New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...Norton Sound Health Corp. is funding construction of the clinics at Savoonga and Gambell on Saint Lawrence Island, with...aid therapist who works out of Savoonga, Gorn said. The clinics will get new equipment as well."We're just trying...
Only drug clinic in Mat-Su Borough to close

...John Zipperer Jr. said several employees quit after the FBI asked questions about the clinic's practices.Left with too few people to operate the clinic, Zipperer said he had no choice but to close."When I lost that staff, basically...
Service providers struggle amid state grant delay

...given out by this time last year.Narcotic Drug Treatment Center Inc. Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Stukey says the clinic isn't admitting patients, including priority individuals like pregnant women."We're just shutting down," Stukey...
Suffering dog rescued from locked car

...with warm temperature," Taylor said. "This time, the dog went home fine."Wood said the dog's owner stayed at the clinic while her pet received treatment through the night."These are completely preventable accidents," Wood said. "Keep...
Well-child exams help keep kids' health on track

When a child is ill, parents don't hesitate to take their little one to the clinic. But, what about when your child feels perfectly fine? Are there other reasons to take kids to see a medical provider?The...
CCFR restarts tourist's heart

...Cameron said they got him prepped for transport and hooked him up with oxygen and an IV."They got about 10 feet out of the clinic and that's when he went into cardiac arrest," Cameron said.The first responders gave the man CPR, then shocked...
Review: Workload, staffing had impact at Wasilla VA clinic

...access to care at the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Wasilla.It found that eight of 40 patients assigned to the clinic who died between July 2013 and July 2014 received poor access to care.The review, requested by Sen. Lisa Murkowski...
Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld...refused to keep them on hold while the clinics appealed to the Supreme Court...the court decides whether to hear the clinics' appeal of the lower court ruling...
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Photos: Juneau soccer, British style

...Strachan, from Scotland, and coach Jayaraj Gundappa, from Wales via India, are providing the fancy footwork and skills the clinics are known for.The camp is for 7-10 year-olds at 9 a.m. to noon, for 11-13 year-olds 1-4 p.m., and...
Men's Health Month is a reminder for men to focus on health by having screening tests for heart problems as well as colon, prostate, lung and testicular cancer. And outside the clinic visit, men can also improve their health with the support of family and friends. Avoiding tobacco, improving their...


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