A letter from Dr. Alex Malter, Alaska’s esteemed Medicaid Medical Director, on mandatory lead screening for 1 and 2-year-olds on Medicaid in Alaska: “The Department of Health and Social Services is updating its regulations to clarify that lead screening is required for all... READ MORE
Congratulations to Jennifer Scoble, MD who will serve as the Alaska’s AAP Chapter Champion for newborn hearing. Dr. Scoble feels strongly in this program and writes, “The early detection and intervention of hearing loss is important to me because I have a personal background and... READ MORE
It is with great sadness and sorrow that we at Glacier Pediatrics notify you that our beloved Dr. George Brown passed away last week. As you all know, Dr Brown was an exceptional man and physician; he has been a huge force not only in Juneau’s pediatric care, but across the... READ MORE
Red Book Online Special Alert – December 14, 2016 Current Flu Situation Flu activity is increasing in the US. With flu being unpredictable, it’s not possible to say when, where, or how quickly flu activity might increase more, how severe it will be, or which viruses will... READ MORE
December 2016 Current Flu Situation Flu activity is increasing in the US. With flu being unpredictable, it’s not possible to say when, where, or how quickly flu activity might increase more, how severe it will be, or which viruses will predominate. It’s critically... READ MORE
Routine childhood immunizations are vital to individual and society health. Across the United States, immunization rates vary, and as a result, some communities have experienced preventable disease outbreaks. Higher immunization rates protect vulnerable children who are too young... READ MORE
Danny Hibbard is a new pediatrician at Alaska Center for Pediatrics. He has agreed to take over from Rachel Lescher in maintaining the AAP-AK Chapter’s Twitter presence. If you are not yet following the chapter’s twitter feed, you can sign on by following it @AAPAlaska. If you... READ MORE
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