponents posing as private tissue buyers, Gatter said, "In negotiations...
Nation and World
Alaska is No. 1 in brain injuries, and an expert is visiting Southeast to explain why

...state in the nation, and that's based on only what's diagnosed.Dr. Amy Murphy, brain injury specialist and medical director of Providence Hospital Brain Injury Services, will speak across Southeast Alaska this month as a step toward increasing...
Alaska lawmakers to discuss right-to-die legislation

...The committee has received several letters from people on both sides of the issue.Pete Reagan, the national medical director for Compassion and Choices, a national organization that has provided a letter of support for the bill, is expected...
Eyes water after widow's tearful testimony

...the middle of final exams at a Washington state college, she said.The jury also heard from Elliot Bruhl, the medical director of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, who was Tokuoka-Yearout's primary physician before and after the shootings...
State | Local
Bethel school-based health center proposed

...A location has not yet been finalized, but locating the center near students would be crucial, YKHC corporate medical director Joe Klejka said."This makes it more convenient," Klejka said.The center may be staffed by a pediatric resident...
Researcher charged in HIV vaccine fraud case

...the research, but he has vowed to continue his work. He has not been accused of any wrongdoing.Stephen Brown, medical director for the AIDS Research Alliance, said the case highlights the fierce competition to win increasingly scarce NIH research...
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SEARHC partners with Juneau radiation clinic to offer local treatment

...patients and their families," said Dr. Eugene Huang, Medical Director of Southeast Radiation Oncology Center in a, friends and the comforts of home.SEARHC Medical Director of Primary Care Dr. Janice Sheufelt said the organization...
Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

...safer is through rule changes. Dr. Julian Bailes, who has advised the NFLPA and NCAA about concussions and is the medical director for Pop Warner, says rules that outlaw targeting the head and limits on how often teams can have full-contact...
Juneau residents use mental health budget as platform to advocate for schools

...and across the state urging them to keep funding allocated for residential programs.Dr. John Pappenheim, the medical director of Bartlett's in-patient mental health program, told lawmakers that any money saved in the short-term by these...
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