(By Melissa Block for NPR)
In rural Alaska, providing health care means overcoming a lot of hurdles.
Fickle weather that can leave patients stranded, for one.
Also: complicated geography. Many Alaskan villages have no roads connecting them with hospitals or specialists, so people depend on local clinics and a cadre of devoted primary care doctors. Continue reading article here…
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