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Don't get drunk: advice college kids may not get from docs

...among college students, and many more assaults and date rapes.WHY NO COUNSELING?Dr. Tanveer Mir, chair of the American College of Physicians' Board of Regents, said doctors may assume college students already know about the risks and consequences...
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Anchorage hospital wins trauma care upgrade

...KTUU reported Providence Alaska Medical Center obtained level 2 trauma center status following a recent review by The American College of Surgeons.The Alaska Native Medical Center was the only level 2 trauma center in Alaska before this week...
Bartlett patients breathe easier as hospital wins honor

Bartlett Regional Hospital's respiratory therapy supervisor has been heading the department for only six months, but he has already brought in a national award never before received by the hospital.
Today In Sports History

...incoming freshman maintain 2.0 grade point averages and score 700 or more on the Scholastic Aptitude Test or a 15 on the American College Testing program.1987 - Lewis Lloyd and Mitchell Wiggins of the Houston Rockets become the third and fourth National...
Bartlett certified as Level IV trauma center

...Strader said.Rabeau said Bartlett staff "put in a lot of hard work" to meet the criteria, which is developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. She said that staff education and training associated with certification has...
Joyful movement makes physical activity possible for all

...body type, age, size or ability, everyone benefits from physical activity. The American Heart Association and the American College of Sports Medicine recommend adults need moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity for a minimum of 30 minutes...
The McVictim syndrome could kill us

...little less weight can produce dramatic health benefits. To take one example, a study cited in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that obese patients on a program of mild weight loss and modest exercise cut their odds of...
Mount Edgecumbe Hospital scores high on accreditation list

...accreditation organization, composed of representatives from such groups as the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and the American Hospital Association. The joint commission surveys health care facilities every...
Alaska Digest

...administration, a master's degree in business administration from the University of Central Florida and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Lehner spent her childhood in Connecticut, but her teenage and adult years were spent...
Chlamydia is a common infection

...deadly. Finding and treating Chlamydia could save $45 in health costs for every woman screened, per Dr. Soper of the American College of OB/GYN. So screening saves money in the long run. Right now, there are no recommendations for screening...


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