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My Turn: Lost access to compounded medications is a dangerous move by insurance companies

...coverage of most compounded medicines - solutions that are tailored...been prescribed a compounded medicine at that dosage level. It...only commercially-available medicine for her prescribed dosage...original dosage of the compounded medicines. We also have confidence...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-29/my-turn-lost-access-compunded-medicat
Opinion
Climate change and crabapples

...decrease erosion. They also provide food for humans and for animals and have traditionally been important in trade, as food, in medicine and in mythologies.In her Master's research, she found unpredictable weather has sometimes made crabapples more difficult...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-26/climate-change-and-crabapples
Outdoors
Anchorage TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

...forcing people to criminalize themselves to access pot, he said.Passage of the initiative "would allow them to access the medicine they need," Bickford said.A spokeswoman for the opposition group Big Marijuana Big Mistake said it has twice complained...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-23/anchorage-tv-reporter-quits-air-promote
State
Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

...forcing people to criminalize themselves to access pot, he said.Passage of the initiative "would allow them to access the medicine they need," Bickford said.A spokeswoman for the opposition group Big Marijuana Big Mistake said it has twice complained...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/alaska-tv-reporter-quits-air-promote-po
State
Letter: Message to teens: 'Legal' means 'safe'

...recent studies showing brain damage occurring in adolescents who use marijuana on a regular basis. (New England Journal of Medicine, June 4, 2014.)But regardless of debates, arguments for and against, teens are concluding that because something is...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-19/letter-message-teens-legal-means-safe
Letters
On Writing: Commas, history and William Strunk

...recognized long ago: that grammar is an historical discipline. Like any other body of knowledge - like biology or physics or medicine - we know more about it now than we did a hundred years ago. And we know more about punctuation; we have a clearer sense...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/commas-history-and-william-strunk
Art
Tai Chi program prevents falls

...reduce his or her chances of falling: 1) Begin a regular exercise program; 2) Have your health care provider review your medicines; 3) Have your vision checked; 4) Make your home safer. Free informational brochures on how to prevent falls are available...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-31/tai-chi-program-prevents-falls
Neighbors
CCFR Special Teams captain retires

...or perhaps are in fear of - they're out longer than they thought, they don't have their blood pressure or their heart medicine or something like that, and we go out and we get them in. So we're primarily more the wilderness medical response, as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/ccfr-special-teams-captain-retires
Local
Marijuana and your kids

...less than six months - and that doesn't count Internet downloads.Dr. Leslie Walker, chief of the division of adolescent medicine at Seattle Children's can't keep up with requests for presentations on how to talk to kids about pot and its impact on...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-04/marijuana-and-your-kids
Not For Web
Seattle teens dive into international underwater robotics competition

...many people." Her father uses a prosthetic leg, and he has benefited from design improvements.She hopes for a career in medicine to "test my boundaries to see how far I can go in the service of others," she said.Haley, who learned pre-algebra at...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/seattle-teens-dive-international-un
Neighbors

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