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Tips for Patients: Help Ensure a Safe Hospital Stay

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. Be an involved and informed member of your healthcare team! Medication Safety If you are coming to the hospital for a planned procedure or admission, [...]

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“Lighting Up” Surgical Procedures with New Firefly Technology

Like its namesake, the new Firefly technology, which creates better visualization of the anatomy for surgeons while they are operating, is known for its firefly-green color that illuminates the difference between cancerous and healthy tissue, and the blood supply to a tumor, allowing for more accurate removal and less risk of any cancer being left [...]

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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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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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Taking Care of the Caretakers – Women’s Services

Everyone knows whom it is that keeps a family running from breakfast to dinner, homework to playtime, sickness to soccer practice.  It’s you—the mom.  But there are those times when, as strange as it may seem to the kids, mom is sick.  And then what?  Who takes care of mom? Along with the common cold [...]

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