Archive | April, 2012

Emergency Care

Emergency Care For almost 50 years, thousands of Alaskans just like you have counted on Alaska Regional Hospital for medical care. Our Emergency Department is ready and able to handle major trauma as well as medical emergencies. We perform to national standards in cardiac care, stroke care and trauma response. Alaska Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department [...]

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Get Heart Healthy!

The heart and vascular program at Alaska Regional Hospital offers a full spectrum of specialty services for adult patients with conditions that affect their heart and blood vessels. Our experienced staff is trained to meet the unique needs of heart and vascular patients – and their families. We understand that coping with these types of [...]

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Breast Exams

When it comes to breast cancer, there are more than a few myths out there, and we’d like to set the record straight. Myth #1-Finding a lump in your breast means you have breast cancer. This is completely false, and is the biggest misconception about breast cancer.  Finding a lump does not automatically mean you [...]

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Cancer Care Center

Cancer.  It’s not a big word, but it sure is scary and it packs quite the punch.  Everyone “knows” what cancer is, but do you really know what causes cancer or how it develops? Cancer is when cells in the body start to grow rapidly and out of control.  Instead of normal cells that grow, [...]

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Oh, dem achy bones

Any idea how many bones are in the human body? There are 206 bones in the adult human body, and more than 300 bones in an infant!  Our bones are what hold us together and support our bodies; otherwise we’d be big blobs of muscle and flesh with very limited mobility. However, our bones aren’t [...]

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