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Caring for the Community: When longtime medical center closes, Providence steps in to expand patient care

January 02, 2018
Because they are living in one of Alaska’s more remote communities, Kodiak Island residents are particularly dependent on local health care....

‘Doing my part’ - housing assistance helps couple feel a part of their community

January 02, 2018
Andres Romero and Delores Montano were living in a camper, barely scraping by, when they hit rock bottom. After their van was impounded and they...

Healing the homeless: Street Medicine program puts residents on the scene

January 02, 2018
When Alisa Vickrey, PA-C, first learned about street medicine, she wasn’t sure what to think. As a physician’s assistant, she is...

Passport to a better you: College launches Healthier Valdez challenge to engage residents

January 02, 2018
In the seaside community of Valdez, Providence Health & Services Alaska’s commitment to improve the lives of Alaskans is gaining exciting...

Treating trauma: Alaska CARES helps child victims

January 02, 2018
The work that Alaska CARES does is not celebrated nor do its advocates reach out for recognition. However, the work they do is silently and...

A family affair: Palliative Care offers support beyond medicine

January 02, 2018
At the Spenard home that Edgar Preiss built for his family decades ago, his grown children still wear the loss of their father in their eyes....

Empowering youth: Seward Sources of Strength helps teens cope

January 02, 2018
Steven Osborn believes the best way to create a positive school culture is to simply be present. By this, he means being accessible to his peers...

Program builds stronger families by addressing social isolation

December 31, 2017
Wilmington is a neighborhood in Los Angeles that has a high percentage of immigrant families who identify social isolation as a significant issue...

Relief nursery transforms lives of young children at risk for abuse and neglect

November 14, 2017
A concerned group of community members—consisting of a judge, physicians, therapists, a bank, attorneys and retired...

Vulnerable Montanans breathe easier thanks to donated HEPA filters

October 03, 2017
As wildfires continue to wreak havoc across Western Montana, it’s no surprise that Missoula residents are desperate to breathe clean air.
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