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May 2003: Honoring nurses

May 2, 2003 During National Nurse Week, Norton Sound Health Corporation honors three nurses. They are: Terry Romenesko, RN; Annie Blandford, RN; and Linda Peters, RN, all of whom came to Nome as KNOM support nurses. Each has dedicated more than twenty years of care to patients at the Nome hospital.

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Living in the Future: Crystal “life”, Health-care via robot, and Gold-extracting bacteria

This week on We are Living in the Future: crystals that imitate some aspects of life, doctors who offer healthcare via robot telepresence, and bacteria that extract gold from sediment. While life has several characteristics that define it, including reproduction, metabolism, and mobility, most people agree that crystal and fire are not lifeforms. But scientists…

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Sounding Board: Organ Donation

This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 1, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about organ donation. Are you an organ donor? In many cases, we’re asked that question only while in line at the DMV, but for some people, that question is a matter of life and death. Donated organs can save lives, but Western Alaska…

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October 2006: 28 weeks premature, Sophia Woyte is born

October 19, 2006 In Anchorage, doctors wait as long as they can, but they can’t wait long, and they deliver 2-pound 4-ounce Sophia Woyte, 28 weeks premature. Tom Busch takes pictures of mother and baby and e-mails them to Lynette Schmidt in Nome, who prints and gives them to Sophia’s small worried siblings, to assure…

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Update News: Monday, June 25, 2012

In Monday’s news: Two people found dead following a Friday house fire in Galena; A 4 year old boy dies from injuries after falling off a bulldozer driven by his father; State biologists say low king salmon returns are likely a result of problems in the ocean, not freshwater; Norton Sound crab fishermen could make…

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