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Disability rights advocate Don Brandon dies at 60

...recently working as an access coordinator with Southeast Alaska Independent Living in Juneau. He died at the University of Washington Medical Center with family at his side. He was 60.Those close to Brandon knew him as an advocate for people with disabilities...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/disability-rights-advocate-don-brandon-
Local
Homer author, artist pair up on book for fundraising

...Center in Seattle. Two months after she first felt the pain in her back, she was transferred to the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle for six weeks of rehab before finally being released to return to Alaska.Asked about the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-04/homer-author-artist-pair-book-fundraisi
State
Fighting to the last breath

...It was a risk worth taking, as Patterson survived the surgery, performed three years ago at the University of Washington Medical Center. His recovery was incredibly painful and difficult, he said, but he anticipates the recovery for a...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-04-14/fighting-last-breath
Neighbors
Kenai man donates stem cells, saves life

...mentally prepared for an emotional trip.Sarah's late husband lost his battle against bone cancer at the University of Washington Medical Center. If Chris had donated bone marrow, the couple would have been at the same medical center, but, with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-09/kenai-man-donates-stem-cells-saves-life
State
Community kicks in when FMLA doesn't for same-sex couple

By MELISSA GRIFFITHSJUNEAU EMPIRE"The look on the doctor's face was a sight to behold" Carmen Cortese said about when her cancer was discovered, only weeks ago, when she went to the doctor to get treated for what she thought was a bad case of bronchitis.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-05-26/community-kicks-when-fmla-doesnt-sa
Neighbors
Douglas H Alsip

...donations can be made to Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, the Institute for Prostate Cancer Research at the University of Washington Medical Center, or other cancer research organizations.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000163183576
Alaska man with artificial heart gets transplant

...in Seattle.Christopher Marshall of Wasilla is one of only a few patients who have been able to leave University of Washington Medical Center using an artificial heart powered by a machine in a backpack, The Seattle Times reported Thursday (http...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-14
State
Planning to be flexible

...Bigelow's beeper went off Wednesday, putting him on edge. The only people who know the number are from the University of Washington Medical Center, and a call could mean a trip to Seattle for a liver transplant. It was a false alarm. Bigelow is first...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062102/loc_minister.shtml
News
Hoonah woman gets a new heart

...Barely a month after the surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Hillman is walking and climbing...new heart when she was medevaced to the University of Washington Medical Center in May. Her blood pressure had dropped...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080802/loc_hoonahheart.shtml
News
Former Tlingit and Haida chief justice dies in Seattle

Doug Luna, the former chief justice of the Tlingit and Haida tribes, died Wednesday at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, after a brief hospitalization for heart problems. He was 67. Along with serving on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030111/reg_792682895.shtml
Regional News

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