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Psychiatric patients have rights to better care at API

...that must be earned; for instance, if a patient brought condiments into their bedroom (a minor infraction), a psychiatric nurse assistant may tell the patient they can't go outdoors. Removal of rights continues and is a throwback to the '20s...
Light therapy can brighten lives of SAD sufferers

...body's 24-hour clock. Strong light is needed to reset humans' internal body clocks, said Gloria Bourque, a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Fairbanks Psychiatric and Neurological Clinic. "Not all of human nature enjoys the wintertime...
EFT: Help for Weight Loss

...locally. Note: EFT is not meant to replace necessary medical care or psychotherapy. Mary Szczepanski has been a psychiatric nurse for many years and has taught EFT to hundreds of people. She is a Certified Holistic Nurse and Healing Touch Practitioner...
Anchorage police arrest man in case of missing nurse

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A man sought for questioning in the disappearance of an Anchorage psychiatric nurse was taken into custody Sunday morning. Sound off on the important issues at Joshua Wade, 27, is considered an "extreme person...
Ex-con wanted in connection with missing Anchorage nurse

...lived next door to Mindy Schloss, a 52-year-old psychiatric nurse last seen by friends on Aug. 3. She is presumed...where she worked every other week on contract as a psychiatric nurse. She also missed all of her later appointments...
Perseverance Theatre announces world premiere of 'Bigfoot'

...a fugitive Weatherman, a Bigfoot expert and his wife, a pregnant Scottish cable-access camera crew, a former psychiatric nurse in Vietnam who has been elected sheriff of Mt. Shasta, two entangled FBI agents, and a couple of pothead paramedics...
Prosecutors say dangerous designer drugs arrive in Alaska

...Messick said.Messick said the drugs are appearing locally "quite a bit."Providence Alaska Medical Center psychiatric nurse practitioner Heather Brock said this year she's seen about one person a month who is sick enough from the bath...
Feds get another 45 days on Wade decision

...had been Monday. But a judge has granted the delay to prosecutors who have charged Joshua Wade in the murder of psychiatric nurse practitioner Mindy Schloss. There is no death penalty in Alaska, but it is available in federal court, where Wade...
Man charged in nurse torture death to change plea

ANCHORAGE - A man accused of torturing and murdering a psychiatric nurse who lived next door to him will change his plea in the federal capital murder case, according to court documents filed Friday...
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Juneau vies for funds to fight fetal alcohol syndrome

...getting financial support from the Copper River Native Association, and we want to keep going and expand,'' said psychiatric nurse Gay Wellman, coordinator for the FAS team in the Copper Valley region. The multidisciplinary team will not simply...


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