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Spinal medicine from the Kenai to Kenya

In the course of his medical career, spine surgeon Dr. Craig Humphreys of Kenai Spine Center performed aid work in India, Lithuania, and St. Lucia, but after making three visits...
New specialist comes to Kenai Peninsula

...knot, or performing micro-surgery the surgeon, and newly-minted Alaskan, specializes...delicate touch. The Chile-born hand surgeon also has a strong German accent, and...He'll start working as an on-call surgeon in the emergency room this week. For...
Community, but adding to the confusion of terms that came as fast and furious as the news about Ebola," said Synderman, a surgeon who has worked for NBC News since 2006 after a long stint at ABC.Snyderman had been reporting on the Ebola outbreak in Liberia...
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The Bookworm Sez: 'Working Stiff' offers inside look at death

...suicide when she was just 13. Still, she forged ahead and, upon graduation from UCLA medical school, she decided to become a surgeon. That specialty turned out to be a bad fit for Melinek, so she resigned from her residency position and turned instead to...
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Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

...nominees to administration posts.The list included Carolyn Colvin to head the Social Security Administration and Vivek Murthy as surgeon general.As the day wore on, senators were forced to spend hour after hour on the Senate floor to cast their votes. One...
An O-arm advantage

...chronic back problems, but he said that surgeon didn't get it quite right."My scanned by the O-arm and then the surgeon can use and manipulate a 3D image of the...there is a real learning curve for the surgeon - you get to see anatomy you put things...
Reader: It's time for change

In the words of U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop (1986), "The right of smokers to smoke ends where their behavior affects the health and well-being...
Locally made Alaskan Traveling Triangles ship to third world countries?

About a year ago retired orthopedic surgeon Dr. Byron McCord returned from Malawi, Africa as a U.N. volunteer where he was one of only two orthopedic surgeons in the...
From physically to financially crippled

...He has traded being physically crippled for being financially crippled. Perusing the billing statement he found that the surgeon had used four screws to hold his foot together. Cost for each screw: $708.00. That's right -- $708.00 for each...
Cal Thomas: Who needs an Ebola czar?

...and Human Services for? How about the surgeon general's office? Granted, we have only an acting surgeon general because Republicans opposed President...other policies they oppose, but an acting surgeon general can still act like one.Recall...


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