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New Bill would Require Alaska Psychiatric Institute to Provide at least 55 Beds

New Bill would Require Alaska Psychiatric Institute to Provide at least 55 Beds

Rep. Fields: ‘This bill provides relief for our hospitals, communities, and public safety forces’ ANCHORAGE – Friday, Rep. Zack Fields (D-Anchorage) introduced a bill that would require the State of Alaska to maintain a staff at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute capable of providing in-patient services for at least…

Insurance Industry Is Clearly ‘Terrified,’ Says Sanders, As Lawmakers Admit Lobbyists Helped Them Write Attacks on Medicare for All

Insurance Industry Is Clearly ‘Terrified,’ Says Sanders, As Lawmakers Admit Lobbyists Helped Them Write Attacks on Medicare for All

“We are taking on the big-money interests who have an army of lobbyists trying to defeat Medicare for All.” Documents obtained by the Washington Post Monday showed that lobbyists helped three state lawmakers draft op-eds this year attacking Medicare for All, a revelation Sen. Bernie Sanders highlighted as further evidence that the…

The Flu Prevention Resource Sheet for Healthcare Workers, Teachers and Concerned Parents

The Flu Prevention Resource Sheet  for Healthcare Workers, Teachers and Concerned Parents

The U.S. flu season is just beginning, and can last until May (with peak infections hitting between December and February). While it’s far too early to predict the severity of this year’s flu season in the U.S., physicians are encouraging everyone to vaccinate ahead of the anticipated peak…

Murkowski and Colleagues Address Youth Vaping Epidemic

Murkowski and Colleagues Address Youth Vaping Epidemic

Hearing Also Takes Closer Look at Recent Illnesses Related to E-Cigarette Products  Washington D.C.— U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski…

‘State of Lung Cancer’ 2019 Report Finds Alaska has One of the Worst 5-Year Lung Cancer Survival Rates in the Nation

‘State of Lung Cancer’ 2019 Report Finds Alaska has One of the Worst 5-Year Lung Cancer Survival Rates in the Nation

Second annual report from American Lung Association explores how states can act to save more lives, support patients…

Mailed Self-sampling Kits Helped More Women Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

Mailed Self-sampling Kits Helped More Women Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

The University of Washington and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute have found that mailed self-sampling kits for…

Smoking During Pregnancy (SDP) – 2019 Statistics & How to Stop It?

Smoking During Pregnancy (SDP) – 2019 Statistics & How to Stop It?

Source: Childmode.com According to Wikipedia, for every 100 U.S adults, age 18 or older, more than 15 smoked cigarettes…

2020 Open Enrollment Begins Today

2020 Open Enrollment Begins Today

Americans Can Purchase Affordable Quality Health Insurance That Fully Protects Pre-Existing Conditions (Anchorage, AK) — Today marks the…

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