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Middle school sports seek assistance from public

...level sport programs, and other problem areas have raised issues that need to be addressed (Cary, 2004; Centers for Disease Control, 2002; Engh, 2002; Mac, 1998; McEwin &Dickinson, 1998; McEwin &Swaim, 2007; Noonan, 2003). Identifying...
Empire Editorial: New school PE rules deserve a workout

...these young adults are getting at least one hour every day of quality physical activity (as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), we see this as an opportunity for struggling students to take an extra course, to allow...
Free flu shots offered at Public Health

...access elsewhere," Hargrave said.Juneau's Public Health Center is located at 3412 Glacier Highway.The Centers for Disease Control recommend everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated annually against influenza.There are a few higher-risk...
SEARHC Receives "Chasing Zero" Award

...this award in Alaska," said Noel Rea, Hospital Administrator at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common type of healthcare-associated...
Alaskan 'Ghostwalker' speaks against smoking

...was only 44 years old.Patterson works with the Alaska Native community as a relatable spokesperson for the Center for Disease Control's anti-smoking campaign. According to the American Lung Association, Alaska Native and American Indian...
My Turn: Examining the toxicity of cannibis teenage and college binge drinking. People die of alcohol poisoning every day in the United States. The Center for Disease Control reports that 88,000 deaths occur every year in the U.S. and that "excessive drinking" was responsible...
Health officials say Ebola threat low

...with the Ebola virus because they may come into contact with the person's blood or body fluids.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends not visiting countries where outbreaks are occurring, including Liberia, Sierra...
Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...the virus is detected in Alaska soon."While a mix of enteroviruses circulates every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, EV-D68 has been reported in numbers much greater than in other years, and some of the reported...
Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

...diagnosed in the U.S.Texas health officials said there were no other suspected cases in the state, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention immediately sought to calm fears that one case would spread widely."Ebola can be scary. But...
My Turn: Think E-cigarette are fun? Think again ...

...kills 50 percent of its users, big tobacco is dependent on initiating these susceptible experimenters. The Centers for Disease Control just released findings that more than a quarter of a million youths who had never smoked a conventional cigarette...


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