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Group forms to help those who have lost a child

...immediately after losing a child.Hill said it took a long time to make the choice to move forward after her daughter Amy died of an asthma attack the day before Mother's Day 15 years ago. For a period of time, she said she blamed herself."You have to have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-29/group-forms-help-those-who-have-lost-ch
State
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
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
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
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
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
Group helps residents adjust to life with asthma

...has learned to just say no. Iris was diagnosed with asthma at age 2. Asthma is a chronic disorder characterized by wheezing...is co-leader of a new Juneau organization, the Asthma and Allergy Support Group, which meets at 6 p.m...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111199/Loc_asthma.html
Local
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

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