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NBA mulling formal concussion policy

...NBA is consulting with an independent neurologist and may establish a league-wide policy...league is working with a consulting neurologist concerning the possible adoption of...head hits. Frank declined to name the neurologist involved with the league, but said...
Photo: REACHing for new technology

...with Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. The telemedicine technology was developed by REACH Call Inc. of Augusta, Ga. and more than 80 hospitals across the country are using the service that offers access to a neurologist.
Finding the good with FASD

...from diagnosis to support in schools and treatment in the criminal justice system.Susan Hunter-Joerns, a Juneau-based neurologist who has worked with FASD patients for decades, has seen many developments over her career and notes one certain thing...
The long haul is over

...he was OK."I didn't want to leave here before that was dealt with," he said, noting that he has a "hospital with neurologist right across from my house" at Walter Reed.He plans on returning to his home in Maple Hill in southeastern North Carolina...
Alaska's medical centers go online to diagnose strokes

...Providence Alaska Medical Center, allows a neurologist based in the Anchorage hospital to see...connected via Internet to an Anchorage neurologist using a laptop to do a visual examination...patients at smaller hospitals where no neurologist is available. The biggest barrier to...
Hi-tech cars fight high gas prices

...when teen-age boys roll down the window at stoplights and say, "Hey, man, where did you get that car?" The Juneau neurologist thinks her silver Honda Insight, a two-seat, gasoline-electric hybrid, is not only the attractive car she read about...
Running for life

...she emerged with a renewed devotion to the sport. "What has encouraged me to continue being physically active is that the neurologist at the hospital said, 'If you hadn't been in such good physical condition, you'd be six feet under,'" Froble said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...seniors (over 65) will develop some kind of dementia, whether caused by Alzheimer's or some other condition. On April 7, neurologist Susan Hunter-Joerns, M.D., will explain what dementia is and what causes it. She'll be available to answer such...
Rebuilding a life

...following the fall she was under the care of her primary physician, but she did not get referred to a neurologist until May. That neurologist, Susan Hunter-Joerns, began to help Annie figure out what had happened to her. Annie had suffered...
How to distinguish between dementia and depression

...for her symptoms and that the condition might even be treatable. Donna received a complete physical exam and was seen by a neurologist. One of her daughters arranged for a counselor to come and talk with her weekly to address her loneliness. A psychiatrist...


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