Men 65 to 75 years old who have smoked over 100 cigarettes in their lifetime should be screened to prevent death from the rupture of their abdominal aorta. The abdominal aorta is the largest artery in the body and is about the size of a garden hose. With age the walls of the aorta can become weak and expand like […]
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November is the month when we recognize the importance of men’s health, and the “Movember Stache-A-Thon” being promoted nationally and here in Seward is a great way to raise awareness around this issue. But equally important is to be aware of the many limited stereotypes and attitudes surrounding men and their health care needs that all too often fail to […]
“That is the most frequent question I have been asked since coming to Seward Community Health Center back in April,” said Pat Linton, Executive Director. “Now, after months of recruiting and interviewing, we are happy to announce that two board certified family medicine physicians will be starting with us full time in early 2015. Both of these physicians have strong […]
The Board of Directors and staff of Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) are extremely pleased to announce that Lori Hamilton, a licensed and certified Physician Assistant (PA), has recently joined its staff as its first permanent medical provider. Lori, who started at the Health Center on Oct. 27, is seeing both new and established patients. She will be providing a […]
See what students in our Ocean Sciences Club are saying about the ocean and what it means to them in this great video they made! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjqO2ktcjvA The Alaska SeaLife Center’s Ocean Sciences Club for Seward secondary students began in September 2012, thanks to the Seward Community Foundation and Alaska Airlines Foundation. Over the course of the school year, students dug […]
In the usual spirit of free and open discussion of the issue the Council will hear the pros and cons of Fluoride at the END of tonight’s meeting. Get ready for poison in your drinking water folks and thank [Admins Note: content cut- articles must address the topic and not who may or may not agree with the author] for […]
The fluoride sub-committee has loved citing the CDC as (in John French PhD”s words) “among the best qualified, most independent group of public health professionals found in any Federal agency” God help us. In today’s Huffington post: When American scholar Warren Bennis said, “Bureaucracies are beautiful mechanisms for the evasion of responsibilities and guilt,” he might well have been speaking […]
Tonight you will undoubtedly be encouraged by words from the City Manager and the allegedly unbiased “Fluoride Committee” to pass an “advisory vote” resolution regarding adding Fluoride to City Water.
What a Surprise! A vote on the Fluoride “Advisory Ballot” right after the first weekend of Summer. Can anyone imagine a better time for a thorough investigation by the public into this complex and controversial issue? And with a full five day’s notice I’m sure everyone is updating their calendars: 1) Mow lawn 2) figure out what to do with […]