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No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

...The virus can cause mild to severe illness, with the worst cases needing life support for breathing difficulties. Kids with asthma have been especially vulnerable.The state health department says infection occurs through close contact with someone who is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/no-confirmed-cases-unusual-respiratory-
State
SEARHC reminds everyone to get a flu shot

...important if you are at higher risk for developing complications from the flu. Those conditions include medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, or other chronic lung disease. Other at greater risk are pregnant women, children under five (especially children...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/searhc-reminds-everyone-get-flu-sho
Neighbors
No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

...The virus can cause mild to severe illness, with the worst cases needing life support for breathing difficulties. Kids with asthma have been especially vulnerable.The state health department says infection occurs through close contact with someone who is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/no-confirmed-cases-unusual-respiratory-
State
Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...exhibiting symptoms. Children and adults with asthma should be extra-cautious, assuring their asthma is under control and seeing a doctor if they develop a respiratory infection and asthma worsens. For more information about EV-D68...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-seriousl
Local
SAGA to host camp for youth with asthma

...Alaska, will provide a Limitless Adventures Camp for youth ages 13-17 with asthma to partake in hiking, kayaking, orienteering, basic survival skills and asthma education. The Limitless Adventures Camp will run from June 8 to 14 at SAGA's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052808/nei_283750940.shtml
Limitless Adventure Camp available for youth with asthma

...Alaska, will provide a Limitless Adventures Camp for youth ages 13-17 with asthma to partake in hiking, kayaking, orienteering, basic survival skills and asthma education. The Limitless Adventures Camp will run from June 8 to 14 at SAGA's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042508/nei_272094260.shtml
Juneau schools stocked with emergency EpiPens

...offers financial incentives to states with school districts that stay prepared for unexpected emergencies related to severe asthma attacks and allergic reactions.The Juneau School District already meets the higher standard of preparedness encouraged by...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-09/juneau-schools-stocked-emergency-epipen
Local
Sheufelt recounts transcontinental race

...x-rays showed no fluid."It actually was all asthma," Sheufelt said. "The altitude wasn't helping any but I have never had asthma and it was bad. I think it was exercise induced asthma and it took this level of exercise to bring it out...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-25/sheufelt-recounts-transcontinental-rac
Sports
Perks of 'vaping' to go up in smoke?

...e-cigarettes in places where non-smokers - or non-vapers - congregate is a risk.She said it could be an irritant to people with asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, and that it could trigger vasoconstriction or heart attacks."It's not safe...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-25/perks-vaping-go-smoke
Local
Juneau meeting focuses on new medication for asthma sufferers

Controlling asthma attacks during school hours can be difficult...Cathy Boutin, coordinator for Juneau's Asthma and Allergy Support Group. "But if they...need to use their inhalers as often." Asthma occurs when the lining of the airways...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011501/Loc_Asthma.html
Local

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