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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/alaskan-ghostwalker-speaks-against-smok
Local
My Turn: Examining the toxicity of cannibis

...by 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-15/my-turn-examining-toxicity-cannibis
Opinion
Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

...and lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among American Indian/Alaska Natives, according to the Center for Disease Control. "Adopting smoke-free or tobacco-free policies and higher tobacco taxes are proven tools to prevent Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/grand-camp-supports-smoke-free-work
Neighbors
ANTHC receives grant to study contaminants in Bering Sea

...different contaminants, and focused on Alaska Natives in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region. ANTHC worked with the Center for Disease Control, or CDC, on that project, McOliver said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/anthc-receives-grant-study-contaminants
State
National Bike to School Day

...According to ADOTP&F, bicycling to school and work increases physical activity, which is encouraged by the Center for Disease Control, to halt the increasing trend of obesity in our young people and adults.If more students are walking or bicycling...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-09/national-bike-school-day
Local
Deaths spur reminders about signs of drowning

...for children ages 1 to 14, and the No. 5 cause of unintentional injury deaths for all ages in the U.S.The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that between 2005 to 2009, there were an average of 3,533 fatal unintentional drownings...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-12/deaths-spur-reminders-about-signs-drown
State
Risky behaviors by Alaska's youth

...those elsewhere? According to 2009's national Youth Risk and Behavior Survey data released last week by the Center for Disease Control, it depends on the behavior. Alaska's youth were less likely to have been in a physical fight in the past...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060610/loc_649781704.shtml
News
Asbestos, tobacco smoke, personal freedom

...designated asbestos as an A1 substance (suspected human carcinogen...)" This and the following comes from the Center for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov: "The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health considers ETS (environmental...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121003/let_asbestos.shtml
Opinion
Swine flu circulating in Southeast Alaska

...Organization and other global health officials have stopped counting individual cases. July 24 was the last day the Center for Disease Control and Prevention provided numbers of individual and confirmed cases, though it will continue to report weekly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080409/loc_476223523.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...detection when it passed the Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act of 1990 which established the Center for Disease Control's (CDC's) National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP). The program provides...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042701/Ope_TurnCancerCare.shtml

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