Alaska Regional Hospital encourages all of our patients to take an active role in their own care. This includes taking the following steps prior to and during a hospital stay. ...
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Millions of ER visits occur each year, but how many of them are completely necessary? While there are many reasons to visit the emergency room, there are some illnesses, wounds or symptoms that require definite, immediate medical attention. And while we all hope to never need these services, it’s important to know when you or [...]
Life moves fast—finishing school, starting a career, getting married. Now, you’re having a child? There are numerous publications and blogs to help expectant mothers. But how can having the first baby affect the average guy? Men who are having their first baby can go through emotional roller coasters just like their female counterparts, according to [...]
You may have heard or seen some recent advertising referencing our short Emergency Room wait times. It’s all part of our effort to increase awareness of our commitment to deliver faster, better emergency care. We believe that the wait time to receive high quality care in our Emergency Room is shorter than that of any [...]
When it comes to health risks, women and men aren’t the same. In fact, you may be surprised to learn which conditions pose the highest health risks to women. Our specialists at Alaska Regional have put together a list of things you can do to help prevent these top threats to women’s health. Heart Disease [...]
The sure sign summer’s coming to an end? The impending sound of school bells just around the corner. The coming weeks are sure to be filled with shopping trips and checklists, but don’t forget one of the most important to-do items: vaccinations for your child. Take advantage of your flexible summer schedules to get vaccinations [...]