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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...
Photos: Get real

...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...
SEARHC clinics close for Labor Day

...Sitka, and Bartlett Regional Hospital will be open in Juneau.SEARHC has a free, after-hours advice line from a registered nurse available in Angoon, Haines, Hoonah, Juneau, Kake, Klukwan, Pelican and Prince of Wales Island. The service...
SEARHC clinics close in observance of Independence Day

...Kake, Klukwan, Pelican and Prince of Wales Island.Patients may call (800) 613-0560 to be connected with a registered nurse. The nurse may provide answers to general health questions, advice for home care, relay messages to the local...
Students selected for health sciences scholarships

...practical nurse certificate from AVTEC this spring and will continue at the University of Alaska Anchorage to become a registered nurse.?Sarah Sjostedt from Juneau. Sjostedt attends the University of Alaska Anchorage and is on the family nurse practitioner...
Students selected for BRHF's Edelman Health Sciences Scholarships

...the spring of 2015 and will continue at the University of Alaska Anchorage to complete courses toward becoming a Registered Nurse.Sarah Sjostedt, of Juneau, was selected to receive a $5,000 academic scholarship. Sjostedt is a student attending...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda general's power to conclude a settlement related to lawsuits over oil and gas. SB53Adds "advance practice registered nurses" to regulations covering health care. SB54Every police department in the state has to report the number of "rape...
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Margaret Mary Garrison Whyte

...themselves. After graduating school, this trait led Peggie to travel to England where she studied and became a Registered Nurse. Peggie practiced nursing on Jersey, one of the Channel Islands off the English coast. In late 1958, Peggie and...
'Silver tsunami' threatens housing woes

...defined as assisted living. It's an expensive model with around-the-clock care from a high-level staff of registered nurses. Assisted living allows a greater level of independence, with assistance for only the more difficult daily tasks...
Anchorage neighborhood opposes facility expansion

...upscale neighborhood voted against the variance by a 79-to-1 vote at a community council meeting.Jack DeMoss, a registered nurse who is the CEO of Alaska Premium Care, said he was trying to meet the demand of his clients. DeMoss' company purchased...


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