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Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

...63-year-old Sager hadn't worked a game since April 10 in Dallas when he felt ill and sought treatment from Mavericks team physician Dr. Tarek O. Souryal, who had previously performed Sager's knee surgery.With a dangerously low hemoglobin count, Sager...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-06/announcer-craig-sager-returns-leukemia
Sports
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...application for an Alaska Performance Scholarship. HB98Exempts teachers from jury duty during the school year. HB99Allows physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill. HB100Creates a tax credit for fertilizer plants. HB101The Alaska Municipal Bond...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
Alaska 'right to die' bill proposed

...lawmaker introduced legislation Monday that would give terminally ill patients the right to end their lives with the help of a physician.Democratic Rep. Harriet Drummond said it's not suicide but rather an option for people who are already dying. She said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/alaska-right-die-bill-proposed
State | AK legislature
A Bishop's Perspective: Suicide is never a solution

...to prescribe death to terminally ill patients by providing physician-prescribed suicide. This is a terrible idea in a state...but she was told that insurance would cover the cost of physician-assisted suicide. In the 1994 Alaska Supreme Court decision...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-23/bishops-perspective-suicide-never-sol
Opinion
Woman guilty of drug conspiracy

...facing deportation once their prison sentences end. Family doctor accused in child porn case maintains innocenceA family physician from Wrangell accused of possessing and distributing child pornography online is maintaining his innocence and going to trial...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/woman-guilty-drug-conspiracy
Local
Alex Rodriguez meets with Yankees, apologizes for actions

...an attempt to overturn the discipline, Rodriguez dropped that action and accepted the penalty.He also sued Yankees team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad and New York-Presbyterian Hospital in October 2013, accusing them of mishandling his medical care...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-11/alex-rodriguez-meets-yankees-apologize
Sports
Alaska bill would let terminally ill make decision to die

...introduced legislation Monday that would give terminally ill patients the right to decide to end their lives with the help of a physician.Democratic Rep. Harriet Drummond said it's not suicide but rather an option for people who are already dying. She said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/alaska-bill-would-let-terminally-ill-ma
State
My Turn: The worst kind of domestic violence

...unborn child before the time he/she could survive outside the womb was strictly a matter between a pregnant woman and her physician. Personal autonomy and privacy are important rights to be respected in other matters, but the right to life is and must...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-18/my-turn-worst-kind-domestic-violence
Opinion
Trial begins for Ketchikan fisherman charged in diver death

...brother, contacted the Coast Guard and started performing CPR, Widmyer testified.Dr. Karl Richey, an emergency room physician, testified that both divers had high concentrations of carbon monoxide in their blood.___Information from: Ketchikan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/trial-begins-ketchikan-fisherman-charge
State
SEARHC's Dr. Baciocco earns Certified Physician Executive designation

...Deputy Chief of Staff and family physician, Dr. John Baciocco, for recently...earning his designation as a Certified Physician Executive by the Certifying Commission...achievements, demonstrated stature as a physician leader and experience in the field...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-02/searhcs-dr-baciocco-earns-certified
Neighbors

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