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Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

...members with complex physical, mental and emotional wounds and illnesses has dramatically declined, erasing much of the need for the...soldier must require more than 6 months of care for injuries, illness or other psychological conditions that require complex management...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-17/army-shutting-down-wounded-warrior-t
News
Lawmakers discuss right-to-die legislation

...raised, such as a concern about whether the medication had to be self-administered. She also plans to look further into issues related to care for people with serious illnesses and those near the end of their lives, Drummond said.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/lawmakers-discuss-right-to-die-legis
News
Mark Schoendaller

...faith and thanked God daily for everything he had.Mark worked for Carrs/Safeway for 30 years before retiring due to his illness. Hewas always a hard worker and enjoyed pulling pranks on the "newbies". He was lovedby all his co-workers and enjoyed...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174599665

...Oakland County Health Department, says exclusion from class is "a very real consequence" of choosing not to immunize children.The chickenpox illness typically lasts five to 10 days, with symptoms including a rash, blisters and scabs.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-28-0
Community
What others say: Secondhand smoke is a threat statewide

...not as sexy a topic, but it's even more important. Each year, 40,000 Americans die from secondhand smoke-related illnesses. About 440,000 American smokers die each year from diseases attributed to their habit.Next to those figures, marijuana...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-01/what-others-say-secondhand-smoke-
Opinion
Time to act on Medicaid expansion

...expansion, thousands of Alaskans will have their own doctor for routine and preventative health care and no longer worry that an illness or accident could result in insurmountable medical bills. This is America; nobody should ever have to live in fear of getting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-09/time-to-act-on-medicaid-e
Letters
Why does health overhaul drama continue?

...and required copayments, can be as high as $6,600 for an individual and $13,200 for a family.Faced with a serious illness, a family making $60,000 a year might have to shell out more than 20 percent of its income. Average monthly premiums rose...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-09/why-does-health-overhaul-drama-co
Opinion
John V. Hopley

John V. Hopley passed away peacefully at Central Peninsula Hospital after a recent illness Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Soldotna, Alaska. Celebrations of his life will be held this spring in Washington, and later this...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174366501

...story."After a dog is brought to Cozumel's Humane Society, it is spayed or neutered, vaccinated and treated for any illnesses. The ones that come home with Kozens-Long are vetted again before they are granted the necessary travel documentation that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-03-02
Arts & Entertainment
Dorius Doyle Carlson

...children of Victor and Leona Carlson.Coming from a large family during the Great Depression, he survived multiple childhood illnesses that left him with only one lung for a period of time. Out of necessity he became persistent, industrious, and self-motivated...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174185964

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