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School board addresses student medical policies

...present an Alaska Immunization Requirements Medical Exemption and Disease History Form, which is signed by an authorized physician or medical practitioner stating the immunization would be injurious to the student or someone in their household. Policy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-01/school-board-addresses-student-medic
News
Relay for Life celebrates survivors

...was diagnosed with malignant melanoma, the chances of survival were low, she said. "I didn't chose chemo because my physician said it didn't help much," Ruffridge said. "All it did was make you miserable and extend your life a little."Ruffridge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-30/relay-for-life-celebrates-survivors
News
Lawmakers discuss right-to-die legislation

...testimony from individuals who believed a loved one would have benefited from the right to choose to die with the help of a physician.The House Health and Social Services Committee discussed a bill proposed by Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage, that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/lawmakers-discuss-right-to-die-legis
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Delays at Alaska VA facilities are shorter than US average

...whether more students could be put into rotations that would have a focus on the VA.Joe said the VA in Alaska works with the physician assistant program out of the University of Washington and is working on a partnership with the University of Alaska Anchorage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/delays-at-alaska-va-facilities-are-s
News
Bill would let terminally ill make decision to die

...introduced legislation Monday that would give terminally ill patients the right to decide to end their lives with the help of a physician.Democratic Rep. Harriet Drummond said it's not suicide but rather an option for people who are already dying. She said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-09/bill-would-let-terminally-ill-make-d
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What if it's true?

...deniers say? What difference would it make? Should it make any difference? The narrative and the quotations written by the physician named Luke and by John, the closest disciple of Jesus of Nazareth, are unique and exclusive. The genealogical line of Jesus...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-28/what-if-its-true
Opinion
Multiple trips, lines, worries for refills No More! "Sync my Meds" is here!

...and no matter how many prescriptions you have we'd love to talk with you about syncing your meds. We'll contact your physician when needed, order the drugs you need and have everything ready on the same day each month so that you don't have to wait...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-01-26/multiple-trips-lines-worries-for
Dispatch
Contributing to a healthy economy

...She said that the while the center is running smoothly, the tribe is still hoping to hire more employees including a new physician, dentist and optometrist. Peterson-Nyren said that the Wellness center is seeing 30-40 new patients a month. She anticipates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-07/denaina-wellness-center-provides-hea
News
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...working either as paramedics, within the medical field as technicians, or have returned to school in the field of nursing or physician assistant. Perry released the application packet for the next cohort of students who will begin the program in fall 2015...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-03-01/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
CPH considers getting a new electronic medical records system

...bi-directional information going between the hospital and the clinics. We want to have better communication through the physician offices and the hospital ... so when the patient goes to the clinic, their record will be seen at the hospital. Really...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-26/cph-considers-getting-a-new-electron
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