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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 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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Your ER Experience

When you think of an emergency room, what comes to mind? Sure you think of doctors, nurses, sick patients, and people with life-threatening conditions, but what about the long-running NBC TV show, ER? Obviously, this TV show fictionalized a lot of what life is like in the ER, and we hate to break it to […]

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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 take the time to find someone you feel comfortable with and who fits the criteria you have in mind. Once you find a new doctor, […]

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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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