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Anchorage requests federal help to stop Spice crisis

...we see much more Spice now than meth and heroin combined," said Erich Scheunemann, assistant chief of emergency medical service operations at the Anchorage Fire Department.Suspected Spice use accounted for 10 percent of all the department's...
Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 144

...Municipal, an auditorium the town usually employs for events and parties. Displaced families could find food, medical services, activities for children and psychological services there.But no one yet was talking about relocation or compensation...
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Hurricane may bring 10 inches of rain to parts of East Coast

...from the central part of the state to the coast.Some roads were closed Wednesday in Guilford County, and emergency medical service Director Don Campbell said he feared that more rain expected through the weekend would topple trees and knock out...
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JAMHI announces Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration Grant Award

...been awarded a four-year federal grant to provide integrated services through the co-location of primary care medical services and behavioral healthcare at their community behavioral health center on Glacier Highway. The project is slated...
Rate increases approved for individual health care market

...director Lori Wing-Heier said Thursday that Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health cited the high cost of medical services as one of the factors in requesting rate increases.She also said Alaska has a relatively small market and very...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

...a single vehicle accident on Mendenhall Loop Road at 12:50 a.m. and gave a patient First-Aid. No further medical services were necessary and transport was not required. CCFR responded to 10 EMS calls throughout the day, one transport...
Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...the new health care law. Some 8.4 million gained coverage that year, and people with health insurance use more medical services and prescriptions than do the uninsured.At the same time, expensive new drugs that can cure hepatitis C are boosting...
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SEARHC opens new health center in Hoonah facility in this community has been on our radar for quite some time," said Kimberly Strong, SEARHC board chairwoman. "It's especially gratifying to increase access to first-rate medical services for the people of Hoonah."
Four-year-old drowns in Ninilchik

...siblings, they began looking for him. He was discovered in the water in the harbor.Troopers, Ninilchik Emergency Medical Services and Life Med responded. Resuscitative efforts were performed for about 45 minutes at the harbor, and again at Central...
Egypt president approves sweeping anti-terrorism law

...el-Sissi have already begun to act with the impunity of the Mubarak days, torturing detainees and denying them basic medical services in overcrowded prisons and police holding cells.The government denies the allegations, insisting that offenders...
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