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Can the end of life really be so sweet

...died at home, often after self-treating their ailments. Hospitals were not places to get better, says Gawande; medicine back...penicillin, sulfa, and other drugs became available, however, hospitals became places for cure. Nursing homes, he says, were for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-10-15-0
Arts & Entertainment
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...up for grabs.Veterans' advocates credit Begich with helping pioneer a system that allows veterans to be treated at local hospitals rather than at Veterans Affairs facilities. That's crucial in a state where the nearest VA hospital is in Seattle. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-14/senate-candidates-vie-for-veterans-v
News
Voices of Alaska: Senator must support subsistence rights

...subsistence rights. This legislation stopped the federal government from prohibiting the serving of traditional foods in schools, hospitals, and elder care facilities. Begich's actions prove the State does not have to be at war with our traditional and subsistence...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-11/voices-of-alaska-senator-must-sup
Opinion
Ebola patient's condition worsens

...travel history has changed in the time since his diagnosis was revealed on Tuesday. Federal health officials have advised hospitals to take a travel history for patients with any Ebola-like symptoms.When Duncan's diagnosis was first disclosed, the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/by-jamie-stengle/2014-10-04/ebola-patients-condition
Shot in the arm: KPC EMS program continues to grow

...Emergency Services, Perry said. The EMS program maintains strong local partnerships, and is able to take his students to hospitals where they are able to gain real-life experience in the field. "We have so much and it is such a blessing to have it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-29
News

...way to West Africa, helping to staff hospitals and clinics and screen travelers to slow...Ebola is being spread by people, in hospitals, homes and funerals. People catch the...caseload and death toll, but many of its hospitals have been closed. There are just two...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/mitch-weiss-travis-loller/2014-09-06
Borough mayoral candidates speak to issues

...the viability of its publically owned hospitals? Bearup: The borough can encourage...to the overall health of the borough hospitals and borough residents. Private sector...health care and will enable the borough hospitals to maintain their non-profit mission...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-28/borough-mayoral-candidates-speak-
Opinion
Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Candidate: Navarre

...health care with expanded services at the borough-owned hospitals - Central Peninsula and South Peninsula - bringing in more...to develop a vision for health care. "How do we use (the hospitals) in order to try to help provide for the health care needs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-27/navarre-ive-done-a-good-job
News
Hospital seem to be well managed now

...and in the Lower 48. Since the hospital is a non-profit organization, an individual has a better chance of connecting with the rank and file to discuss a problem than for-profit hospitals. You don't have to be mayor to do that!

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-26/hospital-seem-to-be-well-
Letters
Mike Navarre: Responsible management remains the goal

...we continue to face economic, education, public safety, and solid waste management issues, multiple issues with our hospitals and health care, as well as the continued need to improve and maintain roads. With your help and a responsible approach...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-28/mike-navarre-responsible-manageme
Opinion

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