Becoming a Father: A guy’s perspective

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 ...

Finding a New Doctor: Must-Ask Questions for Your New Physician

These days, it’s not uncommon for people to switch doctors. Whether you’ve recently relocated to Alaska, changed insurance carriers or were simply dissatisfied with your past physician, it’s important to ...

Get Treated. Not Seated.

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 ...

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Preventing the Top 5 Threats to Women’s Health

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 [...]

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The School Year is Coming – Is Your Child Vaccinated?

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 [...]

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit the ER

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 [...]

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Getting More Exercise Out of Daily Activities

At Alaska Regional Hospital, we understand it can be hard to find time to exercise. But our exercise champions say it’s easier than you think – if you apply activity into your normal schedule. The following examples are simple ways to turn daily tasks into mini-workouts. Get more from walking. When life seems too busy [...]

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5 Tips for the First Few Months with Your Baby

We all know the first few months with your baby are not easy, especially if it’s your first. Knowing what to expect when you have a newborn can ease anxiety and give you confidence as you bond with your new baby. We’ve identified five tips to make the first months go more smoothly. Sleep when [...]

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