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Red Cross Asks Public to Sound the Alarm, Help Save Lives

Red Cross Asks Public to Sound the Alarm, Help Save Lives

  Volunteers to install more than 800 free smoke alarms in Alaska  ANCHORAGE — Beginning this weekend, the American Red Cross will Sound the Alarm in Alaska as part of the nationwide Red Cross effort to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires. The…

Dog Bite Prevention Week: April 7 – 13

Dog Bite Prevention Week: April 7 – 13

Fast Facts about Dog Bites: According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: nearly 4.5 million people are bit by dogs each year and 800,000 receive medical attention; Nearly half of those bitten are children; Children are not only more likely to be bitten by a…

House Members Demand Open, Competitive Process to Determine the Future of API

House Members Demand Open, Competitive Process to Determine the Future of API

  JUNEAU – The Department of Health and Social Services recently entered into a contract with Wellpath, an out-of-state company that has a troubling track record of health and safety issues, to take over operation and management of the Alaska Psychiatric Institute. The State made the unusual decision…

If You Know Youth who Vape, Help them Understand the Risks

If You Know Youth who Vape, Help them Understand the Risks

  Remember Joe Camel, the 1980s and 90s advertising mascot for Camel cigarettes? Or the Journal of the…

SEARHC Hires Dr. Bruhl for System-Wide Position of Vice-President/Chief Medical Officer

SEARHC Hires Dr. Bruhl for System-Wide Position of Vice-President/Chief Medical Officer

  JUNEAU – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) has hired Elliot J. Bruhl, M.D. to assume the newly…

New Partnership Launches First in the Nation Training for Comprehensive Forensic Documentation

New Partnership Launches First in the Nation Training for Comprehensive Forensic Documentation

  March 19, 2019 (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the University…

Congressman Don Young Introduces Legislation to Help Rural Veterans Receive Medical Care

Congressman Don Young Introduces Legislation to Help Rural Veterans Receive Medical Care

  Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congressman Don Young introduced legislation to help Alaska’s rural veterans – and rural…

Governor’s Proposed Medicaid Cuts Threaten Tens of Millions in Capital Investment

Governor’s Proposed Medicaid Cuts Threaten Tens of Millions in Capital Investment

  Hundreds of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars of local capital investment are on the line,’…

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