...among native youth between the ages of 15 and 19, a rate 2.7 times higher than youth of all races in the U.S.Tribal therapists have been working in the schools, providing care for both native and nonnative youth, Napeahi said, and the tribal health...

Quality of local medical care lauded

...couldn't have received better care anywhere in the world than I have here. The physicians, nurses, care givers, physical therapists, Social Services Dept. and all the personnel have been compassionate, and knowledgeable, aiding to my recovery. I am...

Karlene's welcomes Massage Therapist Jody Forcum

...approaches to health care. Now in her beautiful location on Marydale in Soldotna, Karlene is proud to welcome licensed massage therapist Jody Forcum specializing in Tuning Fork Therapy and Lymph Drainage. Born in Pisa, Italy to a U.S. Military family, Jody...

Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for Feb. 23

...sponsor a public hearing to discuss Board & Commission Appointees: Alaska Workers' Compensation Board, Board of Massage Therapists, State Medical Board, Board of Certified Real Estate Board, Board of Examiners in Optometry and SB 39 Repeal Film Production...

Larger clinics planned for Savoonga, Gambell

...counselors and will include dedicated space for visiting medical professionals and a dental area used by a dental health aid therapist who works out of Savoonga, Gorn said. The clinics will get new equipment as well."We're just trying to raise the bar...

Delores Marie Hamilton Voss

...working the shipyards. World War II was in full swing and she worked there for three years before going to work with a physical therapist. After the war, Dee and her brother, Harley, bought a Taxi Cab together and it was while driving the cab, she met Allen...

Five Kenai Peninsula residents appointed to state boards, commissions

...Edwards-Smith, has been tapped for the state's Board of Massage Therapists. The board is a new one and is an outgrowth of a bill signed...former Gov. Sean Parnell in 2014 which requires all massage therapists practicing in Alaska to have a state-issued massage license...

The Bookworm Sez: Find inspiration in 'Run, Don't Walk'

...an interview for a job as a physical therapist in the amputee clinic at Walter Reed...and triple-amputees worked with therapists to learn to be ambulatory with new prosthetic...whose lives have been forever altered, therapists who show them that those lives aren't...

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Alaska Junior Open wraps up at Birch Ridge

...Alaska organization, they needed to move out of the city."In 2014, the AJGA scheduled the Junior Masters and the Eclectic Therapists Open in Anchorage, the Alaska Junior Open in Soldotna and the State Championships in Fairbanks. The final tournament, the...

Legislative Information Office hearing schedule April 1-4

...Thursday 8:30 a.m.The House Finance Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 328 Board/Licensing of Massage Therapists, HB 293 Bear License Plates and HB 324 Controlled Substance Prescription Database. Testimony will be taken.Thursday 9...



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