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...praised my oncologist for helping deliver me into remission for leukemia. He couldn't have done that had not my family physician, Dr. Benjamin Towe, first diagnosed my disease five years ago next Monday. He still keeps tabs on me and pointed...

A family physician is exactly that; a member of your family who is also your first call health care provider after your mother's gone, right...
Walmart shooter sentenced

...Nelund's lawyer, Dina Cale, had wanted to present evidence of Nelund's mental illness, including testimony from a family physician who knew of the woman's medical background. However, Kenai District Attorney Scot Leaders pointed out that the...
State begins new mercury testing program for pregnant women

...The Alaska Division of Public Health began the monitoring program this month across the state. Mark Rizzo, a family physician in Kodiak, said he received the test kits this week, and will start offering the test to all his pregnant patients...
2 women separately charged with forging prescription slips

...manager provided an officer with copies of three prescriptions dated Feb. 10 for Brooks supposedly signed by the family physician for valium and Suboxone. The office manager explained Merrick did not write the prescriptions, and the handwriting...
Medicine on the fly

...very good doctor.? Katy Sheridan, a Soldotna family physician, said Isaak ?was an amazing man? worth writing who serves a community made me want to be a family physician,? she said. Dr. Isaak retired from his practice...
Health North Family Medicine moves to Soldotna?

...own lab work which expedites test results. We're the place to come to first for your primary care because your family physician is the one who knows you and your medical history what your doing and have been doing and can tell whether you need...
Soldotna mayoral race: Nels Anderson do that with the least damage to the students," he said. "I believe my years as a (Boy) Scout leader, a family physician, and at church help me in understanding and empathizing with and solving peoples problems." Anderson said he wants...
Think Pink! - Mammography event highlights importance of exams

...exhibit symptoms before the test can be ordered. Kincaid said most women will get a doctor's order from their family physician, but if a person doesn't have a doctor they regularly see the hospital can arrange to get one. Kincaid said the...
Graying of Alaska changes economic trends

...enrollment is down is because the children just are not here in the numbers they used to be. Dr. Nels Anderson is a family physician who has been delivering babies in Soldotna since 1983. He has seen major changes in the birth rate. According to...


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