Tag: Alaska

Medical School Student Influx May Overwhelm Montana Resources

Opening two new medical schools in Montana would stretch and possibly overwhelm the state’s physicians who provide the clinical training that students need to become...

Passenger arrested after taking over small plane in Alaska

Alaska State Troopers say a passenger on a plane bound for a tiny western Alaska community took control of the plane’s yoke and caused it...

Here’s What Happened When We Swapped Out Online School For Time In The Wilderness

It was your typical kindergarten morning on Zoom: little boys and girls in little squares arrayed on the computer screen like the “Brady Bunch” opening...

US Sets Another COVID Record, Hospitals Scramble

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Governors are toughening face mask rules and other restrictions as the...

U.S. Tops 100,000 Coronavirus Cases in One Day

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The records keep falling as the number of U.S. coronavirus cases...

Thousands of Excess Cancers Among American Indians/Alaska Natives, Especially in Southern Plains

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Liver, stomach, kidney, lung, colorectal and female breast cancers have a higher incidence rate among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations...

Colossal mine in fat bear country just passed a major hurdle

Alaska’s Bristol Bay, a region teeming with fat bears and the richest run of sockeye salmon in the world, is one of the wildest lands...

Apple to reopen some stores in United States next week

FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October...

CMS Sets Phased-In Path to Resume Elective Procedures

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Federal officials and medical groups are outlining pathways for allowing elective...

Alaska warned U.S. government its largest regional airline was on verge of collapse: letter

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Alaska’s congressional delegation warned U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last week that many of its airlines, including its largest regional carrier, RavnAir...