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2014-01-16 12:31:54

New Center Expected to Attract Patients around the Nation PHOENIX, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have announced the opening of a new groundbreaking center expected to bring Arizona to the forefront of research and medical treatment for one of the world's most devastating and debilitating diseases - ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disorders...

2014-01-09 08:23:34

The Utah director and entrepreneur discusses his preparation for the part. Utah, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Johnny Hebda, a local actor, director and entrepreneur will be appearing in the title role as Clyde Barrow in the Utah Premiere of Frank WIldhorn's BONNIE & CLYDE. Hebda has been preparing for this role for months and is excited to portray such a challenging role. Not only has learning the lines and music been a challenge, but Hebda has also undergone vigorous...

2013-05-07 20:24:12

$1 Million Cash Grand Prize Awarded in Health & Wealth Raffle PHOENIX, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health & Wealth Raffle, benefiting Barrow & St. Joseph's, awarded a total of $1,360,000 in Grand Prizes to three lucky Arizonans. Sedona resident Dawn Lay won $1 million on Monday, April 29, at a grand prize unveiling at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130507/LA09693) "My boss told me that astrologically, something...

2012-10-09 19:20:56

PHOENIX, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bret Michaels, rock star and former patient of St. Joseph's Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, today officially opened the Bret Michael's Hospitality and Music Room inside the hospital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121009/LA89988-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121009/LA89988-b) The room, which has been under construction for nearly a year, is located near patients rooms and features relaxation areas for patients...

2012-01-31 09:00:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the world's most-renowned medical facilities celebrates its 50th anniversary, surgeons at Barrow Neurological Institute are convinced their work is becoming so advanced they could put themselves out of business in the next half century. Ranked among the Top 10 hospitals in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery, Barrow has attracted royalty, rock stars, business moguls and sports icons from around the world because of its...

2010-11-24 16:55:00

BARROW, Alaska, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's decision to designate more than 187,000 square miles across the North Slope as "critical habitat" for polar bears disproportionately impacts Alaska Natives. The Critical Habitat Designation (CHD) is the wrong tool for conserving polar bears. The polar bears were listed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) as "threatened" because of climate change and expected reductions in polar bear numbers that have not yet occurred. But,...

2010-10-07 12:45:00

BARROW, Alaska, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- After the US Fish & Wildlife Service announced a plan to conduct a series of reviews of ANWR to determine if more areas should be designated as wilderness, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation joins Alaska's congressional delegation in opposing the move. The review includes the coastal plain, also known as the 1002 area, which is believed to hold a mean estimate of 10.6 billion barrels of recoverable oil. Arctic Slope Regional Corporation owns title...

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2006-06-09 09:00:00

By Daisuke Wakabayashi BARROW, Alaska -- At the Apugauti ceremony to celebrate the capture of a bowhead whale during the spring, the men and women of the Patkotak whaling crew serve the traditional nigliq soup made with harvested geese, rice, onions and flavored with curry powder. The salty rich broth and mikigaq -- whale meat and blubber fermented in blood -- represent the traditional menu for the ceremony and are delicacies of the Inupiat Eskimo subsistence diet which relies heavily on...

2006-06-09 08:10:00

By Daisuke Wakabayashi BARROW, Alaska (Reuters) - In a coastal marsh near the frozen Arctic Ocean, a black-and-white feathered spectacled eider leaves a gift for Corey Rossi, a wildlife biologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Crouching down to take a closer look, Rossi inspects the dropping left by the large sea duck and then carefully dabs at the greenish mound with a swab before breaking off the tip into a plastic vial. "He laid a fresh one there. We really want the...

2006-06-08 16:10:00

By Daisuke Wakabayashi BARROW, Alaska -- In a coastal marsh near the frozen Arctic Ocean, a black-and-white feathered spectacled eider leaves a gift for Corey Rossi, a wildlife biologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Crouching down to take a closer look, Rossi inspects the dropping left by the large sea duck and then carefully dabs at the greenish mound with a swab before breaking off the tip into a plastic vial. "He laid a fresh one there. We really want the freshest stuff," said...