Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...International Union, giving her the backing of a labor power that supported President Barack Obama in 2008.The union represents nurses, health care workers and other caregivers and is among the most ethnically diverse unions in the country. Clinton now has...
Nation and World
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...Alaska, had tuberculosis. The doctor's loving care and the nurses' positive attitudes impressed Lund."They would travel through...she was released the second time, she took classes to be a nurse receptionist and married in 1954. She and her husband had four...
Photos: Get real

...groceries for children and make charitable donations ? all on a registered nurse's salary. Wood doesn't actually have children, nor does she plan to become a registered nurse, but the "Get Real Financial Reality Fair" Thursday at TMHS was an...
Letter: After plane crash, a hopeful recovery

...chest tubes have been removed and she has been off the ventilator for one day. Her progress continues to surprise doctors, nurses and other caregivers daily. Sometimes her progress in a six-hour time period is astounding. There is a possibility that...
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...000 by flying to a plastic surgeon in Seattle, she said.Merrill lives in Anchorage now and is studying to be a registered nurse. She believes that many people delay or avoid health care procedures due to cost and they "just don't know that you can...
To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...he performs the actual slashing with eerily casual abandon. Victoria Bundonis, who you may recognize from Showtime's "Nurse Jackie," gleams as Mrs. Lovett, the cannibal pie-woman. She is ghoulishly funny-her character gets the biggest portion...
Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...2013, the CDC says, leading to more people advocating for Narcan to become more widely available.In West Virginia, school nurses are being trained on how to administer Narcan to students. Drug users in Baltimore are being trained in court how to deliver...
State | Local | AK legislature
Around town for Friday, Nov. 6

...Health Center open house & fundraiser, 4:30-7:30 p.m., 225 Front Street, Suite 202. Refreshments, the advanced nurse practitioner and learn about clinic services. Details: 586-4230.SOFA fundraiser, 6 p.m., Rockwell Ballroom. Wine...
Los Angeles doctor delivers baby on flight from Taiwan

...flight from Taiwan to Los Angeles.Zen tells Los Angeles news station KABC-TV that flight attendants acted as stand-in nurses, and most passengers were asleep until the cabin lights came on for the delivery.The captain headed to the nearest airport...
Doctor delivers baby on flight

...the end of her 14-hour connecting flight from Bali last week when she heard an announcement asking if there was a doctor or nurse on board."They initially told me it was just a lady having some abdominal pain, so I thought it was going to be something...


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