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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
A decade of violent deaths

...to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-26/decade-violent-deaths
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/va-clinic-wasilla-without-doctors
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22/haley-ogoy-chosen-congress-future-m
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/new-long-haul-bartlett
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-31/nfl-seeks-dismiss-ex-players-painkille
Sports
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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-09/death-dignity-cannot-be-self-inflicte
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042209/sta_431717193.shtml

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