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    Bill to Support Hospitals in Smaller Communities Passes Senate
    Jan 21, 2016 - The Senate has passed S. 607, a bill which would extend the Medicare Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Program.
    Source: The Office of Senator Lisa Murkowski
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    Village Health Aides Provide Medical Care to Rural Alaska
    Dec 30, 2015 - Highlights the work of community health aides in extending healthcare services in rural, Alaska villages.
    Source: KTBY- FOX
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    New Test Targets Alaska Natives' High Rate of Colorectal Cancer
    Dec 29, 2015 - Describes a new, more accessible way of testing for colorectal cancer, which is especially important for populations with greater barriers to care and higher incidence rates, like Alaska Natives.
    Source: Alaska Dispatch News
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