Drug court: Hard cases, some success

...going to give you a hand because you're strong. That's really tough."He asked about another participant's recent surgery and whether he is still using pain medication. He lectured another who skipped a drug test because he had used and who complained...
The importance of family, friends during treatment

...each patient and their families.Radiation treatment is an essential component of comprehensive cancer care, together with surgery and chemotherapy. The treatments are given daily, usually over a period of two to nine weeks. Until recently, it has been...
Local cancer center treated 58 this year

...Texas for a mastectomy after her diagnosis in April.After the surgery, she went to Juneau for a doctor's appointment and to figure...local cancer patients can get every kind of cancer treatment - surgery, chemotherapy and radiation - done locally, Huang said...
One real choice: Survive see another pink ribbon, cancer-related decisions and dealings haven't stopped. Morley has one more reconstructive surgery to undergo and she's still working toward regaining the strength and energy she knew before treatment. She's made it through...
Author, charity founder urged to come clean about his history

...The allegations pushed Mortenson to lock himself in his bedroom. He fought off depression and eventually underwent heart surgery. The Central Asia Institute lost most of its donors, with contributions plummeting from a high of about $22 million in 2010...
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Thanks for assisting Sophie McKinley during recent surgeries thank the communities, organizations and individuals who have assisted her in prayers and assistance through her recent surgeries and house repairs. We are extremely grateful for all the prayers, concern and thoughtfulness of folks from Angoon, Hoonah...
Spay and neuter campaign targets rural dog numbers

...River effort. Hunt normally charges $250 per operation. During the final week of August, he performed more than 70 free surgeries in four villages.The effort by the rural veterinary nonprofit group has so far this year included eight villages, where...
Lots of big NFL names hoping for big comebacks

...vicious two-year stretch in which he has had four forearm surgeries, a back injury and torn knee ligaments."Hopefully that...personally, obviously, not having to come off of a knee surgery is a big boost for me," Griffin said, "having an opportunity...
Medical facilities can't reach agreement

The Surgery Center of Kenai recently opened its doors...Gear, vice president of the outpatient surgery center, said because Central Peninsula...what we're trying to do here."The surgery center is a Class C minor outpatient facility...
Seahawks RT battle wide open

...determined his injured shoulder would require surgery. Bowie, who started eight games as...for the first time after offseason foot surgery. Alvin Bailey has been taking the first-team...the first time since having offseason surgeries. ... G James Carpenter (calf) could...
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