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...
Trial begins for Ketchikan fisherman charged in diver death, 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...
A decade of violent deaths work together with prescription drug monitoring."Tracking and comparing information may cut down on prescription and physician shopping.Also looked at were precipitating factors. Twenty-two percent had a known intimate partner problem, 19 percent...
VA clinic in Wasilla without doctors

...Affairs clinic in Wasilla is without doctors after the three physicians working under contract over the summer decided not to renew...full-time doctor left in May, KTVA reported."There were three physicians at various times who had been selected to come work there...
Haley Ogoy chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

...Washington, D.C., this month. The Congress, which recognizes honor students in high school who are interested in becoming physicians or pursue a career in various medical research fields. The events goal is to help honor, inspire and motivate the top students...
New, but in for the long haul at Bartlett

...Relations and Marketing Director Jim Strader said the hospital intends to expand services and foster closer relationships with physicians, and Ulrich is already developing new ideas.One of his first meetings since arriving was on improving the quality of patient...
NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

...Horne and Jeremy Newberry.The lawsuit represents players who played as far back as 1968.The former players say that NFL physicians and trainers routinely provided narcotics and other controlled substances on game days to mask the pain. The lawsuit says...
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...
My Turn: 'Death with dignity' cannot be self-inflicted

...renewed attention to the debate over physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia...that come from terminal illness. Physician-assisted suicide is wrong. As...American Medical Association notes, "physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally...
Alaska best in disciplining physicians, study says

...the nation in disciplining physicians. Public Citizen's annual...disciplinary actions against physicians is troubling because it indicates...said Sidney Wolfe, a physician and director of Public Citizen's...director of the Maryland Board of Physicians, called the findings flawed...


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