...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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Poetry helps woman move toward healing

...said of the sessions with therapists.One night, when she couldn't...next time she went to her therapist, she took the scraps with...mental hospital. Instead, her therapist helped her name the poems...advised her, along with her therapist, to "out" herself as being...

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Ford, Hitchcock marry

...Sterling. Rustin is the son of Russ and Kelly Hitchcock of Nikiski. The Hitchcocks will reside in Manchester, New Hampshire while Becca completes her degree as a physical therapist. They plan to return to the Kenai area to work and reside.


...GOING TO GO?'Some dogs get stuck in their trauma, and take a long time to rehabilitate. Vinter has started working with a therapist with a background in canine therapy to help these dogs."We're really trying to help . where there's something in their...

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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...



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